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Latest Biafra, IPOB News For Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Adeyemo Odutayo

Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Melody Blog roundup of Biafra news headlines for today Sunday, October 20th, 2019.

Below is a roundup of top stories on Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu and other pro-Biafra groups.

1. Biafra: IPOB’s Nnamdi Kanu Loses Mother (Video)

Ugoeze Sally Nnenne Okwu-Kanu, the mother of the leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, is dead. Melody Blog reports that Kanu’s mother died August 30 in Germany, the IPOB leader announced in a video sighted by Melody Blog.

2. Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Reveals IPOB’s Next Move

The leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has vowed that his group will resist “the evil plan by Fulani caliphate to keep the people of Biafra in perpetual bondage.”

Kanu made this statement in reaction to the tanker explosions recorded in Onitsha, the commercial nerve of Anambra State, Southeast Nigeria, which he described as a “coordinated terror attack by the Muslim terrorist Alimajiris from Northern Nigeria.”

3. Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Makes ‘Strong’ Accusation Over Onitsha Tanker Explosion

The leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has described tanker explosions recorded in Onitsha, the commercial nerve of Anambra State, Southeast Nigeria, has a “coordinated terror attack by the Muslim terrorist Alimajiris from Northern Nigeria.”

Melody Blog had reported earlier that a tanker exploded in Onitsha on Wednesday, October 16. The inferno started when the tanker spilled its product and subsequently ignited the fire outbreak.

4. IPOB Makes Shocking Revelations On Onitsha Tanker Explosion

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in a swift reaction to the Onitsha tanker explosion, has claimed that the Onitsha tanker fire disaster on Wednesday was a terrorist attack. Melody Blog reports that the IPOB made this known in a statement by IPOB’s Media and Public Secretary.

5. Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu’s Lawyer Lists 4 Reasons Igbo 2023 Presidency Will Never Happen

A counsel to Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Barrister Aloy Ejimakor, has listed four reasons Igbo 2023 Presidency as speculated by some political analysts from the region.

Melody Blog reports that Barrister Ejimakor, who was one of the lawyers that defended Kanu during his trial by the Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari, made this comment on the micro-blogging site, Twitter.

6. Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu’s Lawyer Sends ‘Strong Message’ To Southeast Governors

A counsel to Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Barrister Aloy Ejimakor, says any Southeast governor who supports the proscription of the group “becomes complicit in repression.”

Melody Blog reports that Barrister Ejimakor, who was one of the lawyers that defended Kanu during his trial by the Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari, made this comment on the micro-blogging site, Twitter.

7. IPOB’s Nnamdi Kanu Berates Buhari For Congratulating Ethiopian PM

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari for congratulating Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, on winning the 2019 Nobel Prize award.

Melody Blog reports that Buhari had congratulated Abiy Ahmed for making history when he was awarded the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize.

8. Biafra: IPOB Reacts To Army’s South-East Operation

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has described the planned military operation in the southeast as a misplaced priority.

Melody Blog recalls that the Chief of Army Staff (CoAS), Lt Gen. Tukur Buratai, had annoucned that the Nigeria Army would soon commence the fourth phase of Operation Python Dance in the southeast.

9. Nnamdi Kanu Names Three People That Make Up Biafra

The leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has revealed the three people that make up the Republic of Biafra, which he is agitating for.

Melody Blog reports that the IPOB leader named the three people during his third broadcast of the month on Radio Biafra on Wednesday, October 9.

10. Biafra Will Not Come If…- Nnamdi Kanu Warns Biafrans

The leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has warned “all Biafrans” that the Republic of Biafra will not come if they worship idols instead of God.

Melody Blog reports that the IPOB leader made this comment during his third broadcast of the month on Radio Biafra on Wednesday, October 9.

11. IPOB’s Nnamdi Kanu Sends ‘Strong Message’ To Those Against Biafra

The leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has warned those against the agitation for the Republic of Biafra will be exposed.

Melody Blog reports that the IPOB leader made this comment on the micro-blogging, Twitter.

12. Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Cries Out, Says ‘Death Awaits All Biafrans’

The leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has lamented that death awaits “all Biafrans” agitating for the Republic of Biafra if they don’t rise up and fight for their rights.

Melody Blog reports that the IPOB leader made this comment during his second broadcast of the month on Radio Biafra on Monday, October 7.

13. Nnamdi Kanu Speaks On Igbo Presidency Ending Biafra Agitation

The leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, says Igbo Presidency will not end the ongoing agitation for the Republic of Biafra.

Melody Blog reports that the IPOB leader made this comment during his second broadcast of the month on Radio Biafra on Monday, October 7.

14. Nnamdi Kanu Reveals When Biafra Will Come

The leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, says the Republic of Biafra will come in his time. Melody Blog reports that the IPOB leader gave this assurance to “Biafrans” during an “emergency broadcast” on Radio Biafra on Thursday, October 3.

15. Biafra: Nigerian Army Arrests 27 IPOB Members, Recover AK-47 Rifle

No fewer than 27 members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) led by Nnamdi Kanu, has been arrested by the Nigerian Army.

Melody Blog reports that the Nigerian Army said that its troops on Operation Mesa, arrested the 27 IPOB members on Thursday and recovered an AK-47 rifle from one of them, Oliver Onyebunachi, in Imo State.


  1. RAIFU LATIFAT RAIFU LATIFAT

    Always Nnamidi KANU and indigenous people of Biafran. Such is life,take am easy as I am always saying when its IPOB and Biafran news. Take everything easy.

  2. Raji Kafayat Raji Kafayat

    This Biafra of a thing don tire me o, He is just ruling like president, I think all he want is president and who is behind him self.

    • Oyewole James Oyewole James

      I support IPOB if the government don’t practice federalism system of power were everyone will be treated equalling and seen as one family in governance

  3. Agbolade Abdullah Agbolade Abdullah

    This issue of Biafra is getting too much are the only one in Nigeria but I give a bug respect to their Nnamdi KANU for proving himself a true leader that fight for the success of his people

  4. Orji Obam Orji Obam

    This is a strong statement by KANU concerning the fire incident how can he say a thing like that what are the evidence to his claim?

  5. Josephat Uchechukwu Josephat Uchechukwu

    Operation python dance known as Atilogwu dance should be fair in their dealings with IPOB. I have never seen where peaceful demonstration which is part of expression of speech turns sour in the hands of military. Fairness in dealing is required please.

  6. AYANGBADE SEMIU AYANGBADE SEMIU

    Why Biafra always is a legalized group why can’t leave the outlaw people alone and face the unite of the country

  7. Tobiloba Ogedengbe Tobiloba Ogedengbe

    Biafra everywhere….when is this blessed nation going to have peace I think we really need to do the needful to get the peace back to this country

  8. Ifeanyi Edmund Ifeanyi Edmund

    Kanu’s mother died August 30 in Germany, the IPOB leader announced in a video on that same day.
    Nigerian Army said that its troops on Operation Mesa, arrested the 27 IPOB members on Thursday and recovered an AK-47 guns in their own hands.
    Onitsha tanker fire disaster on Wednesday was a terrorist attack and cannot be denied.

  9. Elijah Aborisade Elijah Aborisade

    I believe all this man is doing and seeking fot is just attention. He will not succeed in all his negative activities because some of these so called Nigerian are also gullible.

  10. Adesida Adeyemi Adesida Adeyemi

    Bifrans will continue to have problem with this country if they can’t find subtle means to make the federal government grant their request

  11. Diepriye Daniel Diepriye Daniel

    This is really getting out of hand, this issue must be settled very well, this biafra people are causing too much problems in this country

  12. Inegbenose Freedom Inegbenose Freedom

    Google translate words in Nigerian authors note it is very gig issue our harbor relationship point to the way

  13. Franca Emeruom Franca Emeruom

    On the issue of tanker explosion two times within two day in same state. It needs to be investigated thoroughly. There is much to that and the culprits should be apprehended and persecuted

  14. May Jesukolade Jeremiah May Jesukolade Jeremiah

    The entire populace of Biafra should at least be able to send condolences messages to the great man for this great loss

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