Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Biafra/IPOB news headlines for today Thursday, June 3rd, 2021.
Below is a roundup of top stories on Biafra, IPOB, ESN, Nnamdi Kanu and other pro-Biafra groups:
The Chairman Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Senator Adamu Bulkachuwa has warned that the federal government is ready to go to war with the southeast if the region wants to separate from Nigeria again.
Speaking on Channels TV, Senator Bulkachuwa warned that the government would not bow to ‘insurgents’ in the South East.
The top APC lawmaker warned that the Muhammadu Buhari-led government would fight those who wants to break up the country and give them what they want.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has threatened to kill members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) causing mayhem in the state.
Speaking during the commissioning of some projects in Ahoada community on Wednesday, Wike also threatened to kill criminals and terrorists killing people and security operatives in the state.
The governor boasted that the remains of the criminals will be eaten by vultures and their parents will never bury or see them again.
Wike warned the outlawed group and the Eastern Security Network (ESN) to stay away from the state, stating that he would leave nothing to chance in protecting the state and its people.
The Nigerian Police has revealed that some members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) are gathering in Edo State to spread secessionist messages across the state.
Naija News reports that this was disclosed by the Deputy Inspector General of Police, in charge of Operation Restore Peace in the South-South region, DIG Moses Jitoboh, on Wednesday.
He made this known while speaking during a stakeholders meeting and the launching of Operation Restore Peace in the South-South region held in Benin City.
Jitoboh listed the areas they are currently holding their secret meetings in the State as Igbanke, Ubiaja, Iguelaba, Igueben, Okhiahe and Ologbo.
President Muhammadu Buhari has been advised by the Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, to allow Igbos to have the Republic of Biafra so that there can be peace in the country.
Members of the Indigenous People of Biafra at different times have been accused of wreaking havoc across the South East region.
Recall that Buhari while receiving the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Yakubu Mahmood, and electoral commissioners at the State House in Abuja on Tuesday, had said those attacking INEC facilities in the South East will be ‘treated in the language they understand.
CNG while reacting to the President’s comment in a statement by its spokesman, Abdul-Azeez Sulaiman, said the presidential tweet merely amounts to an admission of failure and loss of capacity.