Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Biafra/IPOB news headlines for today Saturday, June 5th, 2021.
Below is a roundup of top stories on Biafra, IPOB, ESN, Nnamdi Kanu and other pro-Biafra groups:
The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has been accused of recruiting three soldiers dismissed from the Nigerian Army to train over 4,000 Eastern Security Network (ESN) members.
The dismissed soldiers, Linus Owalo, Godswill Steven, and Chinasa Orji, made the accusation after their arrest by operatives of the Intelligence Response Team of the Nigeria Police Force.
According to the suspects, they decided to train the ESN members after the IPOB leader made them mouth-watering, including overseas training.
The suspects also claimed that Kanu promised to make them military generals “when” the State of Biafra was achieved.
A former presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adamu Garba has described Twitter as an online machine for the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
Garba, who is known for his controversial comments, stated this while featuring on Channels Television’s Programme, Politics Today on Friday.
The APC chieftain commended the Muhammadu Buhari-led government for suspending the activities of Twitter.
He stated that Twitter supports IPOB more than it does to the Nigerian government.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu has stated that many Nigerians will be hurt by the decision of the federal government to suspend the operations of Twitter in the country.
This is as he added that the action of the Nigerian government will have no effect on Twitter as an organization or Jack who is the founder of the social media platform.
The IPOB leader argued that many Nigerians, particularly the youths will be negatively affected by the government’s action.
He stated this after the federal government on Friday banned the operations and activities of Twitter in Nigeria.