Welcome to the compilation of the latest world Biafra online news headlines update on Concise News for today, Wednesday, August 14th, 2019.
Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has suggested that no amount of prayers for Nigeria will work if Nigeria and in particular former Military Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon does not apologise to the Igbos over the genocide against them during the 1966 Civil War. Gowon, who was the Head of State during the Nigerian civil war is also the Convener and Chairman of the group ‘Nigeria Prays,’ and had led several prayer sessions for the country over the years. But in a statement he signed on Monday, Fani-Kayode recalled that 300 Igbo army officers, including an Igbo Head of State, were murdered on July 29th, 1966 by northern army officers. He also reminded Gowon that 30,000 innocent and defenceless Igbo civilians were slaughtered between September and December 1966 by savage and barbaric northern mobs in three separate pogroms in the north before the outbreak of the Nigerian civil war. Read more here.
The outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Tuesday warned Ebonyi state governor David Umahi against clamping down on its members. Concise News had reported Monday that the Ebonyi government threatened to clampdown on the members of the outlawed group for carrying out unlawful activities in the state. Spokesman for the group, which was proscribed in 2017, Comrade Emma Powerful said Umahi was being naive to IPOB’s genuine cause in the state and beyond. But the group denied that its protest carried out in Abakiliki two weeks ago was against the governor. “We the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its leadership worldwide consider it imperative to issue a straight warning to David Umahi that if any IPOB family member goes missing, attacked or detained that Umahi’s immediate family will bear the brunt of our anger,” he said. Read more here.
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