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Nigeria’s former President Ibrahim Babangida has called on Nigerians to ensure they live in peaceful unity with one another.

“Peace remains the best option in resolving conflicts and agitations in the country, adding that recent conflicts and agitations, chanting slogan of war and hate speeches are derailing the nation’s development and unity,” he said in a statement released on Saturday to acknowledge the country’s independence, which is tomorrow.

“As an active participant in the Civil War and a retired military officer, with the hard lesson learnt, I will never be tired on calling for the oneness and unity of our great nation. We will forever be ready to sacrifice for a united and prosperous Nigeria whenever the need arises

“During our tenure in government we deliberately formulated policies, programmes, projects and even the creation of states to further weaken unwholesome agitations for secession and promote mutual and peaceful coexistence devoid of ethnic, religious and regional discriminations.”

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  1. Rave Ali

    January 17, 2018 at 4:37 pm

    A MINISTER OF APC SENT ME THIS:

    THE ISLAMAISATION AGENDA FOR NIGERIA. IT’S REAL, ALREADY PLANNED OUT AND ABOUT TO BE IMPLEMENTED.

    Please continue to pass this leaked information until every Yoruba, Igbo, all tribes and all Christian parts of Nigeria gets alerted.
    This was planned many years by Fulanis as a strategic way to Islamization of Nigeria.
    That was why Buhari continued running for presidency even at his old age because they knew he is the possible mean to achieve their goal.
    In 1804 – 1808. Fulanis came in from Guinea to the Northern part of Nigeria, led by Usman Dan fodio .He lead in jihad against the Hausa kingdoms of the northern Nigeria. The forces of Usman dan Fodio slowly took over more and more of the Hausa kingdoms through war. By 1810, Fulanis had already conquered all hausas.
    They formed boko haram sect solely for the process, waiting for Buhari or any of their Fulani brother to come in power but Unfortunately, Goodluck Jonathan came into power and they became annoyed.
    They started their violence to distract him and whether it was Yoruba or Igbo that was on the seat during GEJ’S regime. The same thing could’ve still happened about Boko haram.
    Now their dream has been achieved having their brother on top.
    Here is their plan.
    They started herdsmen war believing that they have the chance to control all parts of the country since they are in power and forces.
    If GRAZING RESERVE BILL is passed and achieved, It means that Fulanis will have a place mapped out for them in all 36 states of Nigeria.
    The next thing is that, they will start bringing in their wives and children to increase their population.
    With time, they will have their Emir installed in every 36 states which will eventually take part in every leadership community gatherings.
    They will eat into every community like worms and the place given to them can never be taken away from them again since it has been passed.
    Their sect will be ready to strike in every state and community with no hiding place for anyone since they have known every corners of our community.
    It is then that we will beg them to stop killing us for we are ready to become Muslims in order to live.
    This is the only time we have to reject this because tomorrow might be late for us to act.
    ‪# *SAY NO TO GRAZING RESERVE BILL‬#
    ‪#SAY NO TO ISLAMIZATION OF NIGERIA‬#*
    Pass this to everyone in your contact,Yoruba, igbos ,others and all Christian alike.

    DON’T BE TOO SPIRITUAL, PASS ON THIS INFO!

  2. Diala chibueze

    December 23, 2017 at 4:17 pm

    Biafra’s all the way

  3. ANONYMOUS

    November 15, 2017 at 3:17 am

    FREEDOM FOR BIAFRA IS THE ONLY LANGUAGE WE UNDERSTAND.

  4. IGNATIUS

    October 1, 2017 at 3:48 pm

    IBB, is the cause of hate speaches , started Islamization , descriminations , created more states and local governments in the north , still move capitat al to the north , from there now this fool called pmb now move defense to the north. Ibb is greater than devil

  5. Ikenna Onyedikachukwu

    October 1, 2017 at 12:51 pm

    IBB you are late. Sorry cus all we need and want now is nothing but BIAFRA AS A SOVERIGN STATE.

  6. Mmiri Nke Udo

    October 1, 2017 at 10:41 am

  7. Uche Okwuoha

    October 1, 2017 at 7:20 am

    Criminal

  8. Oguejiofor

    October 1, 2017 at 7:56 am

    IBB your father , idiot like you , is it by force to be together with you people Ewu Hausa . get lost and never come back again , BIAFRA we want and nothing more .

  9. CHUKS

    October 1, 2017 at 7:07 am

    THE DEVIL SPEAKING WITHOUT CONSCIENCE

  10. Ebere Ifeanyi Chukwu

    October 1, 2017 at 6:01 am

    USB .WEIL NEED

  11. Nnakwadoro Jo DayLight

    October 1, 2017 at 5:05 am

    ‼‼‼FATAL ALERT‼‼‼

    Information reaching us now is that the military / Fulani herdsmen want to put on Biafra uniform / flags and start bombing police stations and government properties any moment from now, just to prove their point to the whole world for labeling IPOB a terrorist organization. They are looking for evidence to justify their pronouncement.

    Please let’s spread this information to let the world know their evil plan and atrocity. Those of you in the southeast, please keep our mobile phones handy to capture everything on social media. Going Facebook Live is very important.

    Note: Youcan stop more blood shed just for sharing this information. Because if they notice that everyone is aware of this evil plan, they will never continue with it.

    #Let’S keep sharing….

  12. Wilson Mike

    October 1, 2017 at 3:41 am

    Why a still alive babangida, why?

  13. Hon Jonathan Ikemba Ezeh

    October 1, 2017 at 2:25 am

    Ibn why you Hausa /fulani afriad of Bafria.Let my tell Destiny can be delayed but not to be denied .Bafria must come to past. So lab keep mute.the acclaimed president without election

  14. Uche Eze

    October 1, 2017 at 1:45 am

    IBB and the likes created the divisions that causes agitations and secession due to policies they made to stampede the igbos in every aspect of the economical development. For example, no international airport and sea port in the whole Biafran land . No federal government project(presence) in the whole Biafra land. Biafrans are not appointed in the key positions in the government.

  15. Evang.Godswill Kelvin

    October 1, 2017 at 2:30 am

    Then how many States were created in South South and South East? Is it not cheating?

  16. Kelechi Mbamalu

    October 1, 2017 at 12:39 am

    Pls who ever have this man’s picture without cap on his head shouid send me ONE

  17. Chidon Deval

    September 30, 2017 at 11:08 pm

    No he is trying to protect the oil wale they privatize for themselves idiot

  18. Chidon Deval

    September 30, 2017 at 11:07 pm

    Idiot you have the guis to speak while you are the chief dictator who private our oil wale as yours

  19. Hyacinth Nwankpa

    September 30, 2017 at 9:56 pm

    Nawaoo,them no d tire!

  20. BigKing Joe

    September 30, 2017 at 9:36 pm

    Useles ibb see who is talking about peace and unity

  21. Keren Michaels

    September 30, 2017 at 9:32 pm

    Go and hide ur face biko mstwweew

  22. Bottle

    September 30, 2017 at 10:31 pm

    IBB,ur a mad terrorist. I wl kill u ibb if ur untrained military terrorist did provide our leader mazi nnamdi kanu

  23. Springsteen Ndubuisi

    September 30, 2017 at 9:31 pm

    Now you will be the one to be weakened

  24. Kingsley Istanbul Vam

    September 30, 2017 at 8:58 pm

    ,all d zoo old fools must talk about us , great is Nnamdi KANU

  25. Ifeanyichukwu Madunagu Frank

    September 30, 2017 at 8:54 pm

    Biafrans demand referendum for biafra now we are not for nigeria referendum now because no amount of terrorist attacks against innocent unarmed biafrans youths by nigeria military force of terror will not stop biafra restoration now get it clear

  26. Felix Okechukwu

    September 30, 2017 at 8:51 pm

    I beg let this man park his vehicle there.he has just woken up.

  27. Christopher Ochini

    September 30, 2017 at 8:43 pm

    That?

  28. Godsown Emeka

    September 30, 2017 at 8:13 pm

    Yrs gas gone bye and Nigeria couldn’t put the quest for separation to rest and I don’t think it’s going out soon coz I didn’t see anything promising that tomorrow has goodies for my people let’s be honest. So I guess we should try something else

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  30. Collins Williams

    September 30, 2017 at 8:08 pm

    We need the presidential result of 1993 June 12 election

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    September 30, 2017 at 8:04 pm

    IBB is a useless living idiot on earth

  32. Mike Napo

    September 30, 2017 at 7:53 pm

    Which peace are you talking of? One Nigeria is not for we Biafra’s,

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    September 30, 2017 at 7:50 pm

    When you made sure Igbos had the lowest number of states like your brothers

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    September 30, 2017 at 7:49 pm

    Go and sleep your time is over

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    September 30, 2017 at 7:45 pm

    Biafra is all we need

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      January 8, 2018 at 4:31 pm

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  37. Okeke See Cash

    September 30, 2017 at 7:20 pm

    We want Biafra not one Nigeria Biafra we must get.

  38. Chris Njoku

    September 30, 2017 at 8:18 pm

    IBB , yes are damn right you divided the Eastern state and sowed seed of discord for Hausa and Fulani interest. You are now speaking from both side of your mouth that you want peace but it will be at expense of sacrificing your blood to make sure you achieve a united Nigeria. Listen Mr Babangida, it is on record that you are one of Nigeria’s treasury looters. Like all other Northern before and after you that have ruled nigeria, you want to continue to want the status quo to be maintained so that you will continue to loot the Nigeria’s commonwealth at the expense of the masses; if only you had used some of the looted funds to better million of almajiris and countless of beggers and God knows what, sleeping outside the your Opulent Mansion gate. If you really want peace as much as the writer does, please tell your fellow blood sucking brothers in Aso rock to call for a referendum to determine the level support for Biafra. We have told you in more than many ways that we are no more interested in this forced unity/ marriage or whatever you may choose to call it. Biafrans want to go and build their own country to a modern standard with rest to the rule of law, respect of the sanctity of human life in a plural democracy in equity and harmony. We will be the 16th ECOWAS member state as well as the being a member of the African union. Northern Nigerians and their leaders should grow up and stop throwing tantrums like spoilt children each time Biafra is mentioned. Biafra will become a sovereign state whether you like it or not. Other wise get ready to murder more than 50 million of Biafrans. You can preach as much unity as you like we do not be part of this evil empire called Nigeria. All Hail Biafra !

  39. Henry Okolo

    September 30, 2017 at 7:14 pm

    He’s also confirming the divide and rule tactics

  40. Augustine Okoye

    September 30, 2017 at 7:14 pm

    Ibb u should open up normally, not hiding the truth, simple, said that northerns hate Biafra’s

  41. Henry Okolo

    September 30, 2017 at 7:13 pm

    Because he sees they are losing the battle

  42. Obinna Mark

    September 30, 2017 at 7:07 pm

    IBB the most notorious criminal in the world talking,travel outside Nigeria and let us see how far,criminal

  43. Ugo Opara

    September 30, 2017 at 7:03 pm

    all I need is Biafra and nothing Elsa

  44. Kelly kelly

    September 30, 2017 at 7:57 pm

    IBB You should be preparing yourself for your judgment before God and not to be committing more sin because you will give account of all your atrocities before God. You are supposed to be asking God for forgiveness and stay quiet

  45. Justice Nwi-UeBari

    September 30, 2017 at 6:57 pm

    Guy go back to ur grave.

  46. Boniface Young

    September 30, 2017 at 6:55 pm

    Ibb, this is 21st century, that force marriage is no longer working anymore and it can never work, marriage is not by force, simple

  47. Ezinwa Na Ukwa

    September 30, 2017 at 6:52 pm

    All i know is that Nigeria is finish/spoil,n can not repair again

  48. Paul Johnson Aguguo

    September 30, 2017 at 6:46 pm

    IBB you should start doing your Worst because we Biafra have decided to stay in our own,now we are demanding a date for referendum to determine our future,marriage is never a forcé,,,

  49. Michael Amaliri

    September 30, 2017 at 6:42 pm

    Confession how u created state, divided south east and made sure we dnt have say in leadership of the country, divide and rule born to rule no even development in our region. Ur here talking of unity? Unity my foot we cannot continue tobe slave to u idiots. We want Biafra .

  50. Pachuky Chuky

    September 30, 2017 at 6:38 pm

    Do you know how many people you kill lBB

  51. Ibeh Chukwujekwu

    September 30, 2017 at 6:37 pm

    Biafra is what we need

  52. Chinedu Agbahime

    September 30, 2017 at 6:35 pm

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  53. Moses Okafor

    September 30, 2017 at 6:34 pm

    There no peace to the wicked country called Nigerian

  54. Trustgod Onah

    September 30, 2017 at 6:31 pm

    You are a BOKO HARAM

  55. Ejimaduekwu Larry

    September 30, 2017 at 6:31 pm

    look at your statement, you will do anything to make Nigeria unite, is this not a hate speech, is it by force for some one to say he or she don’t need you again

  56. Egwu Chidiebere

    September 30, 2017 at 6:28 pm

    IBB go and seat

  57. Patrick Nnoli

    September 30, 2017 at 6:27 pm

    Nigeria is not a country IBB nothing like peace only hate

  58. Cyprian Mmegwa

    September 30, 2017 at 6:23 pm

    We are mourning for our Heros and Heroin

  59. Ani Cýprian UcheOrakle

    September 30, 2017 at 6:21 pm

    Red Alert! Red Alert!! Red Alert!!! This is to bring to the notice of the world that today being 30th of September 2017 the Nigeria soldiers invaded Isiama Afaraukwu again this evening. People are fleeing from their homes as matter of fact a village called Umuobasi is deserted as all the villagers has deserted their home because the murderer (Okezie Ikpeazu) has once again sent the zoo soldiers chasing the Biafrans in Abia State expecially those in Umuahia, Isiama Afaraukwu the village of Mazi Nnamdi. Biafra land especially Abia state is under siege as people are running for their own lives. Report and share this in every forum. Call all the radio and TV stations across the globe. Tell them what is happening in Biafra land. Seems the October 1st killing promise by the Hausa-Fulani youth has started in our own land? We cannot be chase out from our homes without any reason and have them kill us all before the world comes to our rescue. BIAFRANS stand up now and defend your land.

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Nigerian Currency Set To Be Changed From Naira To Eco

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As part of the plan to improve corporation and promote trade among the countries that make up West Africa, leaders of the region have concluded plans for a single currency to be used by members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS),

ECOWAS had at a conference in Abuja, announced that the currency of six members state, including Nigeria would be changed.

It therefore means that when the plan is implemented, the Nigerian Naira would be changed to the new ECOWAS currency to be called ECO. The plan is billed to commence by January 2020.

According to a report by CNN, ECOWAS will be working with West African Monetary Agency (WAMA), the West Africa Monetary institute (WAMI) and central banks of the concerned countries to speed up the implementation of a New Road map for the proposed single Trade currency.

The currency, ECO is expected to boost Economic Development in the West African Region and improve Cross border Trade.

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If implemented, countries across the West African Region will be able to move and spend money across different countries without worrying about exchange rate costs. It is also expected to help improve trade by allowing specific countries to specialise at what they are best at, according to Economic analysts, Tokunbo Afikuyomi.

He said that the ECO will also help to address the West African Region’s Monetary Problem like the difficulty in changing some of its currencies.

But Despite these possible advantages, economic analysts are worried about the lack of integration policies among member countries of the Regional body.

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CAN Calls For Removal Of Justice Muhammed Tanko As CJN

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The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called for the removal of Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed as the Chief Justice of Nigeria over his comment on amending the Constitution to add more Sharia contents.

Justice Muhammed reportedly made the call while declaring open the 20th Annual Judges Conference at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria Faculty of Law’s Moot Court.

CAN in a statement signed by Pastor Adebayo Oladeji, Special Assistant Media and Communications to the CAN President, wondered why the CJN would make such comment in a secular country like Nigeria.

“Our attention has been drawn to the advocacy of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed for the amendment of the Constitution with a view to adding more Sharia contents.

“We have not seen the full text of the paper presented and we learnt the Chief Justice was represented at the event. So, it is difficult to know if the speech was that of the Chief Justice or his representative.

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“We don’t believe that such a reckless and provocative statement could be made by the Number one Judicial officer in the country”, the statement said.

“How could the CJN say “We as Muslims have the numbers to amend the constitution…”? It is not possible”, CAN wondered.

“It is either he was misquoted outright or quoted out of context. Otherwise, what is the fate of Christians in his court if he could be so openly partisan and parochial? Do we take it that what he said is the official position of this regime on inter-faith relations? Why has no one in leadership, either, the Executive or Legislative arm of government taken him up on it?”, the Christian Apex body queried.

Furthermore, the statement said “Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) is eagerly awaiting the rebuttal of the Chief Justice of Nigeria on the unfortunate and unguarded utterances that can provoke a religious crisis in the country.

“Be that as it may, asking for the constitutional amendment with a view to adding more to the Sharia contents is ill-timed, provocative and unacceptable.

“Was the Chief Justice of Nigeria put there deliberately for the promotion of Islamic matters or to be unbiased and fair judge for all irrespective of religion? It appears from this statement (if he made it) that he was put there for Islamization agenda”.

CAN recall “in our previous meetings with President Muhammadu Buhari, we have made it abundantly clear to him that the lopsided appointments of his government in favour of a religion and a section of the country is unacceptable.

“Although he promised to look into the observation with a view to addressing it but what we are seeing and hearing show that not much has been done to correct the imbalance. The above statement credited to the Chief Justice appears to confirm our fears that appointments are done towards a religious end of Islamization”.

“Those in government are warned not to use the cheap popularity or acceptance they seek to set two religious practitioners against each other.

“This type of statement, if true, is enough for the President of the country to initiate the removal of this Chief Justice from office. He is religiously biased and partisan. We have no more confidence in him. And we once again reiterate our advocacy for religious balanced in the appointments that are being made by the President.

“Lopsided appointments are direct contradictions to some portions of the 1999 Constitution (as amended). These include but not limited to Sections 10, 13 (3-4), 15 (2) (d) and (4).

“It is widely believed that no country survives two civil wars. Our leaders should be mindful of the complexities of the people they are leading. There have been Presidents who are Christians, during their time, there was never a time they promoted their religion at the expense of others.

“Our leaders should stop paying lip service to the unity and peace of the country.

These are not the best of times for the country and the citizenry and both the government and the governed must rise up to the challenges.

“Like it was said during the unfortunate civil war, “To keep Nigeria one is a task that must be done.” This is why some are calling for a return to the old National Anthem. The CAN leadership at all levels are praying for the protection and healing of our country but let those in the position of leadership help our prayers to be answered by their actions and utterances”, the statement added.

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BREAKING: EFCC Seizes Orji Kalu’s Properties

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Saturday, December 14, 2019, moved to the next level in fulfilling the terms of court sentence passed on former Abia State governor, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu.

The anti-graft agency said it has begun marking properties belonging to him to seek reparation for the N7.65b stolen from the Abia state treasury..

The marking is to ensure that the properties are not dissipated, following the December 5, 2019 order of Justice Muhammed Idris sitting at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos that Kalu’s company, Slok Nigeria Limited, be wound up and all assets forfeited to the Federal Government.

Kalu, who is the Senator representing Abia North in the National Assembly, had been arraigned alongside his company, Slok Nigeria Limited and Udeh Udeogu, his Director of Finance and Accounts at the Abia State Government House, over an amended 39-count charge bordering on conspiring and diverting the sum of N7.65bn from the coffers of the state.

One of the properties of Orji Kalu marked Saturday by EFCC

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The defendants pleaded not guilty to the charge preferred against them by the EFCC, thereby leading to their full trial.

In the course of the trial, the prosecution counsel, Rotimi Jacobs, SAN, called 19 witnesses and tendered several documents that were admitted in evidence by the court.

The defendants, however, testified on behalf of themselves during the trial.

The parties, during the proceedings on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, adopted their final written addresses.

In his final submission, the prosecution counsel, Jacobs, urged the judge to jail the defendants, saying the prosecution had proved the allegations against them.

Jacobs also urged the court to wind up the company as provided by the Law and all its assets forfeited to the Federal Government.

However, the defence counsel urged the court to “dismiss the charges, acquit and discharge” their clients.

Delivering his judgment, Justice Idris found the defendants guilty on all counts.

Justice Idris held that the prosecution had established its case against the defendants.

The Judge further held that “the case was conclusively investigated, as the prosecution conducted thorough investigations.”

Justice Idris, therefore, convicted and sentenced the first defendant,
Kalu to five years imprisonment on counts 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11; three years on counts 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33; 12 years on counts 34, 35, 36, 37 and 38 and five years on count 39.

The second defendant was convicted and sentenced to three years imprisonment on counts 24, 25, 27, 28, 30, 31, 32 and 10 years on counts 34, 37, 38 and 39.

Justice Idris further held that “In respect of the third convict, Slok Nigeria Limited, an order is hereby made that the company shall hereupon and without further assurances, but for this order, be wound up and all its assets and properties forfeited to the Federal Government of Nigeria.”

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