Barely 24 hours after Nigeria Police announced that members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) were arrested with AK-47 rifles in Delta state, the proscribed group has come out to deny the report.
The denial was contained in a statement released by the IPOB Publicity Secretary, Mr Emma Powerful while reacting to the arrest.
Mr Emma Powerful stated that those arrested were not members of the organization.
He said: “It has come to the notice of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, though not by surprise, claims by the Nigeria Police that some persons allegedly arrested with AK-47 riffles in Delta State are IPOB members.
“We do not need to dissipate energy trying to prove our innocence because we already know the antecedents of the Nigeria Security agencies and their bitterness towards us, however, we wish to put the record straight for the sake of the gullible, and perhaps innocent Biafrans the security agents want to hang or waste unjustifiably by branding them IPOB members.
“The fact remains that our non-violent philosophy in our quest to restore Biafra Republic has not changed, and any time we feel like changing that position we shall make it open and also tell the world our next strategy.
“Our Leader, Nnamdi Kanu has continuously made it clear that Biafra will be actualised without firing a shot. And for now, that position has not changed.
“IPOB remains a peaceful movement seeking to restore Biafra without violence. We are not into any arms struggle. If we were to pick up arms against the Nigeria government, thousands of our members killed in cold blood by Nigerian security agents would have defended themselves instead of dying like sacrificial lambs.”
The statement continues: “If at all any person (s) were arrested with AK-47 in Delta State, those who arrested them should try to establish their true identity. No IPOB family member bears arms for any reason. We know of course that this will not be the first time the Nigerian security agencies will arrest people with or without gun, claim they had guns and try to link them with IPOB all in their desperation to disrepute an unarmed and a peaceful movement.
“Our global record speaks for us. IPOB has never been associated with violence or arms struggle anywhere in the world. The world is today listening to us because it is a proven and incontrovertible fact that we are not violent despite being wrongly tagged terrorist organisation by the Nigeria Government to stop us.
“We, therefore, want to advise Nigeria Security agencies to stop making jest of themselves by trying to associate IPOB with violence. They should try another tact because this one can never fly. Come to think of it, if IPOB were to be armed, what shall we be doing with 13 AK-47?
“If we need to fight with guns and bullets we know where to go for it and get the quantity we need. But we do not need arms and ammunition to achieve Biafra. Nigeria has already been dismantled through the consistent expositions of our great Leader. What remains is the burial of the expired British contraption which will soon take place at the end of the global coronavirus pandemic.
“It’s very shameful that instead of fishing out the killer Fulani herdsmen slaughtering Biafrans in their homes and farms with AK47, the hypocritical Nigeria Security agencies are rather looking for ways to present the innocent people as killers. If the oppressed peoples who the Nigeria security agents have refused to protect against rampaging Fulani herdsmen decided to take their destinies in their hands by perhaps disarming their invaders, they should not link them with IPOB.
“For the umpteenth time, we wish to restate that IPOB is a peaceful movement. Those arrested in Delta with guns are not our members. Again, the suspects should not be tagged IPOB members just to prove a non-existent point. The world is watching. And all the atrocities against innocent Biafrans will one day be accounted for.”
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Controversial Ghanaian marriage counselor, Lutterodt in a recent statement claimed that every rape victim enjoys the act when it gets to some point.
Lutterodt, explained that despite the fact that rape is not a good thing, he added that the moment a victim is not willing to do it she starts to enjoy it after the incident begins.
He made this known during a discussion on Adom Tv which the pundit argued with him that what he claims is not true.
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Not long ago, Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, commended Dubai Police for arresting and extraditing Hushpuppi’and his close associate, Olalekan Jacob Ponle, also known as Woodberry, to the United States for allegedly defrauding almost two million people.
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Customs Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS), Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority in the early hours of Tuesday arrested 24 Nigerian nationals for allegedly entering the country through unapproved routes.
The immigrants, that included; five females admitted entering the jurisdiction and were Nigerians but refused to give reasons for their entry.
Chief Superintendent, Mr Shradrach Azangweo, South Tongu District Commander of the Ghana Immigration Service told the Ghana News Agency that the culprits would be moved to Aflao to assist in further investigations.
“None of them has been able to give a good reason for crossing into the country having breached our immigration laws and we intend to send them to Aflao for further investigations,” he said.
He said the immigrants had their temperatures taken with initial investigations and were likely to be quarantined at Aflao.
Mr Azangweo said the Immigration service would not allow them to continue their journey and they would all be repatriated after their COVID-19 status so that they do not endanger the lives of other people.
He said the culprits were assisted by ‘Okada’ riders and public transport drivers to the point of arrest.
He warned the drivers and Okada riders of serious repercussions for them, as they continued to facilitate the movement of the West African nationals into the country saying “you will endanger your life and other members of the public for possible infection of the virus.
“We will advise the public to support in this fight since the COVID-19 cases keep increasing, we ask everyone to be vigilant and report any suspicious characters of foreign extraction to us because we cannot do this alone.” he said.
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