Breaking News: Army and Police Are Arresting and Detaining Our Members Secretly – BIM-MASSOB Cries out

May 17, 2021

By Emmanuel Nnadi, Owerri

Biafra Independence Movement and Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (BIM-MASSOB) has called on the international community to prevail on the Nigeria government over the ongoing clampdown on its members by the Nigerian Military and Police.

The non violent Secessionist group made this call in Owerri, the Imo State capital, in a statement signed by the Biafra Minister for Information, Chief Samuel Njoku.

He noted that for some months now the Nigeria security agencies have been secretly arresting and Detaining their members incomminicado.

Chief Njoku revealed that one of their leader, Chief Mmaduabuchi KSN an indigene of Amaofufe community, IGBERE in Abia North Senatorial District, Abia State.

According to him, he said “Information reaching us has it that the Nigerian security agencies in Abia State has been trailing one of our leader in Igbere, Abia North, Chief Maduabuchi K.S.N to secretly arrest him and tag him a member of the Eastern Security Network (ESN)

“The Military and police have traced him to the Assemblies of God Church one, Ibina, Igbere, where he worship with his families.

“We want to make it categorically clear that High Chief Mmaduabuchi KSN is our member and not a member of IPOB led Eastern Security Network ESN,

“Chief Maduabuchi K.S.N is a titled Chief in Amaofufe community and IGBERE, a member of ODINMA Ebiri Age Grade and The president General of Amaofufe Autonomous League, he is also a well known member of the Agricultural community and society of Nigeria. He have never join any violent group before as he remains one of the vanguard of non Violence methodology in the Biafra project”, he said.

It can be recalled that Security agents suspected to be joint task force comprising of Naval officers and operatives of Directorate of state service, DSS, last month, arrested five members of a leading protagonist of Biafran movement,. ( BIM-MASSOB) along the popular Onitsha- Owerri road, Onitsha, Anambra State.

In a statement signed by the Biafra’s Director of Information and Senior Special Assistant to the President of Biafra’ internal Government ( BIG) on Media and Publicity, Elder Chris Mocha, gave their names as Mr. Akachukwu Nwachukwu, Chukwudi Okafor, Kingsley Ukachukwu, Igwe Onyekachi and Ebuka Okafor.

Mocha said the detained members are innocent members of a peaceful organization that pursues for the realization of Biafra’ through a Non-violent process.

BIM-MASSOB which practices an internal government as a prelude to achieving Biafra soveriegnty has decried the incessant harrassment and intimidation of the internationally recognized non- violent movement by security agencies in Nigeria.

The five members of Chief Ralph Uwazuruike–led Biafra independence movement/ movement for actualization of sovereign state of Biafra (BIM-MASSOB) were arrested shortly after the commercial bus conveying them from AP filling station Owerri road, had taken off to Oraifite town in Ekwusigo LGA to attend the group’s regional meeting, when unidentified gunmen suspected to be joint task force intercepted the bus, shot sporadically into the air forcing their driver to stop .
” The security men came in four sport utility vehicles (SUVs) that included a Venza , 2 Lexus – 3030, and a Toyota Camry as the trigger- happy officers shot sporadically into the air probably to put fear among the passengers of the commercial bus”.

Mocha while appealing to the joint security taskforce not to rely on false security report in their professional duties, also demanded for their release .

As at the time of filling this report, the reason for the arrest could not be ascertained as they were taken to an unknown destination.

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Arrested Effiong Ekaidem Is Our Member – BIM-MASSOB Tells Akwa-Ibom Police

Urges them to release him unconditionally

May 14, 2021

Chief Samuel Njoku

By Chukwuka ifeanyi, Owerri

The Biafra Internal Government Minister of Information, Chief Samuel Njoku has called on the leadership of Nigerian Police force to unconditionally release one of their member that was arrested and detain at Ikot Akpan, Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State.

The Minister who is also the Chief Minister of Biafra Independence Movement and Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, (BIM-MASSOB) in Owerri, noted that Effiong Ekaidem is an Area Administrator under Chief Dr Ralph Uwazuruike led BIM-MASSOB in Lagos but traveled to the village to settle some family issues.

Speaking in a statement signed by him and made available to Newsmen in Owerri, the Imo State capital, Njoku appeal to security agencies to release him and every other non Violence and innocent Biafra activists incarcerated in different prison and detention center across the country.

“In Nigeria, we have different laws for different people, in the east non violent Secessionist groups are being killed, Detained, jailed, humiliated and disgraced but in the northern part of the country, terrorists are being trained and redeployed to the Military and Paramilitary.

“All this injustice against the people of the Eastern parts was the main reason why Chief Ralph Uwazuruike started the Agitations for the realisation of Biafra project.

“BIM-MASSOB are non violent group and we are not prepared to abandon our non violent methodology for any reason soon,” he said.

We can recall that the BIM MASSOB chieftain, comrade Effiong Ekaidem was arrested on 12th May, 2021 at Ikot Akpan on the allegation of being a member of Eastern Security Network (ESN).

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Leave Our Land Now or Get Ready To Face The Music; Biafra Govt Tells Killer Fulani Herdsmen, Unknown Gunmen, others

April 12, 2021

Biafra Internal Government press briefing

By Thankgod Ogbonna and Mentus Ngwoke, Owerri

The Biafra Internal Government Yesterday Warns every Criminal Elements in the state to leave or face the music.

The Government made their position known immediately after their security meeting in Biafra Seat Of Power, Owerri yesterday April 12, 2021.
In a meeting that was presided over by the Prime Minister of Biafra Federation, His Excellency, Chief Chinedu Amaifeobu and was attended by the Minister for Planning and Strategy, Chief Dr Larry Odinmah, The Minister for Information, Chief Samuel Njoku, The Minister for Works and Housing, Mr. James Ezeani and all the Chief Ministers of various States in Biafraland and their Security Chiefs.

Briefing the press Immediately after their meeting, Chief Larry Odinmah who is the Minister for Planning and Strategy thanked the  Eastern Governors for their newly launched Security Outfit Called ‘Ebubeagu’ and also pleaged that they will work with every legally created security architectures in Nigeria and Biafra to restore sanity in the land.

He warned Everyone tormenting trouble in the land to desist henceforth or get ready to face the music.

“We will Protect everyone in our land including the peaceful Hausa/Fulani and every other tribes in our land because our people are also in their land carrying out their legitimate business.

“We encourage other people to come and invest in our land but what we can’t tolerate is criminality in any form.

“Those that are destabilising our land and their sponsors are advised to stop now or get ready for us.

“We are non violent and  Biafra Sovereignty must be achieved through non Violence.

“Those Killer Fulani Herdsmen that Attacked and killed our People in Ebonyi State, OKIGWE in Imo State, Enugu State, Anambra State, Delta State and other Biafran State should know that no one have monopoly of Violence.

“We have Directed our security Chiefs to arrest them immediately and hand them over to the police as we will not take laws into our hands, he stated.

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By Emmanuel Nnadi, Owerri

My Obsession and indignation with the Nigerian system stems from the prolonged marginalization of Ndigbo. As a child of nine, I witnessed the civil war and also noted the conditions for the truce which culminated in the return of Ndigbo to Nigerian with the refrain ‘no victor, no vanquished’. Within a short while, however, the intent of our oppressor downed on us.

As a seemingly defeated people, we tried to play the balls as they came, hoping that God would touch the minds of the Nigerian Authorities over our plight. But things got unbelievable when Hausa religious leaders under the aegis of religious fundamentalism would instruct their adherents in their Friday Mosque prayers to have their pound of flesh on Ndigbo to appease God. They believe that such would lead them to heaven. As a resulting, scores of Ndigbo would be massacred in parts of the North and their properties looted and destroyed. This became a recurring occurrence as even the securities sent by the Federal Government often took active part in the exercise. Investigations later revealed that Northern Politicians were privy to the instigation of the Alamajiris who they use to settle scores with whoever they had differences with.
To avoid public resentment, the mangled remains of victims were buried in mass graves under the cover of the night. The few lucky escapees would later be apprehended on the way and the same glory treatment meted out on them. In some cases those who managed to find refuge in Police stations were also killed there as was the case of Gideon Akaluka who was beheaded in Kano Central Police Station.

The security of life and property of Ndigbo in Nigeria was no longer guaranteed. The defeated Igbo elites turned the other side to avoid blackmail as supporters of Igbo.

But someone has to carry the cross; someone has to bear the brunt; someone has to make the sacrifice. I decided to do it, not for any other person but for my children. There lives and properties have to be secure in a country they call their own. The person killed in Kano, Kaduna, Maiduguri, Jos or Sokoto, through organised religious riots could be any body’s child, brother, sister, husband, wife or relative. Life is important and highly cherished. Since Nigeria, after thirty-five years of the civil war could not guarantees the security of lives and properties of Ndigbo, the only available option was Biafra. This I did.

The name Biafra is abhorrent to our oppressors. It is a taboo. It is viewed with jaundiced eyes. ‘Who is the rat talking about Biafra? Ralph who?’ they asked. And before the blink of an eye, various raids ensued. Arrests, detentions and murder of Biafran protagonists commenced. But instead of dousing the agitation, it ignited it. Professor Chinua Achebe told me that one with God is Majority.  I am guided by that dictum. I am not afraid as God has always fought just wars. Ours is a war anchored on non-violence, it is God’s war.

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FG Only Hike Fuel Price During Christian Celebrations – Biafra Govt React.

March 13, 2021

Biafra minister for information

By Emmanuel Nnadi, Owerri

The Biafra Minister of Information, Chief Samuel Njoku have frowned at what he described as Injustice against the Christians Populace by the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Chief Njoku who wondered why it is  only during the Christian Celebrations that Nigeria State  hikes  the fuel pump price, noted that it is a calculated attempt by the federal government to frustrate christains Which are 85 per cent Biafrans  from traveling home for Easter celebration.

According to Mr. Njoku “Ndigbo have been pushed to the wall in so many occasions and that’s why we have resolved to be on our own.

“Federal government of Nigeria led by Rtd Gen. Muhammadu Buhari is trying to instigate Crisis and unstable society so as to thwart the effort by Biafran Leaders to actualise the sovereign state of Biafra without a gun shot”.

The Biafran Minister reasoned that if it was during the regime of former president Goodluck Jonathan, many people would have been sponsored to hit the streets in protest But wondered why no one have protested.

Njoku who was the Chief Minister of Owerri State before his appointment as the minister for Information, noted that Buhari led Federal Government  are treating Christians as second class citizen but maintained that Biafra will never give up in their pursuit for political and economical independence from Nigeria; stressing that Biafra Sovereignty will correct all the abnormalities, injustice and ill treatment by Nigeria State.

The minister lambasted the Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu over his constant insult and abuse against  prominent Igbo leaders especially those who  tries to correct or direct him, including Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, Chief Nnia Nwodo, and many others.

He also told Kanu to heed to the advice of prominent Igbo leaders and stop inciting young youths for Violence against other tribe.

Chief Njoku discribed Nnamdi Kanu as the Judas of Biafra who betrayed his master but urged him to have a rethink and come back to his Master because his master will always forgive and work with him.