What are the IPOB agitating for?
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is a nationalist separatist group in Nigeria that aims to restore the Republic of Biafra, a country which seceded from Nigeria prior to the Nigerian Civil War (1967-1970) and later rejoined Nigeria after its defeat by the Nigerian military.
Who found Biafra?
The Igbos doubted that Nigeria’s oppressive military government would allow them to develop, or even survive, so on May 30, 1967, Lieutenant Colonel Odumegwu Ojukwu and other non-Igbo representatives of the area established the Republic of Biafra, comprising several states of Nigeria.
Is Biafra Recognised as a country?
Biafra, officially the Republic of Biafra, was a partially recognised secessionist state in West Africa that declared independence from Nigeria and existed from 1967 until 1970. Its territory consisted of the predominantly Igbo-populated Eastern Region of Nigeria….Biafra.
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How many state make up Biafra?
It is predominantly inhabited by the Igbo people. Imo state: This is one of the six states created by the then federal military government of General Sani Abacha in 1996.
Who designed Nigeria?
Michael Taiwo Akinkunmi
The two green stripes represent natural wealth, and the white represents peace and unity….Flag of Nigeria.
|Adopted||1 October 1960|
|Design||A vertical bicolour triband of green, white and green|
|Designed by||Michael Taiwo Akinkunmi|
Who are the indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB)?
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) are the inhabitants of some parts of the present day Middle-Belt, old Mid-Western, and the entire old Eastern regions of the contraption called Nigeria. The population is estimated to be approximately 65 million.
What is the IPOB all about?
Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) believes that the Lands and Communities of Biafra and Biafraland belong to Biafrans going back centuries with historical ancient cultural ties. They also believe that Biafrans are under occupation, servitude and face modern-day slavery under the Hausa-Fulani controlled Nigerian establishment.
Who is leading the struggle for Biafra today?
The struggle for Biafra today is led by Nnamdi Kanu who has been the head of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) since 2013. IPOB calls for the secession of the region from Nigeria. Nigeria today is considered corrupt and alien to Biafran beliefs.
Did the Nigeria Army kill Biafran’S?
Killed Biafran’s by the Nigeria Army/Police, leaving Fulani’s bandit/rapist free without NO arrest till today. A woman, daughter (9yrs) and her husband raped in Nigeria by the Fulanis race – a shame. A woman, her daughter (9yrs), and her husband were raped by Nigeria Fulanis, a shameful race.