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IPOB Press Release, BIAFRA IS NOT ABOUT THE IGBOS ALONE

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The nation of Biafra or Biafraland is beyond the areas occupied by the Igbo-speaking people of Biafra. For the avoidance of doubt, Biafra spans from Itsekiriland on the western boundary with Oduduwa to Bakassi on the eastern boundary with the Cameroons. Biafra also stretched from Idoma and Igala lands on the northern boundary with Arewa or Northern Nigeria to the Bight of Biafra which is south of the beautiful island of Bonny. In the present-day contraption called Nigeria, the nation of Biafra consists of the following states: Abia, Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Ebonyi, Enugu, Imo, and Rivers. Biafra also includes Igbanke in Edo state, Igala in Kogi state, and Idoma in Benue state.

The footprints of Biafra listed above show that this great nation is not populated by only the Igbo-speaking people. It is also important to note that the last head of state and commander-in-chief of Biafra was not from the Igbo-speaking area of Biafralnd. During the war of genocide levi…

Self- defence is an English noun that can be defined as " the defence of one's person or interests, especially through the use of physical force."

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The law defines it as " the use of reasonable force to protect oneself or members of the family from bodily harm from the attack of an aggressor, if the defender has reason to believe he/she/they is/are in danger." In all this definitions, it is clear as crystal that self-defense is not stated as a crime! One who is in danger or whose family are in danger has the right to defence even if it warrants the use of arms. Over the years, right from 1960 even before the Nigeria - Biafra civil war, we have been constantly attacked and killed by the Northern Islamic jihadists whose mission is to annihilate Biafrans and have their children converted to Islam.

Records of Biafra genocides began in Nigeria as early as 1945 when Biafrans were killed in Jos. In 1953, they were also killed in Kano. In 1966,  more than 60,000 Biafrans  were murdered in the streets of the Northern states.  In May 29, 1967 alone, about 200,000 Biafran men, women and children were massacred again in Northern N…