The military has declared the pro Biafra separatist group, IPOB a “terrorist organization”. The military made the declaration in a statement on Friday by the director of defense information John Enenche.
Clash between on a military operation and IPOB members in Abia state have left several people wounded. Although there have been reports of deaths particularly of IPOB members, none has been confirmed.
IPOB and its leader Nnamdi Kanu, are campaigning for an independent country of Biafra made up of ethnic Igbos. Although they have said their campaign was none violent, Mr Kanu said this week that the stance will be reviewed, accusing the military of attacking unharmed members of his organization.
Also reported how the police in Abia state blamed IPOB for burning of a police station in Aba, where a dusk to dawn curfew has been imposed.