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Monday, 16 May 2016



By Ifeanyi Chijioke

For Family Writers

Chevron was bombed last week  and there is no sign of relenting on the side of the Avengers and I simply want to look at their number seventh demand which is the release of Nnamdi Kanu. Was Chevron bombed because of Nnamdi Kanu? Will the hostility across the Niger (Biafra land) stop if number seventh demand on list is met? Can Nnamdi Kanu stop the hostility? Looking at these questions, one will be convinced that Kanu will stop the hostility because he never supported militancy or destruction of pipelines which he argued is a threat to Biafrans across the Niger. The militants will now be asking “who is now right, you bring peace and they gave us violence”. This notion might be basis for this renewed hostility and Kanu’s release will symbolize peace and the militants will again be proven wrong. Nnamdi Kanu has the influence as the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra to call the Avengers to order.

There is no doubt that there is now a full blown hostility across the Niger and the FG of Nigeria is clueless as to how to tame the monster. This renewed hostility is as a result of injustices and going by the list of demands upon which the hostility will stop, a common man or a just man will stand in ovation any time NDA are seen passing or any time the news of explosion comes. One truth is, to us the just and common people, the bombing being carried out on oil installations is good news and we pray for more. With the oil flowing, we don’t gain anything, no power supply neither is fuel sold at moderate rate. If destruction of everything will bring justice, let it be so that we may all be equal, than for a set of people to live on our misery and thrive as rich men. I don’t see Buhari going into war because Avengers are fully on ground with ammunition more sophisticated than his military.

The ‘peoples’ Avengers have their list of demand upon which the bombing will stop, the demand only have the release of one man among many men illegally imprisoned. Dasuki is in detention for a long time now while others are still not heard of. The decision to demand Kanu’s release is simply the connection we cannot deny and one cannot be fighting for Kanu and fighting for another republic at a go. There is likely a self made ‘undercover’ alliance that will enhance free or independent operation in form of protest. Everybody can be fooled but IPOB ‘Biafrans’ must keep supporting justice no matter the means it is fought for. Nnamdi Kanu is the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra and Ijaw, Igbo, Isoko, Urhobo, Itshekiri etc are all integral part of Biafra and by virtue of this, Nnamdi Kanu is the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra where Avengers came from and due to the kind of respect Kanu command in Biafra land, he can call Avengers to order as they are from Biafra.

Nnamdi Kanu is one man from the beginning that have been calling for an end to destruction of oil installations, he urged the people of Ijaw, Egbema, Aguleri, Urhobo, Isoko, Ogoni, Itshekiri among others to shun militancy. This call was heeded until he was arrested and upon his arrest, nobody was there to call the youths to order and militancy sprang. This is the second phase of the militancy and there is no remarkable reason for this renewed hostility except the actions and reactions of the Buhari led FG that have neglected the people of old eastern part (Biafra people). Recall that Nnamdi Kanu refused to meet any group of Militants or ex-militants as he insisted on criticism of everyone; aimed at causing ‘self change’. To him, change by oneself is the best change one can experience, so he only shouted bluntly from a distance which by virtue of reason tamed militancy in Biafra land.

Nnamdi Kanu’s move to be against militants was not actually as a result of hatred, he also felt for them as there was no opportunity for them as a result of corruption and impunity in the contraption called Nigeria. Biafra land is under hardship, slavery and subjugation and that affected the youths which prompted militancy from the onset. The Avengers in question is an all inclusive militant squad which comprises of commanders across Biafra land. From Enugu, Imo, Anambra, Delta, Abakiliki, Bayelsa, Cross river, Rivers etc. while IPOB rejected any form of violence, they left IPOB to independently stand on their own and there is no doubt that the release of Nnamdi Kanu who would in turn talk to the militants will restore normalcy.

When Isoko spokesman Oke Ebeta was contacted over the phone he said “I don’t need to tell you, you should be able to read the handwriting, I am now speaking for the entire Biafrans across the Niger and not only Isoko. The Avengers demanded for the release of Nnamdi Kanu just as IPOB protest and get killed in demand for the release of Nnamdi Kanu. The Avengers instead of protest, they bomb an oil facility which is the kind of protest they know. We Biafrans across the Niger want Nnamdi Kanu released and that is why we are happy with Avengers. There is no doubt that if Nnamdi Kanu is released for them, he can talk to Avengers to stop and they would stop. What Avengers want is to take what belongs to them and Nnamdi Kanu(Biafra) will give them what belongs to them”. He further said that hence Avengers demanded for Nnamdi Kanu, that if Kanu is released, he can also make his demand which is ’stop the hostility let us peacefully go about our restoration project. Niger delta republic is not on demand list, so if Kanu is released, this hostility will stop”.

Finally, Exxon mobil has shut down and to leave, Chevron has been under intense attack and others will follow and leave. While there are no human casualties like kidnapping etc, further negligence to the demands made by Avengers will deteriorate the situation. Human casualties might get involved and there is a better time to listen to the Avengers by releasing Nnamdi Kanu to them and he can in return talk to Avengers because from the beginning Kanu is against militancy and Avengers will not neglect the man they fight for ‘as listed on their demand list”.


  1. The whole thing is still coming to one person. NNAMDI OKWU KANU, the leader of INDIGINEOUS PEOPLE OF BIAFRA. Buhari your ego and hatred for Nnamdi Kanu will destroy you and nigeria. The only man that will put an end to this Avengers on rampage is the same man you are holding Captive. #FREENNANDIKANU and your problem will be over.

    1. Big fool ...this will incriminate him even more that his nothing but a stupid terrorist....

  2. Buhari will not listen because his heart is hardened already . he said he rather perish instead of Biafra will become a republic . Let us see what will become of Nigerian Pharaoh .

  3. Nigeria government & her president should look for black goat while d day lasts. Peaceful resolution is d final in all disputes. The wise starts with & avoid confrontation & loses but d fool goes to it after avoidable loses which makes no since.

    There is no gain saying that d "Peoples Avenger" cut across every security establishment in this country including d Army & d have d have knowledge, education, technology & sufficient knowledge of d local or sectors of d war judging from their words. And as d result of neglect suffered by Biafrans they have an overwhelming sympathy of d IPOB.

    In any event of recruitment they have already willing members of IPOB who never see it with Kanu's of peaceful realization of Biafra even when their beloved ones have been gun down just because they protested for the release of their leader Nnamdi KANU.

    Human pride is born of d devil not of God. What is causing problems now is almost what caused d Nigeria & Biafra war that is pride.

    Buhari bring down yourself & discuss with those who disagreed with u for u are not a god, u have children & family. How many times even when u were a soldier, u have used military might to subdue any of ur children who made rightful demand which u don't like from u? Why would any person on earth say he will not talk with a fellow human who holds contrary view? However, anyone can say that it's his right to talk or not but not a president of a nation that has found nation in this type of hopeless situation. Let us be reasonable.

    Ethnicity has destroyed d future of this failed state. I pity d Youth of this nation. We ur greedy fathers has destroyed it. Not even to help the youth of their respective ethnic groups but for their families. Nigeria by its culture can't be manned by anybody. So d needful is d only solution, to ur tents o Israel in peace not in pieces. So that our enemies out there that wished us to kill ourselves will be put to shame.

    As for Biafra and states that will come out of Nigeria will all sprout & grow upon d grave of Nigeria & will be referred to as "There was a Nation called Nigeria" Hail Biafra!
    Peace! Peace!! Peace!!! To You All.


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