Northern youth group wants Kanu, IPOB declared terrorists

Nnamdi Kanu
Nnamdi Kanu

A northern youth group that demanded Nigerians of ethnic Igbo nationality leave the northern region, have called on the United Nations to declare Indigenous People of Nigeria, IPOB, and its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, terrorists.

The group on Thursday said IPOB’s continued action was a clear signal that it is committed to breaking away from Nigeria.

Abul-Azeez Suleiman, the coalition’s spokesperson, in a statement stressed that the northern youth were concerned by the IPOB’s recent threats.

“We became concerned that Kanu has finally crossed the boundaries of Nigerian laws and has blatantly breached international laws that specifically frown at the use of terror to achieve a goal”.

However, the group commended Acting President Yemi Osinbajo for adhering to the advice in its letter in which it pointed out the necessity of urgent action to curtail Mr. Kanu and his IPOB’s activities.

“Commendably, the Acting President initiated series of talks with regional leaders and made genuine moves towards ensuring lasting peace and stability,” the group said.

“We sincerely commend the efforts of the Acting President and those regional leaders who cooperated with him in dousing tension with the aim of creating a conducive environment for meaningful discussions.

“However, notwithstanding all these efforts by the Acting President and responsible national and regional leaders, Kanu and IPOB remain undaunted and even intensified their violent divisive campaign which is the main bone of contention.

“The peak of the insolence came when Kanu publicly announced that he would order former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his entire family killed,” the group said.

According to the statement, the group said it has officially written to the United Nation and urged for its urgent intervention in two key areas:

“1. That the UN invokes the relevant statutes to which Nigeria is a signatory to pronounce Kanu and IPOB as terror outfits, proscribe their activities and initiate criminal actions against them.

“2. Since it is becoming all the more obvious -by the way IPOB and Kanu enjoy massive support from the Igbo back home- that the issue of the drive for Biafra nation is still a boiling issue, we urged the UN to intervene by initiating processes for a peaceful referendum as the only option to finally settle the Biafran issue.

“Finally, as we patiently await the decision of the UN and the Nigerian authorities, we reaffirm our faith in one peaceful Nigeria and restate our stand on nonviolence,” the statement concluded.

The coalition’s statement is coming months after another coalition of northern groups had drawn widespread condemnation for issuing a quit notice to Igbo living in the north.


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  • bobisa

    Its not your place to do so. A charge on terrorism has already been strucked out by binta Nyako.

    • Rhm

      I don’t understand what all the hullabaloo and name calling is about.
      Cursing leader, parents, Elders, tribes and religions.
      Igbos want Biafra. The UN should help Nigeria work it out peacefully so they have their Biafra, move and live there
      O tan!! Shikenan!! Abi??

  • Netanyahu

    These arewa yootes have gone mad, like their jihadist master. They did not take their brothers in boko haram to the UN, rather they are worried about IPOB that have not hurt a fly. The UN will see you for what you are, rabble rousers that behead innocent people without provocation. Go have your bath to remove the flies perching on your lips. Pigs.

    • And the UN would then do what?

  • FreeNigeria

    This country is truly in disarray. One tribe is going to an international body to classify another tribe as a terrorist organization. Instead of us all to work together to make our country great, we’re beating the drums of war and tearing each other apart. God please help this country.

    • Alhaji

      That tells you Nigerians can never be one unless you can prove to us that water and oil can be made one.


      You know HausaFulani lack originality and imagination.

      So they had limited success by giving Igbos a quit notice, which was a reverse psychological stunt, so why not turn it into a shtick, and go to UN and look for declaration, since the northern groups are known as terrorists, and the Igbos have UN indigenous people status? Infantile craziness by northern terrorists.

      Igbos be prepared to deal!

  • NoSpinEd

    There are objective criteria for labeling any group terrorist. They have to earn it. Boko Haram has killed over 40,000 innocent people, mostly fellow Muslims. How many people has Kanu killed?

    • Intention to destabilize commerce; the health and wellbeing of this nation; … is are all terroristic art that must come to an end nobody is stopping you from moving to your own region or declaring your own Federation, you would not missed.

      • Toldyou

        Go back to school biko, in the court of law you don’t try someone for a crime not committed.

        Intention to commit a crime is totally different from commiting a crime.

        Mehn are you guys educated at all, very disgusting logic.

        • You’re ‘all’ innately criminal by nature, debarring good citizen access to traffic blocking bridges and highway in a region where you’re a guest, selling killer medication hawking, sell fake imitation merchandise, kidnapping, bank fraud , leader of MMM… if all this could earn you a place in jail what should.

          • Toldyou

            Lol…When it comes to criminality and economic sabotage your people takes the lead I swear, most times i wonder what genetic make up could confer a people with such level of theft without conscience.

            From Awolowo’s confiscation of Igbo money after the war and using same to enable you guys through the purchase of shares in Nigerian establishments to Abiola’s world acclaimed ITT scam first if it’s kind in the world, to Obasanjo’s conversion of our national patrimony of operations feed the nation, to ” great” Shona Rambo of repute.

            Or should I mentioned our your lots like grasshoppers ate up Nigerian national assets from Nitel to NEPA, Nigerian Airways and Nigeria Shipping line to mention but a few.

            Lest I forget, your peeps are the Kings of fraud both in Nigeria and internationally, you guys introduced Internet scam to this country or should I mentioned that the entirety of South West is the ritual capital of the world where a blood soaked handkerchief is sold for 500k naira by your ritualistic hand you call BADOO.

            You guys thrives in dissension as Lugard rightly observed.

            Treachery and subterfuge is your genetic make up of which your foolishly term ” sophistication” to the chargrin of other members of the Nigerian village who see through your antics and know your plans peeps for who they are.
            Come no gree me open una chapter, Igbos are bad but when Yoruba badness is examined the Igbo become very infinisimal.
            Your criminality as a race is highly instituted and organised as a race from the top echelons of your leadership.

          • igbo-biafra assuming imbecilic idot not every tribe on this forum is of Yoruba origin, again i’m KANO.

          • Toldyou

            Oh that makes your case worse as to write about the misdeeds of the Fulanis and their Hausa surrogates would need an encyclopedia.

            So just find a space and sit down your ass while you try to find solutions to the incessant issue of drug abuse, high infant and maternal mortality rate, boko Haram, poverty, religious fanatism and Islamic fundamentalism prevalent in the North.

            Guy pls park one side make better people talk…all in all peace.

          • “Guy pls park one side make better people talk” you seriously need mental and physical help.

            Do re-read the gibberish you posted on a public forum.

          • Toldyou

            Haha I guess the thing hit you very well…That was the aim Bro so next time before you call a nation of over 40 million people criminals you’d think twice.

            No big deal one love….If Nigeria breaks today we’d be neighbour if not we’d still be Nigerians do let’s learn to respect each other cheers

          • “If Nigeria breaks today we’d be neighbour if not we’d still be Nigerians”? NO you will be biafrans.

            If Nigeria were to break apart you will still be Nigerians, you need to seriously get yourselves together before you post inconsistence rubbish on public forum.

            You can’t have Nigeria and biafra at the same time the day you officially become a biafran nation you will need traveling document to step within Nigeria’s border you will not be allowed to run a rough shot over any other tribe, what you seems to be rejecting you must not be allowed to do it to any others tribe.

          • Toldyou

            I honestly think you have a comprehension problems and I’m not about to simply an already simplified statement for you.

            Qouta education really has it’s down sides apparently.

          • Toldyou

            You need to read with an open mind to understand what I wrote there.
            It’s simple to comprehend.

    • The solution to Northern problem is simple, unleash boko-haram on igbo-biafra watch while they wipe each other out.

      Hummm i’m a genius.

  • AryLoyds

    I wonder who wrote this report for this Quota system youths. Leaches !!

  • JOHN

    All patriotic Nigerians are calling on the UN to declare the evil religion of terrorists as TERRORIST/TERROR RELIGION. This terror religion has mindlessly murdered millions of innocent Nigerians since it was propagated and imposed on helpless Nigerians and has destroyed properties worth trillions of naira and billions of dollars. This illiterate northern youth so-called are accusing others of what they are guilty of. Who do they think they are to speak on whether KANU is fulfilling his bail condition when KANU was illegally incarcerated. These are the people the UN should hold referendum for whether Nigerians want to continue in the country with the Arewa, or the Arewa should form their Arewa country. This group are the terror group and should be declared so by all Nigerians. Enough of this their anarchist and propensity to cause trouble to shed innocent blood. The law enforcement agencies should call this northern terrorist groups to order, arrest and prosecute them accordingly. Their effrontery is condemnable.

  • Ulih

    Two questions:
    (1) Why didn’t the Northern Youth group declare Boko Haram a terrorist group?
    (2) Why didn’t the Northern Youth group give people of the Northeast a quit notice, since they were part an parcel of Boko Haram?

    • Because we’re eventually going to need them to fight you, the igbo-biafra.

  • Paschal Charles

    Once Aboki is always Aboki. It seams these Arewa idiots don’t know that IPOB is already registered and recognized by UN as indigenous people .

    • The UN recognize igbo-biafra as Indigene of where?

      • Infoezone Infoezone

        use google if you dont know what indigenous people means

        • Indigene of where, who or what is debarring you of moving to your ‘own’ region? This is Nigeria you’re not being occupied by any foreigner it is you who roams around occupying other region, so rethink you fake usage of words.

  • Annax Chukwu

    Please, how many northern youth groups speaks for the north? This guy’s are really confused.

    • So you will very much like to think.

  • Izedomi Ohirein

    Any group who verbally abuse others block Niger bridge, highways. Intimidate people to stay at home to further political agenda can not be said to be a peaceful group.
    Creation of Midwest Region in 1963 was lead in parliament by NCNC Otuedo, not by miscreants.
    Scottish independence campaign is lead by SNP in parliament, not by miscreants
    IPOB must learn to behave, earn their right to speak for Igbo through INEC supervised elections, stop insulting Nigerians.

    • Frank Bassey

      Who led the shout of ARABA in 1966? Tell us since you know history. Lazy fools.

      • Izedomi Ohirein

        You insult people & have no clue that that you are hateful.

        • Frank Bassey

          When somebody said a fight against Boko Haram was a fight against the North, that is a statement of love? Abi?

          • AryLoyds

            I wonder who wrote this report for this Quota system youths. Leaches !!.

    • bigbang

      But that is not terrorism.

      • Izedomi Ohirein

        Abuses killing police officers etc.

        • bigbang

          They are not terrorists. We should also think before we speak. Do you know the consequences of calling IPOB a terrorist group? It will mean all IPOB members will have to be arrested and charged with terrorism. iPOB will have no choice but to take up arms.

          iPOB is not a terrorist group.

          • Izedomi Ohirein

            Why are they insulting or abusing Nigerians. Kill Police officers, blocking Niger bridge & high streets.
            Why can’t the collect petitions & lobby parliament to advance their course like civilized people.
            Better still, why can’t get themselves elected into parliament to prosecute their agenda like civilized people.
            Our fathers did that in Benin City in 1963. SNP is doing so in Scotland today.

    • Uzoma John

      My brother please educate Kanu and his mumu followers. They are all irritants. Criminals hiding behind Biafra to create havoc. Ndi ara. No well meaning Onye Igbo will support or listen to Kanu. He is arrogant, full of hate, lacking in wisdom and most of all without strategy- just noise making.

      • Chym

        You’re a waste

        • Izedomi Ohirein

          You abuse and insult people instead of making your point.

  • Frank Bassey

    This is idiotic and diversionary. They should be worried that the country is drifting under clueless, incapable leadership. It is obvious that this Terrorist group wants somewhere to hang up to in visiting the country with violence should anything happen to somebody. When the North shouted ARABA in 1966, they were not declared terrorist group. This is a section of the country that understands only two languages — girl child marriage and violence. Shame!

    • Izedomi Ohirein

      You continue insulting Nigerians. Google biafra and see skeletons that survived the way in january 1970.
      Igbo pass exams and lack common sense, make wrong choices.

      • Frank Bassey

        Forty-seven years after the Civil War, Google Nigeria and see where the skeletons are — South East or the North. Is it not a shame that tremendous progress, life, good living, wealth, quality existence has sprout out of those skeletons, while skeletons are now sprouting from a section that fought no war? The North fails exams and remains brainless. Talk of making wrong choice, Is Muhammadu Buhari a good choice? Please be frank, is PMB a good choice by you? You are backward in education, backward in health, backward in life expectancy, backward in industrialization …. The only credential you have is Girl Child Marriage and Violence.

        • Izedomi Ohirein

          Keep fermenting trouble, let igbos all over the north be sent home.
          We will not repeat the mistake of 1967, by providing halfway house for igbo.
          Lets see how long you will survive before roasting yourselves for food.

          • Intrepid

            Provide first for those verona prostitutes and those Edomites who are perishing every week while crossing the mediterrenean to Italy.

          • Izedomi Ohirein

            If you don’t use them there will be no prostitutes.
            400 nigerian in jail in South Africa for drugs pushing and prosecution are igbo
            Edo girls have rehabilitation programmes.

          • Frank Bassey

            1,000 suicide bombers are Hause/Fulani who are used to promote adulterous culture of the average Hausa/Fulani goatee.

          • Izedomi Ohirein

            You should be ashamed of yourself, comparing yourself with those under hypnotism.
            It will not be long before biafra miscreants provoke another war, the way you are going.
            We will all pay the price. Overpopulated Igbos will suffer the most, when you are all forced to relocate home.

          • Frank Bassey

            Compare over-populated Igbo NOW with under-populated Hausa/Fulani. Evaluate their standard of life and development milestones. The over-populated Igbo refined their own crude oil for 3 years and emerged “defeated” after the war. Today, they are ahead of under-populated Hausa/Fulani thousands of kilometres apart. Notwithstanding the lowering of standard of education for the North, imagine approving 2 marks for the North as against 130 for the Igbo, yet your standard of life is poor, disease is ravaging your area and you are dying in droves. You are setting your eyes on our Oil and that is why you are opposing restructuring. Igbo will never, ever suffer because like we South-South, they are industrious, hardworking, brilliant, intelligent, creative, civilized and God-fearing. They are not blood-thirsty.

          • Izedomi Ohirein

            I am Edo.
            We have about the same quality of crude oil as SE. We have more gas and bitumen. 2 million hectares arable land.
            I believe in one Nigeria.
            With 4 large fertiliser production plants, 1000MW power station and okpila cement factory projects under construction thanks to Oshoimhole. We can not complain. We have gelegele sea port to develop. Oil Refineries to build.
            I do not believe we should be part of SS. I believe we should recreat Bendel without old Asaba division.
            Igbo states depend on Nigeria like Northern States.
            War ravaged Borno state generates more IGR than Ebonyi state.
            Corruption and bad governance are the problems with igbo. If they can’t make in Nigeria, they can’t make it in biafra.

          • Frank Bassey

            And what happened to the multitude of poor, illiterate, unkempt, slavery baby mothers that flood the IDP camps? All they do is adultery, baby-making and hypocritical display of hijab. The epidemic that is ravaging the region and the entire North is a lesson. If you like, pray 20 times a day.

          • Frank Bassey

            Who are those fermenting trouble? How did Boko Haram originate? Who are those behind the group? Who supplied them food, fuel, arms, protection ….? You are already roasting yourselves for food. Restructuring is a must; flow of oil money will slow down, if not cease. Those Emirs and Mallams that cornered the oil blocks on our ancestral lands, will have to go. Enough of this rubbish.

  • Yes they’re terrorist, they’re intention is to destabilized this nation like their forefathers before them.

    • Infoezone Infoezone

      is this what you call a nation? your brain needs replacement

  • bigbang

    They are not terrorists. Every human being have the right of self expression. But the moment they start attacking the state by killing people, destroying state property and etc then they will become terrorists. The Northern group should look up the word terrorism in the dictionary. I don’t think they know what they are talking about.

    • Adekunle

      Which they’ve done by attacking Policemen and Soldiers in Onitsha, Anambra state.

      • bigbang

        Do you know the consequences of calling IPOB a terrorist group?

      • Otile

        You sound like a slave of Fulani Muslims.

  • soulchild

    So they know how to write the UN? All this time their siblings the herdsmen have been slitting innocent throats, they forgot the UN address abi? Bloody jihadists, don’t worry the way Nigeria is going, restructuring and hopefully resource control which is their greatest fear is inevitable. Afganistan loading.

    • The igbo-biafra creature were born guilty.

  • Mamman Bako

    Name Boko Haram first! IBOP has not killed anyone.

    • Frank Bassey


    • Hamza

      You don’t even know what is terrorism! You don’t know who is a terrorist!

    • So they should kill maim and become boko-haram before the good people of this nation get rid of them.

      • emmanuel

        Nonsense. Get rid of your herdsmen colleagues

  • Julius

    kanu and ipob should write the UN and demand the same for the Arewa boys. lolz

  • Dr Pat Kolawole Awosan

    Biafra Republic agitator,Nnamdi Kanu, is a certify terrorist, hence, Nnamdi Kanu, can not venture to attempt to travel back to London,UK. to reside anymore as the UK and European Union and USA as well as Canada,s embassy all have taken note of Nnamdi Kanu, and are watching his movement round the clock.

    • Otile

      Are you not ashamed of yourself? Where do you follow the Islamic terrorist horde sheepishly?

      • emmanuel

        The character is actually a foolani herdsman. he succeeded in impersonation over a long time.

        • 0tile

          Since he is from Kwara State I thought he was a Yoruba slave of the Fulanis. So he has been using taqiyya on us. Now I know.

          Aboki dan Miyetti Allah dogon yaro, ina kwana?

  • Otile

    Nigeria is a big zoo indeed. Hear terrorists and their salves calling a decent man terrorist. Well this is the result of Mohamed Buhari Islamic terrorist regime. People get the leader they deserve.

    • Hamza

      Don’t allow your hateful obsession with Buhari to kill you.
      You are sick and you need help!

  • The solution to Northern problem is simple, unleash boko-haram on igbo-biafra watch while they wipe each other out.

    Hummm i’m a genius.

    Nigerians must have peace and security at all cost.

    • Senator D

      Your brain is on autopilot… You are thinking like Bubu ONLY backwards…

  • emmanuel

    They cannot arrest Kanu anymore, as long as those same guys who gave terrorist ultimatum to the igbos were never arrested.
    The more these games are played, the closer we get to dismembering of Nigeria

    • Senator D

      They should declare Fulani Herdsmen Terrorists first and then we can listen to their mumurity…

  • Senator D

    @Northern Youths I have never known of a better mumurity like you guys. Have you declared Fulani Herdsmen as Terrorists first before asking a people who don’t want your parasitic relationship anymore to be declared a Terrorist group?