The Federal Government has revealed that the financial headquarters of the Independent People of Biafra, IPOB is in France.
The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, revealed this at a news
conference held at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja on
The minister said available records showed that the separatist group were getting money both from the Diaspora and at home.
He said the government had, to no avail, taken some diplomatic moves,
especially to take action on the Radio Biafra located in the United
The minister disclosed that rather than cooperate in this regard, the
British government was citing right to freedom of expression.
He said: ‘We have the records, we know IPOB collects money from many
people from diaspora,they collect money from many people in Nigeria;
they collect money from some foreign countries, this is clear.
“Let me tell you, the financial headquarters is in France, we know, but
you see, can you as a government stop sending money to your parents? You
have to block the sources of finance that is what I said recently.
“It is incontrovertible that some people in diaspora contribute money to
IPOB, where does he get his money from. We know this as a fact again
there are a few very naughty diplomatic issues which you need to skip.
“For instance who does not know that the IPOB internal radio is located
in London? We know the diplomatic moves we have been taking and
approaching the UK, all the damages it has done but they don’t see it
that way, for them (the British government), it is about freedom of