The Nigerian Government has been accused of waging a cyber war against
Radio Biafra London (RBL) as the radio station changes its frequency
and time of broadcast.
It is good that we bring to your attention the new aggressive cyber
attacks, frequency-jamming unleashed against our radio transmission
and systems by the Federal Government of Nigeria who has consistently
proved itself as enemy of alternative opinion, freedom and free
The radio station, apparently considered dissident by the Nigerian
government according to Mr Uche Mefor, its Presenter and Research
Analyst has been broadcasting from London was said to have been
subjected to unprecedented wave after wave of cyber attacks by signals
suspected to be sponsored by the Federal Government of Nigeria, aimed
at knocking it out of reach and air.
Mr Mefor in a press statement disclosed that, “Our slideshows, our
entire website and frequency have come under unprecedented attacks.
“But in keeping our promise to the indigenous people of Biafra
Republic and lovers of freedom and justice all over the world, we are
unwavering in our resolve to remain on air and to continue
broadcasting to millions of our listeners around the world.
“To this effect, Radio Biafra broadcasting from London (RBL) has
changed its frequency. And starting from Thursday, 1st of November
2012, Radio Biafra London (RBL) will be heard on a new frequency,
11830 kHz and 11.83MHz 25 Meter Band on shortwave and the new
broadcast time is 8pm to 9pm Nigerian time every Thursday and
“We call on our listeners, fans, friends and family of Radio Biafra
broadcasting from London (RBL) to take note of this development. Yes,
we have changed our frequency from 11870 kHz frequency on the
shortwave band to 11830 kHz and 11.83MHz 25 Meter Band on shortwave.
We have also changed the time of broadcast from 9pm-10pm to 8pm-9pm
Nigerian time. The broadcast days are however unchanged, as they
remain Thursday and Saturday.
The spokesman therefore urged their “followers to take note and adjust
immediately. While assuring you that freedom, liberty and
self-determination will suffocate tyranny, defeat criminal enterprise
and obliterate all other forms of man-made duplicity and
manipulations. We are on the frontline in our quest to free our people
from the plaque called corruption, political-naivety, social
captivity, incompetence, abject penury, visionless and dubious
leadership at all level and all manacles of marginalization,
deprivation, ostracism, criminal neglect, premeditated murder and
mass-organized killings of indigenous people of Biafra.
“We ask for your patience, dedication and support as the entire staff
of Radio Biafra shall serve the Biafra cause with utmost sacrifice
(not just in words but in action), dedication, transparency, trust,
accountability, passion and reason. We shall not relent; neither shall
we allow the spirited efforts of our detractors to prevail”.