Latest Biafra news on Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB today, 22nd September 2022, can be accessed below.
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Biafra activist Nnamdi Kanu critically sick in DSS custody, his lawyer has confirmed.
Newsone reports that Ifeanyi Ejiofor, counsel to Nnamdi Kanu, the detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has said his client has been diagnosed with a gastrointestinal disorder.
This online news platform understands that the news of Nnamdi Kanu being critically sick in DSS custody was made known in a statement issued on Monday, September 19, 2022.
Barrister Ejiofor in a statement on Monday said the development followed persistent heartburn earlier experienced by the secessionist leader, who has been in custody for months now.
According to Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer, despite the order of Justice Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court in Abuja that Kanu should be given serious medical attention, the Department of State Services, DSS has been acting on the contrary.
Nnamdi Kanu’s Judgment: Metuh calls for prayers
Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, has called for fervent prayers by well-meaning Nigerians for God to intervene and grant Mazi Nnamdi Kanu freedom through the law court.
Metuh, who was also the PDP National Vice-chairman (South East) demanded unconditional freedom for Nnamdi Kanu, stressing that such will restore peace and normalcy to the South East region with a multiplier positive effect on the entire country.
The former PDP Spokesperson who stated this in a statement on Sunday also decried the “maltreatment and systemic extortion” of South Easterners by unscrupulous operatives in security agencies and government establishments.
According to Metuh, “in the light of the deplorable security situation in the South-East, there is need for unconditional freedom for Nnamdi Kanu to restore peace and normalcy to the region. Peace in the southeast will have a multiplier effect in the entire country.
“The truth is that many people are not happy with the way and manner Mazi Nnamdi Kanu was abducted in a foreign country and brought to Nigeria in chains to face all kinds of charges. Nnamdi Kanu is viewed by many as suffering for highlighting the plight of the Igbos in present Nigeria”, he said.
Terrorism: Kanu receives legal team in DSS custody
The detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has received his legal team in the custody of the Department of State Services and expressed optimism that the terrorism charges against him will be quashed by the Court of Appeal.
The legal team on a routine visit granted by Justice Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court in Abuja was led by Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN) and another lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, accompanied by some of the IPOB leader’s family members.
The aim of the visit was to give the detained Biafra nation agitator feedback on the Court of Appeal’s proceedings of September 13 where the legal team prayed the appellate court to dismiss the remaining seven charges of terrorism and treasonable felony brought against him by the Federal Government.
Ejiofor, in a statement issued on Friday after the visit, said Kanu was in high spirit and confident that the Court of Appeal in Abuja would discharge and acquit him from the terrorism charges.
According to him, Kanu used the visit to send words of appeal to his followers, especially the Umuchineke, to remain consistent, resolute, unshaken, focused and prayerful with the hope that there must be light at the end of the tunnel.
We’re ready, Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyers boast ahead of today’s court appearance
Leader of the Indigenous People of BIAFRA (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu’s Lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor has said the separatist agitator’s legal team was ready for today legal battle.
Kanu is expected today at the appellate court against the federal government in Abuja.
Kanu’s lawyers are expected to be spearheaded by Mike Ozekhome, SAN, according to a statement by Ejiofor on Monday.
Ejiofor made the statement after their routine visit to Kanu at the headquarters of the Department of State Services (DSS).
The statement partly read, “Today’s (Monday) visit was eminently led by the legal Iroko of our time, the indefatigable Lead Counsel to Onyendu-Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN.
“It was a reassuring visit where details of tomorrow’s (Tuesday) strategic legal fireworks was distilled by the erudite Silk.
“The legal team, ably led by Chief Ozekhome, SAN, is ready and well prepared for tomorrow’s (Tuesday) outing as no stone will be left unturned.
“Kanu specially requests you all to intensify your prayers and supplications and also extended his profound love and deep sense of regards to you all.”
IPoB declares Tuesday sit-at-home
THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPoB, declared Tuesday September 13, 2022 as sit-at-home.
The pro-Biafra, group said the sit-at-home has become necessary following the appearance of it’s leader in Court in continuation of his on going case with the Federal government of Nigeria.
A statement by IPoB’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, entitled, “IPoB declares Tuesday 13th September 2022 sit-at-home”said that all parts of Biafraland will completely be locked down on that day.
IPoB’s statement read “The global family and movement of the Indigenous People of Biafra IPoB, under the command and leadership of our indefatigable liberator Mazi Nnamdi Okwuchukwu Kanu, wish to announce to the general public especially Biafrans that Tuesday 13th of September has been declared a day of civil action in the form of sit-at-home in Biafra Land.”