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Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Sends Message To Unknown Gunmen In Southeast [Video]
Nnamdi Kanu has sent a message to unknown gunmen in the Southeast. This online news platform understands that Nnamdi Kanu’s message to unknown gunmen was relayed by a prominent Biafra agitator, Benjamin Madubugwu, after the trial of the IPOB leader on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at the Federal High Court in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.
Justice Binta Nyako Gives DSS New Order On Nnamdi Kanu
Justice Binta Nyako has given DSS a new order on Nnamdi Kanu. Newsone reports that the presiding judge in the Federal Government vs Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to allow the IPOB leader to watch matches of his favourite club, Liverpool.
Court Delivers Judgment On Nnamdi Kanu’s Bail Application
Court has delivered a judgment on Nnamdi Kanu’s bail application. Newsone reports that the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, declined to grant bail to the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, pending the determination of the treasonable felony charge the Federal Government preferred against him.
Court Strikes Out FG’s Amended Charge Against IPOB’s Nnamdi Kanu
Court has struck out FG’s amended charge against IPOB’s Nnamdi Kanu. Newsone reports that the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Wednesday, May 18, struck out the amended six-count treasonable felony charge the Federal Government preferred against the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu.
Justice Binta Nyako Strikes Out Eight Terrorism Charges Against Nnamdi Kanu
An Abuja Federal High Court on Friday ruled on the terrorism charges against Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.
Court Adjourns Nnamdi Kanu’s Trial, See New Date
Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court Abuja, Friday, adjourned the trial of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, to May 18 and 26, 2022 respectively.
Nnamdi Kanu Will Be Released Soon, Says Ex-Aviation Minister
An elder statesman and First Republic Minister of Aviation, Chief Mbazulike Amechi, has given assurance that the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, would soon be released. Amaechi spoke to journalists in Onitsha, on Wednesday, ahead of Kanu’s April 8 hearing date.
The elder statesman, who led a powerful delegation to meet President Muhammad Buhari concerning the release of Kanu last year, regretted that Kanu was still being detained despite the assurances by the president that he would release the freedom fighter.
Pray For Me, My Freedom Will Happen Soon – Nnamdi Kanu Begs Ahead Of Trial
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu has called for prayers from his followers ahead of his next court appearance. This online newspaper understands that Justice Binta Nyako of an Abuja Federal High Court is expected to rule on Kanu’s application challenging the competence of the treason charges filed against him on April 8, 2022.
2023: Denying Southeast Presidency Will Justify Clamour For Biafra – Uche Mefor
A former deputy leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) has issued a warning to the federal government and political parties in Nigeria of what will happen if Ndigbo is denied the presidency in 2023. Uche Mefor, the director of information and communication of the Biafra Defacto Customary Government, reacted on Monday.
Rest ghost of Biafra, zone 2023 Presidency to S/East — Igbo group begs PDP
A socio-political group, the Igbo Leadership Development Foundation, ILDF, has pleaded with the 37 members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP zoning committee to find the courage and recommend that its presidential ticket be conceded to the Southeast geopolitical zone of Nigeria. The group said that zoning the presidential ticket to the southeast will not only rest the ghost of Biafra but will also bring about justice, equity, justice, and fairness among the peoples of Nigeria.
Biafra: Probe, prosecute those who tortured me in Kenya, Nigeria – Nnamdi Kanu writes Malami
Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has made five demands from the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, Abubakar Malami over his arrest and torture in Kenya. Kanu was arrested in an African country believed to be Kenya and repatriated in June 2021.
How Unknown Gunmen Stormed My House At 11pm Monday In Imo, Leader Of Separatist Group, Biafra Nations League, Narrates
Apro-Biafra group, Biafra Nations League (BnL) has said suspected policemen raided the residence of its leader on Monday. According to the group, the armed men suspected to be Nigeria Police Force personnel stormed the Owerri residence of its national leader, Princewill Richards.
We Must Capture One Nigerian Territory, Establish Our Military – Biafra group
Biafra Nations League, BNL, has said that Biafra needs to take over a territory in Nigeria where its military would be in total control, in order to be taken seriously. In a statement on Thursday, the National Leader of BNL, Princewill Richards said that a people seeking secession must have their controlled territory and military without which they would not be taken seriously.
Mazi Nnamdi Kanu Hires Top Nigerian Lawyer To Defend Him Against FG
Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has hired a top Nigerian lawyer to defend him against FG. Newsone reports that the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), a secessionist group in Nigeria, Nnamdi Kanu, has engaged the services of another Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chukwuma Machukwu Umeh (SAN), to strengthen his defence team.
Biafra: Mazi Nnamdi Kanu Removed As IPOB Leader Worldwide
Detained Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has been removed as IPOB Leader Worldwide. Newsone reports that the detained leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has reportedly been removed as the Director of the organization, and replaced with the IPOB United Kingdom (UK) National Financial Secretary, Sofia Chinyere Kalu.
Why IPOB has false hope of achieving Biafra – Nnamdi Kanu’s ex-deputy, Mefor
Uche Mefor, a former Deputy leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has said Nnamdi Kanu and the group has “false hope” of realizing Biafra Republic. Mefor said Kanu and IPOB have false hope of achieving Biafra due to their current “criminality.”
Nigerian Government Planning To Illegally Extradite Top IPOB Leaders From Abroad Like Nnamdi Kanu— Pro-Biafra Group
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) says it has intercepted alleged plans by the Nigerian government to abduct and extradite some of its top leaders from some countries of the world. According to the group, a lawyer identified as Barrister Collins Okechukwu has been hired by some saboteurs to file a petition addressed to the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, calling for the extradition of other top IPOB leaders.
Remain upbeat, Nnamdi Kanu tells followers
Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has urged his followers and sympathizers to remain optimistic. Kanu, according to his Special Counsel, Mr Aloy Ejimakor stated this when they visited him Thursday at the Abuja headquarters of the Department of State Services, DSS, where he is currently detained.
Why Nnamdi Kanu’s American Lawyer, Bruce Fein, Wants Me To Withdraw From IPOB Leader’s Legal Team, Ejiofor Reacts To Allegations
Ifeanyi Ejiofor, one of the lawyers representing Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, has debunked allegations levelled against him by an American lawyer and spokesperson for the IPOB leader, Bruce Fein. Fein, in a letter addressed to Ejiofor, noted that the latter was not eligible to defend Kanu against the Federal Government’s amended charges in the Court, citing a pending lawsuit instituted by a businessman against Ejiofor over an alleged fraud of N5.6 million.
Again, HURIWA faults DSS for denying Nnamdi Kanu access to lawyers
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has faulted the Department of State Services (DSS) for poor handling of detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu’s case by continuously denying him access to his lawyers, contrary to court orders. It urged the DSS to de-escalate the tension in South East region, by adhering strictly to the rules of engagement and respect decisions of the court since the judicial powers of the Federation was domiciled with the judiciary in line with section 6 of the 1999 Constitution (as amended).
Why Nnamdi Kanu protested in DSS detention — Legal team
The legal team of the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, said Kanu staged a protest by refusing not to come out from the detention facility of the Department of State Services, DSS, over the alleged stopping of his legal team by the DSS, from seeing him (Kanu) for three times. The lead counsel to IPOB, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, disclosed this in a statement to newsmen in Owerri, on Tuesday, after they had visited Kanu at the DSS, last Monday.
Nnamdi Kanu may die in DSS cell, his heart failing – Lawyer writes Red Cross
Aloy Ejimakor, Special Counsel to Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has said the agitator may lose his life in detention. Ejimakor said Kanu’s heart is failing him, and he is having severe breathing problem.
Pro-Biafra Group Threatens To Attack Nigerian Government Over Military Operations In South-East
APro-Biafra group, the Biafra Nations League (BNL) has threatened to retaliate against the Nigerian government for the “military raids in their region, especially in the South East, and Bakassi Peninsula”. It described Bakassi Peninsula as its operational headquarters, saying there will be consequences for the military operations in the areas.
Biafra: My pact with Ojukwu -Uwazuruike
Founder and leader of Biafra Independent Movement/ Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (BIM/MASSOB), Chief Ralph Uwazuruike says he has not wavered in his commitment to the Biafra cause. He spoke on the renewed agitation for the sovereign state of Biafra; his non-violence approach and why it received world acclaim. He also flayed Igbo leaders for not working for the interest of their people in this interview with GEORGE ONYEJIUWA.
Biafra: What we will do to IPOB when we take-over in 2023 – PDP
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has detailed what it would do to the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB and its agitation for a sovereign state of Biafra. Speaking in Imo state on Wednesday, Chairman of the party, Sen. Iyorchia Ayu disclosed that the PDP will adopt the strategies that late former President, Umar Musa Yara’dua used in handling the militants of the Niger-Delta.
Biafra: Again, Buhari govt used DSS to deny us access to Nnamdi Kanu – Lawyer
The Department of State Services, DSS, again allegedly denied counsels and family members of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, from having access to him in detention. Special Counsel to Kanu, Aloy Ejimakor disclosed that DSS denied them access to Kanu on Thursday.
DSS again denies Ozekhome access to Kanu
A human rights lawyer, Mike Ozekhome (SAN), on Thursday led a team of lawyers to the headquarters of the Department of State Services to visit the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, but they were again denied access to him. Ozekhome has however threatened to open up by next week Monday, if the DSS does not change its stand.
Nnamdi Kanu writes ICRC, seeks intervention to access ‘urgent’ medical care
Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has asked the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to intervene so he can have access to an independent medical examination. The IPOB leader spoke through his lawyer, Aloy Ejimakor, in a letter addressed to Yann Bonzon, ICRC head of delegation in Nigeria.
Biafra: Federal High Court Takes Fresh Decision On Nnamdi Kanu’s Trial
Biafra activist Nnamdi Kanu’s trial is set to take a new dimension. Newsone reports that Justice John Tsoho, the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, has hinted on changing the venue for the trial of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.
Terrorism charge: Court to deliver ruling in Nnamdi Kanu’s case April 8
Justice Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court Abuja has fixed April 8 for ruling on a preliminary objection filed by the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, challenging the validity of the 15 amended charges filed against him by the Federal Government. Justice Nyako fixed the date after counsel for Kanu, Mike Ozekhome (SAN) as well as prosecution counsel, Shuaibu Labaran, had adopted arguments for and against the defendant’s preliminary objection.
Kenya Files Court Papers Showing There Was No Official Record Nnamdi Kanu Left East African Country For Nigeria
Court papers filed by the Kenyan Attorney-General have shown that the repatriation of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu to Nigeria was illegal.
This was disclosed by a brother to the detained IPOB leader, Kanunta Kanu, according to a statement issued by Aloy Ejimakor, Kanu’s special counsel.
Drama in court as DSS, judge insist Nnamdi Kanu can’t wear outfit with ‘lion head’ design
The Department of State Services (DSS) says it cannot allow Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), to wear clothes with an insignia of a lion’s head. The contentious outfit is known as ‘isi agu’ in south-east Nigeria. It is a traditional garb that is usually worn on special occasions.
Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu may go blind in DSS detention – Lawyer tells court
Mike Ezekhome, lead counsel to Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Wednesday, decried the deteriorating health of his client. Ezekhome lamented that Kanu may go blind in the custody of the Department of State Services, DSS.
We killed retired police officer because he was a threat to Biafra struggle – Suspect
A 27-year old suspect, Chikwudi Emerenin, has revealed they killed a retired police officer, Chris Kpatuma in Agwa clan, Oguta Local Government Area, Imo state because they saw him as a threat to their Biafra struggle. The suspect was arrested by police operatives in Delta State.
Biafra: Fresh ‘evidence’ emerges in Nnamdi Kanu’s case
Prince Kanu Meme, one of the siblings of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Wednesday said there is “fresh evidence” in the trial of the agitator. Meme claimed that Kanu “is still technically in Kenya from the new evidence.”
FACT CHECK: Did Obasanjo say Nnamdi Kanu will get Biafra?
On February 10, Daily Times Nigeria posted a statement which it attributed to former President Olusegun Obasanjo saying Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), would get Biafra.
“With what I saw at UK Parliament, I can boldly say that Nnamdi Kanu has gotten Biafra,” the statement read. The post, which was published on the verified Facebook and Twitter platforms of the news media, quoted African Voice Television as its source.
Biafra: Why we denied Nnamdi Kanu change of clothes – DSS to court
The Department of State Services, DSS, has disclosed why it refused Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, from changing his clothes. DSS Director of Legal Services, whose name was not mentioned, told Justice Binta Nyako of an Abuja High Court that Kanu was denied a change of clothes because of the insignia on the items of clothing.
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