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Protesters occupy British Embassy, says UK must produce Kanu for trial

Protesters occupy British Embassy, says UK must produce Kanu for trial

‎A civil society organisation, Advocates of Social Justice for All (ASJA) has called on the Government of the United Kingdom to release the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to face his trial in the country. Last month, a Federal High Court in Abuja declared IPOB a terrorist organization after the

Kanu’s trial: Court grants FG leave to shield witnesses

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday granted the Federal Government leave for its witnesses to testify behind screen in treasonable felony trial of Nnamdi Kanu. Kanu, the acclaimed leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, is standing trial alongside Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuisi. Delivering the ruling, Justice John Tsoho held that the witness

BIAFRA: EU gives condition for support

The ongoing pro-Bia­fra agitations by some groups have received the attention of the Europe­an Union (EU) which on Tuesday gave conditions before it could support the struggle for self-de­termination. Through its High Representa­tive for Foreign Affairs and Secu­rity, Federica Mogherini, the EU said that it would not endorse any armed struggle for the actu­alisation of

IGP Arase warns MASSOB , IPOB

The Inspector-General of Police , (IGP) Solomon Arase has issued a stern warning to MASSOB and IPOB activists to stop threatening public peace or face the full weight of the law. The warning followed the observation by the Nigeria Police Force leadership of the increasing resort to acts of brigandage by sets of misguided individuals

IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu appears in Court

The leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Mr Nnamdi Kanu, has arrived the Abuja Chief Magistrate Court to answer criminal charges brought against him by the Federal Government. Nnamdi Kanu is standing trial for alleged criminal conspiracy, managing and belonging to an unlawful society and criminal intimidation contrary to sections 97 and 397

Biafra: Protests rock Asaba, Portharcourt over detention of group’s leader

Angry protesters stormed the twin cities of Asaba, Delta State and Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Tuesday to demonstrate against the purported arrest of the Director of Radio Biafra, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu. At the entrance of the Delta State Government House, Asaba, the protesters condemned the arrest and detention of Kanu, describing him as a

Ignore Radio Biafra, NBC urges public

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), on Friday, urged the public to ignore radio Biafra transmission. This is contained in a statement signed by the Director, Public Affairs of the commission, Alhaji Awwalu Salihu, made available to newsmen in Abuja. The statement said the commission had become aware of a pirate radio station transmitting seditious and

Asari-Dokubo backs Biafra agitation says it’s of national interest

The agitation of the leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, has been described as justifiable. The Leader of Niger Delta Volunteers Force (NDVF), Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, said this while speaking with journalists in Owerri on Thursday. According to him, the agitation of Niger Delta and MASSOB