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Nnamdi Kanu Dying Of Hunger – Lawyer 
Biafra, News, Nigeria

Nnamdi Kanu Dying Of Hunger – Lawyer 

Despite the pronouncement by Justice Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court in Abuja, the Department of State Services has not allowed the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu to change his clothes, while he was also facing starvation, head of his legal team and human rights activist, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, has said. Ejiofor said these in a statement issued after the routine visit to the DSS Headquarters in Abuja on Thursday evening. He said, “In line with the court-ordered guideline, we conducted the routine visit to our indefatigable client – Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu at the DSS Headquarters today (Thursday). “Pertinent concerns on legal matters of engaging urgency were frankly discussed with Onyendu, and the outcomes were fruitful.“Onyendu’s continued use of s...
The Apostle of Auchi, The Pastor of Bolo and Igbo Stereotypes
Biafra, Religion

The Apostle of Auchi, The Pastor of Bolo and Igbo Stereotypes

The Igbo ethnic nationality has received some swipes from a number of Church leaders of very recent. Why it is hard to tackle these at times is that they are presented as goodwill messages meant to make the Igbo better in one way or the other. Pastor Fatoyimbo tell the Igbo that they are under a hustling-spirit curse So, we see Pastor Fatoyimbo tell the Igbo that they are under a hustling-spirit curse because of their stinginess to the work of God. Pastor Tunde Bakare tell the Igbo that they are under a curse, because they forced Alhaji Tafawa Balewa to drink alcohol; a curse which he (Bakare), in his kind nature, has lifted. Father Anelu ban Igbo songs in his parish as he admonishes the Igbo against cultural, and such, domination. Apostle Suleman reprimand the Igbo for disunity...
We Will Not Comment On Uzodinma’s New Position On Us ― IPOB
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We Will Not Comment On Uzodinma’s New Position On Us ― IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, said that they will not respond to the Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State U-turn that it’s absolving them from the killings going on in Imo state. Governor Uzodinma had consistently blamed 8 pro- Biafra group of being behind the killings, mayhem and destructions in the state. But on Sunday, the Governor made a U-turn when he said that the killings were being done by politicians. According to him, the target has been his party, APC.Literally blaming the main opposition party, PDP, the governor said he had not heard or seen where a PDP member was killed or houses belonging to PDP members burnt or destroyed. He therefore warned the perpetrators and their sponsors to use the period of Easter to have a change of heart of face the music th...
IPOB Faults Incessant Amendment Of Charges Against Kanu
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IPOB Faults Incessant Amendment Of Charges Against Kanu

The Indigenous People of Biafra has accused the Federal Government of deliberate attempts to introduce empty charges in order to continuously keep Nnamdi Kanu in detention. The group also said the federal government had constantly been amending its charges so as to prolong the issue of Kanu’s unconditional release from the Department of State Services’ custody. In a statement by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, on Wednesday, IPOB said the Federal Government had carried out six successive amendments to the charges filed against Kanu in its desperation to manufacture offences that might provide suitable grounds to proffer charges where no offence known to the law existed. Nnamdi Kanu It pointed out that the manner in which Kanu was brought into the country was ...
Troops Dislodge IPOB/ESN Syndicate Behind Electoral Violence In Enugu
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Troops Dislodge IPOB/ESN Syndicate Behind Electoral Violence In Enugu

Troops of 82 Division Nigerian Army on Wednesday 23 February 2022 conducted Operations to clear criminal havens, from where members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its armed wing, Eastern Security Network (ESN) operate at Azia, Orsumoghu, Lilu Forest, Mbosi and Uli in Ihiala and Orsu Local Government Areas of Anambra and Imo States respectively. A statement from the Director of Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu reads: During the clearance operations, troops overpowered and routed the dissidents, who staged an ambush against the gallant troops. The troops then proceeded to clear Lilu Forest, where they were met with resistance from the outlawed group. The criminals were again overrun by the troops who effectively cleared Lilu Forest and the ...
IPOB, ESN Members Out To Destroy Me – Abba Kyari
Biafra, Corruption, Crime, Drug Abuse, Nigeria, Security

IPOB, ESN Members Out To Destroy Me – Abba Kyari

The embattled Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, has claimed that members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Eastern Security Network (ESN) are behind his travails due to the onslaught launched against them in the South East. Kyari was said to have made this claim when he appeared before a probe panel led by Joseph Egbunike, a Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG) at the Force Headquarters. His claim was contained in a report submitted by the panel to the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, which was in turn submitted to the Police Service Commission (PSC). According to the report, Kyari, who did not deny violating social media rules of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), was berated by the panel for the fact that the officer had been warne...
IPOB Is Finished – Asari Dokubo Mocks Nnamdi Kanu
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IPOB Is Finished – Asari Dokubo Mocks Nnamdi Kanu

Former Niger Delta militant leader, Asari Dokubo, on Monday, claimed that the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is finished. Dokubo in a Facebook Live mocked the leader of the outlawed group, Nnamdi Kanu, for allegedly denying he is a member of IPOB and his members justifying it. He further stated that Kanu has denied the sit-at-home, but questioned who is responsible for the sit-at-home in the Southeast. According to Dokubo, the IPOB leader has shown himself that he is not in the struggle, as he set up a company with no director or head. This is coming after the lawmaker representing Abia-South Senatorial district, Enyinnaya Abaribe lamented on the effect of insecurity in the South East. See Also: Again, Ex-Niger Delta Militant Leader, Asari-Dokubo, Attacks Nnam...
Police Kill Suspected IPOB/ESN Member In Imo, Recover Weapons
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Police Kill Suspected IPOB/ESN Member In Imo, Recover Weapons

Tactical teams of the Imo State Police Command have allegedly shot dead a member of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Eastern Security Network (ESN) in a fierce gun battle in a forest in Onicha, Ezinihitte Mbaise Local Government Area of the state. In a statement on Saturday, the command’s spokesman, CSP Michael Abattam, explained that the hoodlums, on sighting the police operatives, opened fire on them. One of the hoodlums was neutralized while others scampered into the adjoining bushes fatally injured with gunshot injuries. The release said, “the proscribed IPOB/ ESN terror group, its militia wing has made a forest at Onicha in Ezinihitte Mbaise LGA of Imo State, their operational base where they go out to perpetrate heinous crimes which include terrorism, kidnapping, arme...
Nnamdi Kanu Denied Being An IPOB Member – Shuaib Labaran
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Nnamdi Kanu Denied Being An IPOB Member – Shuaib Labaran

Shuaib Labaran, the lead counsel to the Federal Government on the trial of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has said he (Kanu) denied membership of IPOB. The Federal Government has laid charges of treason against Nnamdi Kanu, including 15 fresh charges which were filed on Monday. See Also: Nnamdi Kanu’s Trial Adjourned To February 16, 2022 Kanu has pleaded not guilty to all the charges against him. Speaking with journalists outside the court, Labaran said, Kanu “vehemently” denied being an IPOB member. He said, “One of the charges suggesting that the defendant, Nnamdi Kanu is a member of IPOB and he vehemently denied being a member of IPOB. That is very curious and we urge Nigerians to see us through how we are going to prove all those charg...
Nnamdi Kanu’s Trial Adjourned To February 16, 2022
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Nnamdi Kanu’s Trial Adjourned To February 16, 2022

The Federal High Court in Abuja has adjourned to consider the application filed by the defence lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, SAN. Nnamdi Kanu had earlier pleaded not guilty to the FG's amended charges. The Prosecution lawyer insisted that the FG was ready to go on with the case and have two witnesses in Court. However, Mike Ozekhome filed an application to quash all charges against his client and also filed an application for bail, a move Labaran Magaji (lawyer to the FG) countered that he only received the application this morning and the main trial should continue. Ozekhome had filed an application that the charges should be dismissed for lack of merit and that his client, Kanu be freed. Justice Binta Nyako said the Prosecution lawyer must serve the defence lawyer at least five d...