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Biafra: See The Full List Of Amended Charges FG Brought Against Nnamdi Kanu

Ahead of Thursday’s court session, the full list of the amended charges filed against Nnamdi Kanu by the federal government of Nigeria has been obtained. Kanu, the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is scheduled to appear before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja. The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice has on behalf of the federal government, filed a seven-count amended charge against the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. The charges border on treasonable felony and acts of terrorism. Below are the charges. Count
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Biafra: FG Slams Amended Charges Against Nnamdi Kanu

The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice has on behalf of the federal government, filed a seven-count amended charge against the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. The charges are based on treasonable felony and acts of terrorism. The amended charges against the embattled IPOB leader come a few days before the re-commencement of Kanu’s trial on Thursday before Justice Binta Nyakoof the Federal High Court in Abuja. As earlier reported by, a trial has been issued by the Federal High Court in Abuja on the leader of the Indigenous People of
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Nnamdi Kanu Needs Prayers – Ifeanyi Ejiofor Gives Update On Detained IPOB Leader

Ifeanyi Ejiofor, the lead counsel to the detained leader of the Indigenous people of biafra(IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu,  has revealed that the pro-Biafra agitator wants his supporters to keep praying for him. Ejiofor stated this while giving update after his routine visit to the pro-Biafra agitator in the detention of the Department of State Services (DSS). While revealing that he visited Kanu in the company of his younger brother, Prince, Ejiofor stated that the defence team his well prepared for the October 21 court resumption. According to Ejiofor, Nnamdi Kanu is in high spirit and looking forward to his appearance in court. He
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IPOB threatens Total southeast one month lockdown, beginning from October 21 (See reason)

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, says it will commence a “total lockdown” of the South-East if Nnmadi Kanu, its leader, is not produced for his next court appearance slated for 7 October 2021. Kanu is facing charges bordering on treasonable felony brought against him by the federal government over his campaign for the Republic of Biafra. He was released in April 2017 on health grounds but jumped bail after flouting some of the conditions given to him by the court. Kanu was re-arraigned before Binta Nyako of the federal high court in Abuja on June 29 after being intercepted
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Court Adjourns Nnamdi Kanu’s Case Against Buhari Govt

Justice KCJ Okereke of the Abia State High Court, Umuahia, has adjourned hearing in the suit filed by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu against the Federal Government. Recall that Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer, Aloy Ejimakor, had filed an ex parte motion asking the court to make an interim order of the release of Kanu to attend to his health in any medical facility of his choice in Nigeria, pending the hearing of the motion, amongst other things He demanded an apology from the federal government and ₦5 billion damages for the violation of his fundamental
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There’ll be trouble if IPOB insists Anambra gov election won’t hold –Ubah

The candidate of the Young Progressives Party in the forthcoming Anambra State Governorship Election, Ifeanyi Ubah, says there will be trouble if the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra insists that the November 6, 2021 election won’t hold. Ubah, who represents Anambra South in the upper legislative chamber, made this known on Monday in an interview with BBC Pidgin. IPOB had threatened that no election would hold in the entire South-East zone (Imo, Anambra, Enugu, Ebonyi and Abia states) till it achieved its agitation for secession from the Nigerian state. Scores of police stations, offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission
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nnamdi kanu finally reveals which country to blame for his extradition to nigeria as he sues kenya to court

Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB), has sued Kenya over his extradition to Nigeria. His younger brother, Kingsley filed the suit on his behalf, according to court papers obtained by The Punch. In his petition presented by Luchiri and Company Advocates, Kanu argued that his arrest in Kenya and subsequent extradition to Nigeria in June were unconstitutional. The respondents are Kenya’s Interior CS, Director of Immigration, Director of Criminal Investigations, OCPD Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, and the Attorney General. On June 29, the federal government announced Kanu’s arrest and extradition to Nigeria to face trial
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Igbo Federal Lawmakers Hail IPOB, To Meet Buhari Govt Over Nnamdi Kanu

The Southeast caucus of the National Assembly has concluded plans to meet with the Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government over the continued detention of Nnamdi Kanu. Recall that IPOB’s Nnamdi Kanu is currently facing trial for treason, incitement, amongst others after he was reportedly extradited back to the country from Kenya. It was reported that federal lawmakers have now resolved to seek a political solution to Nnamdi Kanu’s issues. The lawmakers arrived at this conclusion during a meeting held in Abuja, at the residence of former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu. In a communique made available to newsmen on Wednesday, the Southeast
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Court grants Kanu leave to serve processes on FG, seven others

Abia State High Court, Umuahia, has granted leave to the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, to serve the Federal Government and seven other respondents processes in a fundamental rights enforcement application he filed Mr. Justice K. C. Okereke. The suit marked HIH/FR 14/2021, which was filed on Kanu’s behalf by his Special Counsel, Aloy Ejimakor. Ejimakor filed the action through a motion ex-parte pursuant to Orders 3, 4 and 5 Rules of the Fundamental Rights (Enforcement Procedure) Rules 2009. Respondents in the suit are the Federal Government, Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Chief of Army
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Senator Anyanwu to Igbo leaders: Don’t abandone Nnamdi kanu

Senator Samuel Anyanwu, on Sunday, called on the Igbo leaders not to turn their back on the arrested leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. Anyanwu made this appeal on Sunday in Owerri, while speaking to newsmen on the arrest and detention of the IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu. The Senator who re-presented Imo East Senatorial District said the Igbo Leaders should learn from the Yorubas who stood against the arrest and planned extradition of one of their own, Sunday Igboho, from the Benin Republic to Nigeria. Anyanwu insisted Kanu, still innocent until he’s convicted by a competent
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IPOB Orders Sit-At-Home In South-East Nigeria Every Monday Till Nnamdi Kanu Regains Freedom, Threatens Violators

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has announced a total lockdown of social and economic activities every Monday starting from August 9 in the South-East region of the country. According to the group, the sit-at-home protest will be observed weekly to demand the freedom of its incarcerated leader, Nnamdi Kanu who has been in the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) for a month. The separatist group made this disclosure in a statement by its spokesman, Emma Powerful, made available to SaharaReporters on Friday. In the statement titled, ‘IPOB Declares Indefinite Sit-At-Home Every Monday From August 9, 2021,
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UK asks FG for clarification about how Nnamdi kanu was arrested

The United Kingdom has asked the Nigerian government to explain the circumstances surrounding the arrest of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) According to Reuters, Tariq Ahmad, junior minister at Britain’s foreign office, says the UK wants Nigeria to explain how Kanu was arrested. "We are seeking clarification from the Nigerian government about the circumstances of the arrest and detention of Nnamdi Kanu," he said. Ahmad also said Britain had requested consular access to Kanu and stands ready to provide consular assistance. Kanu, who has been campaigning for the actualization of the sovereign state of Biafra,
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IPOB sacks finland man appointed by Nnamdi kanu as his successor (see why)

Simon Ekpa, the man Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) appointed to take charge of broadcasting on Radio Biafra has been sacked by the secessionist group. In a statement, IPOB’s publicity secretary, Emma Powerful said Ekpa was sacked over his inability to obey the rules of engagement in the radio station. Ekpa, who was engaged as one of the broadcasters on Radio Biafra, shortly after the rearrest of Kanu, reportedly refused to sign the rules of engagement and code of conduct guiding those broadcasting on the radio station. The statement reads, “The global family of the
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We cannot get you out of prison – British authorities dash Nnamdi Kanu’s hope

The British authorities has dashed hope ofNnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) regaining freedom.  Kingsley Kanu, the IPOB leader’s sibling who had revealed that he was arrested in Kenya had appealed to British authorities to ensure his brother's release.  Kingsley said;  “The British High Commission in Nigeria must insist upon my brother’s immediate release. They must guarantee his safety and security. Nnamdi Kanu must be returned home to the UK to his wife and his sons who live here. The Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, must make clear to the Nigerian authorities that they will not tolerate
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Igbo-British lawyers Gives FG ’48 hours to return nnamdi kanu back to UK’

A group of Igbo-British lawyers have blasted the Kenyan government over the arrest of the leader of the Indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and his repatriation to Nigeria. Nnamdi Kanu was rearrested on Sunday, June 27 by the Nigerian Security services. The British High Commission has since denied aiding his arrest while Nnamdi Kanu's brother and Reno Omokri have come out to say he was arrested in Kenya. In a new statement by Attorney E.R Okoroafor in Glasgow, Scotland, representing the Coalition of Igbo-British Lawyers, the group condemned Kanu’s arrest calling it “illegal and archaic” while accusing
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Nigeria will be destablilized if Nnamdi Kanu is killed – Ohaneze Ndigbo tells FG

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide, an Igbo sociocultural association, has appealed to the Federal government to handle the rearrested leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, carefully as his death at a time like this could lead to the destabilization of the country. Kanu was arrested on Sunday, June 27, and arraigned before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court Abuja June 29. Ohaneze Ndigbo in a statement released by Okechukwu Isiguzoro, its Secretary-General, said Kanu’s refusal to listen to Igbo leaders’ advice led him to his present predicament. The group advised the Nigerian government to handle the IPOB
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IPOB: What You Must Know About Nnamdi Kanu’s Rearrest

The Federal Government have arrested and extradited the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. The pro-Biafra activist was dragged before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja to continue his trial on Tuesday. Here are important things to know about the IPOB leader rearrest: Kanu went into hiding in 2017 following alleged invasion of his home by the military, months after he was granted bail while being tried for treasonable felony. He was thereafter declared wanted by the federal government.Although there are no details on where he was re-arrested, Malami said he was
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FG arrests Nnamdi Kanu, Leader of IPOB(see photos)

The Federal government has arrested the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, disclosed this to newsmen today June 29. Kanu was arrested in the UK and extradited to Abuja. According to Malami, Kanu's arrest followed a collaborative effort between security agencies in Nigeria and Interpol. He further disclosed that Kanu would be taken before the Federal High Court in Abuja for the continuation of his trial on charges bordering on terrorism, treasonable felony, unlawful possession of firearms and management of an unlawful society.
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Nnamdi KANU Declared wanted, N100 million bounty placed on him

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has been declared wanted by a northern group. The group known as Northern Consensus Movement (NCM), declared Kanu wanted over the killings and destruction of properties owned by northerners in the South- East. President of the group, Dr. Auwal Abdullahi, during a press conference on Thursday also placed a N100 million bounty on Kanu. He said the IPOB leader should be captured and brought to them for onward handing over to security agents. Abdullahi accused Kanu of using IPOB and the Eastern Security Network, ESN, to attack Northerners residing in
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Twitter deletes Nnamdi Kanu’s post for ‘violating rules’(see photo of deleted tweet)

A post on Twitter by Nnamdu Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has been deleted by the social networking service. The post, which was made on Kanu’s Twitter handle on June 2, was no longer available as of Saturday evening. The tweet seemed to have been made in reference to the federal government’s decision to take action regarding attacks on public buildings in the south-east, which have led to the killing of several security operatives. In the post, Kanu had threatened government officials and said “any army they send to #Biafraland will die there. None will
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