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NIGERIA POLITICS: Declare Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB ‘Terrorists’: Northern Youth Group to United Nations

NIGERIA POLITICS: Declare Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB ‘Terrorists’: Northern Youth Group to United Nations

“We became concerned that Kanu has finally crossed the boundaries of Nigerian laws and has blatantly breached international laws that specifically frown at the use of terror to achieve a goal”.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Biafraexit: The Hopelessness of Banking On Igbo Leaders

NIGERIA POLITICS: Biafraexit: The Hopelessness of Banking On Igbo Leaders

Unfortunately, though, what these members of Igbo elite tend to forget about the current agitation for Biafra is that neither Nnamdi Kanu nor the IPOB is yet advocating for war as a penance for resolving the perennial Igbo question in Nigeria.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Of Arewa Youths, IPOB And Other Messengers From Hell

NIGERIA POLITICS: Of Arewa Youths, IPOB And Other Messengers From Hell

Most importantly, it is serving Igbo with the real dangers in encouraging such irresponsible acts as IPOB and Nnamdi Kanu levied since 2015.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: ‘2019 Biafra Land Will Not Vote for Any President’: Kanu, IPOB Leader

NIGERIA POLITICS: ‘2019 Biafra Land Will Not Vote for Any President’: Kanu, IPOB Leader

“Nigerian government should build as many prisons as possible to jail all Biafrans,” Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) says.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: The Subversive Biafran Agitation, Ethnic Responses and The Nigerian Government

NIGERIA POLITICS: The Subversive Biafran Agitation, Ethnic Responses and The Nigerian Government

For over two years now, the Igbo political elite have been uncomfortable with their choice for president losing at the last Nigerian presidential election. Since that time, it (as well as its militant wing IPOB) has resorted to subversive sabotage

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Nnamdi Kanu Made No Such Statement

NIGERIA POLITICS: Nnamdi Kanu Made No Such Statement

Kanu could not in any way have made and did not make such a statement, and nothing of that sort or anything near it was said by him or any other person present at the meeting.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Nnamdi Kanu: We Still Await Justice – Nzuko Umunna

NIGERIA POLITICS: Nnamdi Kanu: We Still Await Justice – Nzuko Umunna

It will be recalled Nzuko Umunna called for unconditional release of Nnamdi Kanu and his colleagues and we are not reneging on that until justice is seen to have been done.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Release Deji Adeyanju Now or Face the Consequence, Civil Society Groups Warn Police

NIGERIA POLITICS: Release Deji Adeyanju Now or Face the Consequence, Civil Society Groups Warn Police

Deji Adeyanju is a peaceful activist. None of the rallies he called or participated in has ever gone violent.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: The Imperative of Rule of Law in Nnamdi Kanu’s Case

NIGERIA POLITICS: The Imperative of Rule of Law in Nnamdi Kanu’s Case

The case of Nnamdi Kanu and Buhari – and not necessarily the Nigerian state (if you ask me) – is no longer within the commonsensical discretion of Buhari.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Secret Trial Of Nnamdi Kanu Takes Center Stage

NIGERIA POLITICS: Secret Trial Of Nnamdi Kanu Takes Center Stage

IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu and his co-accused, Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuis, are facing an amended 11-count charge against them.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: 150 Biafra Separatists Killed – Amnesty Claims

NIGERIA POLITICS: 150 Biafra Separatists Killed – Amnesty Claims

Amnesty International accused Nigerian security forces of killing at least 150 peaceful advocates of Biafra‘s secession from Africa’s most populous nation.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Nnamdi Kanu IPOB Leader Re-Arraigned

NIGERIA POLITICS: Nnamdi Kanu IPOB Leader Re-Arraigned

Federal Government re-arraigned leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Kanu and 3 others over new allegations of treasonable felony and terrorism.

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NIGERIA: Pro-Biafran Protester Says Schools, Businesses To Be Shut Over Nnamdi Kanu’s Detention

NIGERIA: Pro-Biafran Protester Says Schools, Businesses To Be Shut Over Nnamdi Kanu’s Detention

A Biafran Republic was established in 1967 but re-annexed to Nigeria in 1970, following a bloody civil war that claimed millions of lives.

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NIGERIA: Nnamdi Kanu Says Willing To Negotiate With Federal Government

NIGERIA: Nnamdi Kanu Says Willing To Negotiate With Federal Government

However Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, said he would not renounce his ideology to be released, because “IPOB is bigger than him.”

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NIGERIA: Nnamdi Kanu’s Lawyer Chuks Muoma Threatens To Withdraw From Trial

NIGERIA: Nnamdi Kanu’s Lawyer Chuks Muoma Threatens To Withdraw From Trial

‎With no objection from the prosecution, the judge adjourned the case to September 26 for hearing of the motion and for trial.

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NIGERIA: Will Biafra Protests Prompt Separation In Nigeria?

NIGERIA: Will Biafra Protests Prompt Separation In Nigeria?

Since Nnamdi Kanu arrest in October, a protest movement has sprung up in Nigeria, with thousands of people identifying as Biafrans.

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NIGERIA: Biafra: What You Need To Know

NIGERIA: Biafra: What You Need To Know

Government is ready to dialogue with the Boko Haram, it would have no justification to continue to keep Nnamdi Kanu behind bars.

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NIGERIA: Nnamdi Kanu In ‘High Spirits’ For His Trial: Lawyer

Biafran independence is gaining traction outside of Nigeria. A group of Dutch lawyers filed a case against Buhari at the International Criminal Court.

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NIGERIA: Boko Haram Old Crisis, Biafra New Worries For Buhari

There are now hints of collaboration between Biafra agitators and fighters formerly active in the Niger Delta.

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NIGERIA: A Word For The Critics Of Pro-Biafra Protests

Neither Mr. Kanu nor the growing number of his supporters and fellow members of the Indigenous People of Biafra deserve, in the smallest ounce, any blame over the spreading protests.

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