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Kenyan ambassador to testify in Nnamdi Kanu abduction case dies in Abuja
According to report by the PG, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kenya has announced the death of Ambassador Wilfred Machage, High Commissioner of Kenya to Nigeria.
According to a statement on the Ministry’s website, Mr Machage collapsed at his Abuja residence on Saturday and was rushed to the hospital, where he passed on at 12:30 p.m.
“Machage was appointed High Commissioner of Kenya to Nigeria by President Uhuru Kenyatta in January 2018 and accredited to 12 other countries within Central and Western Africa.
He collapsed at home and was pronounced dead at the hospital after this unfortunate incident,” Kenya said. “The country has lost a dedicated compatriot.”
The incident came as Nnamdi Kanu’s family and UK and Kenya lawyers were preparing to make Mr Machage testify in the Biafra separatist leader’s abduction case in Nairobi.
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.
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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