Latest Biafra News On Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB Today, February 27, 2022
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Nnamdi Kanu may die in DSS cell, his heart failing – Lawyer writes Red Cross
Aloy Ejimakor, Special Counsel to Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has said the agitator may lose his life in detention. Ejimakor said Kanu’s heart is failing him, and he is having severe breathing problem.
Pro-Biafra Group Threatens To Attack Nigerian Government Over Military Operations In South-East
APro-Biafra group, the Biafra Nations League (BNL) has threatened to retaliate against the Nigerian government for the “military raids in their region, especially in the South East, and Bakassi Peninsula”. It described Bakassi Peninsula as its operational headquarters, saying there will be consequences for the military operations in the areas.
GoldenNewsNg report that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has detailed what it would do to the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB and its agitation for a sovereign state of Biafra
Speaking in Imo state on Wednesday, Chairman of the party, Sen. Iyorchia Ayu disclosed that the PDP will adopt the strategies that late former President, Umar Musa Yara’dua used in handling the militants of the Niger-Delta.
He added that the IPOB struggle was largely caused by the ‘Marginalization’ of the Igbos/South-east region.
Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer sues activist for Defamation, seeks N5.1bn damages
Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lawyer to the detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, on Monday, dragged a human rights activist and Executive Director of the Due Process Advocates, Emeka Ugwuonye to a Federal Capital Territory High Court in Abuja, demanding N5.1bn for allegedly defamatory publication.
One of the defamatory materials was said to have been published and circulated to third parties on the internet on February 5, 2022, and continued till February 8 2022.
Ejimakor, Special counsel for Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, on Monday, kicked against the refusal of operatives the Department of State Services to grant him access to his client.
Ejimakor, in a post on his Twitter handle on Monday, said the DSS barred lawyers to the detained IPOB leader from meeting Kanu last Thursday and today, Monday.
The lawyer noted that the act by the DSS was in contravention of the order of Justice Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court in Abuja, who said Kanu should be allowed to meet his lawyers twice a week – Mondays and Thursdays.
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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