News - Nnamdi Kanu

Court Remands Jewish Worshippers For Terrorism

1 week ago /
Nation 

A Magistrate Court sitting in Umuahia, Abia State, South-East Nigeria has ordered the remand of nine Jewish religious worshippers in prison custody on terrorism charges.

Produce Kanu Or Forfeit Bail Bond, Court Tells Senator Abaribe

1 month ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has given Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, and two others standing as sureties for the leader of the proscribed Indigenous people of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, up till June 26, 2018, to show cause why they should not forfeit the bail bond of N300m due to Kanu’s continued absence in court.

Reactions Trail TY Danjuma’s Allegation Against Nigerian Military

1 month ago /
Nation 

Nigerians on Sunday took to social media to voice mixed reactions to the allegation of a former Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Theophilus Danjuma (Rtd).

Fresh Charges Filed Against IPOB Separatists

2 months ago /
Nation 

Four members of the leadership of the indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB who were charged along with  Nnamdi Kanu have been arraigned on a fresh charge  before a federal high court in Abuja.

Court Orders Separate Trial Of Nnamdi Kanu

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the separate trial of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu and those of his three other co-defendants.

Court Of Appeal Reserves Ruling In Nnamdi Kanu’s Suit

3 months ago /
Nation 

The court of appeal in Abuja has reserved ruling in the appeal instituted by the leader of the indigenous people of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu seeking to set aside the federal high court’s order granting protection for  the prosecution witnesses and secret trial

IPOB Loses Suit Against Nigerian Army To Produce Kanu

3 months ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has dismissed an application filed by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) seeking to compel the Chief of Army Staff to produce the missing leader of the group, Nnamdi Kanu. The trial judge, Justice Binta Nyako also over-ruled the appeal for lack of merit...

Federal Government Urges Ecowas Court To Dismiss Kanu’s Rights Suit

5 months ago /
Nation 

The ECOWAS court has been urged by the federal government to dismiss a fundamental human rights enforcement suit filed by the leader of the proscribed indigenous people of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. Kanu had filed the suit on march 3, 2016 demanding  $800m as general damages for what he called unlawful arrest and continued...

Court Adjourns Nnamdi Kanu’s Trial For Treason

6 months ago /
Nation 

The trail of self-acclaimed IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu,  for alleged treasonable felony has stalled as he, as well as the trail judge Justice Binta Nyako were absent. Justice Binta could not be in court as he was to attend the All Judges Conference in Abuja. This is the second time the leader...

IPOB Proscription: Court Reserves Judgement

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court Justice Abdul Kafarati  has reserved judgment in the application filed by the proscribed indigenous peoples of Biafra (IPOB), seeking to vacate its order of proscription till January 17, 2018. Justice Kafarati reserved the judgment after both counsel for the federal government, the solicitor general...

Abia Gov. Ikpeazu Speaks On Nnamdi Kanu

6 months ago /
Nation 

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu says it is not his responsibility to track the leader of the proscribed indigenous people of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. Speaking with state house correspondents after a meeting with vice president Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday, Ikpeazu said the ipob leader who is currently on the run is...

FG Asks Court To Revoke Nnamdi Kanu’s Bail; Abaribe Urges Court To Discharge Him As Surety

7 months ago /
Nation 

A senator, Eyinaya Abaribe representing abia south central senatorial district who stood as surety for the leader of the now proscribed indigenous people of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu has asked the federal high court, Abuja to discharge him as surety to the fugitive IPOB leader.  The court was expected to commence the trial of...

Nnamdi Kanu Rights Suit Stalled At ECOWAS Court

7 months ago /
Nation 

Hearing of fundamental human rights violation suit brought before the ECOWAS court of justice, by the indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB, leader, Nnamdi Kanu has been stalled following  the absence of the lead counsel for  the federal government,  Dayo Akpata.  When the matter was called on Tuesday, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, counsel for Nnamidi Kanu notified the court of...

'Kinsman’ Asks Court To Order Nnamdi Kanu’s Arrest, Repatriation From UK

7 months ago /
Nation 

Justice John Tsoho will on Thursday, October 12th hear an application seeking the arrest and repatriation of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu from the United Kingdom. This follows an application by one Kenneth Ugochukwu who claims to be a kinsman of the IPOB leader. Ugochukwu is...

Lawyers Call For Arrest Of Nnamdi Kanu’s Lawyer, Others

7 months ago /
Nation 

Legal practitioners, under the aegis of lawyers of conscience (LAWCONS) have called for the immediate arrest of Ifeanyi Ejiofor, the lawyer to IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu and other persons working for the outlawed indigenous people of biafra. President of the association, Babatunde Oladimeji, while addressing the  press  in Abuja  condemned the...

Lawyer Sues Buratai Over Nnamdi Kanu’s Alleged ‘Disappearance’

7 months ago /
Nation 

Lawyer to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr Ifeanyi Ejiofor, has sued the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, over Nnamdi Kanu’s alleged disappearance since the September 14 raid by the Army on his residence. In an originating motion filed before the Federal High Court...

Saraki Faults Proscription Of IPOB

8 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The president of the Nigerian senate, Bukola Saraki says upon resumption from its annual recess next week Tuesday, the national assembly will immediately begin investigation into the clash between the military and members of the indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB). Saraki in a statement, called for calm and restraint by all Nigerians...

Nigerian Army Chief: Operation Python Will Continue Until It Is Satisfied

8 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian army says its Operation Python Dance Two in the South-East of the country will continue until it is satisfied with the security situation there.   Chief of Army staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai who said this at the army quarterly conference in Abuja appealed to Nigerians to shield the army...

Abia Police Command Arrests Seven Over Burning Of Ariaria Police Station, Aba

8 months ago /
Security 

The Abia state Police command has arrested seven members of the indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB, allegedly involved in the burning of the Ariaria police station, aba.  Briefing the press shortly after inspecting the station, the commissioner of police, Anthony Ogbizi said one of the police officers injured during the incident,...

Anambra Reactions On IPOB As Terrorist Group

8 months ago /
Nation 

A cross section of in Anambra state people have condemned the declaration by the defense headquarters, Abuja, which categorized the indigenous people, of Biafra, IPOB, as a terrorist group Some of the people who spoke to ait news described that decision as giving a dog a bad name just to hang...


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