News - Nnamdi Kanu

IPOB Proscription: Court Reserves Judgement

4 days 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

3 weeks 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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’

1 month 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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...

Nigerian Military Deny Killings

2 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian military says no one was killed during the invasion of the resident of the leader of the indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, in Afaraukwu, Umuahia, Abia State,by the army. In a telephone interview with ait, the deputy director of army public relations. 82 division, Enugu, col. Sagir...

South East Governors Hold Emergency Meeting

2 months ago /
Nation 

An emergency security meeting of governors of the south east states of Nigeria with other leaders from the region is holding at the Enugu state government house.  Four governors of Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, and Enugu states as well as the president general of Ohaneze Ndigbo, deputy senate president and the GOC 82...

Army Invades Abia NUJ Secretariat

2 months ago /
Nation 

Over twenty soldiers invaded the Abia state secretariat of on Tuesday union of journalists, NUJ, in Umuahia, the state capital.  The heavily armed soldiers who were on a    routine patrol in Umuahia destroyed  ‎phones and Ipads belonging to journalists claiming that the objects were used to record them. Reacting to the incident,...

Army Denies Invading Kanu’s Home

2 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army has debunked allegations that troops invaded the home of the IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu and killed three persons as reported in the social media. In a press statement released by the 14 brigade’s assistant director of public relations, Major Oyegoke Gbadamosi, he said the troops were attacked by...

Fayose Condemns Alleged Attack On Nnamdi Kanu’s Residence

2 months ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has condemned the alleged military attack on the residence of the leader of indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, saying dialogue remains the only solution to attaining peace. The governor while speaking to newsmen at the government house  in Ado Ekiti, the state capital on...

Military/IPOB Clash In Umuahia

2 months ago /
Security 

Normalcy has returned to Afaraukwu, Ibeku and  Umuahia, in Abia state, after Sunday’s  clash between  members of the indigenous  people of BIAFRA, IPOB and security agents. Speaking to journalists, the state police commissioner, Leye Oyebade debunked claims that three lives were lost during the encounter. The commissioner of police while saying that...

Abia Police Warns IPOB Over Illegal Security Outfit

2 months ago /
Security 

The Abia state police command has warned the independent people of Biafra, IPOB, to desist from establishing an illegal security outfit in the state. The state commissioner ‎of police, Adeleye Oyebade who gave the warning while parading some arrested crime suspects in the state, was reacting to Internet pictures showing some youths...

Nnamdi Kanu Sends Direct Threat Speech To President Buhari

2 months ago /
Nation 

Leader of the Independent People Of Biafra(IPOB) has sent a direct threat to President Buhari in his new speech made at the Boys Technical College (BTC) in Aba, Abia state, paying tribute to those reportedly killed at National High School, by security agencies.

Wike: If PDP Can Win Rivers With Stiff Opposition, Anambra Is Small Case

2 months ago /
Politics 

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) can win Anambra State governorship election if all members of the party in the state cooperate with its leadership. Wike who was in Anambra State to conduct the ward congress of the party with his Ekiti State...


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