Leader of the secessionist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has denied involvement in the planned launch of Radio Biafra in America on Sunday.
The court of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, sitting in Abuja, has rejected an application filed by the federal government seeking to strike out a suit filed by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu.
Less than 24 hours after a group of Igbo intellectuals called for the release of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has struck out six of the eleven-count charges brought against him by the federal government.
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has once again reiterated his administration’s commitment to the unity and indivisibility of Nigeria.
The trial of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, resumed on Tuesday and during the hearing, Kanu’s counsel, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, told the court that the Department of State Services, DSS, were responsible for the death of some people who had visited the Biafran activist in prison.
The secret trial of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indegineous People of Biafra, IPOB, is expected to begin on Tuesday, after Justice Binta Nyako, controversially ruled in favour of an application by the Department of State Security, DSS, that the trial be held behind closed doors.
The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has approved Federal Government’s application to hide the identities of prosecution witnesses in the trial of Pro-Biafran leader, Nnamdi Kanu.
The controversies thrown up by the Amnesty International, AI, report released on Thursday is yet to die down.
The international human rights group had alleged in the report that the Nigerian Army killed no fewer than 150 members of the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, during various protests by the group between August 2015 and August 2016.
Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has been re-arraigned on an amended 11-count charge bordering on terrorism, treasonable felony and publication of defamatory matter.
The ECOWAS Community Court of Justice has adjourned till November 8, the case filed by Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, against the federal government of Nigeria for alleged illegal detention.