Nnamdi Kanu

Reason Buhari wishes to keep Nnamdi Kanu incarcerated, revealed

Reason Buhari wishes to keep Nnamdi Kanu incarcerated, revealed

A chieftain of the apex Igbo socio-political organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Damien Okeke Okene, has said President Muhammadu Buhari is interested in keeping Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, incarcerated. Okene, who is Ohanaeze’s National Vice Chairman, said Buhari is aware that the Southeast would continue to wallow in insecurity with Kanu behind bars. Addressing newsmen, Okene said Buhari frowns at the idea of idolizing Kanu across the Southeast. He lamented that the President’s recent utterances played a major role in preventing Kanu’s release. “If you assess the President’s comments and utterances before the court sitting,…
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‘Release Nnamdi Kanu Immediately’, Ortom tells FG

‘Release Nnamdi Kanu Immediately’, Ortom tells FG

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has called for the immediate release of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Ortom made the call on Wednesday in an interview with Arise TV monitored by OHAFIA TV News. Ortom asserted that there was no need  detaining the “freedom fighter” because the federal government was unable to address the security challenges facing the nation. He said, “I am calling for the release of Nnamdi Kanu. Why are you incarcerating a freedom fighter, and leave the Fulani men? Look at the Kaduna-Abuja train attack, up till today, our people are still…
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Nnamdi Kanu worried over 80yrs Old Mama Biafra, Lawyer gives update on trial

Nnamdi Kanu worried over 80yrs Old Mama Biafra, Lawyer gives update on trial

Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer and leader of his legal team, Ifeanyi Ejiofor has said the leader of the secessionist group, Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, is worried over the continuous detention of Mrs. Ukamaka Ejezie, popular called Mama Biafra. Recall that the 80-year-old woman was reportedly arrested during Kanu’s court appearance in Abuja on May 18, 2022, and has been in the custody of the Department of State Services, DSS. Ejiofor, who paid a visit to the detained IPOB leader at the DSS headquarters in Abuja ahead of court resumption on Tuesday (today), said that Kanu is worried that the octogenarian…
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Nnamdi Kanu: HURIWA berates Buhari for agitators’ detention, 80-year-old ‘mother’

Nnamdi Kanu: HURIWA berates Buhari for agitators’ detention, 80-year-old ‘mother’

Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has said that some people in the corridors of power in the President Muhammadu Buhari government want to destabilise the South East by the continued detention of leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. HURIWA also berated Buhari for jailing an 80-year-old lady that Nnamdi Kanu reportedly takes as his mother for embarking on solitary protest. HURIWA noted it is over a year now that Kanu has been kept in detention without conclusive trial. HURIWA’s National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, in a statement, sought the release of the IPOB leader…
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Court strikes out FG’s amended charge against Kanu

Court strikes out FG’s amended charge against Kanu

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday struck out a six-count amended charge brought against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. The judge threw away the fresh charges following its withdrawal by counsel to the Federal Government, Adamu Kaatu. Citing the need for the government to open the trial of Kanu after years of delay, Kaatu opted to withdraw the new charges when it was discovered the trial cannot be opened when an amended charge is pending. Apparently desperate that witnesses be called to give evidence against Kanu, the government lawyer…
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