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Kanu didn’t apologise to Buhari, says lawyer

Kanu didn’t apologise to Buhari, says lawyer
December 30
11:29 2015

It is impossible that Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and director of Radio Biafra, tendered an apology to President Muhammadu Buhari, his lawyer, Vincent Obetta, has said.

Speaking with TheCable on Wednesday, Obetta said reports of Kanu’s apology were proof that government was trying to use all instruments at its disposal to “puncture” the Biaffra campaigner’s defence.

“It is not true,” he said. “The government is using every instrument to puncture what we are doing.”

The Department of State Services (DSS) arraigned Kanu in court in October. Shuaibu Usman, presiding over the chief magistrate court, Wuse zone 2, Abuja, had earlier discharged him on all counts of criminal conspiracy and ownership of an unlawful society brought against him by the federal government.


The federal government then filed a fresh five-count charge of treasonable felony against Kanu, after Adeniyi Ademola, a justice of the federal high court, Abuja, ordered the DSS to release him “unconditionally”.

In his ruling, Ademola held that the continued detention of Kanu by the DSS was unlawful, since the accused was yet to be charged on suspicion of terrorism.

Speaking before the federal high court the following day, Kanu said he has lost confidence in the court’s abilities to give an order and have the authorities follow it, asking the court to leave him in detention.


“I will rather remain in detention than subject myself to a trial that I know amounts to perversion of justice,” he had said.

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  1. Papa T
    Papa T December 30, 12:38

    Let him remain in prison without being tried like MKO. When Kanu heads a group that’s tormenting a nation and causing mayhem in the society & he preferred to remain in detention than being tried.

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    • ndukaku
      ndukaku December 30, 13:29

      KANU is working with God ,KANU knows what they about to to,don’t you know what Nigeria is all about hipocrt

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    • Ceevans
      Ceevans December 30, 15:18

      Papa T or whatever, BOKO HARAM is not your tormentor but BIAFRA right? Keep twisting the truth but you can never bury the TRUTH. BIAFRA AND NNAMDI KANU will laugh at you in ur Nigeria at last.

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  2. Voice of Truth
    Voice of Truth December 30, 12:40

    This government is the most insincere I’ve seen. They lie with impunity and reckless abandon.

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  3. Debby
    Debby December 30, 12:58

    My people of Biafra please ignore this, Remember their is a war Nigeria zoo place set to accused director Nnamudu Kanu, this is not true he can never do so! This is force information against Kanu..

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  4. omolaso
    omolaso December 30, 13:23

    I won’t be surprised if he did. We are in perilous times, folks. This is not a normal government. What if he dies in custody? What if they inject him with disease and then release him to die a “mysterious death”? We can’t rule anything beyond this govt. The man still has many years ahead of him.

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  5. Ugwuowo Ejiofor
    Ugwuowo Ejiofor December 30, 13:33

    God is God. Our freedom is now. Buhari should surrender to let go the Biafrans. Yes, Nig will live and Biafra will also Live. Let peace reign. Ugwuowo Jesophat Ejiofor; U.L. Embassy member. Internationally target of peace restoration world wide.

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  6. leo
    leo December 30, 14:59

    Igbos you are wasting you time for about Biafra state. your leaders are not sincere. time for biafra is gone and not now.

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  7. felicoco
    felicoco December 30, 15:15


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  8. chuks
    chuks December 30, 15:36

    Your comment..Buhari’s campaign slogan was that he will wipe away corruption in Nigeria. looking @ his act and way of governance you will agree with me that buhari is the most corrupt president Nigeria have ever had.

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  9. merit
    merit December 30, 16:34

    Let my people go, but Kanu shld laugh last

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