Sunday, September 8, 2019

Tag "Nnamdi Kanu"

    Don’t travel abroad, Nnamdi Kanu warns governors owing salaries

Don’t travel abroad, Nnamdi Kanu warns governors owing salaries

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), says his group will continue to hold Nigerian politicians accountable.Speaking in an interview with Rose Peter Graham of Rose on All Sides on BEN Television, London, Kanu said very soon, all Nigerian governors who have refused to pay workers’ salaries but "travelling aimlessly across the world" would be stopped from doing so.He also described the [...]

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    Court asked to order Nnamdi Kanu’s repatriation from UK

Court asked to order Nnamdi Kanu’s repatriation from UK

One Donald Okonkwo has asked a federal high court sitting in Abuja to declare Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), a fugitive in the United Kingdom. Kanu fled the shores of Nigeria during a raid on his Abia residence by security operatives in September 2017.In February, security forces told TheCable that the IPOB leader was spotted in Ghana alongside his wife.He [...]

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    Nwodo to Nnamdi Kanu: I won’t insult Buhari or call Nigeria a zoo

Nwodo to Nnamdi Kanu: I won’t insult Buhari or call Nigeria a zoo

John Nwodo, president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, says he will neither insult President Muhammadu Buhari nor call Nigeria a zoo.In an open letter to Ndigbo, Nwodo denied the allegations labelled against him by Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). He said Kanu's latest "unprintable lies about me" prompted him to address the accusations "because, not to do so will make them [...]

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    Nnamdi Kanu: Attacks on Igbo leaders to continue

Nnamdi Kanu: Attacks on Igbo leaders to continue

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), says his members will not desist from attacking Igbo leaders until they "all pay dearly for their sins".On Saturday, members of the group attacked Ike Ekweremadu, former deputy senate president, during the annual cultural festival of the Ndigbo, Igbo apex social-cultural group, in Nuremberg, Germany.In a statement issued on his [...]

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    DSS: Sowore, Nnamdi Kanu conspired to overthrow Buhari

DSS: Sowore, Nnamdi Kanu conspired to overthrow Buhari

The Department of State Services (DSS) has alleged that Omoyele Sowore, convener of the #RevolutionNow movement, conspired with Nnamdi Kanu to overthrow the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.In a counter-affidavit filed at the federal high court, Abuja, in response to an application by Sowore, the DSS said Sowore held a series of meetings with Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People [...]

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    VIDEO: ‘Nnamdi Kanu is an ingrate’ — Asari Dokubo hits IPOB over attack on Ekweremadu

VIDEO: ‘Nnamdi Kanu is an ingrate’ — Asari Dokubo hits IPOB over attack on Ekweremadu

Asari Dokubo, leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Salvation Force, (NDPSF), has blamed Nnamdi Kanu, leader of  the  Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), for the attack on Ike Ekweremadu, former deputy senate president.In a video, Dokubo condemned the attack, saying Ekweremadu spearheaded the release of Kanu from prison.Some members of the IPOB attacked Ike Ekweremadu, in Nuremberg, Germany, on Saturday.The [...]

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    IPOB: Attack on Ekweremadu should serve as warning to Igbo leaders

IPOB: Attack on Ekweremadu should serve as warning to Igbo leaders

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) says the attack on Ike Ekweremadu, ex-deputy senate president, should serve as a warning to other Igbo leaders that they will be humiliated if found in a public event abroad.Ekweremadu was attacked by some members of the IPOB on Saturday in Nuremberg, Germany during the annual cultural festival of the Ndigbo, apex social-cultural group in [...]

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    IPOB spokesman: Kanu will return to Nigeria to mobilise support for Biafra

IPOB spokesman: Kanu will return to Nigeria to mobilise support for Biafra

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), will return to Nigeria to mobilise support for the creation of Biafra, according to Emma Powerful, IPOB spokesman.Powerful told TheCable on Monday that Kanu will visit Nigeria as part of his current tour of some countries where he is preaching the group’s secessionist cause.The IPOB leader, who is being prosecuted before [...]

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    Sowore, Nnamdi Kanu meet in US, discuss ‘how to fight Nigerian oppressors’

Sowore, Nnamdi Kanu meet in US, discuss ‘how to fight Nigerian oppressors’

Omoyele Sowore, presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the 2019 elections, met with Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), in New York on Tuesday.In a Facebook video, Sowore said the meeting which is one of many to come would send "shock waves down the spine of the oppressors in Nigeria".“They know that the [...]

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    ‘Your defence is porous’ — Nnamdi Kanu offers to give Atiku legal advice over Cameroon debate

‘Your defence is porous’ — Nnamdi Kanu offers to give Atiku legal advice over Cameroon debate

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has offered free legal advice to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Speaking during a broadcast on Radio Biafra, Kanu said Atiku's defence in court regarding his citizenship is "weak and porous".The PDP candidate had gone to court to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari of the [...]

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    Nnamdi Kanu: Arrest warrant means nothing to me

Nnamdi Kanu: Arrest warrant means nothing to me

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), says the bench warrant issued against him is "merely academic."Kanu, who is facing trial alongside other Biafran activists for alleged treason, had gone into hiding months after his bail only to reappear in Israel after one year.Following his continued absence in court, Binta Nyako, the judge who granted him bail, revoked [...]

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    Ohanaeze youths: Re-arresting Kanu may trigger instability

Ohanaeze youths: Re-arresting Kanu may trigger instability

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, the youth wing of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has warned that the re-arrest order against Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), might “destabilise the fragile peace” in the south-east region.A federal high court in Abuja had revoked the bail granted Kanu in 2017, after his continued absence in court.Binta Nyako, the presiding judge, [...]

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    Nnamdi Kanu vows to challenge arrest order in UK court

Nnamdi Kanu vows to challenge arrest order in UK court

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), says he will challenge the court order directing his arrest in the United Kingdom.The IPOB leader also tackled the federal government over his prosecution, insisting he is innocent of the accusations against him.A federal high court in Abuja had revoked the bail granted Kanu in 2017, after his continued absence [...]

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    Nnamdi Kanu calls off election boycott, asks Igbo to vote en masse on Saturday

Nnamdi Kanu calls off election boycott, asks Igbo to vote en masse on Saturday

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has called off the election boycott in the south-east region of the country.In an audio message obtained by TheCable, Kanu also asked the Igbo to come out in their numbers and vote during Saturday's presidential election.Kanu had been calling on the Igbo to boycott any election held in Nigeria until [...]

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    Nnamdi Kanu says Atiku is originally from Cameroon

Nnamdi Kanu says Atiku is originally from Cameroon

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), says former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar is originally from Cameroon and became Nigerian only through a referendum.Kanu said this on Saturday during a "special broadcast" on Radio Biafra, according to a statement from Emma Powerful, IPOB spokesman.He was speaking on the need for a referendum on IPOB's quest for a sovereign [...]

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    IPOB fixes Biafra referendum on presidential election day

IPOB fixes Biafra referendum on presidential election day

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) says it will conduct a referendum for a sovereign state of Biafra on February 16.Emma Powerful, IPOB spokesman, made the announcement in a statement issued on Monday.The presidential and national assembly elections are scheduled to hold on the same date.Powerful said Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB leader, is currently in London where he will be discussing [...]

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