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Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has challenged the jurisdiction of the Federal High court, Abuja, to continue the trial of four of her members over treasonable felony, saying her counsels have filed a Notice of Preliminary Objection in this regard.
The Federal Government, on Thursday, opened its case against four pro-Biafra agitators -Bright Chimezie, Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuisi- who hitherto faced trial alongside the ‘missing’ leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu.
The trial of the four accused members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, continued on Thursday with a witness appearing behind a shield provided by the court.
The Federal Government yesterday re-arraigned four of Nnamdi Kanu’s co-accused, Bright Chimezie, Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuisi before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on a three-count amended charge bordering on treasonable felony.
Police in Nigeria’s Southeastern Abia State have reiterated that they do not know the whereabouts of pro-Biafra leader, Nnamdi Kanu.
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has notified the United Nations about the ruling of the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights, ACHR, against the Nigerian government and asked the international community to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to obey the court order.
Prince Emmanuel Kanu, the younger brother of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has alleged that leader of the Biafra Movement, BIM, Ralph Uwazuruike, kidnapped the IPOB founder and also sold him to the military.
Nigeria parades some of the worst airports in Africa today. Let no one preach to me that it is because the PDP government stole the money meant for the airports. As a matter of fact the Goodluck Jonathan administration made some remarkable effort compared to our own government of change which in nearly three years has revamped only the runway in Abuja.
The Indigenous People of Biafra, on Saturday, claimed it had secured a judgment in a court in the United States of America against Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State and his Abia State counterpart, Okezie Ikpeazu, over human rights violations of IPOB members.
The Abia State governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has been accused of playing a role in the recent attempt to float a factional leadership of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.
“Whenever you talk with Nnamdi Kanu, he always speaks from both sides of his mouth, he is not a straightforward person”, Mr. Ikpeazu told BBC Igbo service.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), on Wednesday, tackled Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state over alleged comment that its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, reneged on agreements reached with him and other South East governors during his interview granted to BBC Igbo Service in the Government House, Umuahia.
The outlawed Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) yesterday expressed dismay over a move by a lawyer representing Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, one of the sureties for Mazi Nnamdi Kanu in the ongoing case to release some of its members in prison custody to adjourn the case to a later date.
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered the defence counsel to produce Nnamdi Kanu in court on March 28, or for his sureties to explain his whereabouts.
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered that the missing leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, be separately tried from the rest of his co-defendants.
Governor Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has approved the redeployment of four commissioners to for effective service delivery.
World No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki and rising star Naomi Osaka became early round casualties while veteran Venus Williams survived a scare to book her third round spot at the Miami Open on Friday.
Joel Matip wants to become more of a goalscoring threat after admitting he is not happy about only scoring twice since his move to Liverpool.
Two Chinese sailors have been rescued more than 50 hours after their sand dredger capsized off Malaysia's southern coast.
Ghana’s parliament on Friday night ratified a deal granting “unimpeded” access to the U.S. to deploy troops and military equipment in the West African nation in a vote boycotted by the opposition, legislators said.
Long-haul carrier Emirates says a flight attendant who fell from an emergency exit of a Boeing 777 parked in Uganda has died.
The Anambra State Government said that its attention has been drawn to illegal use of Dr Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka and called on the defaulters to stop forthwith.
National President of Nigeria Union of Allied Health Professionals, Dr. Ogbonna Chimela, has declared that nothing would stop the Union from embarking on nationwide industrial disharmony on the expiration of its 30 days ultimatum, if Federal Government failed to implement their demands.
Brazil's top court on Thursday delayed until April 4 a decision on whether ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva should go to jail if he loses an appeal next week.
The Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, in Nasarawa State, has vowed to shun the May 26, local government elections in the state to avoid security breaches.