Today's Headlines: Kanu Arrives Court Premises; God’ll avenge killing of innocent Nigerians –Oyedepo
Nnamdi Kanu Arrives Court Premises, Amidst Tight Security Detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr Nnamdi Kanu has arrived the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, venue of his trial over allegations of terrorism and treasonable felony. Photo Credit: Thisdaylive
Why Elijah Ayodele's Statement That No Group Is Responsible For The Insecurity In The SE Is Baseless
In recent months, there has been a high level of criminality in the South-Eastern part of the country, with many innocent Nigerians having to lose their precious lives and properties. Majority of these attacks have been targeted at security agents, law courts and structures belonging to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
According to a report by BBC Pidgin News, the Special Counsel to the self-acclaimed leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, Alor Ejimakor, has reacted to Abubakar Malami's recent allegation of violent attacks and killings across the country against his client.Image credit: Google, Facebook
Some gunmen who are suspected militants of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Wednesday engaged some Nigerian Army troops around the palace of Eze Aro in the Arochukwu Local Government Area of Abia State in a gun duel. Source: Sahara Reporters According to Daily Trust, five of the gunmen fell to the superior firepower of the military.
Ever since the leader of the Proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra group (IPOB), Maazi Nnamdi Kanu got arrested and detained in the custody of the Department of State Services, his supporters have been clamouring for his release by staging "Ghost Monday" protest. Nnamdi Kanu was earlier accused of inciting violence in some parts of Nigeria.
Ever since the detention of the proscribed leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the members of the IPOB have terribly disrupted the activities of the region with a continuous sit-at-home order every Monday. This has really affected the academic, social and business sectors of the region.
Nnamdi Kanu is the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and the founder of Eastern Security Network (ESN). Nnamdi Kanu has caused so much tension while seeking the division of Nigeria. The tension is becoming too much to the extent that prominent politicians have started reacting towards it.
Undoubtedly, it has become quite conspicuous that the members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) are not relenting to actualize their said threat to hamper Anambra State governorship election, as insecurity situations allegedly perpetuated by the group has continued to worsen amidst preparations for the forthcoming state governorship election.
The court case of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra group (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu was adjourned to November 10th after he pleaded not guilty to the charges levelled against him by the Nigerian government. [Photo Credit: Vanguard] Nnamdi Kanu was accused of treasonable felony and terrorism.
The fact that Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the secessionist group identified as the Indigenous People of Biafra, appeared in court today to face trial is no longer news. Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the outlawed group, has been detained by the Department of State Service (DSS).
One Strategy Used By The Court To Prevent Hoodlums & Journalists From Disrupting Nnamdi Kanu's Trial
Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu is in court for his trial by the Nigerian government for an alleged treasonable felony. According to pictures that have gone viral on social media, the IPOB leader was on white clothing and was reported produced in the court by the operatives of the Department of State Services who have barred journalists from entering the court.
According to Peoples Gazette, the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, has stated that the members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), were responsible for the razing of the palace of Oba of Lagos, BRT buses and other government facilities during the EndSars protest last year, 2020.
The series of attacks launched by Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has raised so much tension in Imo state to the extent that so many nigerians have started reacting towards it. Recently, The Imo Police Command has accused the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and the Eastern Security Network, ESN, of carrying out the attacks on the Isiala Mbano Police Station at about 1844 hours of yesterday evening.
It is no longer news that the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi KANU has been in DSS detention for some months now. Mazi Kanu has been clamouring for independent sovereign state of Biafra due to his perception that the people of South East has been ostracized and marginalized, and are not carried along the mainstream by the Nigeria government.
The Nigerian military has reportedly killed five suspected armed members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The incident occurred at Arochukwu council of Abia State as the hoodlums numbering up to fifty launched an attack against soldiers, Vanguard reported. However, they were overpowered by the military and several others fled with varying degrees of gunshot wounds.
The case of Nnamdi Kanu, the beleaguered leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has been adjourned till November 10th by a federal high court in Abuja. Last week, the Federal Government changed the allegations against Kanu. Kanu had issued a deadly threat to anybody who violated his sit-at-home directive in support of an act of terrorism, according to the newest modification, which was signed by a group of government attorneys led by Mr. M. B. Abubakar, Director, Public Prosecution of the Federation.
The Ohanaeze Ndigbo can actually help to stop the persistent orders being given to Igbo people. The orders have seriously hampered the development of the five states in southeast and even the forthcoming Anambra election is under some possible threats. The sociocultural organisation can step in to help to stop the issue.
Scores of hoodlums suspected to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) were on Thursday killed by soldiers in Arochukwu, Abia State. The hoodlums reportedly assembled in their hundreds, armed with guns and cutlasses in a bid to enforce the sit-at-home order issued by the proscribed group in protest against the continued detention of its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.
The detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra is set to re-appear before the federal high court sitting in Abuja on the 21st of October, 2021 to face the charges slammed against him by the federal government. As such, a recent report has revealed that the Federal Government has amended its treason charge against Nnamdi Kanu.
AnambraDecides: How Sit-at-home Order on Election Day May Affect Anambra and Other South Eastern States
Few days to the next gubernatorial election in Anambra State, the promoters of the sit-at-home order have issued another order to restrict residents of the state from coming out of their, respective, homes on the week of the election. Photo Credit: The Tableshakers Remarkably, November 6 has been picked for the conduct of Governorship election of Anambra State.