Pictures: Soludo visits Nnamdi Kanu, reveals what IPOB leader told him

May 15, 2022 Okey Onuegbu 0

Anambra state governor, Prof. Charles Soludo, has revealed that he visited the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in DSS detention in Abuja. Kanu has remained in DSS custody while still on trial over charges preferred against him by the federal government. Disclosing why he visited the IPOB leader, Prof. Soludo via his Facebook Page on Saturday said, “I Read More

Easter: Work for Nnamdi Kanu’s release, Imo lawmaker tells Uzodimma, other governors

April 16, 2022 Chidiebere Iwuoha, Owerri 0

The lawmaker representing Orlu state constituency in the Imo state House of Assembly, Hon Paschal Okolie, has called on Governor Hope Uzodimma to liase with his South-east colleagues to ensure unconditional release of leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. Hon. Okolie made the call while contributing during the motion on adjournment/ Easter messages on the floor Read More

Lawyer reveals when IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, will regain freedom

April 9, 2022 Editor 0

Aloy Ejimakor, Counsel to Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has revealed that his client would be granted bail on May 18, 2022. While reacting to court’s ruling that struck out eight out of 15 terrorism charges preferred against Kanu by the federal government on Friday, Ejimajor in a tweet said, “Congratulations to my colleagues who were Read More

Alleged terrorism: Court backs FG on Nnamdi Kanu’s rendition to Nigeria

April 8, 2022 Blueprint 0

A Federal High Court Abuja on Friday exonerated the federal government on the allegation that leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, was forcefully abducted abroad to stand his trial. Justice Binta Nyako, in a ruling, held that rendition for the purpose of criminal investigation is allowed. Nyako said since Kanu was on bench warrant, the Read More

‘Terrorism’: Nnamdi Kanu gets new date to appear in court

February 17, 2022 Kehinde Osasona 0

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court Abuja, has fixed April 8, for ruling on a preliminary objection filed by the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. The leader of the now proscribed IPOB is challenging the validity of the 15-count amended charge preferred against him by the federal Gpgovernment. The decision was Read More

Qualities and achievements; Yahaya Bello is the most sellable candidate – Bello Ambassadors @1

February 16, 2022 Onoja Johnson 0

In commemoration of its official inauguration on February 20th 2021 at the Merit House, Abuja, one of the currently leading political groups in Nigeria, the Bello Ambassadors Network, a group formed to champion the actualization of a youthful president through the governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello come 2023, has said that Yahaya Bello is the most sellable candidate Read More

‘Treason, terrorism charges’: I’m not guilty – Nnamdi Kanu

January 20, 2022 Kehinde Osasona 0

The detained leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has pleaded not guilty to the fresh amended 15-count treasonable felony charge the federal government preferred against him. After his formal arraignment, the federal government on Wednesday, opened Kanu’s trial othe terrorism charges. Kanu, who was brought into the courtroom around 10:15am Wednesday, pleaded innocence to all the allegations Read More

Pay Nnamdi Kanu N1bn, court orders FG

January 19, 2022 Blueprint 0

Justice Benson Anya of the Abia High Court sitting in Umuahia has awarded N1 billion to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, against the federal government. The verdict was against the backdrop of a suit bordering on infringement of the fundamental human rights of Kanu by the military. Delivering the judgment which last for an Read More

VIDEO: Despite Judge’s order, Nnamdi Kanu still wears same clothes

January 19, 2022 Editor 0

About 24 hours after Justice Binta Nyako gave order for the detained Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu to be allowed to change clothes, he was spotted wearing same apparel at the resumed trial on Wednesday. Justice Nyako had during the resumption of trial on Tuesday gave the order after complaints by the accused’s lead counsel Chief Read More

Allow Kanu Nwankwo change clothes, exercise – Judge orders DSS

January 18, 2022 Kehinde Osasona 0

The detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on Tuesday declined to take fresh plea in his ongoing trial bordering on alleged terrorism and treason charges levelled against him. Kanu, it will be recalled, had a seven count charge slammed on him at the inception. But at today’s proceedings, eight more charges were added by the Read More

Don’t subject Kanu to solitary confinement, IPOB tells DSS

January 14, 2022 Chuks Nweze 0

The leadership of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has raised a dirge, calling on the Department of State Services (DSS) not to subject their leader, Nnamdi Kanu to solitary confinement. The pro-Biafra group in a statement through their spokesman, Emma Powerful, wondered that the trial judge, Justice Binta Bello, should be a party to injustice being meted on their Read More

Breaking: Nnamdi Kanu not maltreated in our custody, DSS denies IPOB allegations

December 14, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Department of State Services (DSS) has said leader of the proscribed separatists group, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, was not being maltreated in its custody contrary to claims by members of IPOB and Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer. DSS, Public Relations Officer (PRO), Dr Peter Afunanya, debunked the allegation while addressing journalists, Tuesday at the DSS Headquarters, Abuja. “It (the Service) denies all Read More

Make Kanu comfortable, court orders DSS

December 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

Justice Binta Nyako of the federal high court in Abuja Thursday changed the trial date of the detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafran IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, from January 19 to 18 next year. Blueprint reports that at the last sitting, the matter was fixed for the 19th of January. The judge also gave an order that the Read More

Nnamdi Kanu: Court gives security agencies fresh marching order

November 20, 2021 Editor 0

Abia State High Court sitting in Umuahia, Friday, issued an order restraining security agencies from deploying their personnel to the court premises any time Nnamdi Kanu’s case comes up for hearing before the court. The court, presided over by Justice Benson Anya, also restrained security agencies from arresting anybody who attends the court to witness Kanu’s proceedings. The court order Read More

Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyers raise alarm over his continued

November 18, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

Counsels to the detained IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyers, Messrs Ally Ejimakor and Ifeanyi Ejiofor respectively Thursday said their client is passing through untold hardship in the DSS facility where he is held. The duo in a statement to the press, posited that Kanu is being subjected to harsh, degrading and inhumane treatment where he cannot see the sunlight. “Our Read More

Nnamdi Kanu to spend Christmas inside DSS custody as trial suffers setback

November 11, 2021 Blueprint 0

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Nnamdi Kanu till January 19. The detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), is facing charges bordering on treason and other related charges leveled against him by the federal government. Today’s adjournment, however, came amidst protests by Kanu’s team of lawyers, who Read More

[Breaking] Nnamdi Kanu: We have been instructed to bar Journalists from Court – DSS

November 10, 2021 Editor 0

Journalists who arrived the federal high court on Wednesday November 10, 2021, date of an adjourned hearing on the trial of the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, have been shut out by Department of State Services (DSS). One of the DSS operatives told Journalists, “We are working on instruction. We can’t let you people in.” Some lawyers, former Read More

Happening now: Again, ex-governor storms Court for Nnamdi Kanu

November 10, 2021 Editor 0

For the third time, former governor of Anambra state governor, Chukwuemeka Ezeife, is at the Federal High Court in Abuja in respect of the case of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. The Federal High Court, Abuja, had last month scheduled November 10, 2021, to hear an application filed by Kanu challenging the competence Read More

Anambra in the eye of the storm

November 4, 2021 Victoria Ngozi Ikeano 0

Tomorrow’s governorship election in Anambra state, South-east Nigeria is by no means a war. However, it is a decisive election in the state’s history. In fact, it is being touted as one that could define the future trajectory of Anambra state for good or ill. Its result will be eagerly awaited. Against the background of marginalisation cries, one narrative appears Read More