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Is Nnamdi Kanu alive or dead ? UK asks Nigeria - Vanguard

The government of the United Kingdom has asked the Federal Government of Nigeria to state the whereabouts of British-Nigerian man and leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, saying “We are seeking urgent clarification from the Nigerian ...and more »

S-East senators meet Buhari over tension in the region - Vanguard

ABUJA— Senators from South-East, Tuesday, met with President Muhammadu Buhari over the tension generated in the region as a result of the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. This came as the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief ...and more »

IPOB Leader, Kanu, Not in Our Custody, DHQ Insists - THISDAY Newspapers

Following the growing concerns about the whereabouts of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday said the IPOB leader was not under its custody and could not be responsible for his ...and more »

Nigeria Risks Wider Destabilization With Its Crackdown on Biafra Separatists - World Politics Review

With the arrest of 60 supporters of the Biafra separatist movement this week, Nigeria has taken a step closer to provoking a violent insurgency in the southeastern region of the country. As tensions rise, both the government and the separatists are ...and more »

So, Where is Nnamdi Kanu? - THISDAY Newspapers

Since the September 14 invasion of their Afarakwu residence in Abia State, the leader of the proscribed separatist movement, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and his parents have remained unseen and unheard. One of his brothers ...and more »

Nigeria dismisses Biafra separatist drive as 'storm in a tea cup' - Financial Times

The brewing separatist movement in Biafra is a “storm in a tea cup” fomented by a “few noisy people” from the diaspora, according to Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's information minister. The attempt by the government of Africa's most populous nation to ...and more »

Biafra: Ekweremadu, Abaribe, other Igbo Senators meet Buhari over IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu - Daily Post Nigeria

Senators from the South East on Tuesday met with President Muhammadu Buhari over the tension generated in the region as a result of the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. The Senators, who were led by the Deputy Senate President ...and more »

Biafra: Nigerian govt speaks on Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB, US position on proscription - Daily Post Nigeria

Nigerian government has insisted that Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and its leader, Nnamdi Kanu are terrorists. Minister for Information, Lai Mohammed, said this during an interview on BBC Focus Africa on Wednesday,. He expressed regret that the ...and more »

Could IPOB go the way of Boko Haram? - Daily Trust

By Ryan Cummings, Africa Check | Publish Date: Sep 30 2017 2:00AMWhile a Boko Haram-like militarisation of a group seeking to secede from Nigeria is not a foregone conclusion, a continued state crackdown on it could at the very least swell its support ...and more »

Biafra: Abaribe denies being queried by Senate over Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB - Daily Post Nigeria

The Senator representing Abia South, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has denied that he was questioned by the Senate over his involvement with the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its leader, Nnamdi Kanu. Abaribe also alleged that some persons are attempting ...and more »