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Nnamdi Kanu is hiding in London – DSS official

A senior agent of Nigeria’s secret police, the Department of State Services (DSS), has told Naijiant.com that Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), is in London keeping a low profile since the Nigerian military raided his home in Afaraukwu, Abia State. Kanu, who likes to be called the “Supreme Leader” of IPOB, a group agitating …

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Socialist Party of Nigeria condemns IPOB ban & militarisation of the southeast

A press release from the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) about the activities of the Nigerian military in southeast Nigeria in relation to the separatist movement the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is reproduced in full below. The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) condemns in unequivocal terms the militarization of south eastern Nigeria and reported attacks on journalists, torture of …

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The effects of the Nigerian army’s assault against IPOB in Abia State

Despite a court hearing scheduled for 17 October, the Nigerian Army, under the guise of a military exercise, went into Umuahia, the capital of Abia state in the country’s South-East, in an attempt to get at Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of separatist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra. The operation, which was disguised as a military exercise, Python Dance II, …

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Why Nigeria is facing secessionist fervour, again

Almost half a century after a secessionist war in southeastern Nigeria ended, a renewed push for an independent state known as Biafra is stoking fresh conflict. Thousands of troops have been deployed in the region, which is mainly populated by ethnic Igbos. The forces have rounded up scores of members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, or Ipob, the main …

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“Nnamdi Kanu disappointed me” – pro-Biafran activist

As Nnamdi Kanu turns into a fugitive, on the run from the Nigerian military who raided his home in Afaraukwu, Abia State last week, a fierce debate is raging among those who supported his separatist cause. Kanu is the self-appointed leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), advocating the secession of southeast Nigeria, who are majority Igbos, from the …

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