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Kan EU believe IPOB?

12 September 2019 There has been a social media storm about a purported visit to address the European Union parliament in Brussels by Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the separatist Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), who are campaigning for the secession of Nigeria’s predominantly Igbo southeast from the rest of country. The hoopla was kicked off by Kanu with a …

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UN calls for urgent action to end violence in Nigeria

4 September 2019 UN special rapporteur says deadly attacks rocking Nigeria could have a ripple effect throughout the region. The United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial killings condemned rising violence across Nigeria and a “lack of accountability” for perpetrators. Agnes Callamard, speaking at a news conference on Monday in Nigeria’s capital, said the country needed urgent action to end the “pressure cooker” of violence …

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John Pilger on British hypocrisy during the Biafran war

3 September 2019 A picture of Harold Wilson, the British prime minister during the Nigerian civil war – 1967 to 1970 – has emerged on social media, with him allegedly saying that half a million dead Biafrans wouldn’t result in a change of British policy from supporting the Nigerian side against the Biafran rebels. It is not quite clear if …

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