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Nigeria: A New History of a Turbulent Century

Waterstones Bookshop in Trafalgar Square London was the venue for the book launch for Nigeria: A New History of a Turbulent Century by Richard Bourne on 11 November. The author is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, London University and Secretary to the Ramphal Institute, London. He is also a former journalist for the UK’s Guardian …

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IPOB members plotting to lynch two governors

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has been informed of a secret plot by members of the separatist movement the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) to lynch the governor and his Anambra State counterpart Willie Obiano. Agents of the Department of State Security (DSS) are reported to have “flooded” into Owerri, the Imo State capital to protect the governor. A …

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Pro-Biafrans planning another London protest

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), the separatist organisation formed by Nnamdi Kanu and advocating secession from Nigeria, are planning another protest on Friday 13 November at Number 10 Downing Street, the official residence of the British Prime Minister David Cameron. The IPOB claims in a statement: “We will be presenting a letter to Mr Cameron at 1pm, in response …

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Nnamdi Kanu would struggle to recruit sensible Igbos

At the demonstration on Monday this week by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) at the Nigerian High Commission in London, demanding the freedom of their “leader” Nnamdi Kanu, who was arrested on 17 October in Nigeria, a sympathiser told me: “Older and wiser Igbos are watching the pro-Biafra protests and they tacitly support it. They are just waiting for …

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Supporters of Biafra protest at the Nigerian High Commission in London

Pro-Biafran supporters demonstrated today outside the Nigerian High Commission in London against the arrest in Nigeria on October 17 of Nnamdi Kanu, who they referred to as their “leader”. Kanu is the man behind Radio Biafra and has used “shock jock” tactics to raise the profile of the group he formed – Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) and their demand …

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