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Jubril al-Sudani, the Buhari joke that has gone too far

3 December 2018 I have thus far refrained from talking about Jubril al-Sudani, because it is bunkum. And I was quite glad that President Muhammadu Buhari had also ignored it, or, appeared to have. Until yesterday. Now he has spoken, and the cat has been set amongst the pigeons, as it were. There are three threads to this story: 1 — Jubril …

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Nnamdi Kanu: Where is the DNA evidence?

2 December 2018 Last week Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the separatist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), promised to “unmask with DNA evidence” the “impostor Jubril from Sudan” who has allegedly been used by the “Fulani cabal” to replace President Muhammadu Buhari.  Buhari, as the Kanu tall tales go, died in January last year and rather than let …

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AFP Fact Check shows Nnamdi Kanu is lying about Buhari/Jubril

30 November 2018 There’s no evidence that Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has died and been replaced by a lookalike Several high-profile figures in Nigeria, including a former government minister, have claimed President Muhammadu Buhari has died and has been replaced by a lookalike. Social media posts repeating claims that the leader of Africa’s most populous nation is an imposter called “Jubril” …

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Nnamdi Kanu’s Biafran bark is looking worse than his bite

4 November 2018 Nnamdi Kanu, who calls himself the “leader” of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), was back on Radio Biafra yesterday evening, spitting fire and brimstone about Biafran “restoration”, claiming that it was “scriptural” as “the time has come for Chukwu Okike Abiama to gather his people to return them where they belong”. This place of belonging is …

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Nnamdi Kanu makes questionable claims on Israeli TV

29 October 2018 Nnamdi Kanu, the fugitive leader of separatist group Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) was interviewed on Kan 11, Israel’s state-owned TV station yesterday, and he had a few things to say that may not go down well among his Igbo brethren that he claims he wants to liberate from Nigeria. Kanu, who has been missing since the …

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Nnamdi Kanu blows hard on his return to Radio Biafra

21 October 2018 Nnamdi Kanu, the self-styled leader of the separatist Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), spoke to his followers on the internet-based Radio Biafra for the first time since he was arrested by Nigerian security officials on 18 October 2015.  It was typical blowhard demagoguery, short on substance and must have convinced nobody apart from his fanatical followers. Kanu …

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I can make Nnamdi Kanu abandon Biafra – SKC Ogbonnia

16 September 2018 SKC Ogbonnia, a Houston-based Nigerian who is also running for the presidency, has said that Nnamdi Kanu, the missing leader of the separatist Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), would abandon the agitation for secession if he could spend an hour with Ogbonnia. Ogbonnia thinks the pro-Biafran campaign is focused on the wrong issues. Ogbonnia is an oil …

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Is this why Nnamdi Kanu and Femi Fani-Kayode got on like a house on fire?

9 July 2018 One of Nnamdi Kanu’s first acts on release from Kuje Prison on bail in May 2017 was a visit to former aviation minister Femi Fani-Kayode.  Fani-Kayode is a rabid critic of Kanu’s jailers – the regime of President Muhammadu Buhari.  Both Kanu and Fani-Kayode are certainly fiery characters and controversial. The former minister called Kanu “the Lion …

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#BiafraHeroesDay marked at London’s Trafalgar Square

Pro-Biafrans created a carnival atmosphere today, 30 May 2018, in front of the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square London, as they marked “Biafra Heroes Day” in memory of all those that lost their lives during Nigeria’s deadly civil war from 1967 to 1970, following the doomed attempt by the Eastern Region to secede from the rest of the country. The separatists …

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IPOB planning a “warm welcome” for Buhari in Washington

US-based members of the separatist Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) are planning a “very warm welcome” for President Muhammadu Buhari when he arrives in Washington this weekend for a meeting with US president Donald Trump. Buhari is scheduled to meet Trump on 30 April and the Nigerian ruler plans to fly out tomorrow (the 28th).  A Washington-based IPOB source has …

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