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Police fire stun grenades and rubber bullets at IPOB protesters in Pretoria demanding Nigerian President Buhari “takes a DNA test”

4 October 2019 As police clashed with protesters outside the Union Buildings in Pretoria, Nigerian President Buhari faced a raft of strange accusations on Thursday. Granted, things get a little crazy with politics in South Africa. But it seems our Nigerian brothers and sisters are taking things one step further. As President Buhari came to give a speech in Pretoria following …

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Nigerian govt presiding over an injustice pressure cooker – United Nations human rights expert

27 September 2019 Agnes Callamard, the United Nations Special Rapporteur for Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions, has published her report following a visit to Nigeria. The report is reproduced below. Introduction I conducted an official country visit to Nigeria from 19 August to 3 September 2019. I warmly thank the Federal Government of Nigeria for their invitation to visit the …

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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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Ike Ekweremadu shocked by IPOB attack in Nuremberg, Germany

17 August 2019 Former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu was visibly shaken by an unprecedented attack today when he arrived in Nuremberg, Germany as guest of honour at an Igbo cultural union event in the city, celebrating the annual “Iriji” (New Yam) festival. A witness at the scene told Naijiant.com that the senator for Enugu West was set upon by …

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Nnamdi Kanu, Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen & the “Dubai Strategy”

27 January 2019 Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the secessionist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), returned to the United Kingdom yesterday from Israel, where he has been holed up for several months after the Nigerian army raided his compound in Abia State in September 2017. But before Kanu’s arrival in the UK, where he is also a citizen, …

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Human Rights Watch World Report 2019: Nigeria

18 January 2019 Human Rights Watch published their 674-page World Report 2019, the 29th edition, yesterday. We reproduce some key parts of the section on Nigeria below. Heightened political tensions ahead of the 2019 elections in which President Muhammadu Buhari is seeking re-election defined Nigeria’s rights landscape in 2018. Despite notable military advances, and apparently premature proclamations of Boko Haram’s defeat by government …

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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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