Is Simon Ekpa the New Devil terrorizing South East

By Charles Ogbu After Anambra state governor, Charles Soludo visited Nnamdi Kanu in DSS custody as part of his hunt for peace, Simon Ekpa who has his own armed ESN militia for which he keeps raising money and leads a group known as the ‘Auto-pilot’ which claims to be agitating for Biafra, made a live broadcast threatening fire and brimstone against Soludo. Less than 24 hours later (yesterday, Sunday 15th), mayhem was unleashed on major parts of Anambra state: Onitsha federal housing, 33 and GRA came under attack by Ungun…

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Soludo Visits Nnamdi Kanu In Prison (Photos)

Governor of Anambra State, Chukwuma Soludo, has visited the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. The governor quoted the IPOB leader as saying that e would preach peace when released. Soludo made this known in a post on his Facebook page on Saturday night after visiting the IPOB leader. He posted, “I visited Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, yesterday, (Friday, 13th May, 2022) to felicitate with him and also as part of the wider consultations with critical stakeholders in search of lasting peace and security in the…

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Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi ignores IPOB sit at home, hosts Osinbajo to a Banquet (video)

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Friday arrived in Ebonyi State on a one-day working visit to the State. The number two citizen who landed at the Ebonyi State International Airport in a helicopter was received by Governor David Nweze Umahi and other Government functionaries amidst cheers from the waiting crowd. The Vice President is expected to deliver a speech at the opening ceremony of the 21st Edition of the National Council, NCDP, held at the Exco Chambers of the Government House, Abakaliki. Osinbajo will among other activities, commission some projects in…

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Court adjourns Kanu’s case till May 18 to decide his bail request

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Friday, slated May 18 to rule on an application the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, filed to be released on bail, pending the determination of the treasonable felony charge the Federal Government entered against him. Trial Justice Binta Nyako adjourned to rule on the application after she heard arguments from both Kanu’s lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome(SAN), and the prosecution counsel, Mr. Shuaibu Labaran. Whereas, Ozekhome(SAN), argued that his client was entitled to bail considering that he…

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Breaking: Court strikes out 8 terrorism charges against Nnamdi Kanu

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court Abuja, has struck out eight out of the 15 count charges preferred by the federal government against the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. Justice Nyako freed Nnamdi Kanu on the eight counts on Friday, while ruling on a preliminary objection filed by the IPOB leader challenging the validity of the 15-count amended charge preferred against him by the federal government. “In this instant preliminary objection application, I have read the counts and come to the…

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Soludo Offers Amnesty to the “Brothers in the forest” as he seeks for end to sit-at-home

The executive Governor of Anambra State, Prof. Chukwuma Charles Soludo is currently trying all forms of conflict resolution theatrics in a bid to bring the enforced Monday sit-at-home in the state to an end. A sit at home practice which is gradually becoming a norm has crippled the economic activities of the entire South east. Top of his steps to stop the menace was granting amnesty to the miscreants hiding in the bush and perpetrating crime. The entire governors of the South east expect Soludo seem to have thrown in the towel…

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BREAKING: Court Adjourns Nnamdi Kanu’s Trial To April 8 For Ruling

The Federal High Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, to April 8, 2022 for ruling. Kanu appeared before Justice Binta Nyako on Wednesday over the 15-count charge levelled against him by the Nigerian government. SaharaReporters earlier reported that Kanu pleaded not guilty to the 15-count amended charge bordering on treasonable felony and terrorism, brought against him by the Nigerian government. Kanu, who was docked before trial Justice Nyako, said he was innocent of all the allegations the government…

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Nnamdi Kanu’s Trial Adjourned to February 16, 2022

The Federal High Court in Abuja has adjourned to consider the application filed by the defence lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, SAN. Nnamdi Kanu had earlier pleaded not guilty to the FG’s amended charges. The Prosecution lawyer insisted that the FG was ready to go on with the case and have two witnesses in Court. However, Mike Ozekhome filed an application to quash all charges against his client and also filed an application for bail, a move Labaran Magaji (lawyer to the FG) countered that he only received the application this morning…

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IPOB spits fire over Buhari’s planned visit to Ebonyi State

The indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB, on Thursday said that the plans by President Muhammadu Buhari to secretly visit Ebonyi State will be resisted by youths of the South East geopolitical zone, unless the national leader, Nnamdi Kanu is released unconditionally from the DSS detention. IPOB expressed regrets that their leader, Kanu who according to them, did not commit any crime to warrant being detained at the DSS, vowing that President Buhari will meet empty streets during his visit to Ebonyi State. The group made this known in a statement…

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Nnamdi Kanu’s US lawyer to petition ICC over ‘rights abuses’

Bruce Fein, the American lawyer of Nnamdi Kanu, has threatened to drag Nigeria to the International Criminal Court (ICC) over alleged gross violation of his client’s rights. Fein was in court on Wednesday to monitor the trial of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), but he was denied access into the courtroom. Speaking with journalists after the proceedings, Fein said: “Today was the fifth time I was told I could not enter the courtroom despite the court’s previous order that Nnamdi could have access to any three…

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