Kanu is in the custody of the Directorate of State Services (DSS), following his forced Rendition from Kenya, while Adeyemo is in the custody of Beninese authorities, who apprehended him on the request of the Nigerian Government, awaiting Extradition to Nigeria, pending the outcome of his appeal against his arrest and detention. Kanu, sequel to his recent Extradition, was already standing trial on multiple counts, but jumped bailalleging assassination attempts on his life. Both men could face the death penalty if found guilty of the weighty allegations against them.
However, he said while the agitation, spearheaded by the Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra was justified, the method by which the group was going about the agitation was condemnable.
Beginning from the Central Command of IPOB (DOS), down to the unit level, there is serious chaos as the shepherd who arrogated the supreme commander title to himself is no longer around to control the sheep.
IPOB’s Ghost Monday directive initially received blanket support and compliance across the South East, but its subsequent negative multiplier toll on the economy and general wellbeing of the people soon became apparent, eliciting raucous public opprobrium against it, following which the secessionist group reviewed its initial stand by proceeding to issue a fresh directive that the sit-at-home should be observed only on the days Mazi Kanu is scheduled to appear in court.
The secessionist group said the ban begins today, and also declared October 1 a sit-at-home day.
Ajulo made the appeal in a statement in Lagos, entitled “A Plea of Amnesty for Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu and Others”.
Journalists are meant to shoulder the burden of informing the masses and also protect them from falsehood that could possibly harm their mental state.
Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, who hailed the judgement on Thursday, said the court also ordered her unconditional release and public apology.
The Media and Publicity Secretary of the secessionist group, Emma Powerful, made this known on Wednesday in a statement made available to our correspondent in Awka, Anambra State.
The Deputy Registrar/Zonal Coordinator, WAEC, Mrs Eucharia Onodu, disclosed this on Tuesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu.
Some clerics claimed it was N1 billion, N2 billion while some claimed it was N5 billion. When I inquired about the sources of the news, I was told that it was from the local chapters of IPOB who cited sources within the Presidency and DSS. The rumors of the betrayals by Barrister Alloy Ejimakor, Emeka Ejiofor, Emma Powerful and Edozien Madu have been rife since the third week of the sit-at-home order was cancelled, but how the misinformation persisted till date is what I cannot understand.
Our correspondent, who monitors the situation, reports that while vehicles flooded the roads in all parts of the State, buses rendered intra city services in urban centres.
Ubah, who represents Anambra South in the upper legislative chamber, made this known on Monday in an interview with BBC Pidgin.
Gbajabiamila said this on Thursday in Abuja at plenary, saying that his speech at Wednesday’s resumption of the house was misquoted by some media organisations.
The pro-Biafra activist’s brother, Kingsley Kanunta, sued on his behalf, according to court papers obtained by our correspondent.
The clergyman, who is a Board Member, Global Peace Foundation (GPF), gave the advice in a statement he made available to newsmen in Abuja.
The incident, which was said to have occurred around 5:30 am, also saw the destruction of some tricycles.
Umahi threw the challenge in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, on Tuesday while inaugurating the newly elected southeast executives of the Christian Association of Nigeria.
The students and staff were pursued by enforcers of the Sit-at-home order while they were about to write the West African Examination Council (WAEC) English Language Examination.
The Commissioner for Information, John Kalu, said in a statement that it is unacceptable for any individual or group to instill fear in the people to the extent of negatively impacting the education of school children.