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By Emmanuel Chisom Chigbata (Staff Rporter) The Leader of the Indigenous Peoples Of Biafra, IPOB, Maazi Nnamdi Kanu has been discharged and acquitted by the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja. The Court ruled among other things that Nigeria is in breach of extradition treaty and laws and have breached Kanu’s fundamental human right, that the proceeding against him in the Federal High Court is tainted with illegality and that the Federal High Court breached...

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No fewer than 74 persons of police brutality have received compensation N287 million in compensation from National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). The first batch of N146million compensation was awarded on December 23, 2021, to 26 people. Dr. Salamatu Suleiman, the chairman of the NHRC governing board, congratulated the petitioners for their faith in the human rights mechanisms in Nigeria. “The commission will continue to exercise its mandate to promote and protect the rights of every...

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…apologises for violation of victims’ human rights The federal government has paid a total sum of N289,384,09 million as compensation to 74 victims of police brutality. The symbolic presentation of cheques to the various beneficiaries and victims was done at the Headquarters of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in Abuja on Wednesday. Speaking at the event, the chairperson of the governing board of the commission, Dr Salamatu Suleiman, said a total of N431,88,094 million...

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OWERRI — The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) declared a total lockdown in the southeast on Tuesday, 13 September 2022. In a statement on Saturday, the group’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, stated that the sit-at-home was in solidarity with its detained leader, Nnamdi Kanu, who will be appearing in court on that day and the proposed visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Owerri, Imo State. The statement read partly: “The global family and...

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By Hassan Umar Shallpella (Regional Correspondent)   The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), has urged the Nigeria Police Force, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and other security agencies to stop the unconstitutional act to stop parading suspects. Tony Ojukwu, the NHRC Executive Secretary, while addressing newsmen on Thursday in Abuja, said it is illegal as they have not been convicted, adding that even the Court had also condemned such act of parading pre-trial...

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The Public Defender and Citizens’ Rights Commission (PDCRC) on Friday submitted its report of the #EndSARS protests in Kogi State to Governor Yahaya Bello. #EndSARS is a decentralised social movement and series of mass protests against police brutality in Nigeria. The slogan calls for the disbanding of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a notorious unit of the Nigerian Police with a long record of abuse of Nigerian citizens. The protests were held across the country...

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UMUAHIA — Gracious International Ministry Church in Umuahia has honoured the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, with the ‘Battle Axe of God’ award. Presenting the award to Kanu’s younger brother, Prince Emmanuel, who received the award on his behalf, the President, ‘Women of Favour 2022’ wing of the church, Rev. Evang. Amarachi Joseph said the women decided to honour Kanu because “he is a fighter and believer in...

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President Muhammadu Buhari disclosed that Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), was refused bail so he can defend the uncomplimentary things he had said about Nigeria while in Britain. The president made the disclosure on Thursday at a bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, on the margins of the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Kigali, Rwanda. Reacting to the travails of Kanu who is...

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Veteran singer, songwriter, and producer, Paul Play Dairo fears that the continuous marginalisation of Igbos in Nigeria may lead to the country’s extinction. The music star made this known via his Instagram page on Tuesday. “I love Nigeria. I’ve lived in it most of my life. My fear is if the marginalisation of Igbos continues, we may not have this country in some years to come,” Dairo wrote. As an addendum, the Angel of my...

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The Indigenous People of Biara (IPOB) has suspended its earlier announced May 26 sit-at-home. According to the group, the cancellation followed the postponement of the court case of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, which was scheduled for Thursday. The group made this known in a statement signed by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, on Wednesday. It called on the people to maintained restraint and “keep their eyes on the ball”. Powerful said the announcement...

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