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Rights Violations: FG protecting military officials, Boko Haram terrorists— Amnesty International

•Urges ICC to probe Nigerian gov't failure to sanction perpetrators  Sam Ogun The Amnesty International (AI) has accused Nigeria's Federal Government of shielding the military top brass and commanders as well as Boko Haram terrorists engaged in rights violations from prosecution.   To this end, AI in a statement on Monday to make the

Court orders Sen. Abaribe, others to pay N100m over Nnamdi Kanu’s absence

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered Senator representing Abia South Senatorial District, Eyinnaya Abaribe and two others to pay the sum of N100m each into the court’s account within two months for their inability to produce the missing leader of the Indigenous People of Biafran (IPO), Mazi

Policing: Army’s meddlesome internal security role fuels insurgency-2018–Intersociety

Emeka Umeagbalasi, Chidinma Udegbunam and Obianuju Igboeli Editor's note: The International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety), has warned that the constant intervention and involvement of Nigerian Army in the policing of internal security challenges is a potential recruitment factor for insurgency in the country. The Nigerian Army is

Intersociety names 30 pro-Biafra activists killed in Operation Python Dance II

•Alleges 180 killed, others detained without trial since 2017 •Indicts President Buhari, Army Chief, Gov Ikpeazu, others Jude Johnson As the Nigerian Army plans for another military exercise in the South East tagged: 'Operation Python Dance II', a human rights and pro-democracy group, the International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety), has

IPOB declares General strike September 14

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have declared general strike across the South-east and South-South geo political zones and other areas where Biafrans resides on September 14 to mourn those killed in the struggle for the restoration of Biafra Independence since 2015. The group stated that inhabitants of the two geo-political

Biafra: Igbo group demands immediate release of over 100 detained women

•Calls for compensation to the victims   Godsgift Onyedinefu   The Igbo Ekunie Initiative has charged the Imo State Police Command to immediately release and compensate the over 100 women arrested in Owerri during a peaceful protest over the disappearance of Biafran leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. The women who were arrested and detained Friday, August

Biafra: IPOB plans referendum, prints 40 million ballot papers

As part of efforts to restore the defunct Republic of Biafra, the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has printed 40 million ballot papers to be used to hold a referendum. The first phase of the three-stage referendum will be used to determine  their readiness to opt out of Nigeria. According  to IPOB