Hello and welcome to TheGistDay’s collection of the most recent world Biafra news stories for today, Monday, January 9, 2023.
Biafra News: Nnamdi Kanu’s American Lawyer Write Buhari, See What He Told Him (READ FULL TEXT)
On Friday, Bruce Fein, the international attorney for Nnamdi Kanu, the imprisoned head of the illegal Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), requested that President Muhammadu Buhari follow the Working Group’s directive and quickly free his client.
The American constitutional attorney said in a letter that President Buhari is denying Kanu of his freedom and infringing on 16 international human rights agreements as a result. Read more here…
Kanu Absent As Court Prolongs Trial Indefinitely
On Monday, a team of government prosecutors led by the Director of Public Prosecution, Mr. M.B. Abubakar, claimed that Nnamdi Kanu, the jailed leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, failed to appear before the Federal High Court in Abuja for his scheduled re-arraignment.
“My lord, I understand that the defendant declined to come to court today.
“As of last week, the defendant was intimated of this sitting and he did not object. However, when I called the office this morning, I was informed that the defendant woke up and declined to come to court.
“All entreaties and pleas were made but he refused to come to court”, the government lawyer told the court.
Kanu’s legal team, however, said the allegation was strange as Kanu had never hidden his intention to always be in court.
Biafra News: Militants attack, kill soldiers, raise Biafra Flag
There are reports of the deaths of two Cameroonian troops by Black Marine, the militant wing of the Biafra Nations League (BnL).
It was discovered that at around 5:55 am on Thursday, members of the terrorist organization were traveling toward Ikang near Nigeria’s borders when members of the Rapid d’intervention Battalion (BIR) started shooting from a distance of a few kilometers. Read more here