Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Biafra/IPOB news headlines for today Tuesday, June 29th, 2021.
Below is a roundup of top stories on Biafra, IPOB, ESN, Nnamdi Kanu and other pro-Biafra groups:
The federal government of Nigeria has confirmed the arrest of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu.
According to the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN) on Tuesday, Kanu was arrested and brought back to Nigeria on Sunday.
The AGF during a media briefing, stated that the IPOB leader was arrested based on a collaborative effort between security agencies in Nigeria and Interpol.
The Federal High Court in Abuja has remanded the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, in the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS).
In a short ruling on Tuesday, the trial judge, Justice Binta Nyako ordered that Kanu be remanded based on an application that was brought by the Federal Government.
Justice Nyako ordered that Kanu should remain in custody till July 26 pending the resumption of his trial.
The operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS) have taken the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to court for the continuation of his trial.
Naija News reports that the IPOB leader was brought before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja on charges bordering on terrorism, treasonable felony, unlawful possession of firearms, and management of an unlawful society.
Kanu, who was brought to the court amidst tight security, arrived at the court at about 1:40 pm.