Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Biafra/IPOB news headlines for today Saturday, July 10th, 2021.
Below is a roundup of top stories on Biafra, IPOB, ESN, Nnamdi Kanu and other pro-Biafra groups:
A brother to the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has narrated how they lost contact with the IPOB leader after he went “missing.”
Speaking to The UK Guardian, Kingsley Kanu stated that the pro-Biafra activist was abducted when he took a walk on the streets of Kenya.
Kanu’s brother, Kingsley, said he had spoken with him while he was in Kenya, “days before he went missing in June.”
“I spoke to him on the phone, he was well, in Nairobi. His associates said he went out, he didn’t take his documents with him; so he wasn’t planning on going anywhere. Then, all of a sudden, we see him paraded in handcuffs in Abuja,” Kingsley said.
A successor in the person of Simon Ekpa has emerged to continue managing the activities of Radio Biafra after the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi
Kanu was arrested by security operatives.
The emergence of the successor was announced in a Facebook post by Ekpa himself who said Kanu ordered him to take over the operations of the radio station and continue daily broadcasts.
Naija News reports Kanu himself is currently in the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) following his re-arrest by security operatives and repatriation back to Nigeria.
A throwback photo of how the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu started the movement, Radio Biafra has surfaced on social media
In the photo that has become a growing sensation, Nnamdi Kanu was pictured with some broadcast equipment on a little table at the corner of his living room.
Naija News reports that until his arrest, Radio Biafra was operated and founded by Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.
According to reports, He was relatively an obscure figure until 2009 when he started Radio Biafra and became very vocal with the movement.