Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Biafra/IPOB news headlines for today Wednesday, June 30th, 2021.
Below is a roundup of top stories on Biafra, IPOB, ESN, Nnamdi Kanu and other pro-Biafra groups:
The British High Commission on Wednesday promise to meet with the Nigerian Government over the rearrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.
A spokesperson of the British High Commission, Dean Hurlock, in a message forwarded to TheCable noted that the commission is “in the process of seeking clarification” from the federal government over Kanu’s rearrest.
“The British High Commission in Abuja is currently in the process of seeking clarification from the Nigerian government about the circumstances of the arrest,” he said.
He added that the UK “would expect any trial or legal proceedings to follow due process” as Kanu’s prosecution resumes.
A sibling of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, Kingsley, on Wednesday disclosed that his brother was arrested in Kenya.
The Nigerian Government had failed to reveal where the IPOB leader was arrested.
Kingsley in a statement released on Wednesday said Kenyan authorities detained his brother until he was extradited to Nigeria.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has declared that the arrest of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu can’t stop the agitation of the group for a sovereign Biafra.
IPOB spokesperson, Emma Powerful declared in a statement on Wednesday that though Kanu has been arrested by the federal government, it is not the end of the road for them and their agitation.
He added that they would mobilize their members and storm the courts for Kanu’s trial which resumes on July 26.
“IPOB will not relent in the pursuit of Biafra freedom. We have crossed the Rubicon in our struggle for the restoration of Biafran Sovereignty. There is no going back no matter the level of intimidation by our oppressors,” he declared.