Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Biafra news headlines for today Thursday, 11th July 2019.
Below is a roundup of top stories on Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu and other pro-Biafra groups.
1. Ruga: Biafra Group Issues Fresh Warning To Buhari, Northern Youths
The Biafra Nations Youth League, (BNYL) has vowed to do everything humanly possible to frustrate the Ruga policy of the federal government as it currently stands. Speaking further, the group said that the suspension of RUGA by President Muhammadu Buhari instead of cancellation shows that there is no genuineness in what the Federal Government is doing.
2. What Biafran Leader Nnamdi Kanu, Sowore Discussed During ‘Private Meeting’
The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the 2019 elections, Omoyele Sowore, on Tuesday met with the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu in New York, United States. Naija News understands that the Presidential candidate made the meeting public in a Facebook video, he shared.
3. Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Reacts As Buhari Suspends Ruga Settlements
Pro-Biafra activist Nnamdi Kanu has hailed the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) for kicking against President Muhammadu Buhari’s plan to establish RUGA settlements for herdsmen. Naija News recalls that Buhari had on Wednesday suspended the Rufa settlement policy.
4. UN Issues Query To Buhari Administration Over Biafra, Shiites, Human Rights, Others
The United Nations has blamed the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari of not doing enough on killings, human rights violation, corruption and some other issues currently ravaging the country. The Human Rights Committee of the (UN) said this in a report released at the conclusion of its review of the implementation of the provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights in Nigeria.
5. Biafra: Why Nnamdi Kanu Is Very Popular – Fani-Kayode
Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has claimed that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, is more popular that South-east governors. The chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) made this known in a post on his Twitter page on Monday.
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