Nigeria's pro-Biafra group not a terrorist organization

Courts remands 60 IPOB Members as FG Gazettes its Proscription

The court of law has been approached to order Army boss, Buratai to produce Nnmadi Kanu who is nowhere to be found since his house was invaded by troops.

Minister for information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has responded to claims that the leader of the Indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu is being by the federal government in secret detention.

Kanu was detained for over a year and half on charges of treason and was only released on strict bail conditions in April this year.

The Presidency on Sunday said that it has facts to show that IPOB was registered in the State of California in United States of America.

He remains missing since the military clashed with IPOB members at his home in Umuahia in Nigeria's Abia State.

On the President, he said, "I think there's so much speculation as to what he's been treated for".

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According to the movement, had the military not stopped IPOB and Kanu, the path they were threading was on the verge of making Igbos lose what they had toiled to build in other parts of Nigeria in the past five decades given the way they needlessly antagonized other ethnic groups, including calling for their death.

Nigeria had equally accused both the governments of France and the United Kingdom of being in support and as well as funding IPOB's activities in the Africa's most populous nation.

He called on the global community to prevail on the army to produce his parents and the IPOB leader.

The legal team led by Mr. Ifeanyi Ejiofor, ‎said it had, therefore on Wednesday filed a suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja praying for an order directing the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. -Gen.

Publishing in its Gazette is a part of the procedure required of the Federal Government before the group can be legally proscribed, Punch reports.

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