Pro-Biafran group calls off Nigeria election boycott

2019-02-17 17:34

A pro-Biafran separatist group says it had lifted its call for a boycott of Nigeria's presidential and parliamentary elections this weekend.

Nigeria to compensate civil war victims, clears bombs

2017-10-31 15:22

Nigeria has agreed to pay compensation to victims of the country's civil war, 47 years after it ended, and clear former conflict zones of abandoned bombs and landmines.

Pro-Biafran leader absent as Nigeria treason trial resumes: AFP reporter

2017-10-17 12:51

The leader of a pro-Biafran group that wants to break away from Nigeria failed to show up in court as his treason trial resumed, an AFP reporter has said.

Nigeria attacks pro-Biafra propaganda as curfew eased

2017-09-19 06:06

A dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed after clashes between pro-Biafra supporters and Nigerian security services has been relaxed on Monday, as the government blasted social media "quacks and internet trollers" for stoking tensions.

Security forces, pro-Biafra group clash in SE Nigeria

2017-09-15 08:47

Tensions have mounted between Nigerian security forces and pro-Biafran supporters, after renewed protests calling for independence and clashes targeting the police.

Pro-Biafran leader in Nigeria released: lawyer

2017-04-30 08:54

A pro-Biafran leader in Nigeria has been released from custody, says his lawyer, some 18 months after first being arrested and repeated court rulings granting him bail ignored by the government.

Pro-Biafran leader goes on trial in Nigeria

2017-01-11 06:01

The high-profile trial of a pro-Biafran leader has opened in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, but was immediately adjourned pending defence applications against the charges.


Nigerian court orders separate trial for pro-Biafra leader

2018-02-20 21:29

The treason trial of Biafran separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu has resumed but the defendant again failed to turn up in court.

Nigerian court postpones absent Pro-Biafran leader trial

2017-10-18 09:47

A Nigerian court has postponed the trial of a Pro-Biafran leader Nnamdi Kanu after he had gone missing.

Nigeria: Pro-Biafran leader missing on eve of treason trial

2017-10-16 16:34

The leader of a pro-Biafran separatist group in Nigeria has apparently gone missing, prompting speculation as to his whereabouts on the eve of his trial on treason charges.

Calls for calm as community tensions rise in Nigeria

2017-09-15 18:01

State governors in Nigeria has moved to calm fears after clashes between pro-Biafra supporters and the military risked taking on a wider ethnic dimension.

Nigerian Muslim group retracts threat to Christians

2017-08-25 17:02

A radical Muslim group has bowed to political pressure and backed off from a ultimatum to the mainly Christian Igbo minority that they quit northern Nigeria or face reprisals.

Pro-Biafrans announce Trump solidarity rally

2017-01-18 21:31

A pro-Biafra group has announced its intention to hold a rally in Nigeria in support of Donald Trump on his inauguration day as US president.

WATCH: AI video on alleged killing of pro-Biafra separatists in Nigeria

2016-11-26 19:18

Amnesty International has released a video to back its report that Nigerian security forces killed at least 150 peaceful protesters in a "chilling campaign" to repress renewed demands to create a breakaway state of Biafra in the southeast.

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