Nigerian judge says Biafran separatist must appear in court

2018-11-15 05:50

A Nigerian judge says she wants a missing pro-Biafra leader back in court after he resurfaced in Israel following a months-long disappearance.

Top Africa stories: Kenya, Grace Mugabe, Tanzania

2017-10-19 08:14

Grace Mugabe is suing a Lebanese businessman more than a million US dollars in a botched diamond ring deal, and one of Kenya's eight election commissioners has quit, saying that next week's election cannot be 'credible'.

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.

50 years on: Nigeria's Biafra secessionist movement

2017-05-30 16:31

Leader of a group demanding the secession of southeastern Nigeria Nnamdi Kanu speaks for the first time since he was granted bail on health grounds last month.

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.

At least 15 Nigerian businessmen killed in clash between Biafran groups and military

2016-06-01 15:18

At least 15 businessmen in northern Nigerian have killed during protests by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra and Movement for the Sovereign State of Biafra, a report says.

Thousands protest for pro-Biafra detainee

2015-11-18 20:31

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in southeast Nigeria to demand the release of an activist who operated an illegal radio station calling for a separate state of Biafra.


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.

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.

Shut-down for 50th anniversary of Biafra declaration

2017-05-30 13:42

Shops, schools and businesses are shut in southeast Nigeria, 50 years to the day since an independent republic of Biafra was declared, sparking a brutal civil war.

Detained pro-Biafran leader bailed on health grounds: court

2017-04-26 14:46

A pro-Biafran leader on trial in Nigeria has been granted bail, just weeks away from the 50th anniversary of an independence declaration that sparked a brutal civil war.

Nigerian separatists hijack ship

2016-02-02 19:04

Military officers say Nigerian separatists have hijacked a merchant ship and threaten to blow it up with its foreign crew if their leader is not released.

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