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Nwannekaenyi Kenny Okwu Kanu (Nnamdi)

Date of Birth: September 1967
Place of Birth: Abia State


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Why the Vatican vote counts

Since the 26 June arrest and extradition of Nnamdi Kanu leader of the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) the most prominent breakaway movement in the area the group has announced an average of one lockdown per week to show its might (AC Vol 62 No 18 Fighting for the fiscus)...


Fighting for the fiscus

In the south-east the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has continued operating after the detention of its leader Nnamdi Kanu and the seizing its paramilitary camps...


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Arresting the secessionists risks diplomatic damage

Britain has not joined the chorus of criticism mainly from international human rights organisations against the extradition of Nnamdi Kanu leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra from Kenya to Nigeria...

Privately Nigerian officials are asking how Kanu who received visits from British diplomats before he skipped bail in 2017 was able to secure the British travel document that he had been using before his extradition to Nigeria (AC Vol 62 No 12 Nnamdi Kanu celebrates)...

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Abuja takes on the secessionists

Its first scalp was Nnamdi Kanu the founder of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) who had fled the country in 2017 but took credit for a growing separatist sentiment in the south-east...

Kanu come home Attorney-General Abubakar Malami announced on 29 June that Nnamdi Kanu the leader of the separatist Indigenous People of Biafra movement had been brought before the Abuja courts to answer terror charges for which he had skipped bail in 2017...

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Nnamdi Kanu celebrates

Secessionist leader Nnamdi Kanu no slouch when it comes to threatening violence on social media was celebrating another propaganda victory as the ban was greeted with hostility and ridicule...


States rethink security

IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu says ESN was launched in response to soldiers killing dozens of unarmed civilians in Oyigbo Rivers State last November...


Generals tighten their grip

They point to the campaign by militant secessionist Nnamdi Kanu who pays Washington DC lobbyists Mercury Public Affairs LLC an $85 000 monthly retainer to publish opinion pieces accusing Buhari's government of genocide against Christians and calls for US Global Magnitsky Act sanctions against 'illicit actors' in Nigeria...


At cross purposes on world trade

For these services IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu who says he is in exile in Israel after Nigeria issued an arrest warrant for him is paying Mercury a retainer of US$85 000 a month according to filings from last October (AC Vol 59 No 21 The flight into Israel)...

Aside from Biafran secessionist Nnamdi Kanu and World Trade Organisation chief contender Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Mercury's main interests on the continent are in Libya where it has a $2 million per year contract with the UN-recognised Government of National Accord led by Faiez el Serraj in Tripoli (See Pointer)...


Militants pick their party

Some security experts feel that Delta militants could team up with the armed partisans of 'Ambazonia' in Cameroon as well as followers of the fugitive Igbo separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu (AC Vol 58 No 1 Partisan politics runs riot)...


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