Good Morning, Nigeria, welcome to Jamyco roundup of Biafra news headlines for today Friday, August 30th, 2019.
1. Biafra: Why IPOB Will Not Let Buhari Leave Japan – Nnamdi Kanu
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has claimed that members of his group have encircled and trapped President Muhammadu Buhari in a Yokohama hotel in Japan. Naija News had earlier reported that President Buhari travelled out of Nigeria to Japan to participate in the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) holding in the City of Yokohama, August 28-30, 2019.
2. Biafra: Attack Me Abroad, Rotimi Amaechi Dares Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB (Video)
Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation, has dared members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) led by Nnamdi Kanu, to attack him abroad. Naija News reports that Amaechi made this comment in reaction to claims that politicians in Nigeria are afraid of traveling abroad after the attack on a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, by IPOB members.
3. Biafra: Nigerians Abroad Issues Strong Warning Against IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu
The Nigerians in Diaspora Monitoring Group (NDMG) has warned Nigerians to avoid Nnamdi Kanu and members of his outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Speaking at a press conference at the Enish Restaurant, Finchley, London on Wednesday, the group said IPOB activities outside the shores of Nigeria needed concerted efforts by all critical stakeholders to protect the image of the country.