BREAKING: Court declares IPOB terrorist group, proscribes it throughout Nigeria
- The Federal High Court in Abuja has proscribed IPOB all over Nigeria
- It also declared the pro-Biafra group a terrorist organisation
- This order was filed by the attorney-general of the federation
The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted an order declaring the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist organisation.
According to Sahara Reporters, this followed an order which was filed by the attorney-general of the federation, Abubakar Malami, on Wednesday, September 20.
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The court proscribed the existence of the group all over the country especially in the southeast declaring its activities as “acts of terrorism and illegality.”
See the document below proscribing IPOB and declaring it as a terrorist group.
Meanwhile, the Federal government promised to cut IPOB down to size and that it is nearing its end with its proscription by the South-East governors.
The Punch reports that Alhaji Lai Mohammed who is the minister of information and culture made this position known on Wednesday, September 20 at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
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