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247News: IPOB To File Complaint Against Buhari On January 29

The Indigenous People of Biafra is set to drag President Muhammadu Buhari and various senior officials of Nigeria to the Hague over alleged inhumane acts, and persecution committed against IPOB members and the Igbo people of South-Eastern Nigeria by the federal government. 
IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu is accused trying to cause crises that might force President Muhammadu Buhari to concede certain parts of Nigeria to a purported Biafra nation.
According to Todayng, the suit against Buhari and other senior officials would be filled by Göran Sluiter of Prakken d’Oliveira Human Rights Lawyers, a law firm based in Amsterdam on January 29.
Explaining the reasons for the action against the federal government, the firm on Tuesday, January 19 stated that: “To date, there is clear and consistent evidence that crimes against humanity within the jurisdiction of the ICC—in particular: murder, unlawful imprisonment, torture, enforced disappearance, other inhumane acts, and persecution—have been committed in the context of politically- and ethnically-motivated state violence against, primarily, IPOB members and the Igbo people of South-Eastern Nigeria.”
The firm accused the Nigerian State Security Service of using politically-motivated terrorism charges as an excuse to detain Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB’s leader and the director of Radio Biafra
against his will.
It said: “In the context of this widespread and systematic attack against the civilian population of South-Eastern Nigeria, the Federal Government has specifically targeted—among many others—Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB’s leader and the director of Radio Biafra. Kanu has been physically detained against his will, on politically-motivated terrorism charges, by the Nigerian State Security Service since approximately 17 October 2015 in an undisclosed location, presumably somewhere Nigeria’s capital Abuja.
“Despite unconditional bail orders from at least two competent Nigerian courts, Kanu continues to be held in violation of Nigerian and international law. Kanu’s family, supporters, and Nigerian legal team have all expressed serious concern regarding the conditions of his detention. President Buhari, for his part, has publicly endorsed—and presumably ordered—the prolonged unlawful imprisonment, suggesting that the situation is far too politically sensitive to be entrusted to the court system.
The firm accused the federal government of embarking on an anti-Igbo campaign targeted at Kanu and others who are in support of the Biafran self-determination. It said  the injustices currently unfolding in South-Eastern Nigeria​ will soon be addressed by the ICC.
Meanwhile, the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has replied former president Olusegun Obasanjo, over his comment on Biafra struggle at the weekend.
The director of information the group, Comrade Samuel Edeson, in a statement issued in Enugu, on Monday, January 18, said Biafra is not dead and will never die.
He said Obasanjo tried to destroy the Biafra group in the past, during his administration as Nigeria’s president, but the struggle for the actualization of Biafra survived, despite persecution masterminded by him.
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