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Biafran Suit In USA: US Court Rejects Nigeria's Defense Of Immunity |RN

In a counter motion filed on February 6, 2018, the US-based lawyers for the Biafran plaintiffs who brought suit against some Nigerian officials have strongly urged a United States federal court to proceed to trial on the merits, stressing the damning fact the US State Department has rejected a request from the Buhari-led Nigerian government for the State Department to intervene and stop the suit based on the sovereign immunity defense. 543 more words

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Questions And Answers On The Purported Proscription Of IPOB - By Aloy Ejimakor

— On September 20, 2017, Justice Kafarati of the Federal High Court, Abuja issued an Order purporting to proscribe the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on a companion ruling that IPOB is a ‘terrorist organization’. 1,471 more words

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Biafra And The American Lawsuit Against Nigerian Officials - By Russel Andrew Crowe

— A landmark civil damages and human rights lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia against sixteen Nigerian officials for their direct or indirect complicity and in the extrajudicial killings or torture of Igbos who were protesting marginalization based on their ethnicity, political viewpoint or religion. 1,470 more words

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