Biafra separatists, Nigerian army disagree over siege allegations - Reuters

Biafra separatists, Nigerian army disagree over siege allegations  ReutersBy Anamesere Igboeroteonwu ONITSHA, Nigeria (Reuters) - A group campaigning for the secession of a part of southeastern Nigeria, formerly known as Biafra, on...

Biafra separatists, Nigerian army disagree over siege allegations - Reuters
Biafra separatists, Nigerian army disagree over siege allegations  Reuters

By Anamesere Igboeroteonwu ONITSHA, Nigeria (Reuters) - A group campaigning for the secession of a part of southeastern Nigeria, formerly known as Biafra, on Tuesday accused the army of laying siege to their leader's home, a charge the armed forces denied. Rising tensions prompted the governor of Abia state, where the leader's residence is located, to impose a curfew. Members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) group said soldiers had surrounded the home of leader Nnamdi Kanu. Groups have stepped up calls for secession since Kanu was released on bail in April after being detained for ...