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20 Pro-Biafra Supporters Charged with Treason

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The Indigenous People of Biafra on a Peaceful Protest over the Arrest of the Director of Radio Biafra yesterday along Ikwerre road in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

At least 20 pro Biafra supporters who were part of the protest by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), on Monday in Port Harcourt, have been arraigned for treason and remanded in police custody.

The protests were reportedly in connection with the arrest of Radio Biafra director, Nnamdi Kanu.

According to Vanguard, “they were charged for  treasonable felony after allegedly destroying the national flag hoisted at the premises of a bank during their protest and  chanting hate songs against the Nigerian state.”

hose arraigned in court were:

  • Benson  Sunday (21)
  • Emmanuel Ali (25)
  • Ukeme  Monday (32)
  • Chibuzo Ezechina (33)
  • Charles Eze (29)
  • Egbo Okechukwu (24)
  • Chibona Ifion (47)
  • John Douglas (20)
  • Ezenwa Alphonus (51)
  • Wori Endurance (30)
  • Chinomere Nwolu (25)
  • Henry Eze (36)
  • Friday  Uzunwa (22)
  • Igodo Abio (34)
  • Akaniyene Uwem (22)
  • Eni Iboro (27)
  • Obinna Stephen (26)
  • Monday  Ocha (37)
  • Obinna Ibekwe (27)
  • Kingsley Ezengorie (24)

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Moremi Elekwachi is a Brand Communications expert with over 13 years of experience both locally and internationally. She is the CEO of Euphorique PR, a full-service Public Relations & Marketing Communications agency that helps clients achieve maximum visibility and impact through innovative strategies that cut through the noise. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from the University of Georgia, and a Master’s Degree in Marketing Communications from the University of Southern California, in addition to a certification in Integrated Brand Experience from Orange Academy. Prior to establishing Euphorique PR, she worked at prestigious media companies including Wondros (Los Angeles, CA), Wildflower PR, and BellaNaija, where she served as Assistant Editor and Business Development Manager.