‘Schools shut’ over Biafra protest in South East Nigeria

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All private schools and businesses were expected to close today in Nigeria’s

All private schools and businesses were expected to close today in Nigeria’s south-eastern Anambra state following a call by a secessionist movement to mark the 50th anniversary of the declaration of the breakaway state of Biafra in the region, the local Vanguard newspaper reports.

Many people also stocked up on household goods yesterday after the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) issued a sit-at-home order to mark the day, it adds.

IPOB said military helicopters were hovering around Umuahia city in southern Abia state, and truckloads of soldiers wre heading towards city, where the group’s leader, Nnamdi Kanu, lives.

He was freed a few weeks ago on bail after more than a year-and-a-half in jail without trial on treason charges,

Anambra state following a call by a secessionist movement to mark the 50th anniversary of the declaration of the breakaway state of Biafra in the region.

Many people also stocked up on household goods yesterday after the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) issued a sit-at-home order to mark the day, it adds.

IPOB said military helicopters were hovering around Umuahia city in southern Abia state, and truckloads of soldiers wre heading towards city, where the group’s leader, Nnamdi Kanu, lives.

He was freed a few weeks ago on bail after more than a year-and-a-half in jail without trial on treason charges.

 

 

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