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US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by duwdu: 4:40pm On Jul 26, 2018
US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government

Publish Date: Jul 26 2018 4:32PM

A District of Columbia (DC) Court in the United States (U.S.), has dismissed the suit filed by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) against the Federal Government and 15 others seeking millions of dollars compensation.

The group, through its plaintiff, Godson M. Nnaka and his lawyers, is also seeking payment of 40 per cent of the $550 million Abacha loot.

Respondents in the suit are the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, Director General of the State Security Service (SSS), Lawal Daura, former Inspector General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase and his successor, Ibrahim Idris.

Others are governors of Abia and Anambra states, Okezie Ikpeazu and Willie Obiano.

IPOB had filed the case against the defendants in the U.S. court, alleging rights violation, torture and killing of its members, who were on peaceful protest at different times and locations between 2016 and 2017.

The trial judge, Dabney Friedrich, dismissed IPOB's case for lack of jurisdiction, saying officials of the Nigerian government enjoy foreign immunity.

The case was filed by counsel to IPOB, DC Attorneys, Fein & DelValle PLLC, while the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, retained the services of Anthony O. Egbase of (AOE) Law and Associates to represent Nigeria.

IPOB had alleged that the respondents conspired and agreed to kill Biafran civilians in order to crush Biafra and terrorise them.

According to them, government officials engaged in extra judicial killings of Biafrans, tortured and killed peaceful protesters during the Biafran Patriots Day parade on May 30, 2017.
#DailyTrust , #DailyTrustTv , US , Court , Biafra , Nigeria

Source: https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/us-court-dismisses-biafra-suit-against-nigerian-governement-262816.html

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by statusquoante: 4:41pm On Jul 26, 2018
Nigeria is an independent country.
Hence, the US can't directly interfere in its affairs.

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by Temidayo9(m): 4:42pm On Jul 26, 2018
No one ever win Government

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by LaudableXX: 4:42pm On Jul 26, 2018
duwdu:
The case was filed by counsel to IPOB, DC Attorneys, Fein & DelValle PLLC, while the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, retained the services of Anthony O. Egbase of (AOE) Law and Associates to represent Nigeria.
Oh my lawd... I no fit laugh! grin I don talk say I no go talk for dis matter, but ..... cheesy You mean the mighty foreign IPOBian legal team suffered such a gargantuan loss, in this away match? shocked While the federal govt was represented by a Nigerian home boy?

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by MANNABBQGRILLS: 4:44pm On Jul 26, 2018
END OF DISCUSSION

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by handsomeclouds(m): 4:44pm On Jul 26, 2018
Jesu! Upon on all the Jewish Famzing with Donald trump cheesy cheesy cheesy

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by Zilmorta: 4:44pm On Jul 26, 2018
These people lose Home and AWAY

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by jegz25(m): 4:44pm On Jul 26, 2018
Bunch of jokers... Who would even take dem serious. They should have use koboko on them grin

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by happney65: 4:44pm On Jul 26, 2018
40% tann?Weere nii awon people yi sha..shey e yi nii picker nii? grin grin

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by olaolulazio(m): 4:44pm On Jul 26, 2018
Where is Mr Kanu?

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by neweraomo: 4:44pm On Jul 26, 2018
The end of the Igbos grin grin grin

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by ExpiredNigeria: 4:45pm On Jul 26, 2018
lack of jurisdiction.

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by potoX: 4:45pm On Jul 26, 2018
Biafrans are always losers

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by neezar: 4:45pm On Jul 26, 2018
neweraomo:
The end of the Igbos grin grin grin
There may be ups and downs when fighting for freedom

But freedom will surely come

Viva Biafra
LaudableXX:
Oh my lawd...I no fit laugh! grin I don talk say I no go talk for dis matter, but..... cheesy You mean the mighty IPOBian legal team suffered a gargantuan loss, in this away match? shocked

I thought u guys said biafrans are not important

why are u then having a serious pain over their matter

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by midolian(m): 4:45pm On Jul 26, 2018
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They always win online..but offline, they are programmed losers cheesy cheesy

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by kolafolabi(m): 4:45pm On Jul 26, 2018
What next now?

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by PerfectlyPerfect(m): 4:46pm On Jul 26, 2018
Anything Biafra and you see these fools masturbating furiously on the thread.
I spit on all of you

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by alienvirus: 4:46pm On Jul 26, 2018
They will tell us that it is a fake news.

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by Austinoiz(m): 4:46pm On Jul 26, 2018
Some zombies are already in jubilant mood because a misfit IPOB group lost a court validate.

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by Fraust40(m): 4:46pm On Jul 26, 2018
I don't agree with this move. What's wrong with writing to the Prosecutor of the ICC attaching all the evidence, pursuant to the Rome Statute? This is obviously a violation of Article 6 of the Rome Statute. It has absolutely nothing to do with the US.

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by Seetto: 4:46pm On Jul 26, 2018
Biafra amaka

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by blazer2018: 4:46pm On Jul 26, 2018
grin

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by nNEOo(m): 4:46pm On Jul 26, 2018
#

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by adioolayi(m): 4:47pm On Jul 26, 2018
The Judge finished the so called "Land of the rising sun " with one sentence:

"The trial judge, Dabney Friedrich, dismissed IPOB's case for lack of jurisdiction, saying officials of the Nigerian government enjoy foreign immunity."

grin grin

Maybe all their international display of madness will stop now.

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by HajimeSaito(m): 4:47pm On Jul 26, 2018
Before illiterate Zombies start creaming their pants, the matter was decided on a mere technicality of sovereign immunity. It was not a decision based on the merits of the case. So when the government officials lose their immunity after they leave office, the case can be reinstated. This is just a simple postponement.

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by Sirpaul(m): 4:47pm On Jul 26, 2018
Kanu where hath thou"

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by msughdoo: 4:48pm On Jul 26, 2018
International Criminal Court has the jurisdiction. Guess what? The head of the court is an IGBO man!
kolafolabi:
What next now?

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by 4601CE(m): 4:48pm On Jul 26, 2018
neezar:
There may be ups and downs when fighting for freedom

But freedom will surely come

Viva Biafra
I thought u guys said biafrans are not important

why are u then having a serious pain over their matter
You sound more pained

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by tribalistseun: 4:48pm On Jul 26, 2018
duwdu:
US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government

Publish Date: Jul 26 2018 4:32PM

A District of Columbia (DC) Court in the United States (U.S.), has dismissed the suit filed by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) against the Federal Government and 15 others seeking millions of dollars compensation.

The group, through its plaintiff, Godson M. Nnaka and his lawyers, is also seeking payment of 40 per cent of the $550 million Abacha loot.

Respondents in the suit are the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, Director General of the State Security Service (SSS), Lawal Daura, former Inspector General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase and his successor, Ibrahim Idris.

Others are governors of Abia and Anambra states, Okezie Ikpeazu and Willie Obiano.

IPOB had filed the case against the defendants in the U.S. court, alleging rights violation, torture and killing of its members, who were on peaceful protest at different times and locations between 2016 and 2017.

The trial judge, Dabney Friedrich, dismissed IPOB's case for lack of jurisdiction, saying officials of the Nigerian government enjoy foreign immunity.

The case was filed by counsel to IPOB, DC Attorneys, Fein & DelValle PLLC, while the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, retained the services of Anthony O. Egbase of (AOE) Law and Associates to represent Nigeria.

IPOB had alleged that the respondents conspired and agreed to kill Biafran civilians in order to crush Biafra and terrorise them.

According to them, government officials engaged in extra judicial killings of Biafrans, tortured and killed peaceful protesters during the Biafran Patriots Day parade on May 30, 2017.
#DailyTrust , #DailyTrustTv , US , Court , Biafra , Nigeria

Source: https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/us-court-dismisses-biafra-suit-against-nigerian-governement-262816.html

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FAKE NEWS, daily trust afonja newspaper

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Re: US Court Dismisses Biafra Suit Against Nigerian Government by Prognose: 4:48pm On Jul 26, 2018
But why present the case at a U. S court? Does the U.S tell our federal government what to do

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