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Court grants order proscribing IPOB


Court grants order proscribing IPOB

The Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Adamu Kafarati, on Wednesday granted the following orders against the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), following an application by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami.

  • Proscription of the group
  • Declaring all its activities illegal and acts of terrorism
  • Restraining any person or group of persons from participating in any of the group’s activities

Justice Kafarati directed the AGF to publish the IPOB IPOB proscription order in the official gazette and two national dailies.

Malami was accompanied to court by the Solicitor General of the Federation (SGF), Tayo Apata; Acting Director, Civil Litigation, Mrs. Maimuna Shiru and other lawyers in the Federal Ministry of Justice.

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