America’sthe Cable News Network, CNN on Saturday said it has discovered the location of ‘Radio Biafra’, a network of internet-based amateur radio stations broadcasting the agenda of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB which for years has been elusive to discover like the Northern star.
The none discovery of Radio Biafra by security agents, endorsed the ingenuity of Nigerian activists on hiding their channels of communication.
A group called National Democratic coalition (NADECO) also involving Nobel Laureate. Wole Soyinka had Radio Kudirat rattle the Abacha despotic regime until years later when it slipped that Radio Kudirat was indeed operated from a suit case on sea. Up till now, Wole Soyinka, Ndubuisi Kanu and Bola Tinubu will never want to speak about the station.
Yesterday, the Cable News Network, CNN, discovered a tucked away down a quiet, leafy street in Peckham, southeast London, the registered address of the group.
CNN described the place as a suburban spot, saying that it is the unlikely location of Radio Biafra.
Mazi Nnamdi Kanu founded IPOB in 2012 and established Radio Biafra in 2009. The group was created to restore an independent state of Biafra.
Radio Biafra was also created to disseminate, enlighten, educate, inform and criticize the activities of the Nigerian government by Kanu.
IPOB was banned by the Federal government in 2017. However, on October 19, 2015, Kanu was arrested for treasonable felony, sedition, and ethnic incitement. He was released on bail in 2017 and fled to the UK.
IPOB has criticized the Nigerian federal government for poor investment; political alienation; inequitable resource distribution; ethnic marginalization; heavy military presence; extra-judicial killings in the South-Eastern, South-Central and parts of North-Central regions of the country.
He was re-arrested in Kenya and brought back to Nigeria to face his charges.