BIAFRA: Another judge hands off Nnamdi Kanu’s case

Kanu in court

John Tsoho of the Federal High Court in Abuja has stepped down from the trial of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra.

Mr. Tsoho is the second judge to do so.

Mr. Kanu is facing treason charges brought by the Nigerian government for leading a separatist group.

He has been in detention since October 2015.

The first judge in the case, Ahmed Mohammed, stepped down in December 2015, after Mr. Kanu said he had no confidence in him.

In a new petition to the National Judicial Council, Mr. Kanu accused Justice Tsoho of “judicial rascality” and called for his investigation by the council.

In the petition made available to journalists in Abuja on Sunday, Mr. Kanu through his lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, asked the council to investigate Mr. Tsoho for giving parallel judgements on the same request.

Mr. Ejiofor said after Mr. Tsoho decided in favour of the defence in an application for the protection of witnesses by the prosecution, and later ruled in favour of the prosecution, without seeking the permission of a higher court.

At the opening of session on Monday, another counsel to Mr. Kanu, Chuks Muoma, said the continuation of the matter by Mr. Tsoho would amount to a great disservice since there was a petition against him, before the NJC.

Mr. Tsoho announced he had stepped down, pending the decision of the council.

“Even if I am cleared of any bias by the NJC, I will not continue with this case,” said Mr. Tsoho.


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  • separation is the answer-

    Shocking confession by Musa Abdullah on Biafra, N’Delta* As Received (11/SEP/2016) Good Evening Biafrans, My name is Musa Abdullah from Kano state. I studied at Lagos state University and presently working with Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil. Due to my education, I have been enlightened as to the happenings in Nigeria. We in the North voted for Buhari because he is our brother. We wanted power to return to the North. We knew he cannot fix anything in Nigeria. In our mosques, they always taught us to make sure we remove that infidel call Jonathan. We were meant to hate Jonathan with our spirit, soul and body. Infact, Igbos living in the North were very very lucky. They escaped death by the whiskers through the victory of Baba. Had Baba lost, my brothers where already on standby waiting for instructions to lynch any pig from the South. I was personally in the situation room as things unfold. I felt for the Igbos then. I really pitied them. I knew that my brothers in the North had been brain washed but I dare not speak. I sighed in relief when Baba was declared the winner and my brothers where told to relax, that they should go to the streets and celebrate. That was how the bloodshed was averted to the glory of Allah. I knew something was really wrong with my brothers. Kano gave Buhari the highest vote. It was massively rigged in his favour. That was why the INEC officer in charge of Kano was burnt alive with his family after the election to cover up the rigging. I wept for my people. Now what are we seeing? Baba has abandoned us. My brothers in the North are dying every day of hunger. Prices of things are so high, we can’t even eat three square meal a day. My Northern Elders are not worried. They are only after power remaining in the North. Not only that, my concern now is what is about to come. They have already planned on how to deal with the Niger Deltans. Of course you are aware that all the military personnel and weapons have been deployed in Niger Delta.

    • Peaceometer

      Blackmail. Come 2019, Bhuari is for president.

      • Washington

        Confused Orangutan who let this moron out.

        • BABUYANMA

          Ojukwu was the only orangutan we ever had in Nigeria. I dey laugh ooo

          • igboham

            The man is dead – remember? Do you observe any boundary?

          • Reginald Dandeson

            Some of you guys just make one sick. What on earth makes you bring the late Ojukwu into all the trash of exchanges on this page? What manner of heart do some of you here really have? This is not a place to show the world how barbaric Nigerians can be, OK? Some of you commenters just don’t really belong to the civilized world of humanity. Only Divine Love can save you. Now, throw your barbs at me for coming out hard on this!

          • BABUYANMA

            Just tired of the lies and pretention of the Ibolas. There will be civility if they act civil and no lies.

        • Apostel

          it seems you are alone in your monkey cage

        • Anne Anyango

          thunder fire you @washington

      • vagabonds in power

        Sadly u are an Ibo man—————-so who is blackmailing a nitwit like Bingo Buhari—Besides which certificate is he going to present to INEC—again the same sworn-fake court-affidavit again—–The originals of–which he lied to us that he left with his commander in Boko haram Shekau———? If u want to reside in the stale smelly kingdom of Bingo Buhari in Mali–who cares——-Even the man who assassinated Gandhi–in India——–has his admirers still in India–some are struggling to erect statues in his name–so why should one be shocked at your support for monsters like Bingo Buhari?

        • Apostel

          show me the certificate of this ogogoro drunkard Jonathans is his fine “Dame” mama piss (i miss her perfect english proverbs).

      • Apostel

        sure!

    • Apostel

      “all the military personnel and weapons have been deployed in Niger Delta”; absolutely correct, to civilize you and your perverted nda friends.

  • Washington

    Long overdue.John Tosho is a tug and a con motor tout.The man is a disgrace to Judges and Nigeria at large.Nigeria is a zoo where the executive bought over judges and lawyers.Nigeria is a joke

    • BABUYANMA

      Nigerians are proud of John Tosho.

  • Peaceometer

    This is just the beginning of his incarceration. You can only enter a house without head, rule or direction to commit blunder.

    • Washington

      Certified Moron

    • sab

      Where is Dasuki?

      • Peaceometer

        In custody

  • separation is the answer-

    Shocking confession by Musa Abdullah on Biafra, N’Delta* As Received (11/SEP/2016) Good Evening Biafrans, My name is Musa Abdullah from Kano state. I studied at Lagos state University and presently working with Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil. Due to my education, I have been enlightened as to the happenings in Nigeria. We in the North voted for Buhari because he is our brother. We wanted power to return to the North. We knew he cannot fix anything in Nigeria. In our mosques, they always taught us to make sure we remove that infidel call Jonathan. We were meant to hate Jonathan with our spirit, soul and body. Infact, Igbos living in the North were very very lucky. They escaped death by the whiskers through the victory of Baba. Had Baba lost, my brothers where already on standby waiting for instructions to lynch any pig from the South. I was personally in the situation room as things unfold. I felt for the Igbos then. I really pitied them. I knew that my brothers in the North had been brain washed but I dare not speak. I sighed in relief when Baba was declared the winner and my brothers where told to relax, that they should go to the streets and celebrate. That was how the bloodshed was averted to the glory of Allah. I knew something was really wrong with my brothers. Kano gave Buhari the highest vote. It was massively rigged in his favour. That was why the INEC officer in charge of Kano was burnt alive with his family after the election to cover up the rigging. I wept for my people. Now what are we seeing? Baba has abandoned us. My brothers in the North are dying every day of hunger. Prices of things are so high, we can’t even eat three square meal a day. My Northern Elders are not worried. They are only after power remaining in the North. Not only that, my concern now is what is about to come. They have already planned on how to deal with the Niger Deltans. Of course you are aware that all the military personnel and weapons have been deployed in Niger Delta.

    • BABUYANMA

      Ibola the Fraudster!

    • Rommel

      So you are now calling your own people pigs thinking you are fooling everyone? shame on you

      • sab

        BIG ROMMEL, are you back? Where have you been since the Tinubu/APC stuff? Now you have resurfaced because the issue of your sworn enemies, Igbos, is on the front burner, isn’t it?

  • Cleartruth

    Good riddance to bad rubbish. Judges must learn to give unbiased and just judgements at all times. John tosho is a disgrace to humanity and very corrupt.

  • Apostel

    a good step, that keeps this arsonist longer in the cage.

    • sab

      And Boko Haram and Herdsmen are Heroes, isn’t it?

      • Apostel

        no

    • Anne Anyango

      your future is caged @apostle

      • Apostel

        not at all

  • Olu from South Africa

    What is happening to this guy beard? He tripped over white chalk powder?

    • Apostel

      no it’s mold.

      • Olu from South Africa

        Lol….ha..ha.. you dey wicked!

        • Apostel

          why??? it’s my mind from the picture

    • kingjayzy

      yoruba, we know u people, idiots. The worst tribe on earth mad people, cowards.

      • Olu from South Africa

        What Yoruba has to do with an individual waging war against a sovereign state? Cousin of a dumb ass!

        • kingjayzy

          Yorubas and Biafran nightmare, lazy and dumb ass tribe.Useless Yoruba magots.

          • Olu from South Africa

            Your biafraud brother will rot in jail. This is just the beginning.

          • kingjayzy

            He is better than Mko Abiola who was slaughtered by hausa/fualni and the niosy yorubastards did nothing because they are slaves to the hausas.

        • kingjayzy

          Millions of yorubas will die of heart attack once Biafra is restored.

  • Es3

    Two judgements on the same application (one singular issue) by the same judge (Tsoho) as brought by both the defense and prosecution???!

    Will we still have justice and democracy left in Nigeria for Nigerians by the time Buhari/APC finish with Nigerians???!

  • sagold

    A BIAFRAN MAN CAN NEVER GET JUSTICE IN A NIGERIA COURT, THEY KILLED 3 MILLION IGBOS, SO KILLING KANU WILL NEVER STOP IGBOS FROM ACTUALIZING BIAFRA.

    • Mavus

      You are myopic and inexperienced as a result of your not being exposed. Come out of your mental cocoon!

      • Anne Anyango

        you are mad @mavus

        • Mavus

          It shows you are an amateur/premature.

  • anthonytommy

    Nigeria has no case against the leader of IPOB therefore set him free period.
    The whole world is behind him automatically he is completely innocent for all allegations meted against him and the matters of fact he is a true MANLEDA of biafran who stood for freedom of his people

    • Samadani

      “MANLEDA” INDEED! CHAI………….

      • Anne Anyango

        “NNAMDI KANU – MANDELA OF OUR TIME”, hater pls huge transformer

  • ’70

    Well, if Kanu keeps attacking the judges, he will end up rotting in the slammer.

    • kingjayzy

      How does it concern u?

  • Adekunle

    They need to shift this buffon to the stinking, dirty, bug infested part of Kuje Prison, he’s sure too comfortable with where he is

    • kingjayzy

      Do you think he is MKO Abiola?

    • Anne Anyango

      thunder fire your generation @Adekunle

      • Anne Anyango

        who is a buffon?, bastard like you from a cursed generation,
        you and ur useless and senseless yoruba retarded generation brought in this terrorist, Islamist, cursed, uncircumcised, bastard president that brought down the Nigerian economy which was rated as one of the best in Africa during GEJ regime. yet u are comfortable rolling you mouth like moron which you are.

      • Anne Anyango

        who is a buffon?, bastard like you from a cursed generation,
        you and ur useless and senseless yoruba retarded generation brought in this terrorist, Islamist, cursed, uncircumcised, bastard president that brought down the Nigerian economy which was rated as one of the best in Africa during GEJ regime. yet u are comfortable rolling you mouth like moron which you are.

      • No Bull …..

        But Kanu is not fit to live in the society yet .

        • Anne Anyango

          what made him unfit? because hes saying the truth? do you knw who are ?

          do u knw d composition of nigeria?
          Do you really knw what it takes to make a nation.
          was there any term in creating nigeria? is Nigeria better for you like this?

          my dear wake up and face reality

          hausa yoruba and igbo has nothing in common

          evrything is jst the opposite when it comes to ethnic-ism in the notion nigeria

          If u say u are happy with Nigeria, My dear you are the best moron in our generation

          • No Bull …..

            What truth are you talking about? Instigating violence and insulting everyone, including the president? You people are a disgrace to our tribe.

          • Anne Anyango

            how is that shown? violence? you are a confirmed imbecile.

            Where did you hear that he was wit Ak 47, and his group with C4 bomb.

            Fighting the with speech has made him a terror to the nation? is he like the fulani herdsmen going abt with arms? my dear i guess and i am correct u are from the cursed dynasty of whereever you are from.

            you bastard president released boko haram and u stand to tell me that kanu is a terrorist?

            May your mouth go dumb

          • No Bull …..

            The guy was here in the US soliciting for arms. I was physically there and the footage is also on YOUTUBE. Only idiots like you can deny such fact.

          • Anne Anyango

            what are you doing in USA? are suppose to be there? no wonder u are too childish in tots,

            why not come to back to nigeria since she has made u an advocate

            incase you have never seen a nonentity,? you are jst a replica of one, check with ur mirror

          • Anne Anyango

            soliciting for arm, why is international body interested now in his case if you say u are correct? when has international body come to support such?
            all u see in youtube are jst propaganda by the so called contraption Nigeria

            Think b4 u speak

          • No Bull …..

            Same thing Kanu was doing in UK before he embarked on his Biafra Hustle

          • Anne Anyango

            dont dare to compare ursef to Kanu, because u are jst an opportunist, feeding on an already prepared table. thinking alone for himself.

            Kanu saw d need to make a better nation out of the contraption and failed Nigeria, he brought hope to us for a better tomorrow.

            so tell me. what have done to help ur nation, nt your family oo?

            Go Gold digger!!!
            Ewu

          • No Bull …..

            Ibu ezigbo anuofia! That coward Kanu deserves and earns every night he spends in jail.

          • Anne Anyango

            u called him a coward, someone that walked in to prove that he is nt guilt of any crime.
            let me tell you better acquaint yoursef and fight for your freedom. unless Buhari has given u money and u have sold your right to an aboki. i will do you the favor of giving you a platform to get more information and truth, kindly down Radiobiafra app on ur android mobile to hear the truth.

            Hw i wish u are in Nigeria to witness the so called change.

            you come to talk rubbish

            Nkita ara, Onye ara

            Puo n’uzo biko, Efulefu like u

          • No Bull …..

            Why don’t you leave and form your own little Biafra and stop whining about it. In case you are hard of hearing…. BIAFRA IS DEAD AND BURIED!!! Mpama

          • Anne Anyango

            truly, you are really an aturu!

            Biafra is nt dead, Its living

            eziokwu you are really a sell out to the Igbo tribe

          • No Bull …..

            Get a life!

          • Anne Anyango

            shame on u bro, instead of u to fight for u pple from where u are like others in diaspora and at homebase are doing, u are watin for when it is actualise so that u can come and boost, Chai! u need divine help to cure u of your stupidity and foolishness. better never come back to Biafra land remain there like an outcast you are! truely u are from the zoo called Nigeria because u jst exhibited some animalistic characters, Animal, mpi – he goat

          • Samadani

            BIAFRA IS LIVING IN YOUR DREAMS ABI NIGHTMARES.

          • Anne Anyango

            no u are dreaming in ds trance u find yoursef

            wait till d time comes, then u we will knw who is dreaming

          • sylvok

            he was soliciting but not with arms. moreover in another country. meaning the case is not within Nigeria jurisdiction. US should bothered about that not your clueless president.

          • No Bull …..

            I don’t know about “with arms” unless you’re trying to divulge some info.

          • Anne Anyango

            when has knowing your right and fighting for your right become a crime?
            when has asking for self determination become a treasonable offense?

            my dear counting your teeth with your tongue

          • sylvok

            your clueless president? hahahahah you better go look for your president because i have not seen any yet. lol

          • Samadani

            MY FRIEND! MOVE TO THE NEXT PLANET IF YOU ARE NOT HAPPY WITH THE CONFIGURATION.

    • sylvok

      your family will be moved there first

  • kingjayzy

    Nigeria is an experiment of different idiots!

    • Anne Anyango

      I hope you are nt referring to Kanu

      • kingjayzy

        Nnamdi Kanu is a Biafran.

        • Anne Anyango

          God bless u

  • PDan Anniverssary

    Am an urhobo,one thing i dont like in this issue is that insult dont bring anything good,dreaming Biafrans change your ways…

    • Anne Anyango

      Biafra is a reality. lets watch and see

      you pple are dying. ur cake is taken right from ur mouth and killing is onl going in ur place, ur mothers die, your girls are raped and your youth die and u say dreaming biafrans, no worries, wait till de wipe out ur clan, then u will wake up and i will be here to say good morning

  • PDan Anniverssary

    It was rash statements with proof thats keeping your leader there and you are still following?

    • Anne Anyango

      My brother wake up!!! Nigeria is nt worth wht it is.

  • MC

    Too late! Mr Tsoho has already done enough harm and exhibited a never-seen-before judicial biases and rascality which have collectively earned him a place in the dustbin of judicial history. I never failed to decry his perversion of justice and obvious hatred for Kanu. By his resolve not to continue trying him now, his intention is to wash his hands off his misdeeds but it’s already belated.

  • Jesunyem George

    #Bring Back Our (Preferred) Girls – Part 1. Written
    by Jesunyem George. 08104025915

    Only a few months ago, one of the other girls kidnapped by
    Boko Haram was forced – by circumstance – to lie that she was one of the
    kidnapped Chibok girls, after she was apprehended by Cameroonian security
    forces, in a failed suicide-bombing attempt – apparently masterminded by her
    captors, the very infamous Boko Haram sect – in other to partake in the
    preferential treatment being enjoyed exclusively by her fellow kidnapped mates,
    even the world acclaimed Chibok girls.

    And her strategy, strange as it may seem, achieved its aim
    to perfection – albeit only momentarily – as her lie of being one of the
    missing Chibok girls, instantly accorded her that exclusive status and
    attention, that would otherwise not have been the case, had she just said the
    truth, even that she was just one of the other (not so Chibok) girls from
    Nigeria, that had been kidnapped by the Boko Haram.

    Therefore who could blame the poor girl for lying and
    claiming to be who she wasn’t, even a Chibok girl, especially under that
    extreme circumstance, where the first instinct of those who had apprehended
    her, may have been to do away with her, hence she thought the only way for her
    life to be saved was to lie thus, therefore her strategy may have been
    essentially a life-saving one.

    And come to think of it, the only reason she became a
    potential suicide bomber, was because she was kidnapped by the cold-blooded
    insurgents, which wasn’t any fault of hers in the first place that she was
    kidnapped by the blood-obsessed insurgents. Therefore either-way it would have
    been really unfair for her to lose her life under that enforced circumstance.

    And so she lied that she was a Chibok girl, because she
    basically thought that it would afford her a better treatment, perhaps as the
    preservation of her life, which she would not otherwise have had, if she was
    just one of the other kidnapped girls.

    Unfortunately though, that mentality of the teenager is not
    one that was held in isolation, for that was a true reflection of the reality
    in those Boko Haram camps. As other reports emanating from certain members of
    her own group of the kidnapped girls, that is the Non-Chibokan girls, who have
    had the fortune of being rescued by the security forces, also attesting to the
    fact that that was the general mindset of the other kidnapped girls in the
    camps, as the Chibok girls were given preferential and special treatment as
    compared to them, by the very dreaded terrorists.

    And as if the trauma
    alone of being kidnapped was not bad enough for the poor girls, now they had to
    come to grips with being treated by their kidnappers as “second-class citizens”
    amongst the kidnapped girls, just because they were not from Chibok. This is
    the ridiculous dimension to which the saga of the Chibok girls has been
    mismanaged and manhandled.

    Therefore you can call the terrorists whatever you want;
    cold blooded, diabolic, desperately wicked, animalistic etc. and even demonic
    as i would, because of the extent of the atrocities that their blood-filled
    hands have unleashed on countless Nigerians, however this development suggests
    that there was a perhaps a missing weapon that they may have yet lacked in
    their diabolic arsenal, whose leaf they have taken from some of us who
    ironically claim to be better than them, and even been at the forefront of their
    condemnation, which is, “How to discriminate between the kidnapped girls”, so
    that amongst all the girls that they had kidnapped from Nigeria, they now had
    “the Chibok girls”, and “the others”.To be continued

  • Gerald Bio

    My name is Ikechukwu, a citizen of Biafra. Be u Hausa, Yoruba or Igbo.. Lets learn to stop calling ourselves name, cause we are not the cause of all this, No body will die and its not a crime to agitate.. Nnamdi Kanu reacted according to his perspective and i dont blame him for that… the only place i will blame him a little is calling Buhari names(Though he wouldnt be given attention if he didnt do so). He is very right for calling Nigeria a ZOO. Why? because Buhari already regarded Nigeria as zoo when he said that if he looses election he will make Nigeria ungorvonable and………..(with that statemnet he disrespected all of us(wazobia) with that statement). i wouldnt say he commited a treasonable offence cause he has his rights as a citizen of Nigeria. Thats an insult to Democracy, in a democratic country you are entittled to your opinion, You can verbally attack your president and you wont be charged.. So no carry this issue for ur head.. from what is happening between our youths now, we are craving to go to war(which is not neccessary).. To Me i believe we are no more feeling each other so lets divide and go our different way, you cant force me to be your friend when you not respecting the friendship, i cant keep sacrificing, losing and dying just to keep us going and at last you wont reciprocate.. Its not your fault that you are Yoruba Hausa, Fulani or Igbo OR Christian or muslim.. Am not holy, i do hate too but i cant hate u bcoz u are muslim or from another ethnic group, instead as an individual, and to be frank i hate buhari
    ALL HAIL BIAFRA

    • Anne Anyango

      Nnamdi Kanu has done nothing wrong. we are in a democratic era he has freedom to speech. by implication any word he says is a speech, if he abuses anyone, it is only a speech.

      Anyway brother

      ALL Hail Biafra