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After a year in hiding, Biafra statehood leader pops up in Jerusalem

Noting he received help from Israel’s Mossad, the wanted Nigerian separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu said, “I owe my survival to the State of Israel.”



JERUSALEM — Nigerian separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu announced that he is in Israel a year after he disappeared from his home in southeast Nigeria.

Kanu has been campaigning for an independent state called Biafra in south-eastern Nigeria.

A video live-streamed on Friday on social media showed him praying at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, wearing a kipa and tallit.

Kanu claims the Igbo people, who are the majority in southeast Nigeria, are a lost tribe of Israel and that he will lead them to the promised land of Biafra. Continue Reading »