Today's Headlines: Buhari reacts to Sultan's death, "Ekpa is not Kanu’s successor on Radio Biafra"-Emma

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Buhari reacts to Sultan's death

The president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, mourns the passing away of a popular Nigerian rapper, singer, songwriter and actor, Sound Sultan. 

Photo of President Muhammadu Buhari

Recall that Sound Sultan was battling with throat cancer, and when he can't keep up with the struggle anymore, he gave up the ghost on Sunday. Many Nigerians and beyond felt bad when the news got to their ears that Sound Sultan was dead. 

Photo of Sound Sultan

According to President Muhammadu Buhari, he said that Sound Sultan lived a good and exemplary life here on earth, and he has achieved several milestones in his career. He added that Sound Sultan's music and acting talk about the issues in Nigeria. He said that Sultan's music has contributed more to the Nigerian music industry, and his artistic genius, creativity and talent has inspired many.

"Ekpa is not Kanu’s successor on Radio Biafra"-Emma

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has debunked the rumors that say that Simon Ekpa has been appointed as Kanu’s successor on Radio Biafra.

Photo of Emma Powerful, the group's media and publicity secretary

Photo of Simon Ekpa

According to the report gathered by Daily Post Nigeria, the group’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, said that Simon Ekpa is one of the Radio Biafra’s broadcasters and not Kanu's successor on Radio Biafra, and that Nnamdi Kanu will soon be set free from the custody of the DSS.

"I'm devastated over my husband's re-arrest by the Nigerian government"-Uchechi Okwu Kanu, IPOB leader's wife

The wife of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Uchechi Okwu Kanu, has reacted to the re-arrest of his husband, Nnamdi Kanu, by the Nigerian government. 

Recall that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, was captured and re-arrested by the Nigerian government and was detained in the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS).

During an interview with the United Kingdom Newspaper, Uchechi Okwu-Kanu said that she has been depressed ever since she heard that her husband was re-arrested and repatriated to the country.

She said that her husband is being beaten and tortured in the custody of the DSS, and that has made her to be depressed and devastated. She added that she lost contact with her husband immediately he was arrested by the Nigerian government.

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