What Does Nigeria Court Ruling Mean for Cameroon Separatists?
The separatists will expect some reaction from the government to the court's ruling. If the Paul Biya administration were to ignore an overture from the Nigerian government to return the deportees, this could escalate tensions, writes Golda K Ajode for Institute For Security Studies.
ISS, 26 March 2019
On 1 March, in the case between 12 Cameroonian separatist leaders and the Federal Government of Nigeria, Justice Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High Court in Abuja ruled that the… Read more »
Weapons seized from separatist fighters in Bamenda, north western Cameroon, Feb. 6, 2019.
This Day, 22 March 2019
A human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana has faulted the repatriation of non- Nigerians into Cameroon, saying the action lacks legality. Read more »
Guardian, 25 March 2019
Nigerian Academics have welcomed the judgement by the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja ordering the repatriation of six academics from the former British Southern Cameroons… Read more »
Among the 12 deported was separatist leader Julius Sisiku Ayuk Tabe, president of the self-declared "Republic of Ambazonia", who was arrested along with his supporters on January 9 ... Read more »