Ipob – Biafra: Nigerian ”media warriors” accused of murder on social networks

  • By the Misinformation Team
  • BBC World Service

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Biafran activist Efe Uwanogho (centre) at an Ipob rally in Italy

A network of Nigerian separatists based outside the country are using social media to call for violence and incite ethnic hatred against opponents of Biafran independence, a BBC investigation has revealed.

Warning: This article contains explicit descriptions of violence

In a Facebook live stream to his more than 40,000 followers, Efe Uwanogho, also known as Omote Biafra, shouts hate speech directly into the camera.

The front of his leather jacket features a patch of the Biafra flag, with its red, black and green tricolor and a half rising sun.

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