Biafra: We Are Yet To Be Paid N88bn Compensation By The FG – Civil War Victims

On January 8, 2018 31 Comments

The Victims of the Nigeria/Biafra civil war says the Federal Government had yet to pay them, more than two months after it agreed to release N88 billion for their compensation.

The Federal Government had in the terms of agreement before the regional court, ECOWAS, disclosed that N50billion compensation would be paid to “true victims” of the civil war that occurred between 1967 and 1970. It also said N38 billion would be paid to contractors for total and complete destruction of abandoned bombs and landmines within the regions.

The decision followed a suit marked ECW/CCJ/APP/06/12, which was filed before the ECOWAS Court on May 2, 2012, by one Vincent Agu and 19 others against the Federal Government and five others.

A statement made available to newsmen at the weekend by the group through their leaders, Egobudike Monday Ogbowu and Ndu Pedro, read:

“On behalf of BIAFRA Civil War soldiers from Rivers state who were granted pardon and were promised to be paid off by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to permanently end the case in ECOWAS Court, we want to state that we have not heard or received anything.

“Federal Government had as part of the terms of agreement, promised to effect the payment through Chukwukadibia & Co and Deminers Concept Nigeria Ltd, but up till now we have not gotten gotten anything and it is making us to wonder if the Federal Government and Chukwukadibia & Co and Deminers Concept Nigeria Ltd are playing politics with it?

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Comments (31)


  1. Chris Njoku says:

    Do not waste your time because the Nigerian government is never truthful on anything . That was a major publicity stunt from the APC government of M Buhari and his lying machine Adesina especially Lie Mohammed. What about the money allocated for the “clean up ” Delta region which Vice President Osinbajo announced with blazing publicity too. You see Nigerians have been treated as fools by their political leader because they damn well that there is nothing you can do. That is right !

  2. Anusiem Chizoba says:

    Ok, ever since Nnamdi Kanu was kidnapped, have u heard of anyone talking in favour of Igbo/Biafra? That is to tell us all that all blabbing then (Nnia Nwodo) was being given attention before of Kanu.

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