Nnamdi Kanu Biography

Nnamdi Kanu

Director of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu has gained massive popularity both in Nigeria and abroad. In this post, you would find out who Nnamdi Kanu is, a brief biography and his quotes. He is mostly respected by the Igbos.

Early Life of Nnamdi Kanu

Born in Isiama Afara, Abia State, Nigeria. His father is HRM Eze Israel Okwu Kanu (JP) and his mother is Ugoeze Nnenne Kanu. He studied in University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) but left for London to complete his tertiary education. Not much is known about Kanu. Prior to his arrest in December 2015, he resided in London where he founded Biafra in 2009. He is married to Uchechi Okwu-Kanu

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How Nnamdi Kanu was arrested

It was reported that Mr Kanu on December 18, 2015 had been kidnapped in Lagos State by the Department of State Services (DSS). Mr Kanu had told his solicitors that he was, on 14th December, 2015, arrested by the State Security Service (SSS) in his hotel room at Golden Tulip Essential Hotel Ikeja, Lagos State. The news of the arrest of Mr Kanu spread round Nigeria and generated mass protests across parts of the South-south and South-east.

Some of Nnamdi Kanu’s Quotes

There a controversies surrounding the person of Nnamdi Kanu. He has made some negative statements about the current leadership of Nigeria, as well as about the country in general. Below are a list of top 5 of some of his quotes


“Nigeria is a zoo and everybody living in that Godforsaken zoo deserves to die…..” Nnamdi Kanu

“We are assembling weapons and we need some more money to thoroughly equip our military to enable us unleash mayhem on Nigeria…..” Nnamdi Kanu

“It is either Biafra or death…..”Nnamdi Kanu

“No Ibo man should attend any Church where the pastor is a Yoruba man, they are criminals and fools…..” Nnamdi Kanu

“Buhari is a shameless Paedophile and raplst…..” Nnamdi Kanu

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