Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, has vented his anger against the
British Government, for allegedly frustrating efforts towards closing
down Radio Biafra, which is sited in the United Kingdom, UK.
Lai Mohammed said this during a News Conference, held at the Presidential Villa, in Abuja, on Wednesday.
Mohammed however, decried that despite all the damage done by Radio
Biafra, the British government was hiding under the right to freedom of
does not know that the IPOB internal radio is located in London? We
know the diplomatic moves we have been taking and approaching the UK,
all the damages it (Radio Biafra) has done, but they don’t see it that
way; for them (the British government), it is about freedom of
we have a person in Nigeria openly soliciting arms to come and fight
the UK, what would you think of? Would you consider that freedom of
expression? And this is a country that also has had a history, what did
Iraq do to be labelled a terrorist organisation? They were planting
bombs, they were fighting the British army.
don’t want any diplomatic row, we know for a fact where the funding is
coming from, and we are going to stop them, but it is difficult to stop
them, and we have been working on it and we will not stop,” he said.