The main engineer behind the rogue secessionist Radio Biafra station broadcasting in Nugeria’s South has reportedly been arrested.
According to NewsRescue security sources, he was arrested in Enugu.
Radio Biafra has been operated online for several years and lately began broadcasting inciting and insulting messages across Nigeria’s Southern airways.
A rebellious youth who has been described as a megalomaniac has been behind the station. Operaring from the United Kingdom and Spain, Nnamdi Kanu and his team have called for the murder of several Nigerian chiefs and political figures.
Known for calling Nigeria a zoo, Kanu and the radio have broadcast calling Nigeria’s president a terrorist and recently broadcast a manipulated audio in which a voice proclaimed to be the president made derogatory remarks about Igbos, a recording BBC and the president have denounced as fake.
A major accomplice of rogue broadcaster Radio Biafra, an engineer based in Enugu has been apprehended by the Department of State Security operatives. The suspect it was gathered yesterday was being transported to Abuja as at Press time of filling this report.
It is believed that the Enugu-based accomplice assisted the main radio pirate in London by placing not so large equipment on abandoned NITEL transmission polls and a few transmitters owned by other mobile telecom providers.
This is even as the Director-General of the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Emeka Mba, in an exclusive chat with Daily Sun on the issue, said the satellite signals from the malicious station
will be blocked from reaching Nigeria by the end of yesterday (Thursday).