Abuja - Scores of pro-Biafra protesters were arrested in Enugu and Ebonyi on Tuesday following clashes between security operatives and activitsis over the weekend.
According to a Punch report, members of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) were arraigned before a court on Monday after being accused of belonging to an "illegal society".
The suspects are said to have pleaded not guilty to the charges, following which they were granted bail.
Among those arrested were five pastors, each reported to have been clutching bibles while stating their cases in court.
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The matter has since been adjourned to July 18.
Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari sat down with politicians from the South-East region of the country in a closed door meeting on Tuesday, Vanguard reports.
Led by former Senate President Ken Nnamani, the politicians met with Buhari at his Presidential Villa in Abuja in a meeting that lasted approximately 30 minutes.
None of the officials present have spoken to the press about the meeting at this time.
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