[LIVE UPDATES] IPOB vs FG: Nnamdi Kanu Trial Continues At The Federal High Court Abuja
The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, will today continue is trial before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja.
The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice has on behalf of the federal government, filed a seven-count amended charge against Nnamdi Kanu.
The charges border on treasonable felony and acts of terrorism.
Recall that the Biafra leader was reportedly rearrested in Kenya and extradited back to Nigeria on the 27th of June, 2021.
The secessionist was then arraigned before Justice Binta Nyako who ordered his remand in the custody of the DSS until his next trial date which is July 26 and 27.
The DSS however failed to produce the Biafra activist in court on the said date citing logistics reasons, hence the postponement of trial to today.
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08:00: The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on Thursday arrived at the Federal High Court in Abuja amidst tight security.
The IPOB leader was brought to the Court in a black Sports Utility Vehicles at about 8am.