Nnamdi Kanu’s trial begins in earnest with LIVE UPDATE in Federal high court Abuja. The trail done by Justice Binta Nyako on charges of treasonable felony
Nnamdi Kanu’s Trial Begins
The trail of IPOB leader Mazi Nnamdi Okwu Kanu has started amidst heavy securities operative of Nigeria DSS, SSS, Police and Army restricting journalist and well wishers from accessing thier way to the court premises.
Nnamdi Kanu was rearrested and brought back to Nigeria in June, about four years after his trial on charges of treasonable felony was stalled due to his disappearance from the country.
The trial of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), on charges of treasonable felony, will resume today, Monday, at the Federal High Court in Abuja, four years after it was stalled due to his disappearance from the country.
The separatist, who was granted bail in April 2017, fled the country after the invasion of his home in Afara-Ukwu , near Umuahia, Abia State, by the military in September which caused not less than 28 people dead.
The judge, Binta Nyako, subsequently revoked his bail for ditching his trial.
Mrs Nyako also ordered his trial to be separated from the rest of the co-defensants’.
While the trial of the rest of the defendants has made some progress, Mr Kanu’s has been stalled since 2017.
On June 29, 2021, the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, announced that Mr Kanu had been rearrested and brought back to Nigeria to continue facing his trial.
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