Nigerian Government Arrests IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu

The Nigerian Government has stated it has arrested the chief of the proscribed Indegenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, made the disclosure to journalists on Tuesday, saying Kanu was arrested and dropped at Nigeria on Sunday.

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He stated the arrest adopted a collaborative effort between safety companies in Nigeria and the Interpol, Vanguard reviews. 

Malami additional disclosed that Kanu can be taken earlier than the Federal High Court in Abuja for continuation of his trial on costs bordering on terrorism, treasonable felony, illegal possession of firearms and administration of an illegal society.

Kanu was on trial in Nigeria earlier than leaping bail and fleeing to Jerusalem. 

The Nigerian authorities had charged him with treason however Binta Nyako, a decide of the federal excessive courtroom in Abuja, had granted him bail after 18 months in detention.

Kanu had flouted all of the phrases of the bail earlier than the navy invaded his Abia residence on September 14, 2017.

He fled afterwards and resurfaced in Jerusalem on Friday

In a broadcast by way of Radio Biafra, Kanu boasted that the Nigerian courtroom lacks the capability to attempt him, describing the courtroom as a Kangaroo courtroom. 

He stated the decide who requested his sureties to supply him ought to have requested the military why they invaded his residence. 

“Nigerian court is a Kangaroo court. I did not jump bail, I left because the court failed to protect me,” he stated.

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Nigerian Government Arrests IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu

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