Nigeria’s Attorney-General, Malami Mobilises Prosecutors Against Nnamdi Kanu, Considers Mass Murder Allegation

The Nigerian authorities is assembling a crew of attorneys to file contemporary fees of mass homicide towards the chief of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, who has been within the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) since Tuesday, THISDAY reviews.

The IPOB chief was nabbed outdoors Nigeria and repatriated to the nation over the weekend. 

Nigeria's Attorney-General, Malami Mobilises Prosecutors Against Nnamdi Kanu, Considers Mass Murder Allegation 2

He was subsequently arraigned earlier than Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court on Tuesday.

He was standing trial for a six counts in 2017 however left Nigeria after being granted bail.

His bail was subsequently revoked in September 2019 following his persistent absence from court docket.

While some reviews stated he was intercepted in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, his brother Kingsley stated he was picked up in Kenya by Interpol, handed him over to the operatives of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), which perfected his repatriation to Nigeria on Sunday.

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, introduced to the nation on Tuesday, the re-arrest of Kanu and his re-arraignment in court docket on 11 counts that embrace treasonable felony.

But THISDAY learnt Wednesday evening from dependable sources that the justice ministry spent most of Tuesday evening mobilising felony attorneys in its prosecution division to draft contemporary fees which may enhance the checklist of allegations towards Kanu to incorporate mass homicide.

According to ThisDay, safety and intelligence brokers have credible proof linking the IPOB chief to the homicide of tons of of individuals, together with these killed in the course of the a number of assaults on police stations, custodian centre and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) services within the South-East and South-South areas.

“We have credible evidence of his instructions to IPOB hierarchy to kill security officials and other persons that are seen to be against the group’s agitation.

“We have direct links between his several inciting video and audio messages and the violence in the South-East that has led to the killing of more than 100 Persons,” the supply revealed.

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Nigeria's Attorney-General, Malami Mobilises Prosecutors Against Nnamdi Kanu, Considers Mass Murder Allegation

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