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Court serves Nnamdi Kanu notice to battle fresh bail, terrorism charges
The Abuja federal high court reportedly had granted the embattled leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr. Nnamdi Kanu a 3-day to submit his case for fresh bail and to dispute the competence of the recent terrorism costs levied against him by the federal authorities.
Recall A 7-count terrorism charge slammed the IPOB leader on Thursday, October 21, 2021, during which he defended not guilty and opted to problem the validity of the apparent egregious crimes.
A hearing memo handed out by the federal high court for the determination of the 2 motions pointed by Mr. Kanu implied that 3 days was set outside for the matter.
FG had served the notice via the Federal Ministry of Justice to Kanu’s lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor putting January 18, 19, and 20, 2022 consecutively for the disposal of the 2 motions.
The embattled director of Radio Biafra is also anticipated to make use of the three days to question the court’s jurisdiction to try him on the terrorism charge because the apparent offenses have been committed in the UK and never in Nigeria.
Mr. Ifeanyi Ejiofor the led lawyer to Kanu confirmed to newsmen that the hearing notice has been served on him and that the legal team is ready for the task before Justice Binta Nyako.
Amongst others, Kanu is disapproving of the charge on the grounds that it didn’t in any manner link him with the offense and that the likely offenses had not been even committed in the UK.
According to the AGF, Lately in June 2021, Kanu was re-arrested in Kenya and extradited to Nigeria to continue his trial and had since been detained at the DSS facility in Abuja.
Kanu was first arrested in 2015 in a Lagos hotel by security agents of the Department of State Service (DSS) and was prosecuted alongside four others in 2016.