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IPOB: Nnamdi Kanu’s family questions change of his charges from treason to terrorism


The household of Nnamdi Kanu, chief of the Indigenous Folks of Biafra, IPOB, on Wednesday questioned the terrorism expenses towards the Biafra agitator.

Kanunta, youthful brother Kanu puzzled why the fees towards Kanu modified from treason to terrorism.

Posting on X, he berated the judiciary in Nigeria, saying judges have failed to stay to the rule of legislation.

He wrote: “What’s the objective of “disclosure” in court docket processes within the Nigerian judiciary? It is rather laughable that the zoological Republic of Nigeria and its judges have failed to stay to this rule of legislation.

“Why did the entire expenses towards #MaziNnamdikanu change from treason to terrorism?”

Kanunta’s question adopted Justice Binta Nyako of an Abuja Federal Excessive Court docket informing Kanu to permit graduation of trial as we speak or have it adjourned sine die.

Justice Nyako issued the order to both enable the trial to start or shift it indefinitely following persistent claims by Kanu’s lead lawyer that his shopper has not been ready for any trial.

Kanu had listed numerous situations for the federal authorities to be met earlier than his prosecution on treasonable felonies may very well be kick-started.

Amongst them are that he have to be moved out of DSS custody and be positioned in home arrest, restoration of his revoked bail and unhindered entry to his attorneys, members of the family and medical personnel.

Though Justice Nyako fastened Might 20 for rulings within the recent two functions argued by Kanu, the defendant, nonetheless, objected vehemently to the opening of the trial.

Justice Nyako ordered that progress be made by opening the trial as we speak however Kanu refused bluntly that the trial can’t happen.

Within the drama that adopted, Justice Nyako stood down proceedings for Kanu to decide on between opening the trial as we speak or having it adjourned indefinitely.

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