Breaking: Kanu To Wait Till Friday to Know Fate Concerning Bail Application

Founder of Radio Biafra and leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, Nnamdi Kanu, will have to wait till Friday, January 29, whether he will be granted bail or not.
Justice James Tsoho of a Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed ruling for Friday, on a bail application filed by Kanu and two others with respect to the charges of treason preferred against them by the Federal Government.
Justice Tsoho adjourned, Monday morning, for ruling after both the defence and the prosecution made counter submissions on the bail application on Monday.
The Judge had on January 20 shortly after Kanu was arraigned along with two others – Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuisi – ordered the Department of State Service to release the accused persons for remand in Kuje Prison.
Kanu was until January 20 in the custody of the DSS since he was arrested in a Lagos hotel on October 14, 2015 with respect to his agitation and radio broadcast for the secession of the Republic of Biafra from Nigeria.
Lask week, a six-count charge of treasonable felony was filed against Kanu and two others by the Federal Ministry of Justice.
Kanu is being charged with, among other things, engaging in acts of terrorism and sponsoring same, belonging to an unlawful society and inciting the public against the Nigerian state.

Author: News Editor

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