Connect with us
-->

National

Nnamdi Kanu Pleads Not Guilty To Seven-Count Charge

Published

on

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has been re-arraigned at a federal high court in Abuja on terrorism charges.

Recall that the federal government recently amended the charges against him raising them to seven counts as against the five counts he was previously answering to, bordering on treasonable felony and terrorism.

READ ALSO:Nnamdi Kanu: Judge Refuses Journalist Access Into Courtroom

The court session commenced today Tbursday at 10 am.

When the charges were read to him, the IPOB leader pleaded not guilty.

Count one of the charge reads that Kanu “being the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), on diverse dates in 2014 and 2015 in London, United Kingdom, did broadcast on Radio Biafra monitored in Enugu and other areas within the jurisdiction of this honourable court, preparations made by you and others now at large, for states in the South-East and South-South zones and other communities in Kogi and Benue states to secede from the federal republic of Nigeria with a view to constituting same into the Republic of Biafra and you thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 41(c) of the Criminal Code Act, CAP. C77, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004”.

Send Us A Press Statement Advertise With Us Contact Us

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *