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 Knau Court docket Case: An Important Check On Nigeria Judicial System It’s no extra information that the courtroom case of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, chief of t…

Kanu Court docket Case: An Important Check On Nigeria Judicial System

It’s no extra information that the courtroom case of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, chief of the Indigenous Individuals Of Biafra(IPOB) is slated for 18th to twentieth January, 2022. This case is outwardly a case between Biafra and Nigeria. It’s anticipated that the courtroom of the presiding choose, Justice Binta Nyako will cross her ruling on the case, on both of these days as a result of the trial has had months-long of postponement.

Recall that this case of the IPOB chief began since far again as 2015 when President Muhammadu Buhari grew to become the president of Nigeria and has lingered up until now. Mazi Kanu was earlier arrested in 2015, however was later launched on bail in 2017. He was making his subsequent courtroom appearances from house at the moment earlier than the Nigeria navy invaded his residence the identical 12 months, on an try to homicide him.

This was taking place in just some days to one of many courtroom look dates. However fortunately he miraculously escaped dying. Sadly, this incident left over twenty-eight (28) of his supporters lifeless.

Now, Quick-forwarding to 2021, Kanu was once more kidnapped from Kenya and terribly renditioned to Nigeria. Which is totally towards worldwide legal guidelines on extradition course of.

For my part, this very case of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is presumably amongst one of many hardest circumstances that Nigeria as a rustic has ever dealt with in any of her courts.

We now have been listening to how compromising, incompetent and unbiased the Nigerian judiciary has at all times been, and so they have been getting away with all that, however this Kanu’s trial is one that may finest be associated to a bone sticking in a single’s neck. And this time, within the neck of Nigeria and her judiciary.

The president in energy, the Fulani cabals and plenty of different corrupt politicians have at all times dictated for Judges. We now have seen a number of circumstances the place judgements got in favour of the very best bidder.

The current amongst them was the courtroom pronouncement of Imo state election, the place a candidate (Hope Uzodimma) that scored fourth(4th) place in an election later grew to become the primary candidate, by way of the pronouncement of a supreme courtroom managed by the politicians.Kanu Court Case

That is what you see in a rustic the place the appointment of Judges is completed by the President, and never by the judiciary or by benefit.

Apparently, this case of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is not any extra a case that may be performed over by a presumably purchased over Decide like Binta Nyako, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s case has turn out to be a global case. Worldwide medias are set and prepared for the protection of the case. The entire world is listening to listen to what the pronouncement of the presiding Decide, Binta Nyako shall be.

The Nigeria president Muhammadu Buhari throughout his final interview with Channels Tv rightly mentioned that Mazi Nnamdi Kanu ought to go to courtroom and defend himself. However the query now’s, would he(the President) permit the judges do their works with out interference?kanu Court Case

The physique language of the president, his earlier actions are already solutions to the query. No, he isn’t prone to let that occur.

Nonetheless, it’s a time to check the Nigeria judiciary. To see if they’ll defend the integrity of the judiciary or be ordered around by the politicians.

Written by Chidiebere Obulose

Edited by Ogah C S Maduabuchi

 

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