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REVEALED: Details Of Amended Charge Filed By Nigerian Government Against IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu Ahead Of Thursday Trial



The Nigerian authorities, in an amended seven-count cost towards the detained chief of the Indigenous Individuals of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, alleged that the latter’s broadcast led to the killing of safety brokers within the South-East area. 

The amended cost, which was filed by the workplace of the Legal professional-Normal of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, borders on treasonable felony and Kanu’s alleged involvement in acts of terrorism.

It was said that the federal authorities included a recent allegation that Kanu, in furtherance of acts of terrorism, issued a lethal risk that anybody that flouted his sit-at-home order ought to write his or her will.

The federal government alleged that because of Kanu’s directives, banks, faculties, markets, procuring malls, gas stations weren’t opened for companies, with vehicular actions grounded within the South East area of the nation.

It mentioned the motion amounted to an offence opposite to and punishable below 1(2) (b) of the Terrorism Prevention Modification Act, 2013.

Based on Vanguard, the sooner cost learn partly, “On or in regards to the twenty eighth April, 2015 in London, the UK accomplished in a broadcast on Radio Biafra monitored in Enugu, Enugu State and different components of Nigeria inside the jurisdiction of this honourable courtroom, referred to Main Normal Muhammadu Buhari, GCON, President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as a paedophile, a terrorist, an fool and an embodiment of evil, understanding identical to be false and also you thereby dedicated an offence opposite to part 375 of the Felony Code Act, Cap C. 38 Legal guidelines of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004”.


He was alleged to have dedicated treasonable felony, an offence punishable below Part 41(C) of the Felony Code Act, CAP C38 Legal guidelines of the Federation of Nigeria

He was additionally alleged to have between 2018 and 2021, by means of Radio Biafra, professed to be a member of IPOB, a proscribed group in Nigeria and thereby dedicated an offence punishable below part 16 of the Terrorism Prevention Modification Act, 2013.

In the meantime, in rely 5 of the fees, the federal government mentioned that Kanu “on April 22, 2021, in London, United Kingdom, on Radio Biafra, monitored in Enugu and different components of Nigeria, accomplished an act of terrorism in that you simply incited the opposite members (followers) of the Indigenous Individuals of Biafra, IPOB, a proscribed organisation in Nigeria, to search for safety personnel, their relations by means of a Radio Biafra on 102.1FM monitored by means of the IPOB Neighborhood Radio, and also you, thereby, dedicated an offence opposite to and punishable below part 1 (2) (h) of the Terrorism Prevention Modification Act, 2013.”

Connected in help of the amended cost dated October 14, included a seven-paragraphed affidavit of completion of investigation deposed to by one Loveme Odubo, a prosecutor within the Federal Ministry of Justice.

The federal government equally lined up 5 witnesses to testify within the matter, amongst whom are officers of the Division of State Service, DSS, and one Ronald S. who was recognized because the supervisor of a Resort in Lagos.

Kanu is ready to be re-arraigned earlier than trial Justice Binta Nyako on Thursday.

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