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Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has challenged the jurisdiction of the Federal High court, Abuja, to continue the trial of four of her members over treasonable felony, saying her counsels have filed a Notice of Preliminary Objection in this regard.
The Federal Government, on Thursday, opened its case against four pro-Biafra agitators -Bright Chimezie, Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuisi- who hitherto faced trial alongside the ‘missing’ leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu.
The trial of the four accused members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, continued on Thursday with a witness appearing behind a shield provided by the court.
The Federal Government yesterday re-arraigned four of Nnamdi Kanu’s co-accused, Bright Chimezie, Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuisi before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on a three-count amended charge bordering on treasonable felony.
The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, deferred further proceeding on the treasonable felony charge against the ‘missing’ leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, till Febraury 20, 2018.
The trial of leader of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Nnmadi Kanu, took a dramatic twist as Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, one of the three persons standing as sureties for his bail has asked the court to compel the Nigerian Army to pay him N10m as damages.
A serving senator, Eyinnaya Abaribe, who is one of the three persons standing as sureties for the bail granted the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has appeared in court ahead of the Monday’s hearing in the trial of the IPOB’s leader.
Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has said he has no knowledge of the whereabouts of the leader of proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.
Bright Chimezie, who was recently charged as a co-defendant alongside the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has urged the Federal High Court in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, to imprison the Director of the Department of State Services in the state.
Biafra National Guard (BNG) says the Operation Python Dance II, to be carried out by the Nigerian Army in the South-east was targeted at Nnamdi Kanu and other agitators.
Kanu demanded that other detained IPOB leaders — Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu, David Nwawuisi and Bright Chimezie, be freed immediately.
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The incumbent governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has asked agents of his party the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), to protect their votes in the governorship election taking place in the state at all cost.
The Ibeto Groups and Sinomas Chinese Group of Companies says they have concluded plan to construct two high-capacity cement factories in Nkalagu and Effium communities of Ebonyi.
Nigeria-born Sammy Ameobi has said he hopes to be more consistent for English Championship side Bolton Wanderers as the new season approaches after he scored the winner in a 2-1 win over FC Halifax at the weekend.
The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has called on the NYSC to immediately release its findings on the status of Adeosun.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday, urged the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, to beef up security in 16 communities in Adamawa Southern Senatorial district.