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FG arrest, extradite Nnamdi Kanu to Nigeria

...Put under trial in Abuja

…Sent to DSS custody by Judge

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, apprehended Nnamdi Kanu, acclaimed leader of the proscribed Indegenous People of Biafra (IPOB) who has been on the run after jumping bail.

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr Abubakar Malami announced this on Tuesday in Abuja.

He said the arrest followed a collaborative effort between the security agencies in Nigeria and Interpol.

He further disclosed that Kanu would be taken before the Federal High Court in Abuja for the continuation of his trial on charges bordering on terrorism, treasonable felony, unlawful possession of firearms and management of an unlawful society.

Meanwhile, Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered that Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, be kept under the custody of the Department of State Security (DSS) until 26 July, 2021 for continuation of trial.

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