A Nigerian judge on Wednesday adjourned the treason trial of separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu until January after his lead lawyer walked out of court because security agents refused other defence lawyers into the courtroom. Bruce Fein, the American lawyer of Nnamdi Kanu, also threatened to drag Nigeria before the International Criminal Court (ICC) over alleged gross violation of his client’s rights. At his last court appearance last month, Kanu, a British citizen, pleaded not guilty to seven charges, which included terrorism, calling for secession and knowingly falsehoods about President Muhammadu Buhari, and membership of an outlawed group. Ifeanyi Ejiofor, Kanu's lead lawyer had planned to ask the court to dismiss the charges, saying they were incompetent.
Kenyan government has denied involvement in arrest and extradition of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.
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1 Nov 2019
Prison is safe for you, Justice Nyako tells Nnamdi Kanu.
7 Aug 2019
Nnamdi Kanu lauds Sowore, says he is brave.
1 Apr 2019
An arrest warrant has been issued against the embattled leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu for consistently failing to appear in court for trial without any reasonable explanation.
15 Nov 2018
Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High court sitting in Abuja has ordered a senator representing Abia-South Senatorial District of Abia State, Enyinnaya Abaribe to temporarily forfeit the bail bond of N100m for failing to produce IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu in court.
29 Mar 2018
Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered that Senator Abaribe and two others be served with an order of the court to produce the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu or show cause, why the bail granted to him, should not be forfeited, otherwise, risk going to prison
27 Nov 2017
Nnamdi Kanu went to London through Malaysia - Orji Kalu
11 Oct 2017
ECOWAS court adjourns hearing on Nnamdi Kanu's suit against FG.