Breaking : Court adjourns judgment on Kanu’s appeal

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, on Tuesday, reserved its judgement on an appeal the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB  Nnamdi Kanu, filed to quash the terrorism and treasonable felony charge the Federal Government preferred against him. The IPOB leader, who is currently facing trial before the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, had through his team of lawyers led by Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, approached the appellate court to query the legal competence of the charge pending against him. He specifically prayed the appellate court…

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Ike Ekweremadu retains in UK custody till Oct 31

Ike Ekweremadu, 60, a lawyer and district senator for the People’s Democratic Party in Nigeria, his wife, Beatrice Nwanneka Ekweremadu, 55, an accountant, and Obinna Obeta, 50, a doctor, are accused of the organ-harvesting plot after allegedly taking the man off the streets of Lagos, Nigeria. Prosecutors claim they planned to have his kidney removed at the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead, north west London, so it could be given to their daughter who suffers from kidney failure.   Read Also : Breaking : Ike Ekweremadu, wife arrested for conspiring to traffic a…

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BREAKING: Court Dismisses Nnamdi Kanu’s Bail Application

The Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed the application for bail by the detained leader of the Proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu as a gross abuse of court process. Justice Binta Nyako, in her ruling on Tuesday, said the suit was an attempt to continue to litigate on issues that have already been ruled on. She, however, advised the applicant to approach the Court of Appeal on the issue of bail, should he feel aggrieved by the decision of the court. The case is adjourned to…

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Breaking: FG amends charge against Nnamdi Kanu (video)

The Federal Government is set to re-arraign the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB,  Nnamdi Kanu, on an amended six-count treasonable felony charge. The amendment came on a day trial Justice Binta Nyako fixed to hear an application Kanu filed to be released on bail, pending the determination of the charge against him. A member of Kanu’s legal team, who craved anonymity, told Vanguard on Wednesday that FG had in the amended charge, listed some lawyers representing the embattled IPOB leader, including Mr. Ifeanyi Ejiofor and Mr.…

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Court adjourns Kanu’s case till May 18 to decide his bail request

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Friday, slated May 18 to rule on an application the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, filed to be released on bail, pending the determination of the treasonable felony charge the Federal Government entered against him. Trial Justice Binta Nyako adjourned to rule on the application after she heard arguments from both Kanu’s lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome(SAN), and the prosecution counsel, Mr. Shuaibu Labaran. Whereas, Ozekhome(SAN), argued that his client was entitled to bail considering that he…

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#NnamdiKanuTrial : Journalists denied access to court room

Many journalists who came to cover the arraignment of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu were denied access to the courtroom. The security operatives stationed at the entrance of the Ministry of Justice building told journalists that only accredited judiciary reporters would be allowed in. But according to The PUNCH,  even accredited journalists were also not yet allowed to enter the court As of 8am and their judiciary correspondent and photojournalist as well as several others were standing outside. Also, some lawyers have been denied access to the courtroom. As of the time…

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Breaking : Nnamdi Kanu’s Trial adjourned

The Department of State Services, DSS, on Monday, failed to produce the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu before the Federal High Court in Abuja for continuation of his trial. When the case was called up around 11:09am, Government lawyer, M. B. Abubakar, blamed Kanu’s absence in court on what he termed as “logistical problems”. Abubakar, while acknowledging that the matter was slated for hearing, told the court that he was ready to proceed in Kanu’s absence, adding that he has three witnesses ready to…

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Ifeanyi Ejiofor, Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer drops advice ahead of Tomorrow’s court case

Nnamdi Kanu,the leader of the IPOB is set to appear in court tomorrow for his first hearing. DSS had earlier made some serious demands, asking the press willing to appear in court to get clearance from them. This act most people have considered very un_democratic. However, the lawyer to the embattled IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu had dropped some statements for the IPOB members and friends of Nnamdi Kanu willing to appear at the court tomorrow. See his statement below… “As we prepare for legal fireworks in court tomorrow, I wish…

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P-square, Falz, Kanu Nwankwo, other celebrities charged to court for participating in EndSARS protest

The Post EndSARS scenarios are gradually becoming more interesting and embarrassingly funny same time. You’d recall that CBN Governor reportedly froze the Bank Accounts of EndSARS Protest Promoters alleging they sponsored a peaceful protest that was later high jacked. As if that was not enough, a list was published charging some celebrities to court over the #EndSARS protest. See full list below…   38 names were published with the heading : MATTER OF CRIMINAL COMPLAINT. Previously, one of the popular  lead protesters, Dj Switch who is currently seeking Asylum in Canada…

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