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Friday, 10 February 2017

Abuja court adjourns Nnamdi Kanu’s secret trial

The trial of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu has been adjourned to March 2017.The trial of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu has been adjourned to March 2017.Kanu’s trial was expected to continue today following an applicator Kanu’s lawyer Ifeanyi Ejiofor who spoke to NAIJ.com said no reason was given by the court for the adjournment. READ ALSO:My husband's obsession with Biafra is scary - Nnamdi Kanu's wifeEjiofor said the matter has now been slated for Wednesday, March 1, for ruling on application filed by Kanu and three other defendants.Kanu and three others – David Nwawuisi, Benjamin Madubugwu and Chidiebere Onwudiwe – had asked the court to squash charges against them.PAY ATTENTION:Get the latest News on NAIJ.com News AppKanu in his application challenged the competence of charges leveled against him by the Department of State Services (DSS).READ ALSO:Why we love Fani-Kayode - IPOBEjiofor said there is no material evidence against his client.A Federal High Court presided by Justice Binta Nyako had ruled on the secret trial for Kanu and his co-accused.Nyako in her ruling had approved that witnesses who will testify against the defendants be protected behind a screen.READ ALSO:We cannot disown IPOB, MASSOB – Ohanaeze NdigboHowever, contrary to Nyako’s ruling, Kanu and the three other defendants had vehemently rejected any form of protected trial.In one of the court session, the IPOB leader said, it is impossibl
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