IPOB leader, Kanu arrested, arraigned

The Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Tuesday, said the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has been arrested.

Malami stated this at a press briefing at the Ministry of Justice in Abuja on Tuesday.

He said Kanu will soon be brought before the Federal High Court where he jumped bail.

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), had revealed that Kanu was arrested and brought back to Nigeria on Sunday.

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

And at about 1:40 pm, Kanu was brought to the court amidst tight security.

Justice Nyako however ordered Kanu to be detained until July 26, 2021 for the continuation of trial.

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