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Justice Binta Nyako Strikes Out Eight Terrorism Charges Against IPOB Leader Nnamdi Kanu

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court Abuja on Friday struck out eight of the 15 terrorism and felony charges preferred by the Federal Government against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.

Justice Nyako freed Nnamdi Kanu on the eight counts while ruling on a preliminary objection filed by the IPOB leader.

“In this instant preliminary objection application, I have read the counts and come to the conclusion that counts six, seven, eight, nine, 10, 11, 12 and 14 have not disclosed any offence against the defendant.

“‘Counts one, two, three, four, five, eight and 15 show some allegations, which the defendant has to answer.

“The court shall proceed to try the defendant on those counts,” Justice Nyako said.

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