BREAKING: Nyako Strikes Out Eight Terrorism Charges Against Nnamdi Kanu, Adjourns Case To

Justice Binta Nyako has struck out eight terrorism charges against Nnamdi Kanu.

Onyxnewsng reports that an Abuja Federal High Court on Friday ruled on the terrorism charges against Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.

Justice Binta Nyako struck out eight of the 15 counts against Kanu.

The judge struck out the eight charges while ruling on a preliminary objection Kanu raised against all the charges.

“I have read the counts and counts 6,7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 14 have not disclosed any offence against the defendant.

“‘Counts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8 and 15 show some allegations. The court shall proceed to try the defendant on those count,” Justice Nyako said.

The Nigerian government had filed the 15-count charges bordering on terrorism and treasonable felony against the IPOB leader.

The charges which bordered on terrorism were filed against Kanu by the Federal Government.

The IPOB leader has been in the custody of the Department of State Services, DSS, since his arrest in June 2021.

Onyxnewsng reports that Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court Abuja, Friday, adjourned the trial of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, to May 18 and 26, 2022 respectively.

Justice Nyako made the pronouncement after hearing parties out at the proceedings.

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