The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered that Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) be remanded in prison.
Chuks Muoma (SAN), counsel to Kanu prayed the court to
send his client to prison so that his family could have access to him.
Mohammed Diri, counsel to the Department of State Services (DSS) prayed the court to keep Kanu in the custody of the DSS for security reasons.
After listening to the both of them Tsoho gave the order that Kanu be remanded in Kuje prison pending his trial for treason
The Federal High Court was said to have struck out six charges of treasonable felony brought against Kanu by the Department of State Services (DSS).
Kanu was arraigned in court today, January 20, 2016 on treason charges and other offences bordering on his agitation for the secession of the Republic of Biafra from Nigeria.
Source: Igbere television