Nigerian government takes action as Nnamdi Kanu lays forth requirements for the continuation of the trial

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The federal government has now brought treasonable felony charges against Nnamdi Kanu, the detained leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and he has finally consented to conditional trial.

Also, now that his terms have been satisfied, he has agreed to have the charges against him prosecuted more quickly.

On Wednesday, Kanu’s lawyer Aloy Ejimakor presented three demands to the Federal High Court in Abuja before to the resumption of the trial.

He asked for a number of things, including the restoration of the bail he had previously received so that he could prepare for his defense.

He asserted that the Federal Government had wrongfully revoked his bail due to an unfounded and deceitful allegation.

The government accused Kanu of jumping bail and fleeing the country, so they filed an arrest order against him. Kanu also asked for the warrant to be set aside.

Additionally, he insisted on the right of his lawyer to unfettered access to him, as stipulated by law.

The activist for Biafra has stated his willingness to face expedited trial once certain requirements are satisfied.

The Federal Government has requested the court to reject the conditions, arguing that they are baseless, irritating, frivolous, and vexatious. Adegboyega Awomolo, SAN, is representing the government in this matter.

Since the court had already denied the bail request, the senior lawyer said, it cannot now reverse its decision.

According to Awomolo, Kanu’s sole recourse after having his bail application denied is to appeal the decision to the Court of Appeal.

Justice Binta Nyako is currently hearing additional arguments.

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