The federal high court in Abuja has granted a request by the Department of State Services (DSS) to remand Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), till July 26.
The court granted the order on Tuesday morning when Kanu was re-arraigned on charges bothering on alleged treason.
Binta Nyako, the presiding judge, said he is to be remanded in DSS custody pending the determination of his trial.
Kanu appeared in court without his lawyer or any member of his defense team.
The IPOB leader was arrested on Sunday and extradited to Nigeria, according to the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami(SAN), who announced this at a press conference in Abuja on Tuesday, June 29.
According to Malami, he was arrested by the collaborative effort of security agencies in Nigeria and Interpol. (READ FULL STORY HERE).
President Buhari’s aide, Bashir Ahmad, has reacted to the re-arrest of IPOB’s leader, Nnamdi Kanu, as he says the “Language is now so clear”. (READ FULL DETAILS HERE).