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Mixed Reactions Trail Arrest Of IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu


Mixed Reactions Trail Arrest Of IPOB Leader, Nnamdi KanuMixed reactions have trailed the arrest and extradition of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.

MDB earlier reported that Kanu is facing charges bordering on treasonable felony instituted against him at the court in response to years of campaign for IPOB.

He was granted bail in April 2017 for health reasons but skipped bail after flouting some of the conditions given to him by the court.

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However, Federal Government on Tuesday announced his arrest and extradition to Nigeria to continue facing trial.

Kanu was arrested by a combined team of Nigerian and foreign security agents in a coordinated interception.

Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, announced the latest development on Tuesday, at an emergency media briefing in his office confirmed the arrest of Kanu.

Following his arrival in Nigeria, Federal High Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of Kanu in the custody of Department of State Services (DSS) till July 26 for continuation of his trial.

Reacting, some Nigerians on social media said the arrest will end the activities of IPOB and ESN, others believe that it may lead to a renewed tension in the South East while a sect of people slammed the Federal Government for refusing to deal with banditry in the country with the same tactic.

See some reactions below;

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