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Court Denies Nnamdi Kanu Bail Adjourned Case To 14th November



The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday 28th June 2022 dismissed the application for bail by the detained leader of the Proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.

Justice Binta Nyako, in her ruling,said that the suit was a gross abuse of the court process and an attempt to continue to litigate on issues that have already been ruled on.

She, however, advised the applicant to approach the Court of Appeal on the issue of bail, should he feel aggrieved by the decision of the court.

The trial judge stated that since the ruling in July 2017 when Kanu was granted bail till date, the suit has suffered 15 adjournments and the matter has yet to enter a substantive hearing.

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She added that she was not satisfied with the reason the IPOB leader gave for his failure to appear in court for the continuation of his trial.

Recall that the lead counsel of Nnamdi Kanu Barrister Ifeanyi Ejiofor Esq had earlier filed a bail application for the court in the last hearing after the court dismissed seven count charges out of the the fifteen amended charges levelled against him by the federal government of Nigeria.

How Barrister Ifeanyi Ejiofor replying to newsmen after the court hearing today said that he and his colleagues were very disappointed with the ruling of the court today.

He stressed that the case which was ruled upon today has been filed since 1st April 2019 when the Nigerian military invaded the house Of Nnamdi Kanu on Afaraukwu Ibeku in Abia State on 17 September 2017 killing over 28 people all in a bit to assassinate Nnamdi Kanu.

He also stressed that this particular case has been in the court file and it contains the complete details account on how his house was invaded with verifiable evidence.

Ejiofor expressed his disappointment in the judge for saying she is not properly informed of the case while the case file has been in the court since April 2019 and was supposed to ruled on April 26th the court said she is indisposed.

Ejiofor expressed optimistic that they are going to get justice in court of appeals before the adjourned date of 14 November 2022

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