The Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu is to remain in the custody of the Department of State Security, DSS until July 26 for the continuation of his trial.

The IPOB Leader was brought before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja for the continuation of his trial on charges bordering on terrorism, treasonable felony, unlawful possession of firearms, and management of an unlawful society.

Kanu, who was brought to the Court amidst tight security, arrived at the Court at about 1:40 pm.

However, all the entrances to the Court have been under lock.

The Judge later ordered that Nnamdi Kanu should be kept in DSS Custody until July 26, 2021 for the continuation of trial.

Recall that the Federal Government of Nigeria has announced the arrest of Nnamdi Kanu.

According to the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Tuesday, Kanu was arrested and brought back to Nigeria on Sunday.

The AGF stated that the IPOB Leader was arrested based on a collaborative effort between Security Agencies in Nigeria and Interpol.

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