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Buhari Government Amends Terrorism Charges Against Nnamdi Kanu



Nnamdi Kanu

Buhari Government has amended terrorism charges against Nnamdi Kanu.


Newsonline reports that the Federal Government of Nigeria has amended the seven-count terrorism charges against Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.

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This online news understands that FG filed the amended seven-count terrorism charge against Kanu.


The amended charge marked FHC/ABJ/CR/383/2015, which was entered before the Federal High Court in Abuja, contained all allegations against Kanu that were earlier sustained by the court.

In a broadcast, the Federal Government said Kanu had issued a deadly threat that anyone who flouted IPOB’s sit-at-home order in the South-East should write his or her will.


The Government claimed that in 2018, Kanu severally made broadcasts that incited his members to kill security operatives and families.

It noted that the offence was punishable under Section 1 (2) (h) of the Terrorism Prevention Amendment Act, 2013.