The federal government has filed a seven-count terrorism charge against Nnamdi Kanu. The Nigerian government filed the amended charges against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB on Friday.
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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.
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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.