Nnamdi Kanu arrested: The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra Nnamdi Kanu was arrested on Sunday and brought to Nigeria.
This is according to the attorney general of the Federation, Abubakar Malami.
Nnamdi Kanu arrested, returned to NigeriaGovernment-owned news agency reported that the IPOB leader appeared before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja.
Kanu, who was brought to the court amidst tight security, arrived at the court at about 1:40 pm.
At a joint press briefing on Tuesday with the State Security Service (SSS) in Abuja, Mr Malami disclosed that international collaborative efforts with security agencies led to Mr Kanu’s arrest and repatriation to Nigeria.
Mr Kanu and his co-defendant are facing treasonable felony charges at the Federal High Court in Abuja.
Mr Kanu fled the country in September 2017 after an invasion of his home by the military in Afara-Ukwu, near Umuahia, Abia State.