The Court of Appeal on Friday upheld the Federal Government’s application for stay of execution of the October 13 judgment setting Nnamdi Kanu free.
Kanu, whose outlawed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) is agitating for Nigeria’s dismemberment, was recently discharged from terrorism charges by the same appeal Court.
But the government kicked, saying the separatist leader still had pending charges and therefore sought to stay the judgement while awaiting Supreme Court pronouncement on the matter.
In a unanimous decision by a three-member panel led by Justice Haruna Tsanami, the court upheld the federal government ‘s application.
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