The Court of Appeal in Abuja has acquitted Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra.
A three-man appeal court panel on Thursday said the Federal High Court had no jurisdiction to try Mr. Kanu on the grounds that he was extradited to Nigeria in violation of the extradition protocol and the OAU convention.
The court said that the Federal Government failed to disclose the exact location where Mr. Kanu; the 15-count charge against him also did not disclose the place, date, time, and nature of the alleged offenses before his extradition.
As a result, the appeal court discharged Kanu of the charges brought against him by the federal government
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