The prosecution and the defence in the treasonable felony trial of the leader of the proscribed separatist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu have rejigged their legal teams.

While the prosecuting team is being led by Adegboyega Awomolo (SAN, replacing David Kaswe, a lawyer with the Federal Ministry of Justice, the defence team is now being led by P. A. M. Ejiofor, who replaced Mike Ozekhome (SAN).

Kanu, who is being held in the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS), has been brought to court this morning, preparatory to the commencement of proceedings.


While firm security arrangements were in place within and around the court premises, there was a large presence of lawyers, some people dressed like Igbo traditional rulers, family members of the defendant and other supporters.

Details shortly…



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