(Last Updated On: April 25, 2017)


By Gbenga Gbelee

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB and operator of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has been granted bail.

The bail is the first since the commencement of his trial for alleged treason in 2015.

Mr. Kanu and three others are facing trail on allegations of treason among others.

The presiding judge, Binta Nyako, gave the order to allow Mr. Kanu attend to his ailing health condition.

According to the order, Mr. Kanu is to produce three sureties with N100 million each.

The judge warned that Mr. Kanu must never be seen in a crowd of more than 10 people just

as she barred him from granting any interviews or attending any rally.

Reports have it that the Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, was among those who attended the court sitting.

Nnamdi Kanu was arrested on October 14, 2015 at the Golden Tulip Essential Lagos Airport

Hotel in Lagos where he had lodged in using a fictitious name in the company of a woman.