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Nigeria’s Government has approached the Federal High Court in Abuja in an application asking it to revoke the bail granted the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) Mr. Nnamdi Kanu.
He has also been served.
Special Assistant to the Attorney-General of the Federation on Media and Publicity, Mr. Salihu Isah, made the revocation application available to newsmen Friday in Abuja.
The revocation application is coming barely a day a Coalition of Northern Groups withdraw their quit notice given to the Igbos in the North, where they also demanded that the IPOB leader be arrested forthwith.
The IPOB leader is being prosecuted along with others on treasonable felony charges.
Kanu in his July 1, 2017 application urged the court to vary the conditions of the bail granted him on April 25, 2017.
Terms and conditions of his bail include: he shouldn’t be seen in a crowd exceeding 10 persons, he shouldn’t grant press interviews and must not hold or attend rallies.
Justice Binta Nyako had, in her ruling delivered on April 25, granted bail to Kanu, but dismissed the separate bail applications filed by his co-defendants — the National Coordinator of IPOB, Mr. Chidiebere Onwudiwe; an IPOB member, Benjamin Madubugwu, and a former Field Maintenance Engineer seconded to the MTN, David Nwawuisi.
Also contained in the FG’s fresh application is immediate arrest of Kanu by the police.
IPOB is yet to react to the latest development.