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Nigeria to hear all terrorism trials in secret, judge rules

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Federal High Court judge ruled on Thursday that all trials of terrorism cases in Nigeria will henceforth be held in camera. In a statement titled “new practice directions on hearing of terrorism cases”, Justice John Terhemba Tsoho also said coverage of any part of such proceedings would be prohibited. He said the new ruling Read More…

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Nnamdi Kanu denies new terrorism charges in court

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde/File Photo. The leader of the banned Nigerian separatist movement, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), pleaded not guilty to eight new charges that include terrorism and incitement on Wednesday as his defence sought the dismissal of the case, arguing that it lacked merit. Nnamdi Kanu, leader of IPOB, previously entered a not Read More…