IPOB threat: Court gives updates on Eze Ndigbo in Lagos 


CITIZENS COMPASS – THE trial of a leader of an Igbo community in Ajao Estate, Lagos, Eze Ndigbo Fredrick Nwajagu, will begin on Wednesday, July 5, 2023, by a Lagos State High Court sitting at the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS). 

He will be trued for alleged terrorism.

Justice Yetunde Adeaanya fixed the date on Tuesday, May 9, following Nwajago’s arraignment and “not guilty” plea to a nine-count charge bordering on the alleged offence.

According to a statement from the Director of Public Affairs in the Ministry of Justice,  Grace Alo, Nwajago was brought before the court by the state’s Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Moyo Onigbanjo.

Onigbanjo, represented by Mr. Jonathan Ogunsanya (a Deputy Director in the Ministry of Justice), arraigned the defendant in a suit marked “LD/21505C/2023 – THE STATE OF LAGOS VS FREDERICK NKEMDILIM NWANJAGO.”

” Attempt to finance an act of terrorism.

“Preparation to commit an act of terrorism under Sections 12(c), 18, 21, 29 & 12(a) of the Terrorism (Prevention & Prohibition) Act, 2022,” amongst others.

On April 5, a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Sabo, Yaba, remanded Nwajago for allegedlly threatening to bring the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to the state.


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