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Tight security in Abuja ahead of Nnamdi Kanu’s trial as DSS accredits 10 media houses

The accredited media houses.

High Court in Abuja, Nigeria on Monday, recorded tight security ahead of the arrival of the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, I(POB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, whose trial on treasonable felony charge continues today.

As early as 7am, armed security operatives, were stationed at all access routes to the court premises to prevent access to the venue.

Earlier, the Department of State Services (DSS), have accredited 10 media houses to cover the event just as other media houses were denied full access.

The accredited media houses were Daily Post, Premium Times, Thisday, The Nation, The Herald,  Daily Independent,  Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), TVC , AIT and Channels.

Kanu was on June 20, repatriated to Nigeria in continuation of his trial, after he was reportedly arrested in Kenya.

He was subsequently tried before Justice Binta Nyako on June 29 and remanded in custody of the DSS till today when his trial will resume.

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