An Abuja federal high court has granted a request by the Department of State Services (DSS) to remand leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, till July 26.
The court granted the order on Tuesday morning when Kanu was re-arraigned on charges bothering on alleged treason.
The presiding judge, Binta Nyako, said he is to be remanded in DSS custody pending the determination of his trial.
Kanu appeared in court without his lawyer or any member of his defense team.
Nigeria’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Tuesday, announced that the IPOB leader had been re-arrested and extradited to Nigeria on Sunday.
At a joint press briefing with the DSS in Abuja, Malami disclosed that international collaborative efforts with security agencies led to Kanu’s arrest and repatriation to Nigeria.