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 The Federal Government has approached the Court of Appeal in Abuja for stay of execution in the trial of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, Newsspecng learnt.

Nnamdi, was earlier set free by the court from the terrorism charge against him.

At the appellate court on Monday, the FG asked the court to stay the execution of the judgement of October 13 which voided the rendition of Kanu from Kenya to Nigeria on account of breach of local and international laws.

A three-panel of the court would determine the FG’s motion on notice, according to a notice of appeal marked CA/ABJ/CR/625/2025, sighted by newsmen.

Kanu’s lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome, (SAN), leading the legal team, is in the court, alongside a senior lawyer, Mr Ifeanyi Ejiofor.

Armed policemen were at the entrance of the court while incoming vehicles and their occupants were screened to avoid security breaches.

Reports have it that the appellate court, sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, on October 13, upheld the appeal of Kanu.

The court also discharged and acquitted the embattled leader of the proscribed group.

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