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Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of IPOB, is freed by an appeals court.

The Appeal Court in Abuja has freed Nnamdi Kanu, the controversial head of the banned Indigenous People of Biafra. Kanu is being sued by the federal government in Abuja's Federal High Court for 15 counts of crimes, including treasonable felony and terrorism, that are said to have been committed during his separatist activities.

The 15-count complaint against Kanu did not identify the place, the time, the day, or the kind of the alleged actions, according to the court, which led to his extradition to Nigeria in clear violation of international treaties.

The federal government has concealed information regarding Nnamdi Kanu's detention location, the court further concluded, notwithstanding the severe charges leveled against him.

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