Breaking: DSS Bars Punch, Others From Covering Nnamdi Kanu’s Trial In Abuja

The Department of State Services has given accreditation to only 10 media organisations to cover the trial of leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra Nnamdi Kanu.

Mr Kanu’s trial resumes on Monday at the Federal High Court in Abuja for alleged treasonable felony among other charges following his arrest and extradition from a yet-to-be-disclosed country.

The media organizations accredited are Daily Post, ThisDay, Premium Times, The Nation, Daily Independent, The Herald, National Television Authority, Television Continental, African Independent Television, and Channels Television.

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Some of the high-profile national dailies barred are PUNCH, The Guardian, Vanguard, Daily Trust, Tribune, Daily Sun, The Cable and Daily Times.

The DSS did not give reasons for its action which legal practitioners have described as illegal as it is a public trial.

Federal High Court Releases List Of Media Houses To Cover Nnamdi Kanu’s Trial In Abuja

Meanwhile, Kanu’s lawyers have urged IPOB members and supporters to be well-behaved in court during Kanu’s trial.