Lagos Arraigns Eze Ndigbo On Terrorism Charges
The Eze Ndigbo of Ajao Estate in Lagos State, Frederick Nkemdilim Nwajagu, has been arraigned before Justice Yetunde Adesanya of a Lagos High Court sitting in Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) for alleged terrorism.
The Attorney-General of Lagos State, represented by Mr. Jonathan Ogunsanya, arraigned the defendant on a nine-count Charge in Suit No. LD/21505C/2023 – The State of Lagos Vs Frederick Nkemdilim Nwanjago.
The defendant was arraigned for the offenses of attempting to do Acts of Terrorism under Section 403(2) of the Criminal law of Lagos State, 2015; Participation in Terrorism Meeting to Support a Proscribed Entity, Attempt to finance an Act of Terrorism, Preparation to Commit an Act of Terrorism under Sections 12(c), 18, 21, 29 & 12(a) of the Terrorism (Prevention & Prohibition) Act, 2022, amongst others.
The defendant pleaded not guilty to all nine counts.
The matter was adjourned to the 4th and 5th of July, 2023, for trial.
It would be recalled that the defendant was arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) following a viral video where he was heard saying he would invite members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to Lagos to secure properties of Igbo people living in the state.
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