The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Tuesday granted the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu bail.
The Director of Radio Biafra was granted bail on health groun and is expected to provide three sureties, one of who must be a serving senator, a jewish religious leader and highly respected person and must own a land anywhere in Abuja. The bail bond is N100 million for each surety.
Nnamdi Kanu was also ordered never to grant any press interview pending the outcome of his trial. He is not to be in a gathering of more than ten persons.
The judge on the case, Justice Binta Nyako said Kanu's bail will be revoked if any of the orders are flouted.
Meanwhile, the other accused persons were denied bail. According to the judge, treasonable felony, the charges against them is a serious offence against the state.
Jubilations hve erupted across Nigeria by IPOB members and pro-Biafrans.
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