BREAKING: Lawyers Denied Entry into Abuja Court for Kanu’s Trial
Some lawyers were denied entry to the Federal High Court in Abuja, where Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), will stand trial on Monday.
One of the lawyers denounced the move in a live BBC Pidgin video watched by iexclusivenews, claiming it was an open court to which every Nigerian lawyer should have free access.
“A lawyer doesn’t have to present his ID card or anything to prove he’s a lawyer,” he explained. “It’s a free-for-all. It’s like when you go to your Wuse market shop and someone asks, ‘Can I see proof that you own the shop before I let you in?’