Security operatives earlier today stopped journalists from covering the trial of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu at the Federal High Court in Abuja.
Those who were stopped from entering inside the courtroom include reporters from ten media houses had earlier been cleared by the Federal Government to cover Kanu’s trial.
Some lawyers on the side of Nnamdi Kanu were also stopped from entering into the courtroom to witness the trial.
One of the senior lawyers, Aloy Ejimakor, who is Kanu’s Special Counsel, confirmed the development to newsmen outside the court.
Godwin Uwazurike who led the Ohanaeze Ndigbo legal team to monitor Kanu’s trial, insisted that he must be given a fair hearing.
Some Igbo leaders, including former governor of Anambra State, Chukwuemeka Ezeife, were also at the Abuja Federal High Court but were locked out.
Nnamdi Kanu has been returned to the custody of the Department of State Service until the next adjourned date on November 10.