On the 9th day of May, 2023, the Hon. Attorney-General of Lagos State represented, by Mr. Jonathan Ogunsanya (a Deputy Director in the State Ministry of Justice), arraigned Frederick Nkemdilim Nwajago (Eze Ndigbo of Ajao Estate, Lagos) on a nine-count Charge before Hon. Justice Y.A. Adesanya (Mrs.), in Suit No. LD/21505C/2023 – The State of Lagos Vs Frederick Nkemdilim Nwanjago.
The Defendant was arraigned for the offences 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.