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    THE NIGERIAN FEDERAL SUPREME COURT YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) GAVE JUDGEMENT IN THE APPEAL OF CHIEF ENAHORO AGAINST HIS CONVICTION FOR PLOTTING THE OVERTHROW OF THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT.

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    THE NIGERIAN FEDERAL SUPREME COURT YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) GAVE JUDGEMENT IN THE APPEAL OF CHIEF ENAHORO AGAINST HIS CONVICTION FOR PLOTTING THE OVERTHROW OF THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT.

    CHIEF ENAHORO LOST THE APPEAL BUT HAD HIS SENTENCE REDUCED FROM 15 TO 7 YEARS. HE WAS CONVICTED IN 1963 AFTER HIS EXTRADITION FROM BRITAIN AT THE END OF A SIX MONTH'S LEGAL FIGHT FOR POLITICAL ASYLUM.

    DURING HIS TRIAL, IT WAS ALLEGED HE WAS TO HAVE SELECTED 200 YOUTHS OF HIS OPPOSITION ACTION GROUP FOR MILITARY TRAINING OUTSIDE NIGERIA, AND THAT HE HAD FORCIBLY PLANNED TO OVERTHROW THE GOVERNMENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5KQ9VA8XQH27JGVW4AQBLEEOP
    Media URN:
    VLVA5KQ9VA8XQH27JGVW4AQBLEEOP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/05/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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