The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has refused to grant application seeking to transfer Nnamdi Kanu to Kuje correctional centre.
However, it ruled that three persons of his choice can pay him visit at the Department of State Services facility.
The court thereafter adjourned to 10th November for hearing of his application challenging the competence of the suit.
Meanwhile operatives of the Department of State Services, refused to allow even a single journalist inside the courtroom.
Though six journalists were intitially cleared at the main gate of the court to enter the premises.