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Breaking: Igboho's female blogger Lady K finally regains freedom after 114 days in DSS custody

  • The two aides among the 12 associates of Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo have regained their freedom, after 114 days
  • The aides identified simply as Amudat Babatunde a female blogger popularly known as Lady K and Jamiu Oyetunji, a male
  • The lawyer to the detainees’, Pelumi Olajengbesi made this disclosure and confirmed their release on Friday, October 22

Two remaining aides of the 12 associates of Yoruba secessionist, Sunday Adeyemo (Igboho), who were in the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS), have regained their freedom after 114 days, The Punch reported.

The detainees’ lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi, confirmed their release to the newspaper on Friday, October 22.

The aides were identified simply as Amudat Babatunde (female) and Jamiu Oyetunji (male).

Breaking: Igboho's female blogger Lady K finally regains freedom after 114 days in DSS custody
Earlier, the DSS released 8 of the Yoruba Nation agitators aides arrested in Sunday Igboho house, on Monday, August 30th. Photo credit: Sunday Igboho
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Earlier, the State Security Service (SSS) filed five terrorism charges against the two associates of Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, at the Federal High Court in Abuja, a report by Premium Times also indicate.

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Jamiu Oyetunji and Amudat Babatunde were accused of committing acts of terrorism, including being in possession of prohibited firearms, and over 1,500 rounds of ammunition without lawful authority.

Meanwhile, the DSS had, on Thursday, July 1, 2021, during a midnight invasion of Igboho’s Soka house in Ibadan, Oyo state, arrested 12 of the activist’s allies and whisked them away to Abuja, where they had been kept in detention.

After a long dilly-dally, the secret police, in compliance with a court order, first released eight of the 12 detainees on Monday, August 30, 2021, holding onto the remaining four.

Those earlier released were Abideen Shittu, Abdullateef Onaolapo, Ayobami Donald, Olakunle Oluwapelumi, Dikeola Ademola, Bamidele Sunday, Raji Kazeem, and Taiwo Tajudeen.

Two more detainees were freed on September 3, 2021. They were Tajudeen Arinloye and Uthman Adelabu, while Babatunde (female) and Oyetunji were released on Friday.

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Justice Obiora Egwuatu of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja had on August 4, 2021, granted bail to the 12 detainees.

They had met their bail conditions, including the provision of 24 sureties, but the DSS lawyer, Idowu Awo, had kicked against the bail granted by Justice Egwuatu to four of them, claiming that they were heavily involved in the alleged offence of arms stockpiling and other criminal activities of their boss, Igboho.

The newspaper had also reported that the DSS filed terrorism charges against Oyetunji and Babatunde, a female blogger who did a Facebook Live around 2am on July 1, 2021, when the DSS in a joint operation with sister agencies raided Igboho’s residence.

Known as ‘Lady K ifeoluwa show’ on Facebook, the blogger with over 17,000 followers had turned on her Facebook Live on the midnight of July 1, during the raid of Igboho’s house by the Nigerian security forces.

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Member of National Assembly sponsoring Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu, Buhari claims

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari claims a member of the national assembly is responsible for the agitation of the breakup of the country.

The president made this known while addressing the country as part of the independence day celebration.

Meanwhile, the president failed to reveal the name of the lawmaker and people financing the separatist movement.

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In another report, following President Muhammadu Buhari's call for unity in the country, many Nigerians have taken to social media to react to his statement.

While many people blamed him for the current state of unity in the country which is at its lowest point, others praised him for doing a good job to bring the country together.

Recall that some people in the southeast and southwest have been agitating for the breakup of the country over what they described as unfair treatment from the the north and the terrible economic situation facing the people.

Source: Legit

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