Court Grants Agba Jalingo Bail N10m Bail

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The Federal High Court, sitting in Calabar, has granted bail to the detained Nigerian journalist, Agba Jalingo.

Justice Sule Shuaibu of the Federal High Court, Calabar, on Thursday granted the journalist N10 million bail, following an application from his lawyer, Attah Ochinke.

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The court asked that those standing as surety for the journalist must make a refundable deposit of N700,000 to court registry to perfect the bail.

Mr Jalingo, the publisher of CrossRiverWatch, was arrested on August 22, 2019, over a report alleging that Cross River State governor, Ben Ayade, diverted N500 million belonging to the state.

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https://www.informationng.com/2020/02/court-grants-agba-jalingo-bail-n10m-bail.html

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