Journalist Agba Jalingo granted bail

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Justice Sule Shuaibu of the Federal High Court Calabar on Thursday has grant Agba Jalingo to bail.

Justice Sule Shuaibu granted the bail after Cross Rivers State Government reverted to the initial; charges of terrorism and conspiracy to remove elected governor from office.

Jalingo was first arrested, August 22, 2019, in his Lagos residence and taken to Calabar where he has been detained at the cultural centre facility.

According to a copy of the police invitation, which CPJ reviewed, Jalingo was summoned because his name was mentioned in a police investigation of “Conspiracy to cause Unrest and Conduct likely to Cause Breach of Peace, reported by the Cross River Microfinance Bank.”


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