Court Frees Premium Times Journalist


A journalist, Samuel Ogundipe, who has been detained since Tuesday by Police in Abuja has regained his freedom.


According to a report by his employers, Premium Times, he was granted bail on Friday, after he was arraigned before a Kubwa Grade 1 Magistrate Court.


The court presided over by magistrate Abdulwahab Mohammed granted Ogundipe bail in the sum of N500,000 and a surety who must be resident within the court’s jurisdiction.


The bail conditions were met and Mr Ogundipe was released.


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