Agba Jalingo Finally Regains Freedom

Nigerian journalist, Agba Jalingo, has been released on Friday from the Calabar prison after meeting bail conditions.

Recall that the journalist was granted bail by Justice Sule Shuaibu of the Federal High Court, Calabar, on Thursday including N10 million, a refundable deposit of N700,000 to court registry by sureties.

His release came months after being denied bail at the same court.

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