- Kemi Olunloyo appears in green prison uniform and in handcuffs alongside Samuel Walson, Port Harcout based publisher
- The controversial journalist has been at the Port Harcourt prison for over three weeks
- Kemi has been granted bail of N200,000 with hearing adjourned to May 4
Controversial journalist Kemi Olunloyo has been remanded in prison for the second time in two weeks. On Thursday, March 30, she was granted bail by a magistrate court in Port Harcourt but was sent back to prison by a Federal High Court also in Port Harcourt.
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Legit.ng had reported that Olunloyo was still being held behind bars for an alleged defamatory story she wrote on Port Harcourt- based Pastor David Ibiyeomie of the Salvation Ministries.
It appears the outspoken social media critic has finally met her match as she has been remanded in prison for over three weeks running.
The former governor’s daughter was pictured in prison uniform and in handcuffs alongside a Port Harcourt based publisher Samuel Walson. They were sent to prison after hearing on their bail application was stalled.
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Chief Magistrate Alatuwo Elkanah Fubara, in his ruling, granted the two accused bail of N200,000 with credible sureties who reside in Port Harcourt.
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The court also struck out one of the charges on cyber crime against Kemi for lack of jurisdiction to try the matter. The case has been adjourned to May 4 for hearing.
Kemi was picked on March 5, 2017, in her Ibadan home by men of the Nigeria Police and was driven to Port Harcourt.
The daughter of an ex-Oyo state governor Victor Omololu-Olunloyo had earlier put up a post alleging the pastor was involved in corruption and adultery mess with actress Iyabo Ojo.
Read all updates on Olunloyo's current run-in with law.
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