Nigerian Navy Confirms Comedian Cute Abiola Is in Their Custody Over Breach of Naval Policy, Lawyer Reacts

Nigerian Navy Confirms Comedian Cute Abiola Is in Their Custody Over Breach of Naval Policy, Lawyer Reacts

  • Popular comedian, Cute Abiola's lawyer Fatai Adebanjo has reacted to his missing story that is trending on social media
  • The lawyer confirmed that the comedian is in naval detention but has not given a clue about why he was detained
  • However, the Nigerian Navy also confirmed that Cute Abiola is in their custody over a breach of naval social media policy

Comedian Abdulgafar Ahmed professionally known as Cute Abiola reportedly went missing on Monday, November 15, 2021.

Cute Abiola's whereabouts were not known until his layer, Fatai Adebanjo, confirmed to BBC Pidgin on Wednesday, November 17, that his client is under detention by the Nigerian Navy.

Cute Abiola
Nigerian Navy confirms Cute Abiola's detention. Credit: @thecuteabiola
Source: Instagram

Adebanjo hinted that the Nigerian Navy did not state the reason for detaining the comedian.

The lawyer made it known that the comedian is also a Navy personnel who resumed to his office at NNS Ojo, one maintenance unit of the Nigerian Navy in Lagos state on Monday, November 15, morning.

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However, the Nigerian Navy has also confirmed Cute Abiola's arrest, by sharing a press release that the comedian breached one of the naval social media policies and refusal to obey a particular order.

Read the full naval statement below:


A couple of Cute Abiola's fans are not aware that he is an officer of the Nigerian Navy as they reacted to the news of his detention. picked some of the comments, read below:


"Wow, this guy is an officer."


"Make una free am Abeg o."


"Is he a soldier?"


"Make una sha free am."


"Everyone should just really relax this is what he signed up for. He will be fine this are just normal disciplinary measures."

Mr Macaroni raises alarm as Cute Abiola goes missing

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Fellow comedian, Mr Macaroni shared the news on his Instagram page and posted a screenshot of the message he received concerning his colleague.

It was reported that Abiola was detained by the Nigerian Navy with no food and word on his situation.


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