Video of Portable Being Apprehended After Trying to Run Away From Police Trends: “This Is Not Good”

Video of Portable Being Apprehended After Trying to Run Away From Police Trends: “This Is Not Good”

  • Nigerian singer Portable had one of the most embarrassing moments of his life after a video captured him trying to escape an arrest 
  • According to reports, the Zazu hitmaker paid only N13 million for his G-Wagon and refused to pay the N14 million balance
  • A new video made waves online, showing the moment the street act was caught and carried by the police after he jumped a black gate to resist arrest
  • In an exclusive chat with Tim, a Nigerian IT expert and music lover, he weighed in on Portable's unexpected move towards the unformed men

Nigerian singer Habeeb Okikiola Badmus, aka Portable, left many people in stitches on the evening of Tuesday, May 14, after a video showed him jumping a gate to avoid being arrested.

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Some officers of the Nigeria Police Force caught up with the singer and his wife for allegedly failing to pay the sum of N14 million he owed for his G-Wagon, worth N27 million.

Portable arrested for owing 14 million naira for car
Portable trended online over 14 million naira debt. Credit: @portablebaby
Source: Instagram

After several attempts by the car dealer to get the singer to return the car or pay the balance, a petition was filed against the Brotherhood hitmaker.

A video saw the street act jumping a black gate as he attempted to escape from the uniformed men who came to arrest him.

Another footage made the rounds online, showing Portable being carried by the officers after he tried to run from them.

At some point in the video, he twirled his body amid the many hands holding his hands and legs, and it seemed like he was going to drop into the gutter while the policemen tried to bundle him into the waiting car. 

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A spokesperson for the Lagos state police command confirmed that he has since been taken into custody.

See the video below:

Zazu embarrassed himself - Tim, IT expert and music lover

Tim, a Nigerian IT expert and music lover, pointed out that Portable brought the embarrassment upon himself and suggested what he should have done initially.

He said:

"He called that on himself. He Should have just gone easy the first time instead of embarrassing himself."

Reactions trail Portable’s video

Many were ashamed on the singer’s behalf as they pointed out the international recognitions he has gotten recently. compiled the reactions below:


"See person wey get song with skepta. SMH."


"As a brand this is not good for him."


"He should have just go peacefully with them and call his lawyer. Than allowing them dragged him like this."

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"See as them bundle international superstar like stock fish Gutter behavior."


"Most of una celebs are living with huge debts, if you like go de say God when,naso so gbese God go dash you."


"This is Inhumane. He should sue them. This is nonsense."

Portable spends time with Queen Dami had reported that Portable pitched his tent with another love interest, Queen Dami.

The young lady, who was one of late Alaafin of Oyo's wives, shared a video of herself and the singer having fun together.

Dami blushed as Portable danced behind her car.

Proofreading by Nkem Ikeke, journalist and copy editor at


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