Pelumi Olajengbesi, counsel to the 12 persons that were arrested at the residence of Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly called Sunday Igboho, has raised alarm over their deteriorating health … Continue Reading Twelve persons arrested at Igboho’s residence are given “Engine Oil” as soup – Lawyer reveal
Olasupo Ojo, the Coordinating counsel for Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Igboho, has said that some governor’s in South-West are scared to make their positions known on Igboho’s arrest and detention. … Continue Reading Igboho: Why South-West govs are afraid to speak out -Lawyer
Buratai met with the Beninese President on Tuesday during the official presentation of his letter of credence.
But the Yoruba separatist leader, whose real name is Sunday Adeyemo, will remain in the custody of the Republic of Benin pending the conclusion of the case against him.
Many supporters of Yoruba Nation agitator had thronged the court on Monday to witness the trial of the activist.
‘FAKE PASSPORT? NOT TRUE!’ HERE’S WHY WE WERE ARRESTED IN BENIN, IGBOHO’S WIFE OPENS UP The Yoruba Nation agitation leader, Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho, was not caught with fake … Continue Reading Fake Passport: Igboho’s wife, Ropo opens up on why they were arrested in Cotonou
The law professor, in an interview with BBC Yoruba, complained that the police in Benin Republic handcuffed the hands of his client five days after his arrest.
It was gathered that the 48-year-old activist resorted to the option after he was arrested on Monday, July 19, 2021, by the International Criminal Police Organisation
The hearing of a case against the Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, lasted for more than six hours on Thursday at Cour De’appal De Cotonou, … Continue Reading Update: Benin court releases Igboho’s wife, remands activist
He is expected to be arraigned for immigration-related offenses in Benin Republic later today
Igboho and his wife, Ropo, have been kept in police custody in Cotonou since Monday night while his lawyers are in talks with the Beninise government to secure his release and stop his extradition.
Before then, the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), had presented Buratai’s nomination to the Senate and the upper chamber of the National Assembly had confirmed the ex-COAS’ nomination despite public outcry of some crimes against humanity allegedly committed by the Nigerian Army under Buratai’s leadership.
A 1984 Treaty and an African Charter will prevent the government of Benin Republic from giving Igboho to Nigeria.
According to him, leaders of the Oodua Peoples Congress, Ilana Oodua, and other groups who petitioned the International Criminal Court are involved.
Igboho was arrested by the security forces in Benin Republic about three weeks after the Department of State Services declared him wanted
The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has urged the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to forgive Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Igboho. The PUNCH reported that the Department of State … Continue Reading Forgive Igboho, I’ll bring him for peace talk – Oluwo begs Buhari