Security men remove hand-cuff from Igboho, grant him access to wife Photo Credit: Punch Security operatives in Benin Republic have removed leg chain and hand-cuff from Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Ighoho. The Communications Manager of Ilana Omo Oodua, Maxwell Adeleye, made this known while giving an update on the state of Igboho’s health.
It is no longer news that Yoruba Nation Agitator, Sunday Igboho, has been in Benin prison for some weeks now. He got arrested in The Republic of Benin while he was trying to travel to Germany. His wife was also arrested by the security agency in Benin but later got released.
The battle to get Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, released from detention is delayed by the vacation embarked upon by judges in Benin Republic. This is according to the spokesperson for the Umbrella body of Yoruba Self-Determination Groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, Maxwell Adeleye, on Tuesday.
(Photo Credit: livetimes.ng) There have been news circulating that the President of llana Omo Oodua Yoruba Self Determination Group, Prof. Banji Akintoye had fled to Benin Republic following plans of his arrest by Security Agencies in Nigeria. It was reported that Security Agencies in Nigeria has been planning the arrest of the Yoruba Self Determination Group leader even before the raid of the home of Yoruba Rights Activist, Sunday Igboho.
The umbrella body of the Yoruba Self-Determination Groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, has asked agitators in the Yoruba nation that good news will soon be announced on issues concerning Yoruba rights activist Sunday Adeyemo, affectionately known as Igboho in the Republic. from Benin. Group spokesperson Maxwell Adeleye in an interview with The PUNCH on Monday explained that Igboho had not been abandoned.
Following the news update about Chief Sunday Adeyemo's case, the Benin Republic security operatives have given Sunday Igboho some chances to carry out some activities while in police custody. Remember, the freedom fighter wife, Ropo Adeyemo was also arrested in the Benin Republic, but she was released last week after a thorough investigation and findings.
The lawyers representing the popular Yoruba Rights Activist and freedom fighter, chief Sunday Adeyemo, while giving details of the court hearing that occurred yesterday at court D’Apeal in Cotonou, have given two major reasons why Sunday Igboho cannot be extradited to Nigeria. And according to the lawyers, one of the reasons why the activist cannot be extradited can be attributed to the fact that there was no extradition agreement between Nigeria and Benin Republic, contrary to claims that an extradition agreement exists between the two countries.
In a recent report, the Yoruba Nation agitators and other self-determination groups have listed six (6) demands ahead of their protest at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. According to the report, the agitators have threatened that the “biggest March” will hold on September 24, the day President Buhari will address the United Nations General Assembly.
Following the death of Jumoke, the drinks seller that was killed during the Yoruba Nation rally held on the 3rd of July at Ojota, Lagos State, the police had equally arrested 48 protesters on that day and they have been locked up behind bars. Meanwhile, one of the protesters, Tajudeen Bakare, has been with charged the murder of the young Jumoke by the Lagos State Police.
The Octogenarian has disproved a report from multiple national dailies alleging that Prof. Banji Akintoye, the leader of the Yoruba Nation Agitation and Apex Yoruba Self-determination group, Ilana Omo Odua, appeared to have departed the country in an attempt to avoid imprisonment by the federal government. Photo courtesy of the Daily Post.
The Report from various national dailies alleges that leader of Yoruba Nation Agitation and Apex Yoruba Self determination group, Ilana Omo Odua, Prof. Banji Akintoye, seem to have fled the country in a bid to avoid arrest from the federal government, has since been debunked by the Octogenarian.
Photo credit: opera news hub. The communications manager of Ilana Omo Oodua, Maxwell Adeleye, has revealed what Sunday Igboho's lawyer Yomi Alliyu (SAN) told them concerning the possibility of extraditing him to Nigeria. Remember, that Sunday Igboho, the Yoruba activist was arrested alongside his wife at the Cardinal Bernardin International Airport, Cotonou on Monday night, as they were about traveling to Germany.
Benin Republic security operatives have removed handcuffs and leg chains off embattled Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemi, popular known by many Nigerians as Sunday Igboho. According to a statement made by Maxwell Adeleye, the communication Manager of Ilana Omo Oodua, the Benin Republic Security Operatives have on Saturday, removed handcuffs and leg chains off Saturday Adeyemi Igboho.
Ilana Omo Oodua has revealed that the battle to get popular activist Sunday Igboho released from prison is delayed due to vacations embarked by the Benin Republic lawyers. This is according to the spokesperson of the Umbrella Body Of Self Determination Groups Ilana Omo Oodua, Maxwell Adeleye. Maxwell explained that the vacation of the judges in the country, delayed the human rights activist release.
The Cour De’appal De Cotonou, Benin Republic, has adjourned the hearing in the case of Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho, till Monday, 26th of July, 2021. This was revealed to the public in a statement released by Ilana Omo Oduduwa on Friday, the 23rd of July, 2021.
Yoruba self-determination groups, under the umbrella of Ilana Omo Oodua, has given information on why Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Igboho is still in detention at a prison facility in Benin Republic. Speaking through its spokesperson, Maxwell Adeleye, on Tuesday, September 7,2021, the group attributed the delay be in the release of the rights activist to the vacation embarked upon by judges in Benin Republic.
Lagos state police command have released 47 out of the 48 Yoruba Nation agitators, who were arrested during the Yoruba Nation rally, held on July 3. The agitators were released on Tuesday, July 27, three weeks after they were arrested. The spokesperson for Ilana Omo Odua, a Yoruba Self-determination group, Maxwell Adeleye, made the statement on Tuesday, July 27.
Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters Security operatives in Benin Republic have removed the leg chain and handcuffs put on Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho. The Communications Manger of Ilana Omo Oodua, Maxwell Adeleye, made this known while giving an update on the state of Igboho's health.
The court hearing of the well known Yoruba Nation agitator Sunday Adeyemo (Sunday Igboho) over issues relating to immigration has been adjourned to Monday, 26th of July 2021. The court has ordered that Sunday Igboho be sent back to the custody of Brigade Criminelle in Cotonou, Benin Republic pending the submission of charges by the government of Nigeria.
Sunday Adeyemo alias Sunday Igboho's court hearing on immigration-related concerns has been rescheduled until Monday, July 26. The court had ordered that Igboho be remanded in custody until Friday pending the Nigerian government's submission of charges, but it was deferred again on Thursday evening. Igboho and his wife, Ropo, were arrested on Monday at Cotonou's Cardinal Bernardin International Airport while attempting to board a trip to Germany.