Agba Jalingo

#PressFreedom: Police Arrest Online Publisher Agba Jalingo for Writing Article About Gov Ayade

The Publisher of CrossRiver Watch, Comrade Agba Jalingo has been taken into custody by men of the Nigeria Police Force.

Comrade Agba was arrested in Lagos in connection with an invitation recently served him by the Police.

He had been invited for publishing an article exposing how Governor Ben Ayade approved and diverted N500m for Cross River Micro-Finance Bank.

In the article, Jalingo said the micro-finance bank had been rendered non-functional as money earmarked to kick start its operation was not released.

Recall that Ayade recently blamed social media for insecurity in the country and called for its strict regulation.

Agba is currently being held in custody at Federal SARS, Ikoyi GRA and is being prepared to be transported to Calabar tomorrow Friday August 23rd.


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