BREAKING: Court fixes July 27 for ruling on Yoruba Nation agitators’ bail application

A Magistrate Court sitting in Yaba, Lagos, has failed to grant bail to the 49 Yoruba Nation Agitators arrested and detained by the Lagos State Police Command.

The agitators were arrested at Ojota, Lagos on July 3rd while protesting in support of the actualisation of Yoruba Nation.

The motion for their bail application, filed by Human Rights Lawyers led by Olasupo Ojo, Esq and Oladapo Kayode, Esq, was adjourned until July 27 2021 for a ruling.

The court had on Monday, July 5th, 2021 granted the application for an ex parte order brought before it by the Lagos State Police Command to detain the agitators for 21 days.

The 21-day ex parte order will expire on July 26, 2021.

Details later…

culled from PUNCH