Just in: Court grants Agba Jalingo bail

A federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State has granted  bail to the publisher of CrossRiverWatch, Agba Jalingo

He was granted bail after after spending 174 days in detention in both the police cell and Calabar prison.

 Jalingo was arrested on August 22, 2019, over a report alleging that Cross River State governor, Ben Ayade, diverted N500 million belonging to the state.

Justice Sule Shuaibu of the Federal High Court, Calabar, on Thursday granted the journalist N10 million bail, following an application from his lawyer, Attah Ochinke.