Singer Portable in tears as court grants him N300,000 bail

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Ifo High Court has granted singer, Habeeb Okikiola otherwise known as Portable Omolalomi N300,000 bail.

Jaratunnes reported that Ogun State Nigerian police had arraigned the popular singer at the Ifo High Court in Ogun State on Monday morning, April 3rd, 2023.

The street singer had been arraigned on six counts bordering on assault and theft of musical equipment.

In a new development, the Ifo Magistrate Court had granted him bail. The court granted him bail of N300,000 with two sureties in like sums.

The court ruled that both sureties must have landed properties within the vicinity of the court.

He is to remain at the Ilaro Correctional center until he perfects the conditions of his bail.

The case has been adjourned to April 26.

Portable charged to court

Jaratunnes reported on Friday that Portable had been arrested by The Ogun State police command.

The arrest came days after the singer refused to honor the police invitation. Recall that on Tuesday, videos of the street artist raining curses and rough-handling some men of the Nigeria police surfaced on the internet

The “Zazoo’ crooner was handed a 72-hour ultimatum by the Ogun State police command to report himself to the nearest police station following the viral video.

Portable, as usual, failed to report himself to the nearest police station and was arrested by the police and detained at the State Police headquarters in Eleweran, Abeokuta.

Speaking on the development, the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed that the singer had been arrested and currently cooling his feet at the state headquarters of the police in Eleweran, Abeokuta.

Mr. Oyeyemi said the Zazu crooner was arrested after refusing five invitations.

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