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Deji Adeyanju released from prison, after 5 days of detention

Daniel and Boma were freed on the early hours of Monday yesterday while Deji was released by 7pm on the same day.

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Deji Adeyanju, a strong Nigerian Activist who spearheads a human-rights group, Concerned Nigerians, has been released from prison after he was detained for about 5 days.

Deji Adeyanju released from prison, after 5 days of detention

Deji released

In details, Deji Adeyanju was arrested alongside two others, Daniel Abobama and Boma Williams during a protest in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Wednesday 28th November. Deji’s led protest emphasised that the Nigerian Police were being partisan and being used as political tools by the ruling party.

The protest was perceived to be defamatory by the Nigerian police who accused Deji and the two others of several criminal offences including, criminal defamatory comments and utterances capable of inciting public disturbance, threat to public security and safety, criminal defamatory and derogatory conduct against constituent authority and breach of law and order.

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However Nigerians frowned at the arrests as it infringes democracy and depicts abuse of power.

During a court hearing at a chief magistrate court, Deji and his counterparts we’re granted bail with conditions which they failed to meet.  The bail terms which were, a level-14 civil servant, a businessman with N20 million bond was met the following day being Thursday, according to Ariyo Dare, Deji’s long time associate.

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The case at the chief magistrate court was presided by Aliyu Kagargo.

However, Deji and his fellow were nonot released immediately prior to the delay by the presiding judge to sign the bail papers.

Deji Adeyanju released from prison, after 5 days of detention

Daniel Abobama and Boma Williams released

Daniel and Boma were freed on the early hours of Monday yesterday while Deji was released by 7pm on the same day.

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