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Audu Maikori Music Exec released on bail

Punch reports that Audu Maikori has been granted bail by a Magistrates Court in Kaduna State.

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Audu Maikori has reportedly been granted bail on Monday, March 13, 2017, by a Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kaduna.

The Chocolate City Boss was first arrested in Lagos on February 17, 2017, by the Department of State Security (DSS) over his posts on social media concerning the killing of Five students of the College of Education, Gidan-Waya.

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The music exec who alleged that the five were killed by Fulani herdsmen, later released a statement, apologizing for his post and revealing that he had been misguided by his driver who claimed that one of the students was his brother.

Maikori was released a day after his arrest following the publics call for his release with the #FreeAudu.

However, the music exec was rearrested on Friday, March 10, 2017, and taken to Kaduna where he was arraigned in court on Monday afternoon.

It was also reported earlier that Maikori had developed a respiratory infection while in police detention.

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Maikori was reported to have collapsed at the WIMBIZ conference held in Lagos state, from what a colleague of his described as a mild case of exhaustion.

Stay with us as the story develops.

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