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Kemi Olunloyo Controversial blogger granted bail by court

The Chief Magistrate granted the controversial media personality bail in the sum of two hundred thousand naira.

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Kemi Olunloyo


A Magistrates’ court in Port Harcourt, today granted bail to popular blogger, Kemi Omolulu Olunloyo, and Samuel Walson, publisher of a local tabloid in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

The accused are facing four count charges of publishing defamatory and malicious story against the General Overseer of Salvation Ministries, Pastor David Ibiyeomie.

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Pastor David Ibiyeomie

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Chief Magistrate, Alatuwo Elkanah Fubara, in his ruling granted the two accused bail in the sum of two hundred thousand Naira with credible sureties who reside in Port Harcourt.

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The court also struck out one of the charges on cyber crime against Ms. Olunloyo for lack of jurisdiction to try the matter.


The controversial outspoken blogger posted a letter that was written by a member of Pastor Ibiyeomie’s church in which the religious leader was accused of a number of misconducts that included infidelities.

She was arrested by the police in Ibadan on March 5 after Pastor Ibiyeomie registered a formal complaint where he accused her of defaming his character.

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Kemi Olunloyo tweets her arrest



Ms. Olunloyo, the daughter of former Oyo State Governor Victor Omololu Olunloyo, was driven to Port Harcourt after her arrest and has been remanded in custody ever since.

According to her, her fellow defendant, Samuel Walson was arrested because he “syndicated” her story.

The case has been adjourned to May 4 for hearing.

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