Kemi Olunloyo Gets 1 Million Naira Bail
Controversial blogger, Kemi Olunloyo will walk out the prison doors - for now.
A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Tuesday, April 11, granted the bail application filed by Olunloyo's counsel, Fatai Lawal.
The accused had been detained at the Port Harcourt Maximum Prisons for weeks over alleged libel.
The General Overseer of Salvation Ministries, Pastor David Ibiyeomie filed a libel suit against the blogger for allegedly publishing false reports of adultery about him.
The judge said the accused must produce a surety in like sum, and the surety must be resident in a verifiable address in Port Harcourt metropolis.
The surety, if a civil servant, should not be below Level 12 and must submit his or her letter of employment, as well as staff identity card.
The surety would also sign an undertaking to ensure the accused does not jump bail and is to bring her to court on adjourned dates.