A Federal High court in Calabar, Cross River State has granted journalist and rights activist, Agba Jalingo a N10 million bail.
A new judge, Justice Shuaibu presided over the case for the first time after taking over from Justice Simon Amobeda who recused himself from the case following condemnations that trailed refusals to grant the Journalist bail on three occasions.
In his ruling while granting bail applied by Agba Jalingo, Justice Shuaibu set the bail bond at N10 million with one surety in like sum.
According to the ruling, the surety must be resident within the jurisdiction of the court and his address must be physically verified. Also, he must show means that he will be able to forfeit the bail bond, the Judge ruled.