Yoruba agitator, Sunday Igboho arrested in Benin Republic while fleeing to Germany.


Popular Yoruba agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, better known as Sunday Igboho, has been arrested in Benin Republic. 

According to the  Punch, newspapers, Sunday Igboho was arrested in Cotonou by Benin Republic’s security forces while he was trying to flee to Germany.

“He was arrested in Cotonou while he tried to travel out on Monday night. His destination was Germany. The security forces in Benin Republic should repatriate him to Nigeria on Tuesday,” a source was quoted to have said.

It would be recalled that on July 1, The Department of State Services (DSS) invaded Igboho’s residence in Ibadan, Oyo state while planning a ”Yoruba nation rally” in Lagos two days before the raid.

The DSS raided the residence, killing two people and arresting 12 aides while Igboho escaped.

After the raid, the agency alleged that Igboho was stockpiling weapons, and subsequently declared him wanted

The agitator has been on the run since the raid.

The federal government had said the agitator was working at getting a new passport to flee the country for Germany.

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) had placed a notice for his arrest across Nigerian borders.

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