Navy: Why Cute Abiola is still in detention after 10 days

The Cable

The Nigerian navy says Cute Abiola, the skit maker, will remain detained pending the end of its internal procedure.

Cute Abiola, the online comedian whose real name is Abdulgafar Ahmad Oluwatoyin, was detained on November 15 after he left for his Navy Town office in Lagos.

He has spent 10 days in the custody of the navy for posting a video of himself in military uniform on social media.

Asked when Abiola is likely to regain his freedom, Saluman Dahun, navy spokesperson, told TheCable Lifestyle that an internal procedure on the skit maker’s case was still ongoing.

“Abdulgafar’s case is being handled administratively, period. There is an internal process regarding the case of Cute Abiola. It has started. At the end of the process, you will be briefed,” Dahun, said, declining to speak further.

Earlier, Mr. Macaroni, a colleague comedian, had expressed concerns about Abiola’s whereabouts…


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