Journalist Agba Jalingo has been arraigned at a Federal High court on Monday.
Journalist Agba Jalingo was arraigned at Federal High court, Abuja on a 3 count charge case instituted against him by Mrs Alami Frank Ayade, wife to Dr Frank Ayade, a brother to Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State.
Justice Zainab ordered Agba’s remand at the Kuje correctional Centre till Thursday this week where his Bail application will be heard while the trial will commence on the 31st of May, 2023.
Agba was arraigned on two charges bordering on false publication intended to cause, “annoyance, ill will and insult,” on the person of Mrs. Ayade, wife of Mr. Frank Ayade, were preferred on Citizen Jalingo in suit number FHC/ABJ/CR/565/2022.
He is alleged to have committed an offense punishable by Section 24 (1)b of the Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention, Etc) Act 2015.