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#JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by FeedMeNews: 1:56pm On Mar 15
#JusticeForItunu: Nigerians Demand Justice For Lady ‘Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire (Photo)

Nigerians have begun demanding justice for a young Nigerian woman Itunu Babalola allegedly jailed in Côte d’Ivoire after reporting a burglary incident, Igbere TV reports.

Journalist David Hundeyin called attention to Ms Babalola’s plight on Monday via Twitter.

He said:
“In September 2019, 21-year-old Itunu, a trader based in Bondoukou, Cote d’Ivoire traveled to Nigeria to visit her sick mom in Ibadan.

“Unknown to her, her return to Cote d’Ivoire would mark the start of a harrowing ordeal in a notorious Ivorian prison, which is still ongoing.”

“Shortly before Itunu was due to travel, her flat was burgled and items worth more than N300,000 were stolen including her TV and gas cooker,” he continued.

“Despite the blow, she decided to travel anyway after reporting the incident to the police. She returned from her trip in October 2019.

“The thief turned out to be a 14 year-old boy who lived nearby. His embarrassed dad apologised and admitted that his son was a habitual thief. The items had already been sold.”

https://twitter.com/DavidHundeyin/status/1371216203788783625?s=20

Mr Hundeyin said Babalola reported this to the police who told her to return on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, but the appointment held on November 6.

He said Babalola was informed by the divisional police officer that the suspect was his nephew. The Nigerian was reportedly offered about N100,000 to drop the case.

“She refused the settlement, citing the disparity between the value of the stolen items and what was offered,” he said.

Hundeyin added that Babalola was then arrested and charged for theft of her own property.

“She was speedily convicted and sentenced to 20 years imprisonment. Further complicating this was her decision to identify herself to the court as ‘Becky Paul,’” he said.

According to him, she did this to avoid getting her family name mixed up in bad news and potentially upsetting her aged mom.

Hundeyin called for assistance from Nigerian authorities, adding that Babalola had lost hope and attempted suicide twice.

Reacting to the report, the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) tweeted:
“We will investigate and get back with our findings. Our Mission in Abidjan will also help out.

“The Commission has been to several countries such as Togo, Benin Republic, Brazil, South-Africa, etc to facilitate the release of some Nigerians wrongfully arrested and incarcerated.”

https://twitter.com/nidcom_gov/status/1371370346121719812?s=20

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Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by Freestainworld(m): 2:24pm On Mar 15
Man's wickedness against his fellow man, Justice must be served at all cost

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Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by Willy7(m): 2:31pm On Mar 15
Only God knows what Nigerians go through and are going through in various countries of the world, simply because everyone wants to run out from the country due to bad leadership. God have mercy on Nigeria.

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Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by youngblaq: 3:43pm On Mar 15
There won't be much of her left.

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Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by Peterobi90: 3:45pm On Mar 15
Its one thing being black, it's another being black and Nigerian..

We need to change the narrative, but how can we when our country is not any better.

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Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by slawormiir: 4:25pm On Mar 15
Damnnn niggarrrr
All these low budget ass noisy neighbors of ours think they can fuckkk with us and go scot free

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Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by setobaba: 4:25pm On Mar 15
I’m not rich but hopefully feeding my self well enough, and I need more funds to grow bigger but things like this have always made me stay back not traveling out of the country, imagine the case dump on the innocent lady imagine !!!

God pls arise and shame them all that stand against this lady.


It’s not always greener on the other side, it’s a game of luck.

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Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by Jonaah76(m): 4:26pm On Mar 15
They really need to give him some big compensation
Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by Emilokoiyawon: 4:26pm On Mar 15
shocked shocked shocked
Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by EyezofGod120: 4:26pm On Mar 15
angry na who we offend gan,,bullhari is a madt man o

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Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by tutudesz: 4:26pm On Mar 15
Black man like to use power oppress other black man undecided

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Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by 900warriorz(m): 4:26pm On Mar 15
The Monsters you Made angry

If she turns out to hate Ivoirians and anything they stand for, both the good, bad and ugly will suffer for it. You might think there's little or nothing she could do but I never underestimate the power of a common man

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Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by Numerouno94(m): 4:26pm On Mar 15
angry Why re Blacks so wicked? so crude? so corrupt? filled to d brim wit evil?

Nd we claim to b religious. We dnt miss Sunday services nd Friday prayers yet we re evil minded.

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Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by peppermint7(m): 4:27pm On Mar 15
I blame Buhari for this

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Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by sunshineV: 4:27pm On Mar 15
dis country government dont give a rat ass about the citizens

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Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by NightFood: 4:28pm On Mar 15
May she get justice IJN.
Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by obo389(m): 4:28pm On Mar 15
Freestainworld:
Man's wickedness against his fellow man, Justice must be served at all cost
Black man wickedness against their fellow black person is on another level.
Africa will never progress because of rhein black attitude

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Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by MrHighSea: 4:29pm On Mar 15
Where are the Diplomats when you need them.

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Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by josh123(m): 4:29pm On Mar 15
see fine girl, u will soon be released

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Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by merits(m): 4:30pm On Mar 15
crymay God set her free

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Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by vioment: 4:30pm On Mar 15
Since Africa, especially Nigeria is hell,

God sent us (Angels) to come make it heaven.


Evil ones have infiltrated the angels so much, that is why we are suffering.


Rip lady.
Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by oluwaseyi0: 4:31pm On Mar 15
seems this is worse than Nigeria system

accused of stealing her own properties when the thief has already confessed

Also, her issue of identity fraud doesn't help her case, you came in with probably a visa or document that bears your name then tell the court you bear another name entirely without previous change of name the person who advised you to do this is a dunce and if you are the one that advice yourself you are a dunce

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Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by iHart(m): 4:32pm On Mar 15
So this thing is everywhere in Africa!!! shocked shocked

In Nigeria, she may have been killed by now!!!
Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by molotough(m): 4:33pm On Mar 15
If the so called government can't provide protection for the 2 Odudua students of OOU that were kidnapped by Fulani black arab terrorists, is it this Odudua lady in Cote 'd Ivoire that the fulani-operated government of Nijeriya want to care about ?

Odudua Nation rise up.
BIAFRA nation rise up.
All ethnic nationalities should RISE UP now.

Only the landless fulani aliens, their black arab mongrel and those of our greedy people who benefit from this 2014-expired, evil so called country will not like the zoo to deamalgamate.

The useless and evil British who forced various ethnic groups and tribes together without their permission have exited European Union despite been the se Europeans race.

Fulanis are not Africans, they assimilate and copy from the cultures of indigenous groups native to Africa continent, they are aliens with arab mentality to dominate and destroy others. Everywhere they step on turned to desert. They are the jihadists who first enslaved Africans for more than thousand year, destroyed and wiped out kingdoms and settlements after dividing and ruining them from whithin, turning their heads against each other like they did the various tribes of those they lumped under the derogatory Hausawa label, long before the European slavers came by the sea, they sold millions of blacks into slavery, marched them through desert for centuries so much that their feet erased all vegetaions. These people are evil and vile and have infiltrated every nooks and cranny of our ancestral land empowered by Buhari and his fellow black arab jihadists positioned to head vital positions in most of the ministry, customs, seaport, airports, air force, navy, armies, nnpc, and all other parastatal, known and unpopular, wrecking massive damage, instructing their hordes of murderers to unleash mayhem on all just to achieve operation: RUGA and the recolonization of our lands by AK47-armed fulanis black arab jihadists which the cowered media prefer to report as bandits, herdsmen and unknown gunmen. Wake up people. Let's take our ancestral lands. Nigeria is not ours, never was. It only exist to serve the interest of the emirate and caliphate.

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Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by sevo(m): 4:34pm On Mar 15
How 2019 to 2021 equal 20 years?? All this useless reportage...

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Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by opalu: 4:35pm On Mar 15
Hmm
Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by iHart(m): 4:35pm On Mar 15
sevo:
How 2019 to 2021 equal 20 years??
she is still serving...
Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by Slynation(m): 4:35pm On Mar 15
This one weak me aswear....
Re: #JusticeForItunu: Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire by almarthins(m): 4:36pm On Mar 15
FeedMeNews:
#JusticeForItunu: Nigerians Demand Justice For Lady ‘Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire (Photo)

Nigerians have begun demanding justice for a young Nigerian woman Itunu Babalola allegedly jailed in Côte d’Ivoire after reporting a burglary incident, Igbere TV reports.

Journalist David Hundeyin called attention to Ms Babalola’s plight on Monday via Twitter.

He said:

https://twitter.com/DavidHundeyin/status/1371216203788783625?s=20

Mr Hundeyin said Babalola reported this to the police who told her to return on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, but the appointment held on November 6.

He said Babalola was informed by the divisional police officer that the suspect was his nephew. The Nigerian was reportedly offered about N100,000 to drop the case.



Hundeyin added that Babalola was then arrested and charged for theft of her own property.



According to him, she did this to avoid getting her family name mixed up in bad news and potentially upsetting her aged mom.

Hundeyin called for assistance from Nigerian authorities, adding that Babalola had lost hope and attempted suicide twice.

Reacting to the report, the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) tweeted:

https://twitter.com/nidcom_gov/status/1371370346121719812?s=20

Beyond physical explanation, this is a case of village pple interference and manipulation.

I don see this kind case before

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