A journalist, Samuel Ogundipe, who has been detained since Tuesday by Police in Abuja has regained his freedom.

According to a report by his employers, Premium Times, he was granted bail on Friday, after he was arraigned before a Kubwa Grade 1 Magistrate Court.

The court presided over by magistrate Abdulwahab Mohammed granted Ogundipe bail in the sum of N500,000 and a surety who must be resident within the court’s jurisdiction.

The bail conditions were met and Mr Ogundipe was released.