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Uk-Based Yoruba Nationalist, Adeyinka Grandson Convicted

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Adeyinka Grandson, a Yoruba nationalist from the UK, was found guilty of incitement to genocide and conspiracy to commit terrorist acts.

Naija News recalls that Adeyinka was first arrested by the Scotland Yard Counter Terrorism Command London, and the Metropolitan Police under the approval of the Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London in August 2019.

Adeyinka Grandson until his arrest had called for the killing of Igbos residing in Yoruba land for not voting candidates top South-West Politicians wanted in the 2019 general elections.

He is also known for his social media attacks on people of Igbo extraction as well as criticism of the Hausa-Fulani.

Adeyinka was arrested on charges of “stirring racial discrimination” and “encouraging terrorism.”

Items found on him during the arrest includes, passport, two Google phones, one Apple MacBook laptop computer, one tablet, a hard drive and a draft copy of his new book were seized.

Following his arrest, the Scotland Yard Counter Terrorism Command grilled him for 9 hours, and his house was searched by the London Metropolitan Police following a warrant granted by the Westminster Magistrates’ Court.

The Yoruba nationalist has, however, denied encouraging terrorism or encouraging racial hatred, stating that he was only campaigning for a return to the regional system of government.



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