The Lagos State Police Command has arraigned a popular social media influencer, Blessing Okoro (a.
k.a. Blessing CEO) in court for alleged Cyber-bullying and Libel.
It will be recalled that Blessing was picked up by men of the Federal Criminal Investigation Department FCID on Thursday, 30th March.
Following her arrest, she was arraigned before the court on Friday on a six-count charge of alleged cyber-bullying, libel, and for exhibiting uncensored movies.
The prosecution counsel, Rotshang Faith Dimka of the Force Headquarters, Abuja, told the court that Blessing Okoro of Lekki, Lagos, on October 16, 2022, “intentionally sent messages using her Instagram handle @officialblessingceo to bully, threaten and harass one Folashade Samuels, a.k.a Mamajazz, a younger sister to the late Bimbo Ogbonna, wife of automobile businessman, Ikechukwu Ogbonna aka IVD. Dimka also told the court that Blessing used her Instagram handle @officialblessingceo, to injure the reputation of Folashade Samuels and the late Bimbo Ogbonna, by exposing them to hatred, contempt, and ridicule.
Blessing CEO pleaded not guilty, when the charges were read to her.
The presiding judge, Justice Yelim Bogoro remanded Blessing in the custody of the Nigerian Correctional Services till May 30 for the hearing of her bail application.
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