Yoruba Nation Freedom Fighter, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho has been arrested in Cotonou, Benin Republic, Newsupdates247 can confirm.
His media aide, Olayomi Koiki, has also fled the country, it was learnt.
Igboho was arrested at an airport in Cotonou on Monday night.
Several supporters who are close to the embattled agitator confirmed his arrest to Newsupdates247 on Tuesday.
One of them said Igboho had a Benin Republic passport and was on his way to Germany before he was arrested on Monday night.
“It would have been difficult for authorities to arrest him outside the country. He had a German passport with 10-years validity