Adeyinka Grandson Biography: Age, Career, Wife, Arrest & Net Worth

We bring to you Adeyinka Grandson biography, state of origin, age, career, wife, arrest, net worth and many more.

Adeyinka Grandson popularly known as Adeyinka Shoyemi, is a UK-based Nigerian of Yoruba descent, is known for his social media attacks on people of Igbo extraction as well as criticism of the Hausa-Fulani.

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Early Life

Adeyinka Grandson popularly known as  Adeyinka Shoyemi, He is a Yoruba citizen and a prince of Oka-Akoko. 

Adeyinka Shoyemi Career

Adeyinka Grandson currently lives in England and is the President of the Young Yoruba for Freedom (YYF), who is the father of modern Yoruba nationalism. 

He is described as a Yoruba nationalist in the media. Adeyinka Grandson is known for stirring up the imagination of the Yoruba youth and awakening their popular enthusiasm.

Adeyinka Grandson Arrest

Adeyinka Grandson was first arrested in August 2019 by the British police over his social media activities that run afoul of British counter-terrorism laws.

According to a 2019 report by The Cable, Adeyinka Grandson was arrested by the Scotland Yard Counter Terrorism Command for allegedly “stirring racial discrimination” against the Igbo and Fulani ethnic groups and also “encouraging terrorism.”

Adeyinka Grandson was granted bail on the evening of his arrest while his passport, two Google phones, one Apple MacBook laptop computer, one tablet, a hard drive, and a draft copy of his new book were seized.

Among the conditions for his bail include: he must sleep and live at his home address only and can’t access, use, or post on Facebook, Youtube, Tumblr, or the website linked to the YYF.

He was asked to return to the police on September 2 for further investigation. His trial continued afterwards, for a period of two years.

The bulk of the evidence used against Adeyinka Grandson came from his own social media accounts.

Shortly before his arrest, he had called for secession with respect to the Yoruba race and threatened the north with the use of chemical weapons if the southwest was attacked under any guise.

In 2022, the 45-year-old Nigerian man, Adeyinka Shoyemi, was sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison by a court in the United Kingdom for stoking racial violence in Nigeria via his posts on social media.

Shoyemi’s sentence was announced on Thursday March 31, after he had earlier been found guilty on November 30, 2021, of eight counts of inciting racial hatred following a trial at Southwark Crown Court.

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Personal Life

In 2022, the 45-year-old Nigerian man, Adeyinka Shoyemi, was sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison by a court in the United Kingdom for stoking racial violence in Nigeria via his posts on social media.

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Net Worth

Adeyinka Grandson is a Yoruba citizen and a prince of Oka-Akoko. His net worth is not available.

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