The controversial Star readily appears in the news almost every week, giving the impression that Portable can never get enough attention. Indeed, the Star has been a case of One Hit, Many Controversies.
However, this time, the Nigerian Police have announced that street-hop musician Habeeb Okikiola, better known by his stage name Portable, will face legal action for allegedly insulting law enforcement agents.
Following the recent uproar when police showed up to arrest the musician in his Odogwu bar, the Nigerian police have said that the singer will face legal action.
On Tuesday, March 28, 2022, Portable, who is infamous for his never-ending controversies, got into another drama with some police officers who he said broke into his place of business, a bar in Sango Ota, Ogun State, after a fraudster (Yahoo boy) sent them there for him to be apprehended.
The street hop act was heard yelling at police officers who were trying to arrest him in the footage. According to CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Force Spokesperson, Portable’s actions are illegal and legally punishable.
In a statement released on March 29, 2023, he stated:
The action of the singer in the video was unruly and conduct likely to cause a breach of peace and incitement of violence against the officers.
The officers were detailed to execute a warrant of arrest on him for series of allegations of criminal acts leveled against him.
The Nigeria Police Force will take all necessary steps to investigate his actions and ensure that he is prosecuted for any criminal activity he may have committed depending on the severity of the offence