Nigeria, April 26 -- Sunday Adeyemi, a self-styled Yoruba activist, on Monday morning claimed soldiers invaded his Ibadan residence in a bid to arrest him and his supporters.

Mr Adeyemi, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, raised the alarm through his spokesperson, Olayomi Koiki, who ran a live Facebook broadcast at the car park of the activist's residence.

Mr Koiki, who kept lampooning federal and state authorities, claimed soldiers invaded Mr Igboho's residence at around 2 am Monday morning but that they were being resisted.

Gunshots could be heard intermittently in the background as Mr Koiki spoke. He claimed soldiers were doing the shooting but that could not be independently confirmed by PREMIUM TIMES.

It is also unclear at this ti...