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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Sowore: Lawyer drags Buhari govt, DSS, IGP, others to Court over attack on protesters – Daily Post Nigeria

    Human rights lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje has dragged the federal government before the Federal High Court over the clampdown on ‘Revolution Now’ protesters, who claimed to be demanding better governance in Nigeria. In a suit filed before Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Ikoyi Division of the Court...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Sowore: Don’t Undermine Our Democracy, Shehu Sani Tells Buhari – Sahara Reporters

    Senator Shehu Sani has told President Muhammadu Buhari not to rubbish Nigeria’s democracy with his dictatorial tendencies towards those opposed to his leadership style. The senator described the action of the government towards peaceful protests as worrisome, adding that protests were a...
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    Politics Falana files motion to quash order for Sowore’s detention – Vanguard News

    ABUJA- Human Rights Activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Mr. Femi Falana, on Friday, filed a motion to challenge the legality of the order of the Federal High Court in Abuja that gave the Department of State Service, DSS, permission … Read more via Vanguard News –...
  4. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Sowore group, allies announce date to resume protests – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Coalition For Revolution (CORE), a group led by detained 2019 presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore, and its allies, have vowed to resume protests demanding revolution in Nigeria. Co-convener of the group, Mr. Olaseni Ajai, made the announcement to...
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    Politics APC accuses Sowore of treason, ‘plot to destabilise’ Nigeria – Premium Times Nigeria

    Nigeria’s ruling party, APC, has accused an activist, Omoyele Sowore, of treason and plotting to destabilise the country. Mr Sowore was arrested on Saturday for calling for a revolution against bad governance. He had planned a series of protests across Nigeria to start from last Monday...
  6. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro #RevolutionNow: 90-day detention must be challenged – Femi Falana – TODAY.NG

    Is it constitutional for a judge to order the detention of a citizen for 90 days as provided under the Terrorism Prevention Act? Activist-lawyer Femi Falana SAN said yesterday that it is time to find out. Falana said the detention of the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore, has...
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    Metro European Union Reacts To Omoyele Sowore’s Arrest By DSS – Tori News

    The EU has given a response following the arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the DSS. The European Union says protests remain a cardinal part of democracy as long as they remain peaceful.... Read more via Tori News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  8. Nigeria Political News

    Politics ‘Despite Treating Ear Infection, Buhari Can’t Hear Nigerians’ – Sowore’s Lawyer –

    Inibehe Effiong, one of the lawyers calling for the release of Omoyele Sowore from custody of the Department of State Services (DSS), has choice words for President Muhammadu Buhari.... Read more via – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro Court remands Sowore in detention for ‘terrorism’ - Premium Times

    The Federal High Court has granted the State Security Service an approval to keep Omoyele Sowore in custody for initial 45 days. Taiwo Taiwo of the Abuja Division also said the SSS would get additional permission to keep locking Mr Sowore up for his activism. read more
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    Metro Court grants DSS permission to detain Omoyele Sowore for 45 days - Sahara Reporters

    A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted the DSS permission to detain the convener of RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, for 45 days. Justice Taiwo Taiwo, ruling on an ex parte application by the State Security Service, whose operatives arrested Sowore last Saturday, held that the detention order...
  11. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Oshiomhole: Sowore shouldn’t have contested if he wanted revolution – TheCable

    Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, has broken his silence on the call for revolution which led to the arrest of Omoyele Sowore. Sowore, presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) during the elections, was on Saturday arrested by the...
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    Politics Sowore didn’t commit any offence, NLC tells Buhari – P.M. News

    The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on Federal Government to release Mr Omoyele Sowore and 26 other protesters arrested on account of the #RevolutionNow protest on Monday.... Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria Political News
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Rescue Sowore now or he rots in jail like Dasuki – Nnamdi Kanu sends message to Yorubas – Daily Post Nigeria

    Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has attacked President Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress, APC and its national leader, Asiwaju Bolaji Tinubu over the.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  14. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment #RevolutionNow: Rapper, Falz Sends Message To Buhari Govt, Speaks On Sowore Committing ‘Treason’ –

    Nigerian rapper, Falz has called for the release of the AAC presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore who was arrested by the Department of State services, DSS, over the Revolution Now protest.... Read more via – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Politics Throwback: President Buhari called for revolution in 2011 - PM News

    n 2011, General Muhammadu Buhari, the candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), called for a revolution in Nigeria — albeit through the ballot box. Via a statement by Yinka Odumakin, his spokesman at the time who has now turned to one of his fiercest critics, Buhari asked...
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Sowore Speaks On #RevolutionNow From SSS Custody – Naijaloaded

    Omoyele Sowore, a Nigerian activist and publisher who was arrested on Saturday, has spoken from detention. Mr Sowore maintained a spirit of defiance when associates visited him in the custody of the State Security Service on Monday evening, two days after … Read more via Naijaloaded |...
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    Entertainment ‘Organizing a protest march does not in anyway amount to treason’ – Falz speaks on the arrest of Sowore – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Nigerian rapper, Falz has weighed in on the arrest of human right activist, Omoyele Sowore who was picked up by DSS two days ago for his role in planning the #RevolutionNow protest. Falz in his reaction said, ‘what we are facing is a build up of the several years of … via Linda Ikeji’s Blog...
  18. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Sowore’s arrest: Buhari is a coward – Fani-Kayode – P.M. News

    Controversial ex-Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has taken a swipe at President Muhammau Buhari over the arrest of activist and politician, Omoyele Sowore, describing him as a coward.... Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics ‘Nigeria’s democracy is on crutches,’ says Shehu Sani on #RevolutionNow protest – Pulse Nigeria

    "A political class that called itself progressive should have no fear of revolution," says Sani. Former Kaduna state Senator, Shehu Sani, has reacted to the manhandling of some #RevolutionNow protester as undemocratic. In a statement on Monday, August 5, 2019, Sani said protest is an important...
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    Politics Coalition Of Lawyers, NGO Fault Omoyele Sowore’s Arrest, Detention – Nairaland

    The Coalition of Public Interests Lawyers and Advocates (COPA) and the United Global Resolve for Peace (UGRFP) have faulted the arrest and detention of Mr Omoyele Sowore. The groups, in separate statements issued on Monday in Abuja, described … Read more via Nairaland –...