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    Metro VIDEO: DSS shoots at #FreeSowore protesters in Abuja - The Cable

    There was chaos on the premises of the Department of State Services (DSS) in Abuja on Tuesday as security agents shot at protesters who had converged in the area to demand the release of Omoyele Sowore, pro-democracy activist and publisher of Sahara Reporters. The DSS has refused to comply with...
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    Politics Court orders Sowore’s release - The Cable

    A federal high court in Abuja has ordered the release of Omoyele Sowore, convener of #RevolutionNow Movement. Femi Falana, senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and Sowore’s counsel, earlier said the bail conditions set by the court have been met. read more
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    Metro Court grants Sowore N100m bail, requests N50m security deposit - Punch Newspaper

    Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court on Friday admitted detained convener of #Revolution Now protest, Omoyele Sowore to bail in the sum of N100m. Also admitted to bail in the sum of N50m is Sowore’s co-defendant, Olaleye Bakare, facing alleged Treasonable felony charges among others...
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    Politics Whether you like it or not, the revolution will happen - Sowore speaks - Linda Ikejis Blog

    Sahara Reporters publisher and convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, has said that "the revolution" in Nigeria will happen whether the government likes it or not. Sowore who narrated his experience in detention said he has been held out of touch with the real world. read more
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    Politics Sowore Appears In Court For The First Time Since Arrest[Photos]- Nairaland

    Rights Activist and owner of the online journal platform, Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore has been arraigned in court this morning by the Nigerian Government/DSS on trumped-up charges of treason and terrorism. This is the first time Sowore will appear in court and any public place since he was...
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    Politics Presidency reacts to Sowore’s continued detention –

    The Nigerian presidency has refused to do anything about the continued detention of an activist and journalist, Omoyele Sowore. The presidency said it was not yet time for it to step into the case of Sowore's continued detention by the Department of State Services (DSS) despite a court ruling...
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    Politics AGF Abubakar Malami fails to defend Buhari's coup and call for revolution, but justifies charging Sowore with treason and insulting the President -LIB

    The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami failed to defend President Buhari's 1983 coup and call for revolution in 2011 but justified charging Omoyele Sowore with treason and insulting the President when quizzed about the continous detention of the #RevolutionNow convener read more
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    Metro BREAKING: Court Orders Immediate Release Of Sowore - Premium Times

    The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the immediate release of the detained publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore. The court made the order after saying on Tuesday that there was no extant order allowing Mr Sowore’s further detention before the court. The court said Mr Sowore...
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    Metro ‘They threw me on a cold floor and locked the door’ – details of Sowore’s first conversation with DSS - The Cable

    Omoyele Sowore, convener pf #RevolutionNow Movement, says he was rough handled by operatives of the Department of State Services at the time of his arrest in August. The DSS had picked up Sowore in Lagos ahead of the planned nationwide #RevolutionNow protest. In the transcript of DSS...
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    Metro Sowore to remain in detention as court dismisses motion - The Cable

    A federal high court in Abuja has dismissed an application challenging the detention of Omoyele Sowore, convener of ‘Revolution Now’ movement. At its sitting on Wednesday, Evelyn Maha, a judge, said hearing the application would mean reviewing the court order directing the Department of State...
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    Metro AAC expels Sowore, others - Punch Newspapers

    the African Action Alliance has expelled its National Chairman and presidential candidate in the 2019 election, Omoyele Sowore. The party announced Sowore's suspension at its national convention which held in Owerri, the Imo State capital today August 9th. The party aslo suspended read more
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    Metro FLASHBACK: How Sowore Prophesied His Own Arrest | Sahara Reporters – Sahara Reporters

    The Department of State Services on Saturday arrested Omoyele Sowore, activist and opponent of President Muhammadu Buhari in the last presidential election in Nigeria. But the pro-democracy activist had long envisaged that the Buhari government would move against him months ago. Sowore had...
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    Metro DSS seeks court order to detain Sowore for 90 days - The Cable

    The Department of State Service (DSS) has filed an application before a federal high court in Abuja, seeking to detain Omoyele Sowore, convener of the #RevolutionNow movement, for 90 days. In an ex parte motion with number: FHC/ABJ/CS/915/19, G. O Agbadua, counsel to the DSS, told the court...
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    Metro Revolution Now: Why we barricaded National Stadium, stopped protesters – Police – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Nigeria police on Monday morning barricaded the entrance to the National Stadium, Surulere ahead of the #RevolutionNow protest spearheaded by Omoyele Sowore on Monday. Area Commander, Area C, ACP Tijani Fatai, told NAN that the operatives were on ground to stop any form of protests at …...
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    Metro Gunshots as policemen, soldiers chase #RevolutionNow protesters from Lagos stadium - The Cable

    Members of the #RevolutionNow movement who converged on the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, on Monday, were forcefully dispersed by soldiers and policemen. The protesters, who arrived at the stadium around 7am on Monday, for the kick-off of the protest met a detachment of policemen at the...
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    Metro How armed SSS operatives arrested Sowore – Witness – Premium Times Nigeria

    A witness has narrated how operatives of Nigeria’s secret police, the SSS, arrested Omoyele Sowore, a Nigerian newspaper publisher and activist. Mr Sowore was arrested in Lagos at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday, according to a terse message on his Twitter handle. The arrest comes barely two days …...
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    Politics ‘Sowore is the only Chairman we recognize’ – INEC – Information Nigeria

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reacted to the suspension of Mr. Omoyele Sowore as the substantive National Chairman of the African Action Congress (AAC) by the party saying he is the chairman they recognise. INEC’s statement is coming days after a certain Mazi Okwy...
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    Metro Nigerians react as AAC suspends Sowore over fraud – Information Nigeria

    Nigerians have taken to social media to react to the African Action Congress, AAC, announced the suspension of its national chairman and 2019 presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore, and nine others over alleged corruption and abuse of office. The party then appointed Leonard Nzenwa,as the new...
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    Politics Suspended Sowore Fights Back, Expels Acting Chairman, Suspend Others From AAC – Nairaland

    Omoyele Sowore, the national chairman of the African Action Congress (AAC), earlier suspended on Monday has reacted to his suspension. Mr Sowore who publishes Sahara Reporters, was temporarily prevented from office by some members of his party. He was accused of anti-party activities...
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    Politics Sowore Tells Amina Zakari To ‘do The Rightng And Resign’ Her INEC Appointment – Nairaland

    Sowore Tells Amina Zakari To ‘do The Rightng And Resign’ Her INEC Appointment by ItzBIM(m): 11:02am Omoyele Sowore, the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), has called on Amina Zakari, the embattled National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission...