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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro #RevolutionNow: DSS, IGP to appear in court over Sowore’s arrest – Vanguard News

    A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, ordered the Department of State Services, DSS and the Inspector-General of Police, IG to appear before it on September 4, over the arrest of SaharaReporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and other persons in connection with the August 5, … Read...
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    Metro Wole Soyinka, Femi Falana To Participate In Next #RevolutionNow Event – The Trent

    The Coalition for Revolution, CORE, organisers of the RevolutionNow have organised a programme which seeks to address the ills of the government, with Femi Falana and Wole Soyinka set to participate. The programme which has the theme, “Democracy, State Repression and The State of Insecurity …...
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Anyone calling for revolution is looking for trouble – Momoh – Newtelegraph

    Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information and chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), not only believes that no responsible government will entertain calls for revolution, but insists that nobody can cause uprising in Nigeria. In this interview, he speaks on the...
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    Politics #RevolutionNow march was misunderstood – AAC chief – Newtelegraph

    A stalwart of African Action Congress (AAC) and member of the Take it Back Movement, Mr Elias Ozikpu, on yesterday said the recent #RevolutionNow march organised by the movement and some groups was not to force a takeover of government. Ozikpu made the clarification while speaking with the...
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    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...
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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 –...
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    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...
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    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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    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 RevolutionNow: Nigerians Have Right To Protest But… – Oshiomhole – Naijaloaded

    National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole on Wednesday said that Nigerians have the right to protest but must properly articulate their grievances. Briefing State House correspondents after a meeting of the APC National Working Committee, NWC, … Read...
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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 – https://ift.tt/2GRRMGE Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro #RevolutionNow: Chief Registrar Orders Magistrate Not To Release Protesters – Nairaland

    The Chief Registrar of Lagos State has instructed the magistrate handling the case of RevolutionNow protesters not to approve their release. According to SaharaReporters, the protesters were arraigned before Mrs. Komolafe of the Ebute Metta Magistrate Court. The police charged the protesters...
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    Metro #RevolutionNow: Soldiers, police take over Gani Fawehinmi Park in Lagos – Daily Trust

    #RevolutionNow: Soldiers, police take over Gani Fawehinmi Park in Lagos By Opeyemi Kehinde, Lagos | Published Date Aug 6, 2019 12:18 PM Armed soldiers and mobile policemen, on Tuesday, took over Gani Fawehinmi Park in Ojota, Lagos, proposed venue for the continuation of the #RevolutionNow...
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    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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    Metro Revolution Now Protest In Osun: Elderly Woman Brutalized By Police (Photo) – Nairaland

    In Osogbo, Osun State, an elderly woman identified as Sariyu Akanmu, was brutalised by policemen while 10 members of the #RevolutionNow were arrested. The police had asked … Read more via Nairaland – https://ift.tt/2Kh38pu Get More Nigeria Metro News
  17. Nigeria Entertainment News

    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 – https://ift.tt/2KieeKV 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 Arewa group sends message to northern youths over revolution protest – Legit.ng

    The Arewa Youth Federation has issued a warning to northern youths not to be used to destabilise the country and asked them to shun the RevolutionNow protests. According to Leadership, the group gave this warning through its president, Adamu Kabir Matazu, in Abuja.... Read more via Legit.ng...