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Sowore to be detained 45 days – Court rules

The Federal High Court, on Thursday, granted leave to the Department of State Security Service (DSS), to detain the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Mr Omoyele Sowore, for 45 days. According to the vacation judge, Justice Taiwo Taiwo. the order takes effect from today, Aug. 8. The judge gave the order in a ruling on an application by the DSS seeking …

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‘Buhari’s government is allergic to criticism and plurality’ – Mike Ozekhome reacts to Sowore’s arrest

Mike Ozekhome accused the Buhari-led government of not being tolerant to criticism while appearing as a guest on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics.    The Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) spoke on the arrest of the former Presidential candidate of African Action Congress (AAC) Omoyele Sowore by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS), and he wondered how ‘dancing on the …

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Buhari’s government behaving like Abacha’s – Wole Soyinka speaks on Omoyele Sowore’s arrest

Prof. Wole Soyinka likened President Buhari’s government to that of late military dictator Sani Abacha, while reacting to the arrest of Omoyele Sowore by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS).   The Nobel Laureate insisted that beyond the word ‘revolution’, Sowore has never uttered, written or advocated for a forceful overthrow of government. Recounting how Sani Abacha, sent storm-troopers to disrupt a planning session for …

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#FreeSowore: Nigerians call out President Buhari over Omoyele Sowore’s arrest by DSS

The hashtag #FreeSowore is the number trending topic on Nigerian Twitter at the moment and it comes after the arrest of human rights activist and pro-democracy campaigner, Omoyele Sowore by operatives of the Department of State Services.   The DSS invaded Sowore’s apartment in the early hours of Saturday, August 3rd 2019 with four trucks, seizing his phones and other …

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When I Become President, Youth Corper’s Allowance Will Be N50k Monthly – Sowore

Sahara reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore continues his campaign promises ahead of the 2019 presidential elections and this time he says, ‘ If You’re A Youth Corps Member (“Corper” And You Agree To Serve Anywhere In Nigeria You’re Posted Your Take Home Allowance Will Be N50,000 starting From May 29, 2019, When I Become The President of The Federal Republic of …

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