Posts Tagged ‘Omoyele Sowore’

JUST IN: Court orders Regime to pay fine of N200,000 to Sowore

by Chuks Azotanion February 12, 2020
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday fined the Federal Government the sum of N200,000 for causing an adjournment of the trial of Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, on frivolous grounds. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu who described the prosecution’s request for the adjournment as frivolous and uncalled for, postponed the trial till Thursday. She warned […]

Soyinka, Sani in court as Sowore’s trial resumes

by Chuks Azotanion February 12, 2020
Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka and a former Nigerian lawmaker Shehu Sani are at the Abuja High Court at the resumed trial of Sahara Reporters publisher Omoyele Sowore on Wednesday. Also in court is the former Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Professor Chidi Odinkalu and activist Deji Adeyanju. Sowore was arrested on Saturday, […]

‘DSS detains man for using Buhari’s daughter’s former phone line’ – Sowore

by Chuks Azotanion January 6, 2020
The convener of Revolution Now protests, Omoyele Sowore has alleged that operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS) detained a man for 10 weeks for unknowingly buying an abandoned MTN SIM. Sowore said the SIM card was previously used by Hanan who is said to be the daughter of Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari. The […]