Posts Tagged ‘Sowore’

Sowore, #RevolutionNow Convener Granted Bail

By Adejumo Enock A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Abuja has granted Sahara reporter publisher and proponent of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, a bail in the sum of N20million. Recall that Sowore was arrested by Nigerian security forces in Abuja while carrying out a peaceful protest to mark the New year. While ruling on the bail […]

Sowore, Bakare: Court fixes March 11 for trial

The trial of Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, on amended charges of treasonable felony and conspiracy, was again stalled on Thursday at the Federal High Court in Abuja. The defendants were rearraigned on Thursday but could not proceed to trial as scheduled on the basis that the prosecution had yet […]

Sowore’s trial stalled again as prosecution fails to produce evidence

The trial of human rights activists, Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare, was on Thursday stalled following the inability of the prosecution to produce the video evidence of witnesses. Sowore and Bakare pleaded not guilty to the amended charge bordering on attempt to overthrow the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari through revolution. Prosecution counsel, A. A […]

BREAKING: Sowore re-arraigned for ‘treason’

The Regime has re-arraigned Omoyele Sowore, convener of #RevolutionNow Movement, on a two-count charge of treasonable felony. At the court on Thursday, Aminu Alilu, the prosecution counsel, asked that the previous seven-count charge, which was filed in September 2019, be substituted with the amended charge. Upon re-arraignment, Sowore and Olawale Bakare, his co-defendant, pleaded not […]

DSS Refuses to Release Sowore Despite

There was a mild drama on Saturday at the headquaters of the Dpartment of State Services, DSS in Abuja as human right activist Deji Adeyanju who had volunteered to pick up Omoyele Sowore from their custody. The Nigeria secret police had on Friday through its spokesman,Peter Afunanya confirmed receipt of the court order for the […]

Sowore: SSS director risks imprisonment, Court threatens

The Federal High Court, Abuja Division, has issued a warning that it would order the imprisonment of the Director-General of the State Security Service (SSS), Yusuf Bichi The court gave the warning on Thursday in response to the failure of the SSS to release the detained publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore. The court’s warning was […]