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DSS storms Abuja court to rearrest Omoyele Sowore

The Department of State Services (DSS) has invaded the Federal High Court in a controversial bid to rearrest the Omoyele Sowore.
Amnesty International welcomes the release of Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare.

Amnesty International sends message to President Buhari as DSS releases Omoyele Sowore, Olawale Bakare

Amnesty International has reacted to the release of of Omoyele Sowore, convener of the RevolutionNow Movement from custody by the Department of State Services, DSS.
Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government. 5

Half-naked women from Omoyele Sowore’s village storm Abuja court

A group of half-naked women from the birthplace of Mr. Omoyele Sowore, in Kiribo, Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State, on Thursday stormed the Federal High Court in Abuja to protest the continued illegal detention of their son by the Department of State Service.
Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government. 5

Court gives DSS 24 hours to release Omoyele Sowore, Olawale Bakare

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday gave the Department of State Service 24 hours ultimatum to release the Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare.
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Court strikes out suit seeking Ibrahim Magu’s removal as acting EFCC chair

The suit challenging the continuous stay of Ibrahim Magu as the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been dismissed.
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US lawmakers write Nigeria, condemn clampdown on journalists, activists, protesters

Two U.S. lawmakers have written to the Nigerian ambassador in the U.S., Sylvanus Nsofor, over the continuous detention of Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-accused, Olawale Bakare.

Femi Falana: Omoyele Sowore, Olawale Bakare’s sureties not subject to DSS verification

Human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), has faulted the claim by the Department of State Services that it could not release #RevolutionNow protest convener, Omoyele Sowore, and Olawale Bakare, on bail until it sees and verifies their sureties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Corruption: Judge threatens to strike out EFCC suit against former oil minister

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja, on Tuesday, threatened to strike out the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s (EFCC) suit against former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, if it failed to have her extradited to Nigeria by March 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday met with the Archbishop of Canterbury, the most reverend and right honourable Justin Welby at the Lambeth Palace, London. 4

SERAP transmits letter to Archbishop of Canterbury over Omoyele Sowore’s case

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Most Revd Justin Portal Welby urging him to use his good offices and leadership and his friendship with President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on him to obey court orders most recently involving activists Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare who remain in arbitrary detention despite a court order for their release.
Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government.

DSS: No surety to take delivery of Omoyele Sowore

The Department of State Services (DSS) says no person has turned up to take delivery of Omoyele Sowore since a court order was received for his release.
Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government.

#RevolutionNow: Femi Falana threatens legal action as DSS fails to release Omoyele Sowore

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana, has threatened legal action against the Department of State Services (DSS), for refusing to release the convener of the #RevolutionNow Movement, Omoyele Sowore.

DSS: We have not received Sowore’s release orders

Nigeria’s Department of State Services has denied claims by lawyers representing the detained publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, that they were being prevented from taking Sowore after meeting his bail conditions on Wednesday.
Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government. 5

DSS denies refusing to release Omoyele Sowore

The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied reports that it has refused to comply with court order granting bail to Omoyele Sowore who is standing trial for alleged treasonable felony.
Omoyele Sowore

Counsel: Omoyele Sowore met bail condition

Counsel to the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, Femi Falana (SAN), has informed the court that his clients has met the bail condition imposed on him and his co-accused, Olawale Bakare, in respect of their trial on charges of treasonable felony.
Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government. 5

Femi Falana: Omoyele Sowore has met bail conditions

His counsel, Femi Falana, said the convener, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, have met their bail conditions on charges of treasonable felony.
Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government.

#RevolutionNow: Omoyele Sowore, Olawale Bakare’s trial suffers set back

The trial of the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, suffered a set back Wednesday with an order of court directing the prosecution to serve the video exhibits and statement of it’s witnesses on them.

Federal government withdraws fraud case against NFF supremo, others

The Federal Government on Tuesday withdrew the corruption charges against the president of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick and four other members of the board.
A member of the United States House of Representatives, Karen Bass, has demanded the release of Omoyele Sowore, a political activist and publisher of Sahara Reporters.

#RevolutionNow: US lawmaker calls for Omoyele Sowore’s release

A member of the United States House of Representatives, Karen Bass, has demanded the release of Omoyele Sowore, a political activist and publisher of Sahara Reporters.

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