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Court awards N1 million against Nigerian government for disrupting #RevolutionNow protest

The Federal High Court in Lagos has awarded N1m against the Federal Government over the police disruption of the August 5, 2019 #RevolutionNow protest.
Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore disowns message calling for mass murder of political actors

Activist and convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, has disowned a voice note circulating on popular social media platform, Whatsapp, asking Nigerians to embark in mass murder of political figures.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana writes court over ‘plot to arrest’ Omoyele Sowore

A senior lawyer, Femi Falana, has petitioned the Federal High Court in Abuja over an alleged plot by the federal government to re-arrest Omoyele Sowore, publisher of SaharaReporters, over his report on the Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, testing positive for coronavirus.
Mr Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant Olawale Bakare have pleaded not guilty to a two-count amended charge levelled against them.

Omoyele Sowore alleges plot to re-arrest him over coronavirus report

Rights activist and publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore, has accused the Nigerian government of plotting to detain him over his report on the Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, testing positive for COVID-19.
Amnesty International welcomes the release of Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare.

#RevolutionNow: Nigeria applies to mask witnesses against Omoleye Sowore, Olawole Bakare

The Federal Government has filed a fresh application before the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, asking to be allowed to mask all the witnesses that are billed to testify against the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr Omoleye Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawole Bakare.
Mr Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant Olawale Bakare have pleaded not guilty to a two-count amended charge levelled against them.

Omoyele Sowore, Olawale Bakare re-arraigned as DSS pays fine

The Federal Government on Thursday re-arraigned Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, on amended charges of treasonable felony.
A federal high court on Wednesday slammed a fine of N200,000 against the Federal Government for stalling the trial of the Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore.

Court orders federal government to pay N200,000 to Omoyele Sowore, Olawale Bakare for stalling...

A federal high court on Wednesday slammed a fine of N200,000 against the Federal Government for stalling the trial of the Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore.

Wole Soyinka arrives court in solidarity with Omoyele Sowore

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Sole Soyinka, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja, in solidarity with Sahara Reporters publisher, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, who is being prosecuted for organising a nationwide protest tagged #RevolutionNow.

Femi Falana: AGF can’t release anyone on compassionate grounds

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says Abubakar Malami, minister of justice and attorney-general of the federation, does not possess the constitutional power to release anyone on compassionate grounds.

Group urges President Buhari to stop clampdown on ‘perceived enemies’

As reactions continue to trail the release of Omoyele Sowore and Col. Sambo Dasuki (Rtd), the International Human Rights Commission has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to embrace a new model of conflict resolution rather than arresting and detaining political opponents.
The order was given by the chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator Michael Opeyemi Bamidele, during a public hearing on the alleged invasion of the Federal High Court. According to the lawmakers, all parties must submit a written account of what happened within 24 hours, adding that their memorandum would enable them to give report to the Senate.

Senator Bamidele: National Assembly’II strengthen judiciary, others

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary and Human Rights, Hon Opeyemi Bamidele, has described the release of the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki and the leader of “RevolutionNow”, Omoyele Sowore, from detention, as a testimony to the fact that the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government, respect judiciary.
The order was given by the chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator Michael Opeyemi Bamidele, during a public hearing on the alleged invasion of the Federal High Court. According to the lawmakers, all parties must submit a written account of what happened within 24 hours, adding that their memorandum would enable them to give report to the Senate.

Senator Bamidele: Sambo Dasuki’s, Omoyele Sowore’s release shows President Buhari’s respect for rule of...

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary and Human Rights, Opeyemi Bamidele, has said the release of a former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), and #RevolutionNow Convener Omoyele Sowore from detention proved President Muhammadu Buhari as an apostle of the rule of law.
The former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, has finally reunited with family tonight after four years in the custody of the Department of State Service (DSS)

United Kingdom applauds federal government for releasing Sambo Dasuki, Omoyele Sowore

The United Kingdom has applauded the Federal Government for releasing the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, and the Convener of the #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore.

Issa Aremu: Sambo Dasuki, Omoyele Sowore must prove innocence on charges against them

While hailing the release of former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki and Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, Labour leader, Comrade Issa Aremu, has said they must prove their innocence of the charges against them.
The Department of State Services (DSS) has released the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Mr Omoyele Sowore.

UK applauds President Buhari for releasing Sambo Dasuki, Omoyele Sowore

The United Kingdom has applauded the President Buhari government and Justice Minister, Abubakar Malami, for Tuesday’s release of former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, and #RevolutionNow convener, Omoyele Sowore.

CAN hails release of Sambo Dasuki, Omoyele Sowore

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has commended the Federal government for ordering the release of former National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Col. Sambo Dasuki, and the leader of RevolutionNow Movement, Mr Omoyele Sowore.
The Department of State Services (DSS) has released the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Mr Omoyele Sowore.

Presidency speaks on release of Omoyele Sowore

The Presidency last night spoke on the release of the detained Convener of Revolution Now Movement, Omoyele Sowore, saying that his arrest and detention had nothing to do with his journalism practice.
The Department of State Services (DSS) has released the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Mr Omoyele Sowore.

DSS releases Omoyele Sowore

The Department of State Services (DSS) has released the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Mr Omoyele Sowore.

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