Sowore Mobilizing People and Calling For Violence From Detention – DSS

The Department of State Services (DSS) has accused the detained convener of RevolutionNow Protests, Omoyele Sowore of plotting violence from detention. The Spokesman of the Service, Dr. Peter Afunanya disclosed this on Tuesday when he addressed journalists at the headquarters of the Secret Police in Abuja. “There is nothing that Sowore needs that we do…

Sowore: Soyinka Berates DSS, Calls on CSOs to Unite and Fight Impunity

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has berated the Department of State Services (DSS) over its continued detention of the publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore despite meeting his bail conditions. Soyinka in statement issued Tuesday night said the actions of the secret police was childish and gone beyond acceptable level. He called on Civil Society…

NBA Condemns Continued Detention of Sowore

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), has condemned the continued detention of the convener of RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore by the Department of State Services (DSS) after a court ordered his release. The law association in a statement issued on Sunday by its National Publicity Secretary, Kunle Edun described the action of the secret police as…

Court Orders Immediate Release of Sowore

The Federal High Court on Tuesday,ordered the immediate release of Mr Omoleye Sowore, convener of the revolution now movement. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Sowore was arrested Aug. 3 for convening a nationwide protest, themed #RevolutionNow. Justice Taiwo Taiwo ordered that Sowore’s International passport be submitted to the chief registrar of the court…