FG Bows to Pressure, to Release Sowore and Dasuki

The Federal Government has ordered the release of the convener of RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore and a former National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki. In statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by the Minister of Justice and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, he explained that the decision to release the duo…

Adams Reacts to Sowore’s Re-arrest

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Ige Adams, has said the re-arrest of the publisher of SaharaReporters, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, shortly after his release was a reminiscence of the dark era of military rule. Adams who spoke in Lagos at the weekend said the action of the Department of State Services (DSS) was an…

Sowore: Falana Slams DSS

The lead counsel to Omoyele Sowore, Femi Falana, has slammed the State Security Service (SSS) over claims that the supporters of the detained convener of RevolutionNow stage managed his arrest inside the Court 7 of the Federal High Court Abuja presided over by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu on Friday. Falana in a statement on Sunday said…

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…