FG Asked To Drop Charges Against Sowore, Others

Global human rights organisation, Amnesty International has condemned the arrest of the convener of the #RevolutionNow movement, Mr Omoyele Sowore, and four others. In a series of tweets on Saturday, January 9, 2021, it called for the immediate release of the activists and demanded that the charges against them be dropped. The group said Mr […]

Court Orders Remand Of Sowore, Four Others In Kuje Prison

A Magistrate Court sitting in Wuse Zone 2, Abuja, has ordered the remand of Mr Omoyele Sowore and four others at Kuje Correctional Centre. This is pending when their formal bail application will be heard Tuesday, January 5, 2020. The Magistrate, Mabel Segun-Bello while ruling on the oral bail application said all the charges are […]

#Revolutionnow: DSS Frees Bakare, Three Others

The Osun State Coordinator of #Revolutionnow Movement, Olawale Bakare, has been released from detention. Bakare who popularly known as ‘Mandate’, was arrested last Wednesday, August 5, by the Department of State Services, for leading the #RevolutionNow protest in Osogbo, Osun State. Bakare was released alongside three others who were also detained  for participating in the […]

#Revolutionnow: SERAP Condemns Arrest Of Protesters

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned alleged attacks on RevolutionNow protesters by the Department of State Services and the Nigerian Police Force. In a statement today by SERAP deputy director Kolawole Oluwadare, the organization said:“By failing to adequately protect protesters from violent attacks, Nigerian authorities have blatantly violated their obligations under the Nigerian […]

Court To Hear Sowore, Bakare’s Suit Against Malami, Bichi On

The hearing of the N1 billion fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by activist and publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, and Olawale Bakare is scheduled for March 25th. A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja fixed March 25, 2020, to hear the separate suits filed by the duo  against the Director-General of the Department of […]

FG Says It Has Paid Sowore N200,000 Fine

The prosecution in the trial of Mr Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare told a Federal High Court on Thursday that the Federal Government has paid the N200, 000 cost awarded against it the previous day by the court on grounds of delay. At the commencement of proceedings on Thursday, February 13, 2020, the […]

Sowore, Bakare Plead ‘Not Guilty’ To Treasonable Felony Charges; Case

Mr Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant, Mr Olawale Bakare has pleaded not guilty to two-count amended charges of conspiracy to commit treasonable felony and treasonable felony levelled against them. The Prosecutor, Mr Kayode Alilu announced on Thursday, February 13, 2020, the preparedness to proceed with the trial but the Defence Team led by Mr Abdul […]

F.G To Re-Arraign Sowore On Fresh Charges

The convener of #RevolutionNow Protest, Mr Omoyele Sowore will be re-arraigned on fresh charges by the Federal Government. This was after Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu adjourned the case following the resumption of Sowore’s trial on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at the Federal High Court in Abuja. The prosecutor, Mr Kayode Alilu informed the Court that the […]

Sowore’s Trial To Resume Wednesday

The Revolution Now convener, Omoyele Sowore, would resume his trial at the Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, are standing trial over charges of treasonable felony for a protest organized on August 5, 2019. The protest tagged #RevolutionNow  had received strong condemnation from the federal […]

DSS Finally Releases Omoyele Sowore

Hours after the Federal Government ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to release Mr Omoyele Sowore.as well as the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), the DSS has finally  released the convener of #RevolutionNow protests. Sowore was escorted out of the Headquarters of the Service by Mr Abubakar Marshal, a lawyer […]