Tags : #RevolutionNow

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 […]

#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 […]

Soyinka, Sani In Court As Sowore’s Trial Resumes

Nobel Laureate Professor, Wole Soyinka, and a former Nigerian Senator Shehu Sani are currently at the Abuja High Court in solidarity with the convener of #RevolutionNow Protest, Omoyele Sowore. Sowore’s trial resumes today, Wednesday, February 12. Mr Sowore and co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, are facing trial over charges of a treasonable felony for organizing the revolution […]