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Sowore Shares Detention Photo, Said He Spent 27 Days In Solitary Confinement
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Sowore Shares Detention Photo, Said He Spent 27 Days In Solitary Confinement

Human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore shares a photo of him in detention cell. Recall, on August 3, 2019 The journalist was arrested at his residence in Lagos and charged with treason, money laundering and "cyberstalking" for allegedly sharing false and insulting information about President Muhammadu Buhari after calling for a #RevolutionNow protest. Today September 1, Sowore went on social media to share a detention photo of where he spent 27 days in solitary confinement. He wrote on Twitter: "This time last year, I’d spent some 27 days in this detention cell in solitary confinement, lawless DSS obtained a 45-day detention order from a Federal Judge, Justice Taiwo Taiwo claiming they were investigating me for “terrorism”.#Revolutionnow" He added: " Yes My lawyer, Femi Fala...
“I Am Considering Standing Bail For Sowore” – Apostle Suleman Reveals
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“I Am Considering Standing Bail For Sowore” – Apostle Suleman Reveals

  The general overseer of the Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman says he is considering standing as surety for Omoyele Sowore, convener of Revolutionnow movement. Sowore has been in detention since he was picked up by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) in August. He was first granted bail on the 4th of October by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, but his counsel, Mr Femi Falana described the conditions as too stringent and untenable. The initial bail conditions included among others, N100million bail and N50million security deposit. However, upon another application on the 21st of October, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja set aside the N50million security deposit by one of the sureties. The SaharaReporters publ...