Did Omoyele Sowore Actually Commit Treasonable Felony?

By Sunday Menukuro It is no more news that Omoyele Sowore, the Publisher of Sahara Reporters and convener of “RevolutionNow Protest” was arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS) before the execution of his planned protests, with some individuals also arrested on August 5, during the protest which was described as ‘treasonable felony and also an act of terrorism’ by the Nigerian Police.  WHAT IS TREASONABLE FELONY? According to Black Law Dictionary, 9th Edition, treasonable felony is an act that shows an intention of committing treason, unaccompanied by any further act to carry out that intention. Treason on the

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DSS seeks court order to detain Sowore beyond 48 hours

The Abuja division of the Federal High Court has fixed August 8 to rule on an application by the Department of State Security Service (DSS) seeking an order to detain the convener of the #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore for 90 days pending the conclusion of its investigation. Sowore, who is the founder of Sahara Reporters and presidential candidate of the African Action Congress in the February 2019 elections was arrested in the early hours of Saturday by operatives of the DSS in a hotel in Lagos. According to the agency, he was arrested on account of the #RevolutionNow protest which

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Things you should know about Sowore’s ‘Revolution Now’ movement

Youths and facilitators under the auspices of the Global Coalition for Security and Democracy in Nigeria on Monday, August 4, defied threats of security agencies to hold the ‘Revolution Now’ protest in four states of the country and Abuja States where the Revolution protests took place are; Lagos, Osun, Ondo and Cross River. It would be recalled that on Saturday, August 3, the State Security Service arrested the publisher of popular media organisation Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore. The SSS said Sowore was arrested for calling for revolution against the present administration. Sowore who contested for presidency in the 2019 general

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Sowore speaks from DSS custody, happy Nigerians went ahead with RevolutionNow Protest

Omoyele Sowore, a Nigerian activist and publisher who was arrested on Saturday, has spoken from detention. Mr Sowore maintained a spirit of defiance when associates visited him in the custody of the State Security Service on Monday evening, two days after his arrest, according to Sahara Reporters, his media platform. “I am pleased that the peaceful #RevolutionNow protests went ahead,” Mr Sowore told members of the ‘Take It Back’, one of the numerous social platforms he has been using to champion the course for a better Nigeria. Mr Sowore was arrested at 1:00 a.m. on Saturday by state agents from

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RevolutionNow: Police Paralysis Sporting Activities In Kwara With Heavily-armed Officials

Sporting activities at the Kwara Stadium Complex Ilorin, were in the early hours of Monday put to a halt with the presence of heavily-armed men of the Nigeria Police. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that athletes, who had arrived at the stadium for training, were turned back by the Police. Many of the athletes were stranded and remained around the stadium gate at the popular Taiwo Ibrahim road in Ilorin. Some of them, who spoke to NAN, wondered why sportsmen would be denied access to the facility to train. NAN investigations revealed that the police were ordered to

By |August 5th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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