Tag: Sowore

Sowore announces burial date for his brother, Olajide

Omoyele Sowore has announced the burial date for his brother, Olajide, who was murdered by suspected kidnappers in Edo state. According to the publisher of Sahara Reporters, “My dearest brother and childhood friend, Olajide will be buried on Thursday at our hometown, Kiribo in Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo[Read More…]

Atiku, Keyamo react to death of Sowore’s younger brother

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Minister of Labour, Festus Keyamo have reacted to the unfortunate death of Omoyele Sowore’s younger brother. Atiku in a post on Twitter said; “I just received news of the reported killing of Mr Olajide Sowore, a student of Igbinedion University and[Read More…]

Killers of Sowore’s brother also kidnapped 5 persons — Police

The Police in Edo, on Saturday, confirmed the killing of one, Mr Olajide Sowore, the younger brother to social activist, Mr Omoyele Sowore. The police said the deceased was shot dead in Edo by gunmen in the early hours of Saturday. He was said to have been coming from Igbinedion[Read More…]

Protesters wearing ‘Buhari-Must-Go’ T-shirts arrested in Abuja Church

Protesters who wore Buhari-must-go T-shirts to a Sunday service at the Dunamis Gospel Church Headquarters in Lugbe, Abuja, have been arrested and reportedly handed over to the Department of State Services DSS. According to political activist and publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore,  “Security men at the Dunamis Church have[Read More…]

#BuhariMustGo protesters block Abuja airport road

Protesters under the #RevolutionNow banner, on Monday, Marched in Abuja, demanding that President Muhammadu Buhari leaves office immediately. The protest kicked off in the early hours of Monday, along the expressway that empties into the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport. The protesters also erected bonfires on the busy expressway, bringing traffic[Read More…]

Police denies shooting Sowore; says it only tried to calm protesters on rampage

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has denied allegations that a female Assistant Commissioner of Police shot activist and former presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore at the Unity Fountain, Abuja. The police force claimed the report is false. NewsWireNGR had reported that Sowore was hit by a tear gas cannister[Read More…]

Judge grants Sowore bail for N20Million; trial set for February

A chief magistrate sitting in Wuse 2 Abuja, has granted bail to the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore in the sum of N20 million, with two sureties in like sum, one of whom must be a civil servant not below grade level 12. The court also ordered Mr Sowore to[Read More…]

Update: Court remands Sowore, four others to Kuje Correctional Facility

The Magistrate Court in Abuja on Monday ordered the remand of Mr. Omoyele Sowore, and four others at the Kuje Correctional Centre in Abuja. They will be in the custody pending the hearing of their bail application on January 5, 2020 The arrested five were earlier arraigned on a seven[Read More…]

Just In: Omoyele Sowore arraigned in Abuja Magistrate court

Activist and president aspirant, Omoyele Sowore and four others have on Monday been arraigned at the Magistrate Court in Wuse Zone 2, Abuja, the nation’s capital. Their seven count charges against the Federal government borders on alleged conspiracy to commit treason, money laundering, and insulting the President, among others. Recall[Read More…]

Crossover Protest: Police arrest Omoyele Sowore

The Nigerian government has again arrested the co-convener of RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, for leading a protest in Abuja on New Year’s eve night. Some of the escaped protesters who escaped arrest said Sowore was whisked away in one of the seven vans brought by the police to carry out the[Read More…]