Tag: Yele Sowore

Judge chased out of court – DSS rearrests Sowore 24 hour after release

The Department of State services (DSS) has rearrested Omoyele Sowore at the federal high court in Abuja. On Thursday, the court ordered the DSS to release Sowore within 24 hours. He was later released in the evening of the same day. But on Friday, DSS agents pulled their guns in[Read More…]

Sowore mobilising thugs – we won’t release him so he is not knocked down by car – DSS

The Department of State Services (DSS) says it will not release Omoyele Sowore, convener of #RevolutionNow Movement to a mob. Omoyele Sowore, is an investigative journalist and founder of the New York-based news site Sahara Reporters, who was arrested in August by the country’s intelligence agency, the Department of State[Read More…]

“Even In The Days of General Abacha, I Did Not Experience Brazen Partiality” – Yele Sowore Writes of His Arrest

@YeleSowore opens up on attempt on his life and @PoliceNG Conspiracy. I am now safely out of the labyrinth of a police conspiracy centred around one Lekan Fatodu whom, in January 2016, we reported on SaharaReporters had been involved in laundering money for Femi Fani-Kayode. On Wednesday, Lekan and a[Read More…]

Sahara Reporters Publisher, Yele Sowore Released After Arrest In Lagos

Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, is currently in detention at the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) in Panti, Lagos. He was arrested in Ikeja and taken to the office of Fatai Owoseni, commissioner of police. Lekan Fatodu, a journalist, had announced the development on Twitter, saying he facilitated Sowore’s[Read More…]

Senator Dino Melaye Threatens To Jail Yele Sowore, SaharaReporters Publisher

Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West has dared online news platform, SaharaReporters to register with the Corporate Affairs Commission in Nigeria, threatening that its founder, Omoyele Sowore will go to jail. Melaye’s unprofessional reaction follows an exposé by SaharaReporters that the former House of Representatives member opened a ban account[Read More…]

“We Are Ready To Meet You In Court” – Saharareporters Tells Saraki To Bring It On

SaharaReporters said Tuesday it stood by its report and assured Mr. Saraki it will defend its position in any court within and outside Nigeria. The senate president, Bukola Saraki, has denied being involved in the N60bn arms deal involving the immediate past National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki. Saraki’s reports followed[Read More…]

Sahara Reporters Publisher, Omoyele Sowore Alleges Jonathan Bribed South-West Leaders With $250k

by Zenith Oduah Omoyele Sowore, the Publisher of Nigeria’s online tabloid, Sahara Reporters today took to twitter accusing Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan of spending over $200 million bribing traditional rulers, religious groups, ethnic clubs, youths and cooperations within the last week.. See tweets.. Pres. Jonathan has spent over $200 million bribing traditional rulers,[Read More…]