Defence lawyer to Mr Omoyele Sowore and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Femi Falana, wrote the following in response to an earlier statement of denial by the State Security Service (SSS).
Sowore, a Nigerian activist and former presidential candidate whose detention has prompted protests by rights groups was rearrested on Friday at a court hearing hours after he was freed on bail, his lawyer told Reuters.
#Breaking: Nigerian Journalist, #RevolutionNow Convener & Sahara Reporters Founder, Sowore Granted Bail By Another Court
A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday admitted Omoleye Sowore, Convener of the #RevolutionNow movement and Founder of Sahara Reporters, Nigerian journalist Omoyele Sowore, to bail in the sum of N150m.
The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the immediate release of the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, from the custody of the Department of State Service, DSS.
The Minority caucus of the House of Representatives, has called for the release of political activist, Mr Omoyele Sowere, in the spirit of Eid-el-Kabir celebration.