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Sowore’s Release A Victory For The Rule Of Law – SERAP
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Sowore’s Release A Victory For The Rule Of Law – SERAP

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has welcomed decision by Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja ordering the immediate release of the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, from the custody of the Department of State Service as “a victory for the rule of law, human rights and judicial independence.” In a statement, SERAP deputy director Kolawole Oluwadare said: “It's a huge relief that Sowore will be freed and can finally return to his family and journalism work. He should never have been detained in the first place. The Nigerian authorities should now withdraw all the charges against him and allow freedom of expression and media freedom to flourish. It’s good for everyone.” SERAP said: “The Nigerian authorities now have t...
Ondo Women Protest Topless, Demand Sowore’s Release
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Ondo Women Protest Topless, Demand Sowore’s Release

In a unanimous decision, women in their numbers came together to demand for Omoyele Sowore release, somewhere in south-western part of Nigeria, the age group where ranging from 50 to 90 years old. They maintain that they were aggrieved after repeatedly hearing on radio, that application challenging his detention was rejected by justice N.E MAHA. They were chanting release our son, as it was obvious in the inscriptions of some of the play card they were carrying. However, some conservative scholars' have argued that the action of this old women may not have a pronounced effect now, but certainly ,a flaccid paralysis, confusion, elephantiasis and demise may come along with it in a short while, In midst of those who conspired against him and their children... The old women strongly...
#freesowore: 53 Rights Organizations To Hold Rally Demanding Sowore’s Release
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#freesowore: 53 Rights Organizations To Hold Rally Demanding Sowore’s Release

About 53 non-governmental organizations under the aegis of Coalition of Human and Civil Rights Organizations (COHCRO) are set to hold a protest calling for the release of Omoyele Sowore, an opponent of President Muhammadu Buhari in the last presidential election. Sowore was arrested on August 3 by the Nigerian secret police, the Department of State Services (DSS) and has been in detention since then. He was abducted by the DSS in a Gestapo style in his apartment for organizing a demonstration tagged, #RevolutionNow. A statement by Comrade Adeniyi Alimi Sulaiman on behalf of the coalition said: “Well-meaning Nigerians and lovers of genuine democracy would grace the event slated for Thursday 5th of September, 2019. “The planned March protest would draw members from no fewer t...