17 Nov 2019
The convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore has spent over 100 days in DSS custody since his arrest on August 3, 2019 in Lagos, ahead of his protest.
8 Nov 2019
In the 20 months since I wrote “Drafting a people’s manifesto” and “Further notes on the people’s manifesto” (February/March, 2018), a sufficient number of significant things have happened and are happening in our country, Nigeria
21 Oct 2019
The Federal High Court, Abuja has reduced the previous bail condition of Sahara Reporters publisher Omoyele Sowore. The court had granted Sowore a N100m bail among other conditions for his release. But Sowore's lawyer Femi Falana pleaded for a variation of the bail conditions. The court, however, reduced from the bail charges initial N100 million…
5 Oct 2019
Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, yesterday, admitted the detained convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, to bail in the sum of N100million.
26 Sep 2019
On Tuesday, Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, ordered the immediate release of pro-democracy activist and politician, Omoyele Sowore, following the expiration of an August 8 detention order, which permitted agents of the Department of State Service (DSS) to detain him for 45 days.
23 Sep 2019
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abukabar Malami, to drop the treason charges against the detained convener of ‘RevolutionNow’ protest, Omoyele Sowore, and Olawale Bakare (popularly known as Mandate).
5 Sep 2019
When the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore, was arrested by agents of the Department of State Services (DSS), it was for his mobilising a critical mass of Nigerians across various platforms in readiness for protests against what he termed bad governance.
30 Aug 2019
It will be disingenuous to claim that pleading for leniency for Omoyele Sowore, and clamour for his release is romanticising Sowore’s misdemeanor. This writer is only miffed with those youths who poke fun of Sowore on his current travails and also to Sowore’s unwise approach to national issues and political consciousness.
22 Aug 2019
A coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has vowed to expose a northern governor from the North-West who, it said, masterminded the northern version of #RevolutionNow protest...
15 Aug 2019
For the Nigerian Left, the strongest lesson of what may now be called Nigeria’s RevolutionNow – that is, the August 5 mass protests organised by some young fragments of the movement – may be formulated as a warning: If Nigeria survives long enough from the current battering of the country’s ruling class, variants of what was attempted on August 5 may be attempted again and again until a spark leads to a national conflagration or a successful popular revolution resulting from a better conceived, planned and executed strategy.
13 Aug 2019
The country witnessed a flurry of protest the other day by some civil society actors and activists and the corresponding response from the government and the security arm of the state...