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#RevolutionNow: Court Orders DSS To Detain Sowore

Following a request by the Department of State Services (DSS), a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered further detain of the convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore for 45 days until the conclusion of all investigations.

In a ruling on Thursday by Justice Taiwo Taiwo, the agency (DSS) would detain Sowore for 45 days.

The Judge maintained that this would be done and could be renewed upon application by the DSS until the completion of the investigation.

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Under Section 27 of the Terrorism Prevention Act, according to the motion ex-parte brought by the DSS, the agency accused Sowore of engaging in terrorism Act.

It tendered two digital video disks (DVD), which contained recording of Sowore’s meeting with Nnamdi Kanu (of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra – IPOB) and an interview where Sowore was said to have boasted that members of the equally proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) were going to join forces with him to bring down the Nigerian government.


Adeshola Ikulajolu

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