The Publisher of Sahara Reporters said this in Lagos on Tuesday at the 5th One Man Art, organised by Dr. Bolaji Akinyemi.
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Sowore stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday after launching his presidential campaign.
Sowore, the publisher of the SaharaReporters, made the plea in Akure, Ondo State while speaking with newsmen.
A statement by Femi Adeyeye National Publicity Secretary, African Action Congress on Thursday said Sowore was arrested by armed men dressed in paramilitary regalia just after stepping out of the court.
This was made known by Sowore, who is also the Publisher of the online platform, SaharaReporters, on Saturday
IPAC Chairman in Lagos State, James Adeshina, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday shortly after the LASIEC’s consultative parley with the leadership of political parties ahead of the July 24 poll.
The commission made the clarification in a statement by Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, on Monday in Abuja.
AAC said this in a statement in Akure on Sunday by Oluwasunkanmi Oni, State Publicity Secretary, and Alex Adeniyi, State Chairman.
Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, disclosed this on Sunday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja
The charges against Sowore, also the presidential candidate of African Action Congress for the February 23, 2019 presidential election, were filed on Friday by the Office of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice
The naked beating of Senator Ike Ekweremadu in Germany evokes painful lessons, particularly with Indigenous Peoples of Biafra and, of course, the continued detention of the frontline anti-corruption advocate and presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore.
A stalwart of African Action Congress and member of the Take it Back Movement, Elias Ozikpu, on Monday said the recent #RevolutionNow march organised by the movement and some groups was not to force a takeover of government.
… while history will cast Jonathan as the president who condoned corruption, Buhari might eventually be remembered as the man who assumed power with a singular purpose to eradicate corruption but ended up as the most shameless promoter of corruption in the annals of national existence
The detention order of the Publisher of Sahara Reporters was based on the request of the Department of State Services to further detain the convener of #RevolutionNow
An Abuja Federal High Court will, on Thursday, rule in the application filed by the Department of State Service seeking an order to detain Omoyele Sowore, the African Action Congress’s presidential candidate in the 2019 elections, for 90 days pending the conclusion of its investigation.
The correspondent of the Nations Newspaper in Calabar, Nicholas Kalu, was on Monday arrested at the Cultural Center, Calabar, venue of the #RevolutionNow protest in the state.
The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has appealed to the Federal Government to release the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore.
In a statement on Sunday, Soyinka said the arrest was “a travesty and violation of the fundamental rights of citizens to protest….”
The DSS Spokesperson, Peter Afunaya, said Sowore crossed the red line after he called for a revolution over alleged bad governance, insecurity and corruption, among other national issues
Human rights activist and President of the Centre for Change, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, has condemned the arrest of the African Action Congress presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore, by the operatives of the Department of State Services ahead of Monday’s nationwide protest against bad governance.