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Court grants Sowore N20 million Bail

Sahara Reporters publisher and former presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore, has been granted bail in the sum of N20million with 2 sureties one of whom must be a civil servant not below grade level 12y a magistrate court sitting in Wuse Zone 2, Abuja.

Sowore and four others were arrested on new year’s eve December 31, 2020 for planning to stage crossover protests against the Muhammadu Buhari administration from social media platforms.
The others who were arrested and granted bail alongside Sowore are Peter Williams, Sanyaolu Juwon, Emmanuel Bulus and Damilare Adenola. The 2nd to 5th defendants were also admitted to bail in Sum of N1 million each and 1 surety in like sum.

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They were arraigned on three charges of criminal conspiracy, unlawful assembly, and attempting to incite the public.

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