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Court Set To Determine Sowore’s Fate Today

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Just In: Finally, DSS Releases Sowore

Ahead of the hearing of bail application filed by Omoyele Sowore, Security has been tightened at the federal high court, Abuja

Sowore, an activist, who have been detained by operatives of the State Security Services for over 60 days, is facing trial over an alleged treasonable felony,

He is standing trial alongside Olawale Bakare (Mandate) who was charged with the same offence.

The court area has been surrounded by armed policemen and operatives of the Department of State Services, as a police water cannon truck has also been placed in front of the court.

Journalists have also been barred by the DSS from filming the court process when in the court room.

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu will today rule on the application filed on 30 September by his lawyer, after the judge had directed him to file a formal application.

Mr Sowore is facing trial for alleged treasonable felony, fraud, cyberstalking among other allegations.

He has been detained by the State Security Service for over 60 days for his involvement in the planning of the #RevolutionNow protest which the government said was an attempt to unseat President Muhammadu Buhari.

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