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CSOs Give Buhari, DSS 14-Day Ultimatum To Release Sowore, Others

By Chidozie Ogbonnaya A coalition of civil society groups yesterday gave President Muhammadu Buhari a 14-day ultimatum to release the publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoleye Sowore, former National Security Adviser Sambo Dasuki, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and other persons detained by

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Maybe Sowore Committed Offence Under Custody, Falana Mocks DSS

MOSES OKORIE As the Department of State Services (DSS) rearrested Mr. Omoyele Sowore, Convener of RevolutionNow protest, his council Femi Falana has said there was no justifiable reason why his clients should be rearrested on the previous charges preferred against

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DSS Re-Arrest Sowore, Bakare

By Chidozie Ogbonnaya, Abuja Less than 24 hours after the convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant Olawale Bakare was released by the Department of State Services (DSS) following a court order, the activists have been re-arrested. Sowore and

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JUST IN: DSS Releases Sowore

The Department of States Services has released rights activist and presidential candidate of the African Action Congress in the February 2019 general elections, Mr. Omoyele Sowore. This was made known by his online publishing outfit, Sahara Reporters. Sowore was released

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DSS Ordered To Transfer El-Zakzaky, Wife to Kaduna Correctional Centre

A High Court on Thursday ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to transfer the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zinat, to the Nigerian Correctional Centre, Kaduna, to allow his lawyers easy

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Court Orders DSS To Release Sowore, Bakare Within 24 Hours

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the DSS to release Sowore and Bakare within the next 24 hours.  On Thursday morning, December 5, security was beefed up around the Federal High Court in Abuja over the trial of

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Group Condemns ‘Exploitation’ Of Nigerians To Blackmail DSS, Army

Laments Falana ‘media harassment’ of secret police Concerned citizens under the aegis of Save Nigeria Movement has expressed dismay over the recent demonstration at the headquarters of Department of State Services (DSS) over the continued detention of the convener #RevolutionNow

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Sowore: Before We Crucify The Secret Police

By Idoko Ainoko The recent attacks on the Department of State Service (DSS) with regards to the handling of the demonstrators demanding the release of the publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, is at best uncharitable. I say this for

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#FreeSoworeNow: DSS DG Stopped Answering My Calls – Falana

Femi Falana, senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), says Yusuf Bichi, director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS), has stopped taking his calls. The senior lawyer said this while responding to the an earlier statement of Peter Afunanya, spokesman of

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We’ve Received Order To Release Sowore – DSS

The Department of State Services (DSS) has confirmed receiving the court order on the release of Omoyele Sowore, convener of the Revolution Now movement. Sowore was arrested in Lagos on August 3 and later flown to Abuja where he is

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