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BREAKING: Court grants Sowore bail

A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Abuja on Monday granted bail to Omoyele Sowore in the sum of N20m.

The Sahara Reporters’ publisher, with four other activists, were arrested on New Year’s Eve in Abuja for holding a protest against unhealthy governance, had been additionally granted bail within the sum of N1m every.

The activists, Sowore, Juwon Sanyaolu, Peter Williams, Emmanuel Bulus, and Damilare Adenola are standing trial for alleged illegal assembly, criminal conspiracy, and inciting public disturbance.

A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Abuja on Monday granted bail to Omoyele Sowore in the sum of N20m.

The Sahara Reporters’ publisher, with four other activists, had been arrested on New Year’s Eve in Abuja for holding a protest towards unhealthy governance, had been additionally granted bail within the sum of N1m every.

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The activists, Sowore, Juwon Sanyaolu, Peter Williams, Emmanuel Bulus, and Damilare Adenola are standing trial for alleged illegal meeting, felony conspiracy, and inciting public disturbance.

The Magistrate, Mabel Segun-Bello while ruling on the bail utility admitted Sowore to bail within the sum of N20million and two sureties in like sum.

The court additionally ordered Sowore to stay in Abuja and should physically report to the court registrar each Monday and Friday pending the listening to and willpower of the case towards him.

The court additional ordered that considered one of his sureties must be a civil servant not under grade degree 12.

Details later…

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