The fate of Mr. Omoyele Sowore, the initiator of the #RevolutionNow protest will be decided on Thursday by a Federal High Court in Abuja.
An Abuja Federal High Court will on Thursday rule in the application filed by the Department of State Service, seeking an order to detain Mr Omoyele Sowore, the African Action Congress’s presidential candidate in the 2019 elections, for 90 days pending the conclusion of its investigation.
In an exparte order with number: FHC/ABJ/CS/915/19, Counsel to the DSS, G. O. Agbadua, told Justice Taiwo Taiwo that a video clip evidence was also attached to the application.
He urged the judge to grant the application seeking to detain the publisher of SaharaReporters beyond 48 hours as required by the law.
News Agency of Nigeria reports that Mr Sowore, the Convener of #RevolutionNow protests, was on August 3 arrested by the security outfit and moved to Abuja on August 4 for the protests he intended to hold across the country.
Justice Taiwo, who adjourned the matter until August 8, said the development was to enable him to watch the video clip before delivering his ruling.