Human rights activist and Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore and his colleague, Olawale Bakare, has eventually been released by the Department of State Services (DSS) after 125 days of detention. DSS has also paid a fine of N100,000 as ordered by the Federal High Court, Abuja. Sowore, who was unlawfully detained and charged to court by the Nigerian government for organizing a national protest tagged #RevolutionNow, had been in detention for 125 days.
Femi Falana, who is a private lawyer to the defendant, confirmed that his client has been released. Also, he acknowledged a sum of N100,000 penalty was paid.
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