Today's Headlines: Protest Begins In Abuja; No Proof Any Protester Was Killed At Lekki Tollgate- Lai
Protest Begins In Abuja Some EndSARS protesters took to the streets of the nation’s capital on Wednesday to commemorate the first anniversary of the protest. Photo Credit: Dailytrust The protesters converged on Unity Fountain, Abuja, before trooping to the streets. Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, was among those who addressed the protesters, who wielded placards within Unity Fountain.
Amid tears and pale, Olajide Sowore, the younger brother of a Nigerian activist, Omoyele Sowore, who was killed by suspected Kidnappers in Edo, was buried in their hometown, Kiribo, Ondo State today, September 10, 2021. Late Olajide Sowore, brother of Nigerian Activist, Omoyele Sowore || Facebook.
Some Nigerian activists have shut off roads in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja revolting against bad governance in the country. A large number of activists protesting were seen in a video posted by Omoyele Sowore. The activists were shouting and chanting solidarity songs in the video posted by the activist on his verified Facebook page.
Omoyele Sowore, the publisher of Sahara Reporters, was attacked by hoodlums at the premises of the Federal High Court, Abuja. The incident happened on Thursday 21st October, 2021, during the trial of Nnamdi Kanu. It could be recalled that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu was produced in Court for the continuation of his trial after the Federal Government amended the charges against him.
Controversial investigative journalist and influencer Dr. Kemi Olunloyo recently took to her official Facebook handle to react to the attack on human rights activist and Sahara Reporters publishers Omoyele Sowore by hoodlums at the premises of Federal High Court, Abuja, during the trial of IPOB’s leader Nnamdi Kanu.
Popular Nigerian Human Rights activist, Omoyele Sowore, has on social media shared more photos of his younger brother's burial along with an appreciation note to everyone who commemorated with his family in such a difficult time. Image credit: Facebook Recall that a few days ago, gunmen suspected to be herdsmen murdered Olajide Sowore along Ore-Benin Road in Ondo State.
Human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore, has criticized President Muhammadu Buhari over claims that his administration plans to electrify five million households. However, he should stop criticizing President Buhari before he ends up like other critics. Sowore called the president a "joker-in-chief" for failing to provide electricity to homes during his first six years in office.
Flyers and posts are circulating the social media platforms that there would a general protest in memory of October 20, 2020 Endsars protest. A popular Nigerian human right activist, businessman and author Omoyele Sowore is among those who are supporting the protest that is scheduled to hold on October 20, 2021.
The human right activist, Omoyele Sowore has written on his twitter that the planned protest scheduled to hold on 20th October, 2021 in commemoration of the 2020 end SARS protest will hold regardless of police order against the protest. Remember that about one year ago, October 2020, Nigerians marched out in protest seeking for an end to police brutality as they complained that SARS which is a department in the Nigerian police was brutalizing citizens.
There are strong indications that many Nigerians across the country will gather in public protests to stage anti-EndSARS anniversary protests. Recall that many lives were reportedly lost during EndSARs protests in Lekki Tollgate, Lagos State last year October. Human Rights Activists including Omoyele Sowore and Deji Adeyanju are making plans to ensure that the protests went well.
Mr. Omoyele Sowore, a human rights campaigner and publisher of SaharaReporters, announced yesterday that #EndSARS memorial protests will take place on October 20. This is despite the fact that the Lagos and Osun State Police Commands have issued warnings against protests that could disrupt the existing state of tranquility in the two states.
Before the commencement of Nnamdi Kanu's trial at the Federal High Court in Abuja, there was chaos at the venue, with the activities of some hoodlums who accessed the premises to beat the publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, on his effort to gain access into the court chamber where the trial is to be held.
Former presidential candidate Omoyele Sowore , says his younger brother known as Olamide Sowore will never die in vain. He said this yesterday night on his Facebook page , few hours after the Burial of his younger brother in their home town . Information source : Punch newspaper He stated " my brother Olajide Sowore will never die in vain " , he promise to revolt against the death of his brother in a lawful manner .
A protest is currently going on in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Today marks Nigeria's 61st birthday as the country gained her independence on the 1st of October, 1960. Nigerian activist and former presidential aspirant, Omoyele Sowore took to his Twitter handle to post photos from an ongoing protest in the Capital Territory.
Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, was assaulted by suspected hoodlums at the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday. Sowore was denied access into the court by the security agents. But as he was still talking to the security men, some young men about 20 in number, it was observed arrived.
Sunday Igboho warns Yoruba agitators The leader of the Yoruba Nation agitators, Sunday Igboho reportedly issued a warning message to his supporters over their plans to conduct a protest on his behalf. In the statement released on Thursday by Igboho's counsel, Yomi Aliyu, he narrated how Igboho was arrested in Benin.
Activist Omoyele Sowore called on Nigerians to hold the Lagos Police Commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu accountable if anything happens to the protesters on the first anniversary of the #EndSARS protest. Odumosu had warned that the police would use all legitimate means to suppress the planned demonstration on Wednesday.
Former presidential candidate, founder of an online news agency ‘Sahara Reporters’ and human rights activist, and pro-democracy campaigner, Omoyele Sowore has wowed his fans and viewers on social media by sharing throwback photos of himself, his beautiful wife, Mrs. Opeyemi Sowore, and their son, as they mark their 17th wedding anniversary today.
Sowore reacts to the new price of Naira to Dollar A Nigerian activist, Omoyele Sowore took to his Facebook account to react to the new exchange rate of Naira to Dollar. His reaction was coming five days after it was reported that a dollar is #543. According to him, he noted in his Facebook handle that a dollar is now #550 in Nigeria currency.
The Nigerian police has on Monday the 11th of October warned Nigerians especially Lagosians not to carry out any #EndSARS memorial protest on October 20, at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos. We will recall that on October 20, 2020, it was rumoured that the Nigerian army opened fire on peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate.