Court sends Sowore back to DSS custody

Court sends Sowore back to DSS custody
A federal high court in Abuja has remanded Omoyele Sowore, convener of RevolutionNow Movement, in custody of the Department of State Services (DSS).
The activist has been in detention since August 3 when he was arrested in Lagos.
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A court had earlier granted him bail but the secret police refused to release him.
On Monday, he was arraigned on a 7-count charge of felony brought against him and Olawale Bakare, his co-defendant, by the federal government.
The duo pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Olumide Fusika, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Sowore’s counsel, had asked the court to allow his client enjoy the bail earlier granted to him.
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But Ijeoma Ojukwu, the presiding judge, refused, ordering that Sowore and Bakare should return to DSS custody pending Friday when she would hear their application for bail.