Breaking News RevolutionNow convener, Omoyele Sowore has been questioned over his purported ties to Boko Haram IPOB.
RevolutionNow convener, Omoyele Sowore has been questioned over his purported ties to Boko Haram, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), and other outlawed groups. This is according to a Premium Times story.
According to sources who spoke to Premium Times and who are familiar with the detention of the Sahara Reporters publisher, terrorism allegations dominated the grilling session with Sowore by the Department of State Security (DSS).
Agents have been asking him to tell them about his relationship with Boko Haram, Islamic Movement of Nigeria and the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra,” Premium Times quoted a source as saying. “He has continued to deny any relationship with all these groups.”
He was arrested for calling for nationwide protests, tagged RevolutionNow, against the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government.
The DSS accused the activist of plotting with foreign interests to overthrow the Buhari led government that was re-elected in February of 2019. Sowore was a presidential candidate in the election.
Despite court orders to release Sowore, the DSS has failed to obey, throwing up numerous excuses.