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The convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Mr. Olawale Bakare have been remanded in the custody of the Department of States Services, DSS, after they pleaded not guilty to the charges brought against them by the DSS.

Mr Omoyele Sowore, a presidential aspirant of African Action Congress (AAC)
Mr Omoyele Sowore, a presidential aspirant of African Action Congress (AAC)

Sowore and Bakare are being arraigned by the Federal Government-led DSS on seven count charges bordering on alleged conspiracy to commit treason, money laundering, and insulting the President, among others.

They were brought to the court on Monday by operatives of the DSS amidst cheering crowd who hailed them.

Although, counsel to Sowore and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Femi Falana, was absent in court, they would be remanded in DSS custody pending the hearing of their bail application on Thursday.

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