I’m afraid for my husband’s life


The wife of detained activist and publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, in a press briefing in the U.S. on Friday said she is afraid for her husband’s life.

She also said she fears that her husband, who was rearrested when security officials invaded a court premises in Abuja, might be in great danger unless the U.S. government intervenes.

Mr Sowore, who in August called for a nationwide #RevolutionNow protest to demand a better Nigeria, had initially been held by the SSS for 125 days in spite of two court orders to release him. He was detained alongside a student and activist, Olawale Bakare.

The SSS finally released the duo December 4, after an express Abuja high court order for them to be released within 24 hours, only for the outfit, a secret security arm directly under…



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