ABUJA – Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that a Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday granted the Department of State Service (DSS) an application to detain the convener of #RevolutionNow Protest, Omoyele Sowore in their custody for 45 days.
The DSS had earlier asked the court for permission to detain Sowore for 90 days, with the court fixing Thursday to rule on the application.
However, Justice Taiwo Taiwo, in his ruling on Thursday agreed to grant the DSS application, but only for 45 days to detain Sowore.
According to the judge, the 45 days would start counting from today.
Operatives of the DSS, had in the early hours of last Saturday arrested Sowore, who is also the convener of ‘#RevolutionNow’ protests.
Sowore had posted a distress tweet at exactly 1:25am with an eyewitness confirming that his phone was forcefully taken from him.