Sowore Arrested on New Year Day

The publisher of popular online newspaper in Nigeria, Sahara Reporters, and a fierce critic of President Muhammad Buhari,
Omoyele Sowore, and other
activists have been arrested by the police in the early hours of today .

The publisher of Sahara Reporters had in the run up to the new year, tweeted and urged Nigerians to join him in a peaceful protest against the Buhari administration.


MNN learnt that Sowore and his supporters embarked on a peace march around Gudu Junction in Abuja around eleven in the night till the early  morning of first January 2021 when a convoy of armed policemen stormed the protest venue .

After series of scuffles, the police operatives arrested the protesters and took them to  a police unit infamously known as Abbatoir in the Lokogoma district of FCT


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