Nigerian activist, Omoyele Sowore alongside four others have been remanded in Kuje prison by a Magistrate’s Court sitting in Wuse Zone 2, Abuja pending the hearing of their bail applications.
Sowore and the four others were arrested on New Year’s day for holding a protest and disrupting public peace. They were arraigned before the court this morning January 4, on three charges of criminal conspiracy, unlawful assembly, and attempting to incite others against the government.
The magistrate court ruled that they be remanded in prison custody until tomorrow January 5 for hearing on their bail application.