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Revolution Now: Magistrate Ordered Not To Release Protesters

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Magistrate ordered not release protesters

The Magistrate in charge of the case of the #RevolutionNow protesters has been instructed by the Chief Registrar of not to approve their release.

The protesters, who were arraigned before Mrs Komolafe of the Ebute Metta Magistrate , pleaded not guilty to a two-count charge of unlawful gathering and breach of public peace.

They were granted in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties each, but the Magistrate has been ordered not to sign the conditions. The protesters are set to be transferred to .

The had the protesters arrested on Monday the 5th of August during the #RevolutionNow march.

The march was triggered by the arrest of Omoyele Sowore, a human rights activist who called for the protest to express the people’s dissatisfaction with the Federal Government.

Sowore was apprehended in his residence on Saturday the 3rd of August.

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