The Publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore, and four others have been remanded at the Kuje Correctional Center, Abuja, pending the listening to and dedication of their bail features in their alleged public disturbance trial.
Chief Magistrate Marble Segun- Bello of a Wuse Zone two Magistrate Court, Abuja made the remand order suddenly after the defendants had been arraigned in the past than than her for allegedly embarking on a protest over 2021 crossover celebration.
The federal authorities had on Monday arraigned them on a 3-count charge of Criminal conspiracy, illegal meeting and public disturbance.
They have been arrested through the use of the Special Weapons Tactical Team in Abuja on January 1, at the equal time as protesting to mark the New Year celebration.
Sowore used to be referred to to be most necessary the protest in the route of lousy governance on New Year’s Eve in Abuja.
According to the Prosecution, the defendants have been viewed carrying placards calling for a violent revolution in the course of President Muhammadu Buhari.
They then as soon as greater pleaded no longer responsible to the three-count charge.
Following their now now no longer in price plea, prosecuting pointers prayed the court docket docket docket for their remand at the Kuje Correctional Center as investigations into the expenses have been ongoing.
But Counsel to the defendants, Marshal Abubakar, tried to make an oral software program for defendants’ bail, urging the court docket docket to furnish them bail on self recognizance.
In a rapid ruling Chief Magistrate Segun- Bello ordered that the defendants file a formal bail software software and adjourned listening to in the bail till Tuesday, January 5.
Meanwhile, the Magistrate ordered that the defendants be remanded in Kuje Correctional Center pending the dedication of their bail applications.
Sowore had till now until now than the protest charged Nigerians on Twitter to maintain a crossover protest via discovering out on up a candle and a placard exhibiting their grievances closer to the President Muhammadu Buhari administration