It has been confirmed, the convener of  #RevolutionNow Protest, Omoyele Sowore was arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS).

According to reports, the pro-democracy activist was arrested in the early hours of Saturday 3rd of August 2019 in is home at Ikeja at exactly 1:25 am.

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According to Sahara reporters, Sowore posted a distress tweet at exactly 1:25 am with an eyewitness confirming that his phone was forcefully taken from him

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He also tweeted  " Ja p",  confirming his phone must have been seized while trying to raise the alarm about his arrest.
His arrest and detention are not unconnected to #RevolutionNow, a series of planned protests against bad governance in Nigeria scheduled for August 5, 2019.

Meanwhile, Nigerians flock to social media to demand his release see the tweets below

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