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Who wants Omoyele Sowore dead? - TheCable

When news broke on Wednesday that Omoyele Sowore, publisher of the anti-corruption website, Sahara Reporters, had been arrested in Lagos, not a few powerful men and women in Nigeria jumped for joy. Finally, their nemesis had been “captured” and would ...and more »

Police release Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters - TheCable

He was arrested in Ikeja on Wednesday afternoon, and transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) in Panti. Lekan Fatodu, a journalist, had facilitated Sowore's arrest over alleged criminal defamation and blackmail. A source told ...and more »

Lagos Police Commissioner was part of a plot to kill me – Omoyele Sowore - YNaija

SaharaReporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore who was arrested on Wednesday by one Lekan Fatodu has alleged that the Lagos State Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni was part of a plot to kill him. He said this in a statement on his Facebook page after he ...and more »

SaharaReporters Founder Meets With Nigerian Police, Rejects Mediation -

Speaking to reporters just before he went in for a meeting at Panti police station in Lagos, Mr. Sowore expressed surprise that the police were now talking about mediating between him and Mr. Fatodu instead of proceeding with prosecuting the latter for ...and more »

How Lagos Commissioner Of Police Connived With Assailants Of SaharaReporters Founder On Petition Alleging ... -

A lawyer representing Omoyele Sowore, the founder and publisher of SaharaReporters, has accused the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, of conniving with Lekan Fatodu and others who on Wednesday assaulted the online publisher to ...and more »

Saharareporters publisher Omoyele Sowore arrested - The Nation Newspaper

The Publisher of an online news medium, Saharareporters, Mr. Omoyele Sowore was on Monday arrested by the Police. His arrest followed a complaint by one Lekan Fatodu, who accused him of defamation of character. In a tweet, Fatodu said: “I just got ...and more »

Omoyele Sowore, Sahara Reporters Publisher, Attacked and Arrested in Lagos - SIGNAL (press release)

Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, is currently in detention at the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) in Panti, Lagos, The Cable. He was arrested in Ikeja and taken to the office of Fatai Owoseni, commissioner of police. Lekan ...and more »

Why Sahara Reporter publisher, Omoyele Sowore was arrested – Police - (satire) (press release) (blog)

The spokesperson for Police in Lagos State, SP Dolapo Badmos, on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of the publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore. Badmos said the journalist was arrested on Wednesday over an alleged threat to life and blackmail on a ...and more »

SaharaReporters Publisher, Omoyele Sowore Reportedly Arrested by Police - Bella Naija

A tweet by one Lekan Fatodu, who describes himself as a publisher, development advocate, social commentator, among others, disclosed this. Fatodu said: “I just got Sowore Omoyele of SaharaReporters arrested for criminal defamation and blackmail and ...and more »

Police release Sahara Reporters publisher without charges - Premium Times

Omoyele Sowore, the publisher of Sahara Reporters, has been freed without charges, hours after he was detained by the police in Lagos. “He has been released without charges and without parting with anything,” Olanrewaju Suraj, a friend of Mr. Sowore ...and more »