A large number of soldiers and Police officers have barricaded the premises of SaharaReporters, an online news platform which is owned by Omoyele Sowore, convener of the Revolution Now Protest, who is also currently being detained by DSS.
The heavily armed security operatives were said to have arrived at the premises very early Wednesday morning and ordered for the opening of the gate in order to gain entrance inside the organizations offices, Vanguard reports.
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The security officers yelled;
“Open the gate! Come outside. “What are you doing here? “Is this Sahara Reporters office?”
Omoyele Sowore was arrested and detained by the men and officers of the Department of State Service, DSS, for plotting to stage a protest tagged #RevolutionNow, allegedly, in the bid to oust President Muhammadu Buhari from office.