Posted on Tue 6 Aug 2019, 12:00 PM

Picture credit - Vanguard News

The magistrate court of  Oyingbo, Lagos has granted bail to six persons arrested during the #Revolutionnow protest on Monday in Lagos.

They were arraigned this Tuesday morning before Mrs A. OK Komolafe of the magistrate court.

The protest initiated by Omoyele Sowore, a presidential candidate during the 2019 election and publisher of the online news platform, Sahara Reporters, was meant to kick-start a sustained protests against bad governance in the country.

The protest suffered a poor start in Lagos and Abuja and did  not take place completely in other major cities in the country.

Mr. Sowore had since Saturday been in the custody of the Department of State Services after he was arrested on the grounds of planning to forcefully change the government through revolution which is a treasonable offence and punishable by death or life imprisonment.

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