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Nigerian Authorities Release Activist Omoyele Sowore After Arrest at Peaceful Protest

HeadlineJan 13, 2021
Image Credit: Twitter: @yelesowore

In Nigeria, prominent journalist and activist Omoyele Sowore has been released by authorities following his arrest at a peaceful New Year’s Eve anti-government protest. Sowore ran for president of Nigeria in 2019 and is the founder of the New York-based news outlet Sahara Reporters. He has previously been targeted and arrested for organizing protests against President Muhammadu Buhari and calling for a popular revolution.

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