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Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by Blue3k2: 4:46pm On Dec 08, 2019
By Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja

The Presidency has justified the re arrest of the convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, by the operatives of Department of State Services (DSS), by stating that the latter was planning a revolution to overthrow a democratically elected government of Nigeria.

Global outrage has continued to trail Friday morning rearrest of Sowore in the premises of the Federal High Court of Abuja, by DSS officers, few hours after he was released on bail by Justice Ifeoma Ojukwu

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, Garba Shehu, said in a statement on Sunday that the DSS was only exercising its power by rearresting Sowore.

The presidential spokesman accused Sowore of calling for a revolution to overthrow the democratically elected government of Nigeria, adding the DSS did not require the permission of the Presidency in all cases to carry out its essential responsibilities that were laid down in the Nigerian Constitution.


 He said anyone who had followed Sowore’s actions and words would agree he is a person of interest to the DSS.

Shehu insisted that no government will fold its arms and allow anybody to openly call for destabilisation in the country.

 “He did so on television, and from a privileged position as the owner of a widely read digital newspaper run from the United States of America.

“He founded an organisation, Revolution Now, to launch, in their own words, “Days of Rage”, with the publicised purpose of formenting mass civil unrest and the elected administration’s overthrow,” Shehu said.

He said the Sowore was not an ordinary citizen expressing his views freely on social media and the internet, but a presidential candidate himself, who ran – and lost – as the flag bearer of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the February 23 general elections.

“Nigeria’s democracy was a long time in the making, and was achieved after decades of often harsh, military-led overthrows of government: the kind of situation Sowore was advocating.

‘To believe in and desire armed revolution is not normal amongst ‘human rights activists’, as Sowore has been incorrectly described,” Shehu stressed.

He said Nigeria was already grappling with an insurgency that has killed thousands of people and rendered millions of people homeless in the north-east region of our country courtesy of the war of terror engendered by Boko Haram militants.

The Presidential aide warned that Nigerians do not need another spate of lawlessness and loss of lives in the name of ‘revolution’, as Sowore is a New York resident and who can easily disappear and leave behind whatever instability he intends to cause, like the leader of the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu.


Source: https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2019/12/08/presidency-justifies-sowores-rearrest-says-hes-person-of-interest-to-dss/

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Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by Brandstudio01: 4:47pm On Dec 08, 2019
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Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by Zangazanga: 4:47pm On Dec 08, 2019
I agree with presidency on this one cos he was one of their supporters.

He supported CHANGE and now want to topple NEXT LEVEL. Sowore we die here.

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Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by aminusodiq(m): 4:47pm On Dec 08, 2019
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Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by sassysure: 4:50pm On Dec 08, 2019
In other words, they just confirmed what everybody has been saying that dss didn't act on their own.
Case closed.

Why denying it before?

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Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by mamdanju: 4:52pm On Dec 08, 2019
Very good. Keep him locked up until he get some sense. If there is trouble in Nigeria, he will run away to the US.

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Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by orisa37: 4:52pm On Dec 08, 2019
Man's inhumanity to man

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Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by sLentlover7778(m): 4:53pm On Dec 08, 2019
I beg bubu.. take us back to Change, dis next level na something else oooo. Chai grin grin grin

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Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by DonFreshmoney(m): 4:53pm On Dec 08, 2019
Garbage shehu be defending illegality.. he was paid to do this..

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Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by Adonko(m): 4:54pm On Dec 08, 2019
sassysure:
In other words, they just confirmed what everybody has been saying that dss didn't act on their own.
Case closed.
oooh did you at anytime ever believe they acted on thier own of course NO, the tyrant sent them and his social media olosho came to tell us sowore staged a drama at the court....I just laugh.

Buhari should no this no tyrant ends well he should go and ask Adolf Hitler, his case may even be sooner due to pressure mounting from home and abroad.

The only thing that still defies all logic and commonsense is that Buhari still has people defending his gross failure what a shame.

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Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by Blue3k2: 4:55pm On Dec 08, 2019
the DSS did not require the permission of the Presidency in all cases to carry out its essential responsibilities that were laid down in the Nigerian Constitution.

Good to see they're starting to tell the truth. Lol it's their right to rearrest him arbitrarily without a warrant? I still believe the DSS didnt act without being prompted. It's the sane way they disobey court orders knowing they wont be fired or serve jail terms. They pay fines at most with tax payers money.

NASS should investigate then impeach if they find proof. Anything else is just a wesk half measure. Call and email your representatives if you agree. Its better than whining on social media and doing nothing.

Question for thread. Are these actions worthy of impeachment?

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Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by ijewejones: 4:55pm On Dec 08, 2019
Lauretta Onochie
Lauretta Onochie
Lauretta Onochie

Funny versions to one act recorded on tape

This APC government has every corner of Nigeria filled up with propaganda & lies..with the likes of dead meat griller spamming nairaland with rotten hailing..

Nigerians are

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Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by Conceptman: 4:55pm On Dec 08, 2019
The word revolution was used before the present government took over from GEJ and no one was brutalized nor taken to custody, the only problem they have with Sowore is because of his boldness and confidence which will attract more Nigerians to speak out against the massive failure going on presently, if truely they want the best for Nigerians let the government release Sowore and do what is right, bring electricity, reduce the price of food and commodities ,create better health and jobs then watch the masses asking for your 3rd term

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Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by MyVILLAGEpeople(m): 4:55pm On Dec 08, 2019
angry

Where is Lauretta now??

I know that woman is always high on Gallons of Palm wine and it's really affecting her Sense of reasoning. I thought she said Sowore supporters staged what happened in court that day??. Nonsense.

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Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by Renforce: 4:56pm On Dec 08, 2019
Well from all of us @ MANNABBQGRILLS We want to refute these accusations. They are all false and baseless as Sowore is in his home chilling and drinking expired BBQs. undecided

So what was that Lauretta lady saying that day angry They can't even come up with a story not to talk of keeping it straight angry

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Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by Dobson43: 4:56pm On Dec 08, 2019
Zangazanga:
I agree with presidency on this one.





These are the people who are the reason why we are where we are where we were.

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Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by Kristoff9: 4:56pm On Dec 08, 2019
Na wah
Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by victorazyvictor(m): 4:57pm On Dec 08, 2019
But it was fake !!!!
Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by mctfopt: 4:57pm On Dec 08, 2019
Ok
Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by Racoon(m): 4:57pm On Dec 08, 2019
Even Lauretta Onochie was insulting the sensibility of reasonable Nigerians earlier by denying it even claiming that Sowore ocastrated his own arrest alongside his supporters?

This woman is cursed as this is still affirming that the DSS carried out the lawlessness on Fri.What an irresponsible government.

http://saharareporters.com/2019/12/08/just-presidency-denies-authorising-sowores-rearrest

See how they're shamelessly embarrassing themselves & this nation before the world.

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Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by Wren4: 4:57pm On Dec 08, 2019
Sai next level

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Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by Kingrefreshed: 4:57pm On Dec 08, 2019

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Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by Impregnable101: 4:57pm On Dec 08, 2019
Bubu & the head of DSS will die a painful death

Come & arrest me

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Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by careytommy37(m): 4:57pm On Dec 08, 2019
Sai bubu grin
Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by SouthSouth1914: 4:57pm On Dec 08, 2019
Stupidd Government.. accusations, denial and self denial continues!

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Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by smogup: 4:57pm On Dec 08, 2019
That Lauretta onochie concocted a lie that sowore faked his rearrest even DSS used the same lie to deceive their gullible followers. Now the truth we all know has been admitted by them. This government always have a way to contradict themselves.

Buhari cannot hide his antidemocratic tendency for long.

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Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by TwoBottles(m): 4:57pm On Dec 08, 2019
mamdanju:
Very good. Keep him locked up until he get some sense. If there is trouble in Nigeria, he will run away to the US.


Kai, Danjuma baa ka da wayo.

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Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by Authoreety: 4:57pm On Dec 08, 2019
Nonsense

I thought DSS denied re-arresting him

Dss and dia Oga in aso rock has turned this country into a laughing stock (I hope that's not hate speech) grin

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Re: Presidency Justifies Sowore's Rearrest, Says He's Person Of Interest To DSS by femicyrus(m): 4:58pm On Dec 08, 2019
shekau was never a man of interest to the same DSS under this government.
Nigeria is not ripe for a democracy that allows for second term in office of political leaders.

the Senate also should be scrapped.

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