Operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS, have arrested pro-democracy Activist and the convener of #RevolutionNow Protests, Omoyele Sowore.
It was gathered that Sowore was picked up at his apartment in the early hours of Saturday.
Sowore posted a distress tweet at exactly 1:25 am with an eyewitness confirming that his phone was forcefully taken from him.
The tweet read: “DSS invades Sowore’s”.
He also tweeted: “Ja p”, confirming his phone must have been seized while trying to raise the alarm about his arrest.
His arrest and detention are connected to #RevolutionNow, a series of planned protests against bad governance in Nigeria scheduled for August 5, 2019.