Nigerians knock FG for charges against Sowore

Nigerian social media is presently abuzz after the Department of State Services (DSS) formally filed charges Omoyele Sowore, convener of #RevolutionNow protest.

In a startling development, the secret police filed a five-count charge against Sowore, accusing him of causing insult to the person of President Muhammadu Buhari and cyberstalking.

Sowore, publisher of SaharaReporters news medium, has been in detention since August 2 after his arrest.

Following the news that Sowore was being charged for insulting the president, Nigerians took to social media to react, with many calling out the federal government for the unabashed clampdown on basic rights and free speech.

Here are some of the reactions on Twitter…

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