The federal government of Nigeria has charged Nigeria activists, Omoyele sowore to court.
He was charged for “conspiracy to commit treason” by starting a revolutionNow campaign on September 5, 2019 as this is aimed at impeaching the president and commander-in-chief of the armed forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
According to the FG, this is a breach of the law as contained in section 516 of the Criminal Code Act.
The Federal government also accused Sowore of granting an interview which aim is to cause insult on the person of President Muhammad Buhari.
The attorney-general of the federation and minister of justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), represented by Aminu Alilu, the chief state counsel in the Department of Public Prosecution of the Federation, Federal ministry of justice, signed the charges.
Consequently, Premium Times reported that, the federal government also accused Sowore of attempt to illegally transfer of over $160, 000 USD