Friday, September 21, 2018

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    Sowore: Melaye’s N50k book is ‘cut and paste’ of newspaper articles

Sowore: Melaye’s N50k book is ‘cut and paste’ of newspaper articles

Omoyele  Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, says Dino Melaye's N50,000 is cut and paste of newspaper article.Speaking at the launch of Sahara Reporters' civic media lab in Lagos on Thursday, Sowore said this launch is unlike the red ribbon tape being paraded in Abuja, making specific reference to Melaye, senator representing Kogi west at the national assembly."What prof briefly mentioned [...]

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    Soyinka to Sahara Reporters: Be careful now that people know where to find you

Soyinka to Sahara Reporters: Be careful now that people know where to find you

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has told Sahara Reporters, an online newspaper and advocacy platform, that it has to become more careful, now that its location is known.On Thursday, Sahara Reporters launched its civic media lab, located on Isaac John Street in Ikeja GRA, Lagos.As a special guest at the event, Soyinka made jokes about his presence at the event, and [...]

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    Melaye to challenge Sowore at New York court

Melaye to challenge Sowore at New York court

Dino Melaye, a senator from Kogi west, says he will file a cyberstalking charge against Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Saharareporters, at a New York court on Friday.Melaye tweeted this on Tuesday.https://twitter.com/dino_melaye/status/846635865606688769Saharareporters had run a series of stories alleging that Melaye did not graduate from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.But Ibrahim Garba, vice-chancellor of the university, told the senate committee on [...]

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    Melaye petitions DSS against Sowore, alleges ‘cyberstalking’

Melaye petitions DSS against Sowore, alleges ‘cyberstalking’

Dino Melaye, a senator from Kogi west, has petitioned the Department of State Services (DSS) against Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, alleging "cyberstalking".According to the Cybercrimes Act, 2015, any person found guilty of cyberstalking is liable to pay a fine of not more than N7 million or imprisonment for a term of not more than three years or to [...]

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    Sowore, Fatodu suspend hot exchanges after intervention of lawyers

Sowore, Fatodu suspend hot exchanges after intervention of lawyers

The disagreement between Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, and Lekan Fatodu, a UK-based journalist, is about to be resolved, following the intervention of some legal practitioners.Both men were involved in a brawl in Ikeja, capital of Lagos state, on Wednesday.The police had to intervene, and they were taken to the office of the commissioner of police in the state, [...]

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    Fatodu: I will meet Sowore in court… I have evidence of blackmail

Fatodu: I will meet Sowore in court… I have evidence of blackmail

Lekan Fatodu, the UK-based journalist who accused Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, of criminal defamation, says he has nothing personal against him but they must meet in court.He described the owner of the news website as his friend of over 20 years.Fatodu said he got a contract from the office of Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), which [...]

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    Sowore: I was never arrested, it was ‘two fighting’

Sowore: I was never arrested, it was ‘two fighting’

Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, says he was never arrested by the police.Lekan Fatodu, a UK-based journalist, had claimed to have arrested Sowore for "blackmailing and criminally defaming" him.Both men were at the office of Fatai Owoseni, commissioner of police in Lagos on Wednesday, and Sowore was later transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) in Panti.But speaking [...]

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    Police release Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters

Police release Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters

Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, has been released from police custody.He was arrested in Ikeja on Wednesday afternoon, and transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) in Panti.Lekan Fatodu, a journalist, had facilitated Sowore’s arrest over alleged criminal defamation and blackmail.A source told TheCable that the publisher of the whistleblowing website was released late Wednesday, but told to [...]

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    Sowore, Sahara Reporters publisher, arrested in Lagos

Sowore, Sahara Reporters publisher, arrested in Lagos

Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, is currently in detention at the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) in Panti, Lagos.He was arrested in Ikeja and taken to the office of Fatai Owoseni, commissioner of police.Lekan Fatodu, a journalist, had announced the development on Twitter, saying he facilitated Sowore’s arrest for “criminal defamation and blackmail”.“I just got Sowore Omoyele of Saharareporters [...]

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    Sowore on SaharaReporters, running marathons and helping Jonathan to power

Sowore on SaharaReporters, running marathons and helping Jonathan to power

Omoyele Sowore, the publisher of SaharaReporters, has never been the darling of the Nigerian political elite because of the hard-hitting stories on his popular website. He talks to TheCable on his political battles and some things you won't find on his CV. You are one of the pioneers of online journalism in Nigeria, although you maintain that you are not a [...]

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