Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja has granted bail to the mastermind of #RevolutionNow protest and his co-defendant Mr Olawale Bakare.
The judge granted the bail on Friday, 4th October 2019, barring Sowore from travelling out of Abuja and also Bakare from travelling out of Osogbo
She granted bail to Sowore in the sum of N100m with two sureties in like sum.
The sureties who must be resident in Abuja must also have landed assets worth the bail sum in Abuja, and they are to deposit the original title documents of the assets with the court.
The judge also ordered him to deposit the sum of N50m in the account of the court as security.
She granted bail to the second defendant in the sum of N50m with one surety.
The defendants’ lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), has described the bail conditions as stringent.
The judge ordered that the defendants be remanded in the custody of the Department of State Service pending when they would meet the bail conditions.
Sowore and Bakare were arraigned by the Federal Government on Monday before the judge on seven counts bordering on an alleged conspiracy to commit treason and money laundering among other charges.
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