Omoyele Sowore, the convener of #RevolutionNow Movement has been sent back to the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) by a Federal High Court in Abuja, the federal capital.

The activist has been in detention since August 3 when he was arrested in Lagos over plans to stage a nationwide protest against the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.

A court had last week granted Sowore bail but the secret police has not acted on the order of his release made by the court.

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On Monday, Sowore and Olawale Bakare were arraigned on a 7-count charge of felony brought against him and his co-defendant, by the federal government.

The two activists pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Olumide Fusika, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Sowore’s counsel, had asked the court to allow his client enjoy the bail earlier granted to him.

But Ijeoma Ojukwu, the presiding judge, refused, ordering that Sowore and Bakare should return to DSS custody pending Friday when she would hear their application for bail.