A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Abuja has granted bail to Sahara Reporters’ publisher, Omoyele Sowore in the sum of N20m.
The second to fifth defendants were also each admitted to bail in the sum of N1million and one surety in like sum.
Chief Magistrate Mabel Segun-Bello while ruling on the bail application on Monday admitted Sowore to bail in the sum of N20million and two sureties in like sum.
The court also ordered him to remain in Abuja and to physically report to the court registrar every Monday and Friday pending the hearing and determination of the case against him.
Sowore and four others are standing trial for alleged unlawful assembly, criminal conspiracy, and inciting public disturbance.
The trial has been fixed for February 5, 2021.