January 11, 2017 – Photo: Sahara Reporters Publisher Omoyele Sowore Released Shortly After Police Arrested Him In Ikeja Lagos Over Petition By Lekan Fatodu
The founder of Sahara Reporters website, Mr Omoyele Sowore has regained his freedom from Lagos Police detention.
The journalist was picked up today in his home by Policemen attached to Area F Command in Ikeja today for allegedly blackmailing one Lekan Fatodu, a journalist based in London.
Fatodu in his petition to Police IGP claimed that Sowore published a false money laundering story about him. He added that Sowore accused him of assisting politicians to move money out of Nigeria in one of his new updates.
He was arrested this evening and later released.