Publisher of Nigerian online news portal, Sahara Reporters has been arrested in Lagos by men of the Nigerian police.
Police men arresting Omoyele Sowere in Lagos
Policemen in Lagos have arrested Saharareporters owner and publisher, Omoyele Sowere in Lagos for criminal defamation, blackmail and threat to life.
His arrest was initiated by a U.K-based Nigerian journalist, Lekan Fatodu who accused Sowere of defaming his name and threatening his life.
It was gathered that Fatodu also accused Sowore of publishing an alleged money laundering publication in which Fatodu, was indicted of assisting Nigerian politicians in moving money out of the country.
Sowore was arrested by men of the Nigeria police command, Area F following a tip off that Sowore was in the state. He has been taken to the police station.