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The trial of Omoyele Sowore, convener of the #RevolutionNow protest and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, has again stalled at the Federal High Court in Abuja.

The defendants were re-arraigned on Thursday on a two-count amended charge of treasonable felony and conspiracy to commit treasonable felony.

However, the trial could not proceed as scheduled on the basis that the prosecution had yet to serve the defence copies of the electronic video CDs it intended to rely on.

The prosecuting counsel from the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation, Kayode Alilu, while responding to the request for the VCDs by defence counsel, said the AGF which newly took over the case from the Department of State Services, was not aware of the court’s order for the service of the materials on the defence.

Alilu assured the court that the prosecution was much ready for the case and would present its witnesses within four days.

The judge, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu has fixed March 11 to 13 for resumed trial.

Meanwhile, Sowore and his co-defendant Olawale Bakare have pleaded not guilty to the charges levelled against them.

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