An Abuja Federal High Court on Tuesday granted co-convener of the RevolutionNow movement, Omoyele Sowore bail.
The Justice Taiwo Taiwo-led court said there was no longer a subsisting order holding Sowore in detention, hence the need to grant him bail, Sahara Reporters reports.
Justice Taiwo, however, ordered Sowore to deposit his international passport to the court while releasing him to his lawyer, Femi Falana.
Sowore had allegedly called for a revolution over the supposed failure of the current Federal Government.
Following the call for revolution, the Department of State Services, DSS, had arrested the AAC 2019 presidential candidate.
The defence counsel, Femi Falana argued that the motion should not be withdrawn so that the DSS would not reapply for another detention order.
Shortly after hearing both arguments, the judge struck out the the ex parte motion by the DSS.
Falana further prayed the court to order the immediate release of Sowore since the order of the court granted in favour of the DSS on August 8 2019 has expired.
He sought to withdraw the application for bail because, according to him, it had been overtaken by events and that Sowore was not charged with terrorism.
Falana asked the court to discharge the application for vacation of 45 days court order.
He however told the court sitting in Abuja to order the release of Omoyele Sowore, promising to produce him in court in future hearings.