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Who is Omoyele Sowore? (Owner Of Sahara Reporters) | His Biography,Presidential Ambition & Net Worth by Drealup(m) : 11:33 pm On Jun 22
Who is Omoloye Sowore, the acclaimed owner of Sahara reporters? How far is his presidential plan for 2019? What is the networt of Sowore? The biography of Omoloye Sowore would be highlighted plus the bit of details about this popular man.
Omoyele Sowore had a polygamous family as his first home. It was sixteen sibling's family. Less is known of his secondary school education but he studied geography and Plannings at the University of Lagos (UNILAG).
He holds a master’s degree in public administration from Colombia University.
He was very passionate about National integrity and leadership personality that was why between 1992-1994, he led the Students Union Government of the University of Lagos to wipe out cultism there. He had a passion that cultism can be scraped from UNILAG.
He really did not know or really did not care to know that he was trigerring something big. When his adversaries gradually found it hard to witstand the torture the young man was imposing on them, they figured out how to stop him. It is alleged that on a fateful day in 1994, some of these cultists came in crowds, beat him up, strip and injected him with lead.
There have been series of controversies concerning this tursle with cultists. Many claim that Omoyele was actually a brutal cultist fighting other rival cults with his SUG presidency. It is opined that rival cultists attacked him while he was attacking another cultist. Also there is a controversy whether, it was Lead it'self that was injected on him. Others have it that lead cannot be harmful except given in large quantities. Hence, the cultists could not have injected him with lead if they really meant to do him harm.
Reports has it that he was very hurt in the fight with these cultists and he left Nigeria in 1999 for the United States for proper treatment.
Rekindling his passion, in 2006 he created Sahara Reporters in his room in Manhattan. It wasn't a popular media from start but an event changed the face of the platform. On December 2006, Sahara Reporters came to limelight internationally as being the first news source to identify and publish the photo of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab.
Sowore grew his journalism vision in New York where he is protected by the First Amendment Rights. Some undercover journalism are done by reporters in Nigeria whose editors are afraid to publish these controversial findings.
Mr Sowore is a controversial person in nature and if there's one thing that luminates these controversies, it's Sahara Reporters. He was once alledged to have received a huge gift from sitting President Mohammed Buhari to ridicule former President Goodluck Jonathan during the former president's election campaigns. The most recent of his high-grade controversy is with Dino Melaye, -one of the outspoken senator in Nigeria. He was alleged of not attending ABU Zaria by Sahara Reporters.
Undercover reporters, Sahara Reporters is supported by grants donated by the Ford Foundation and the Omidyar Foundation.
Sowore's Net Worth
A popular person is often judged with the networth of the individual. Popularity has something connected with thw wealth an individual accumulates. Sahara Reporters website is worth about $10 million currently. Sowore as a happily married husband has a wife with children.
Sowore 2019 Presidential Race
Sowore is very determined to unseat the Buhari APC led administration from power in the elections to hold by February 2019. He has moved his campaign train to gather supports from different states in the country like Lagos, Abuja, Kaduna, Kano, etc.
He has been arrested many atimes, and released approipriately. He has since organized series of town hall meetings where ever his presidential campaign train went and has seeked support from prominent Nigerians like Wole Soyinka, Emir of Kano etc. His motto for this campaigh is #BringItBack but he hasn't yet revealed his political umbrella.
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