A Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, and a former senator, Shehu Sani, were at the Federal High Court in Abuja Monday to observe the trial of an activist, Omoyele Sowore.
A former chairman of Nigeria’s human rights commission, Chidi Odinkalu, was also in court for the trial.
Mr Soyinka arrived at about 8:50 a.m., five minutes after Mr Sowore arrived at the court.
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