A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted bail to Sahara Reporters publisher, Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare.
It comes after the Department of State Security refused to set the defendants free even when they asked to be released forthwith by a court of competent jurisdiction.
Justice Chioma Ojukwu granted bail to Sowore in the sum of N100m with two sureties in like sum.
She said the sureties who must be resident in Abuja must also have landed assets worth the bail sum in Abuja, and they are to deposit the original title documents of the assets with the court.
The judge also ordered him to deposit the sum of N50m in the account of the court as security.
She granted bail to the second defendant in the sum of N50m with one surety.
Mr Sowore is being held on seven counts charge of treasonable felony, cybercrimes and money laundering.