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Publisher Escapes Assassination, NUJ Condemns Attack

On June 2, 2017 at about 7.p.m., gunmen reportedly shot at Mr. Samuel Nweze, Publisher of a local tabloid, “People’s Leader” in front of his office at 2, Awolowo Street in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State. According...

AFEX Petitions AU Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression to Intervene in Cameroon Crisis

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX), on April 13, 2017 petitioned the African Union (AU) Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information, Ms. Faith Pansy Tlakula, to intervene in the...

Journalist Declared Wanted by Nigerian Army Arrested at Airport

On September 5, 2016, Ahmed Salkida, a Nigerian journalist based in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates was arrested by operatives of the State Security Services (SSS) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport while disembarking...

Islamist Extremist Group Threatens Media Houses

The Islamist terror group, Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’awati Wal-Jihadl, better known as Boko Haram in an 18 minutes video posted online on July 8, 2016 threatened to attack media houses in Nigeria which it...

Prison Official Assaults Journalists Covering High Court

On June 28, 2016, a prison official, Mr. A. A. Teriba, assaulted some journalists who attempted to take photographs of a convicted armed robber, Femi Adebowale, who was sentenced to death by hanging by...

Security Aides Attack Journalists in Court

On June 27, 2016, security aides to Nigeria’s Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, assaulted photo journalists who wanted to take shots when Dr. Saraki and his deputy, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu arrived the Federal Capital...