Political Thugs Assault Journalists, Destroy their Equipment


NUJHoodlums, suspected to have been hired by politicians, on March 9, 2019, assaulted journalists, including Amos Tauna, a correspondent with Daily Post, who were on duty covering the governorship and State Assembly elections in Kaduna.

They were beaten to stupor and also had their phones, cameras and other personal belongings seized and damaged for recording the irregularities being perpetrated by the politicians and their thugs.

The incident which happened very close to Zonkwa Police Station in Kaduna saw the journalists sustaining various degrees of injuries and according to Amos, “Myself and a colleague from Radio Nigeria were attacked closed to Zonkwa police station. They took away some of our phone and other valuables.”