Thugs Raid, Vandalise Newspaper office in Kano

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Christopher Isiguzo
NUJ President

On June 16, 2022 at about 10:31 p.m., unknown hoodlums broke into and vandalized the offices of Prime Times News, an online newspaper based in Kano metropolis. They also stole some of the outlet’s work equipment.

The newspaper’s editor, Ahmad Muhammad, disclosed that the office of the publication was raided and two office laptop computers and a camera were stolen while other equipment including computers and printers were destroyed.

Ahmad said the news organisation suspects sabotage within the company. According to him “I was alarmed around 10:31 p.m. Thursday night that the office was on fire, and one of the staff had to rush to the scene, unfortunately, the damage had been done.”

He disclosed that the matter was being investigated by the security agencies in the state.