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Welcome to Closing Civic Spaces Nigeria. Closing Civic Spaces is a publicly-available database on closing spaces for civic engagement and civil society in Nigeria. We present data compiled from public sources…


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    Closing Spaces Incidents Database

  • Journalist Kwesi Parker-Wilson was assulted by one of the ex-President’s...

    Incident Date: 29th October, 2018

    While attempting to take a photo of and interview former President John Dramani Mahama during...

  • Police surrounded the residence of Cellou Dalein Diallo

    Incident Date: 30th October, 2018

    Police surrounded the residence of Cellou Dalein Diallo, leader of the Union of Democratic Forces...

  • The Gambia Vice President threatened job termination and replacement of...

    Incident Date: 26th September, 2018

    The Vice President held a meeting with Teachers for Change and Network of Mission Teachers...

  • Security forces summoned journalists

    Incident Date: 18th August, 2015

    Security forces summoned journalists who were involved in creation and television broadcast of a video...

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