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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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DSS operatives arrest John Abiri.
Incident Date: 21st July, 2017
DSS operatives arrest John Abiri, publisher of Weekly Source, a local tabloid in Yenagoa, Bayelsa...
Court Remands Nigerian Blogger, Whistleblower In Prison.
Incident Date: 29th April, 2017
Federal High Court in Lagos remands Fejiro Oliver and Dennis Ukpabi on a five count...
Governor El-Rufia ordered the arrest of a correspondent.
Incident Date: 20th April, 2017
Gov. El-Rufai ordered the arrest of Joseph Midat, a correspondent for Leadership newspapers in Kaduna...
Makarfi PDP condemns arrest of its members, says DSS hacking...
Incident Date: 9th April, 2017
Austin Usman Okai, a PDP Youth leader and frontline critic of the Yahaya Bello’s APC...