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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

  • Incident Date: 11th March, 2019

    Few days after he recorded a resounding victory to return to the Senate, the Senator...

  • INEC Staff Leave Collation Centre In Port Harcourt, Allege Siege...

    Incident Date: 10th March, 2019

      Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) deserted the commission’s collation centre in Port...

  • Journalist Arrested, Charged Under Cybercrime Law In Nigeria

    Incident Date: 1st March, 2019

    Mr Obinna Norman, owner and editor-in-chief of online news outlet The Realm News, was arrested...

  • Army seizes journalists’ vehicle, bars them from covering election in...

    Incident Date: 10th March, 2019

    Soldiers at ORO3, Union bank formation in Damaturu, Yobe state, confiscated journalists’ car and kept...

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