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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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#ArewaMeToo Activist, Maryam Awaisu, Arrested!
Incident Date: 19th February, 2019
Awaisu was arrested in her office at Kaduna by “a convoy of officers from the...
Nation Condemns Planned Arraignment of Chief Justice
Incident Date: 10th January, 2019
On January 10, 2019, The Federal Government of Nigeria filed a motion asking the Chief Justice...
Local Gendarmerie Tortures Driver to Death
Incident Date: 6th April, 2016
Bokoum Salif, a driver in Dedougou, died after being arrested and detained by the local...
Gendarmes Torture Accused Regiment of Presidential Security Members
Some former Regiment of Presidential Security members accused of attempting to attack an armory in...