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About Closing Civic Spaces

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

  • Nigerian Army Claims NGO Aids Boko Haram and ISWAP, Shuts...

    Incident Date: 20th September, 2019

    The Nigerian Army shut down the offices of a humanitarian aid group Action Against Hunger...

  • Army Shuts Down NGO Office in Borno State, Nigeria.

    Incident Date: 19th September, 2019

    The Nigerian army has shut down the office of a Non-Governmental Organisation, Action Against Hunger,...

  • Police Arrests Journalist for Publishing an Investigative Story.

    Incident Date: 22nd August, 2019

    The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigerian police arrested the publisher of CrossRiverWatch, a...

  • Police Seal up Symposium Venue to Prevent Meeting From Holding

    Incident Date: 9th August, 2019

    ”Men of the Nigeria Police Force on Monday stormed and sealed the venue where a...

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