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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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Alleged Torture: Rivers Broadcaster Sues Police, Demands N650m Compensation.
Incident Date: 4th June, 2019
“A journalist with the Port Harcourt-based Nigeria Info radio station, Mr Koffi Bartels, has dragged...
Police Arrest Personnel for Allegedly Insulting President Buhari, Vice-President Osinbajo...
Incident Date: 9th August, 2019
Mr. Sunday U. Japhet, a Mobile Police was arrested by the Yobe State Police Command,...
Court Grants DSS Permission To Detain Sowore For 45 Days
Incident Date: 6th August, 2019
“The SSS had on Tuesday 7, 2019, applied for permission to keep Sowore for 90...
Police, DSS Take Over Civic Media Lab/SaharaReporters Office
Incident Date: 5th August, 2019
“Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force and Department of State Services have taken over the...