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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

  • Youth Corps Members Allegedly Imprisoned for Criticizing Madonna University

    Incident Date: 4th January, 2019

    According to a report that has since gone viral on social media, Nnamani was allegedly...

  • Abuja Authorities Demolish Caramelo Lounge Worth Five Hundred Million Naira.

    Incident Date: 12th May, 2019

    A popular night club in Abuja, Caramelo Bar, was demolished by the Federal Capital Territory...

  • Police Arrest Kajuru Journalist Stephen Kefas For Re-Posting Article On...

    Incident Date: 8th May, 2019

    Stephen Kefas, a Kaduna based journalist and human rights activist was arrested by men of...

  • Nigeria Women Arrested for Prostitution, Assaulted by the Police.

    Incident Date: 2nd May, 2019

    Some convicted prostitutes have alleged that some policemen at Utako Police Station, Abuja, used pure...

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