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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

  • Outrage! Oyo State Government Demolishes Ayefele’s N800m Radio Station.

    Incident Date: 20th August, 2018

    The Oyo State Government demolished the building housing Fresh FM, a radio station in Oyo...

  • Police Illegally Arrests and Detains Foreman.

    Incident Date: 28th June, 2018

    Mr Ayodeji Adesanya, a forman with an engineering firm, was reportedly arrested alongside his brother...

  • EFCC Operatives Raid Paper’s Sun Newspapers Head Office.

    Incident Date: 12th June, 2018

    The headquarters of The Sun daily Newspaper, was raided by the Nigerian Police Force working...

  • Referendum March: One feared dead, 112 arrested, 25 injured as...

    There was an attack from the Nigerian Police on the peaceful and orderly sensitization march...

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