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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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Abuja Court Sentences Rights Activist IG Wala To 12 Years...
Incident Date: 16th April, 2019
An Abuja High Court on April 16, 2019, sentenced Ibrahim Wala, popularly known as IG...
Incident Date: 11th March, 2019
Few days after he recorded a resounding victory to return to the Senate, the Senator...
INEC Staff Leave Collation Centre In Port Harcourt, Allege Siege...
Incident Date: 10th March, 2019
Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) deserted the commission’s collation centre in Port...
Journalist Arrested, Charged Under Cybercrime Law In Nigeria
Incident Date: 1st March, 2019
Mr Obinna Norman, owner and editor-in-chief of online news outlet The Realm News, was arrested...