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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

  • Abdulazeez Lukman Held in the Custody of SARS After Pleading...

    Incident Date: 26th March, 2018

    Abdulazeez Lukman, the Imam of Ikeoluwa Mosque, was allegedly held in the custody of SARS...

  • Taye Adeleke Shot Dead by a Police Man Over an...

    Incident Date: 28th August, 2018

    Taye Adeleke, a fun seeker was shot dead by a policeman after an argument over...

  • Journalist Attacked While Covering a Protest in Lagos

    Incident Date: 9th February, 2018

    Mansur Ibrahim, a journalist with TheCable, was attacked by suspected hoodlums while he was covering...

  • Student Harassed by SARS Under the Accusation of Being an...

    Incident Date: 14th December, 2018

    A student of the Federal University of Technology Akure was beaten, harassed and got the...

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