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About Closing Civic Spaces

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

  • #ArewaMeToo Activist, Maryam Awaisu, Arrested!

    Incident Date: 19th February, 2019

    Awaisu was arrested in her office at Kaduna by “a convoy of officers from the...

  • Nation Condemns Planned Arraignment of Chief Justice

    Incident Date: 10th January, 2019

    On January 10, 2019,  The Federal Government of Nigeria filed a motion asking the Chief Justice...

  • Local Gendarmerie Tortures Driver to Death

    Incident Date: 6th April, 2016

    Bokoum Salif, a driver in Dedougou, died after being arrested and detained by the local...

  • Gendarmes Torture Accused Regiment of Presidential Security Members

    Some former Regiment of Presidential Security members accused of attempting to attack an armory in...

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