On June 27, 2016, security aides to Nigeria’s Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, assaulted photojournalists who attempted to take photographs of some state officials when they arrived at the Federal High Court in Abuja to answer to charges of forgery of Senate rules.
Date of Occurrence
Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria
Security Aides attached to Nigeria's Senate President
Section 39 of the 1999 constitution guarantees the freedoms of expression and information