Armed Soldiers Shut Down Daily Trust Office in Borno State, rests Editor and Reporter.

Armed Soldiers Shut Down Daily Trust Office in Borno State, rests Editor and Reporter.

06 Jan 2019, by Kez@ClosingSpaces in CS Database

Incidents & Issues

Armed soldiers reportedly invaded Daily Trust’ news and regional office in Maiduguri, Borno State and arrested the regional editor, Uthman Abubakar and a reporter, Ibrahim Sawab over a lead story published about the military operation in the North-East.

Details of Occurrence

Country of OccurrenceNigeria
State of OccurrenceBorno
Date of Occurrence06 Jan 2019
Security Agents InvolvedThe Military
Legal FoundationsSection 39 of the Nigerian Constitution
Rights ImplicatedFreedom of expression and press
Region of Occurrence North East Nigeria

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