Journalist Attacked While Covering a Protest in Lagos

Journalist Attacked While Covering a Protest in Lagos

15 Aug 2018, by Chimee Adioha in CS Database

Incidents & Issues

Mansur Ibrahim, a journalist with TheCable, was attacked by suspected hoodlums while he was covering the protest embarked on to campaign against the increase in toll fare at the Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge, and on the Lekki-Epe expressway.

Details of Occurrence

State of OccurrenceLagos
Date of Occurrence09 Feb 2018
Security Agents InvolvedSuspected hoodlums
Legal FoundationsSection 39 and Section 34 of the 1999 constitution
Rights ImplicatedHis right to assemble freely and his dignity was not regarded
Region of Occurrence South West Nigeria

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