Closing Spaces Incidents Archive

  • Soldiers Molest, Arrest 10 Watchdog Journalists In Edo.

    Incident Date: 21st September, 2016

    A team of security operatives made up of Department of State Services (DSS) and soldiers...

  • Another blogger arrested by State Agents.

    Incident Date: 7th September, 2016

    Emenike Iroegbu, publisher of Abia facts was arrested in front of his family in Akwa...

  • Wanted Journalist, Ahmed Salkida arrested at Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l...

    Incident Date: 5th September, 2016

    Ahmed Salkida, prominent journalist known for his reportage on Boko Haram was declared wanted by...

  • How ‘assault’ on journalist landed Hisbah men in court.

    Incident Date: 27th August, 2016

    On August 27, 2016, four representatives of the Kano State Hisbah Board, a local security...

  • “Urgent Action: Pro Biafran Activist Shot and Abducted

    Incident Date: 26th August, 2016

    Sunday Chucks Obasi (30) was abducted from his home in Amuko Nnewi Anambra State on...

  • Man charged with naming dog Buhari.

    Incident Date: 23rd August, 2016

    Mr Joachim Fortemose Chinakwe, a forty year old textile trader, based in Ogun state was...

  • Police stops #BBOG Protesters in Abuja

    Incident Date: 22nd August, 2016

    On the 22nd of August 2016, the Bring Back our Girls (BBOG) group embarked on...

  • Blogger and journalist Musa Azare allegedly abducted by suspected...

    Incident Date: 20th August, 2016

    On August 20, 2016, a Blogger, Musa Babale Azare was arrested in Abuja for criticizing...

  • Abubakar Usman Arrested by EFCC over report on Magu

    Incident Date: 8th August, 2016

    Pro-government blogger, Abubakar Usman, the publisher of Abusidiqu.com was arrested by operatives of the Economic...

  • Bloody Day in Nassarawa as Police open fire on...

    Incident Date: 29th July, 2016

    Policemen in Nasarawa, on 29 July 2016 shot at protesters, killing one of them and...

  • Security Operatives Killed protesters of Fulani Herdsmen Killings

    Incident Date: 22nd July, 2016

    Security Operatives killed four youths and injured three in Bokkos Local Council who were protesting...

  • Ten arrested as Kwara council workers protest unpaid salaries

    Incident Date: 30th June, 2016

    Ten members of the National Union of Local Government employees in Kwara state arrested over...