Closing Spaces Incidents Archive

  • Man arrested for calling Kashamu drug baron, jail breaker...

    Incident Date: 22nd March, 2016

    Deji Babington – Ashaye, a member of the PDP in Ogun state was arraigned before...

  • Protesters want Amnesty International to leave Nigeria

    Incident Date: 20th March, 2016

    A group of hired protesters under the banner under the banner of Global Peace and...

  • Lady Cries out after Nassarawa State Government fired her...

    Incident Date: 27th February, 2016

    Rukaiyyat Usman, a state counsel with the Nassarawa state ministry of justice was sacked from...

  • Journalists alleges threat to life over ‘illegal’ dredging story.

    Incident Date: 22nd February, 2016

    Freelance Journalist and broadcaster, Augustina Armstrong-Ogbonna has alleged a threat to her life by former...

  • Amosun sacks NLC chair, 14 others, suspends 18 teachers.

    Incident Date: 22nd February, 2016

    Ogun State Government dismissed the state chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Akeem Ambali,...

  • El-Rufai moves to regulate religious preaching in Kaduna.

    Incident Date: 22nd February, 2016

    On the 22nd of February 2016, Governor El Rufai of Kaduna state attempted to regulate...

  • Kogi Governor Bello bars journalists from covering activities

    Incident Date: 3rd February, 2016

    Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello banned journalists of the state from covering the inauguration of...

  • Nigerian security forces killed 80 IPOB members- rights coalition

    Incident Date: 9th February, 2016

    A South-East Based Coalition of Human Rights Organizations, SBCHROs, has accused security forces of killing...

  • Luka Binniyat, Vanguard correspondent was arrested

    Incident Date: 7th February, 2016

    Luka Binniyat, Vanguard correspondent was arrested, detained and arraigned before a Kaduna magistrate court on...

  • DSS brutality on Calabar Teachers.

    Incident Date: 3rd February, 2016

    Mr Owai Owai, a civics teacher at Federal Government Girls College, Calabar, alongisde some other...

  • Drop charges against Jelili Atiku, Art Community insists

    Incident Date: 14th January, 2016

    Visual Artist, Jelili Atiku was detained over his art performance depicting ‘executive terrorism’ in Nigeria....

  • Detained for criticizing a sitting Governor.

    Incident Date: 30th December, 2015

    Adamu Abdullahi was invited for questioning and detained at the Kaduna State 07C – X-SQUAD...