Closing Spaces Incidents Archive

  • The prolonged detention of Mr Nnamdi Kanu

    Incident Date: 22nd December, 2015

    The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu has been in detention since...

  • Vanguard Newspaper journalist brutally attacked by Kuje Prison Officals

    Incident Date: 12th November, 2015

    10 officals of the Nigerian Prison Service at Kuje Prisons assaulted a Vanguard Photo Journalist,...

  • Governor Wike bans Biafra Protest in Rivers.

    Incident Date: 10th November, 2015

    On November 10 2015, Governor Nyesom Wike banned protests by ‘some unauthorised group’ calling for...

  • CMRA blast Police as Amosun orders Ojo’s arrest.

    Incident Date: 28th September, 2015

    On the 28th of September 2015, Emmanuel Ojo, a blogger and Ogun state indigene was...

  • “Go To Hell!” Governor Al Makura Tells Family On...

    Incident Date: 12th September, 2015

    Lois Lorhivi, and her younger siblings, Joi and Jerry were harassed, beaten and brutalized by...

  • Gunmen kidnap Vanguard Journalist.

    Incident Date: 30th August, 2015

    On 30 August 2015, Vanguard Columnist, Donnu Kogbara was kidnapped in the presence of her...

  • Ogun sacks education officials over examination question critical of...

    Incident Date: 12th August, 2015

    The Ogun State Government fired six officials of the state ministry of education over an...

  • Police bar journalists at election tribunal.

    Incident Date: 8th August, 2015

    Armed police officers on August 12, 2015, barred several journalists from entering a courthouse in...

  • Hoodlums beat Journalists to Coma

    Incident Date: 1st July, 2015

    Two journalists, Yomi Olomofe, Publisher of the Badagry community based Prime Magazine and McDominic Nkpemenyie,...

  • Gov Fayose’s Thugs beat up Journalist.

    Incident Date: 3rd June, 2015

    Ekiti State Punch Correspondent, Kamar Ogundele was physically assaulted by political thugs suspected to be...

  • Ondo Journalist assaulted by Police.

    Incident Date: 2nd June, 2015

    Policemen attached to Yaba Police Area Command in Ondo town allegeedly brutalized a correspondent of...

  • Thugs Attack Daily Trust Reporter At Gov Al-Makura’s Inaguration

    Incident Date: 30th May, 2015

    Daily Trust Journalist, was attacked by armed thugs in the presence of Governor Tanko AlMakura,...