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,...