Closing Spaces Incidents Archive

  • Governor El-Rufai Orders the Arrest Of On-Air-Personality, Segun Onibiyi...

    Incident Date: 23rd November, 2018

    Mr. Segun Onibiyi was arrested at his office by policemen from the Kaduna State Command...

  • Outrage! Oyo State Government Demolishes Ayefele’s N800m Radio Station.

    Incident Date: 20th August, 2018

    The Oyo State Government demolished the building housing Fresh FM, a radio station in Oyo...

  • Police Illegally Arrests and Detains Foreman.

    Incident Date: 28th June, 2018

    Mr Ayodeji Adesanya, a forman with an engineering firm, was reportedly arrested alongside his brother...

  • EFCC Operatives Raid Paper’s Sun Newspapers Head Office.

    Incident Date: 12th June, 2018

    The headquarters of The Sun daily Newspaper, was raided by the Nigerian Police Force working...

  • Referendum March: One feared dead, 112 arrested, 25 injured...

    There was an attack from the Nigerian Police on the peaceful and orderly sensitization march...

  • Bribe Seeking Policeman Kills Businessman.

    Incident Date: 8th August, 2018

    A bribe-seeking policeman shot dead a businessman, Chinonso Onyeme, in Agulu, Awka area of Anambra...

  • Youths Arrested and Charged to Court for Holding Biafran...

    Incident Date: 14th April, 2018

    Ibrahim Idris, Inspector General of Police, charged 3 Biafran youths to court and got them...

  • Ebonyi State Government Orders the Arrest of Social Media...

    Incident Date: 15th February, 2018

    David Umahi, Governor of Ebonyi State, ordered the arrest of social media critic, Charles Ogbu,...

  • Tension in Imo, as Sergent kill 20-year-old tipper conductor.

    Incident Date: 10th February, 2018

    Ifeanyi Okafor,a 20 year old tipper conductor, was shot dead by a Police Seargent along...

  • Pro-Biafran Activists Killed in Chilling Crack Down.

    Incident Date: 24th November, 2017

    The Nigerian security forces, led by the military, embarked on a chilling campaign of extrajudicial...

  • Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) Arrests Journalist Over Article.

    Incident Date: 1st January, 2018

    Tim Elombah, the Editor of Elombah.com an online newspapers was arrested by the Special Anti-Robbery...

  • Be careful of what you post online!

    Incident Date: 2nd June, 2017

    Mr Charles Otu, a correspondent with the Guardian newspaper, was assaulted in Abakaliki for his...