Closing Spaces Incidents Archive

  • Policemen Assaults Journalist For Asking Questions.

    Incident Date: 14th February, 2018

    Mr Samuel Ayara, a journalist with the Akwa Ibom State Broadcasting Corporation attached to the...

  • Delta State University Rusticates Student Over Social Media Post...

    Incident Date: 7th February, 2018

    Daniel Osula, a Delta State University Student was arrested by the Police, after being rusticated,...

  • University of Benin Rusticates Students On Peaceful Protest Over...

    Incident Date: 6th February, 2018

    University of Benin rusticated five students for leading a peaceful protest against the increase in...

  • Nigerian Journalist Kemi Olunloye Arrested Over Article Published On...

    Incident Date: 8th January, 2018

    Popular blogger, Femi Olunloye was arrested in Port Harcout Prison, for allegedly publishing an article...

  • Gun-men Open Fire On Rivers State Residents Returning From...

    Incident Date: 1st January, 2018

    Unknown gunmen at at Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni (ONELGA) Local Government Area of Rivers State, randomly opened fire...

  • Nigerian Soldiers Brutalize Peaceful Protesters in Ogoni!

    Incident Date: 27th October, 2017

    5000 Ogoni people protesting against the forceful entry into Ogoni by Shell without consultations with...

  • Assistant Commissioner of Police in Akwa-Ibom State Arrests Peaceful...

    Incident Date: 9th September, 2017

    Assistant Commissioner of Police in Akwa-Ibom State, admits in court to have arrested the three...

  • Seven Leaders Arrested for Opposing Market Demolition

    Incident Date: 20th April, 2018

    Seven leaders of the popular Ile-Epo market in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State,...

  • Abdulazeez Lukman Held in the Custody of SARS After...

    Incident Date: 26th March, 2018

    Abdulazeez Lukman, the Imam of Ikeoluwa Mosque, was allegedly held in the custody of SARS...

  • Taye Adeleke Shot Dead by a Police Man Over...

    Incident Date: 28th August, 2018

    Taye Adeleke, a fun seeker was shot dead by a policeman after an argument over...

  • Journalist Attacked While Covering a Protest in Lagos

    Incident Date: 9th February, 2018

    Mansur Ibrahim, a journalist with TheCable, was attacked by suspected hoodlums while he was covering...

  • Student Harassed by SARS Under the Accusation of Being...

    Incident Date: 14th December, 2018

    A student of the Federal University of Technology Akure was beaten, harassed and got the...