Closing Spaces Incidents Archive

  • Spaces for Change Staff, Chimee Adioha, Arrested for Photo...

    Incident Date: 15th June, 2017

    Arrest and brutal drubbing of six persons by security agents during a forced eviction and...

  • Shot Dead for Protesting

    Incident Date: 5th February, 2018

    Sheihk Qaseem was shot by the Nigerian Police during a peaceful protest agitating for the...

  • Danjuma Katsina Arrested for Questioning Mashi’s Election

    Incident Date: 15th June, 2017

    Danjuma Kastina was arrested in Kastina for his comments questioning the legitimacy of Mansur’s Mashi’s...

  • Femi Falana Files a Suit against DSS for Detaining...

    Incident Date: 5th July, 2018

    Femi Falana, renowned human rights lawyer, has filed a suit against the Department of State...

  • Clergyman arrested by DSS After Releasing a Video on...

    Incident Date: 26th June, 2018

    Popular Jos based clergyman, Isa El-buba, was reportedly arrested by DSS operatives after he released...

  • Woman Looses Her Job After Criticizing Vice President’s Wife

    Incident Date: 2nd June, 2018

    Ms Opukiri Bolouere , a Nigerian public servant in the presidential amnesty office, lost her...

  • Protesters Disrupted with Tear Gas IN Abuja

    Incident Date: 16th April, 2018

    Shiites movements aiming at the release of their leader, El- Zakzaky. The protest which was...

  • Human Rights Activist Arrested for his Protest Support for...

    Incident Date: 13th April, 2018

    Deji Adeyanju, rights activist and good governance advocate, was arrested by the FCT Police Command...

  • FCT Police Command Bans Protest in Unity Fountain

    Incident Date: 13th April, 2018

    The FCT Police Command bans protest and rallies in Unity fountain, Abuja, where activist groups...

  • Incident Date: 6th April, 2018

    Mr Jude Ilo, head of office of Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) in...

  • Daily Trust Reporter Abducted by the Police

    Incident Date: 13th March, 2018

    Musa Abdullahi Krishi, a Daily Trust reporter attached to the House of Represensatives in the...

  • DSS detains Tony Ezimakor, Daily INDEPENDENT’s Abuja Bureau Chief.

    Incident Date: 2nd March, 2018

    The Abuja Bureau Chief of Independent Newspapers, Tony Ezimakor was arrested and detained by The...