Closing Spaces Incidents Archive

  • I begged for Mercy, but three soldiers kept flogging...

    Incident Date: 3rd March, 2017

    A woman in Ikorodu area of Lagos, Ruth Orji was brutally assaulted by soldiers attached...

  • Katsina Governor Masari bans unlawful gathering.

    Incident Date: 2nd March, 2017

    Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari signed declaratory order banning the ‘unlawful’ gathering of two or...

  • NSCDC Operatives Injure Journalists

    Incident Date: 24th February, 2017

    Security Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) shot at journalists after...

  • Soldier Assaults Nollywood Actress, Ebere Ohakwe

    Incident Date: 23rd February, 2017

    Nollywood Actress, Ebere Ohakwe was assaulted by Sulaiman Olamilekan, a non-commissioned solidier in the Nigeria...

  • Lagos Politician unlawfully detained by DSS

    Incident Date: 22nd February, 2017

    Lagos based Opposition Politician, Babatunde Gbadamosi was arrested by operatives of the Department of State...

  • Former Gov. Akpabio, Wife plots assasination of Rights Lawyer,...

    Incident Date: 17th February, 2017

    Lawyer and Human Rights Activist, Inibehe Effiong has raised alarm over an alleged assasination plot...

  • Chocolate City Boss, Audu Maikori speaks after police detention

    Incident Date: 17th February, 2017

    Audu Maikori, Chocolate City Boss, arrested in Lagos and flown to Abuja, ostensibly on the...

  • Nigeria’s secret police accuse Reuters ​journalist of spying.

    Incident Date: 16th February, 2017

    Reuters Reporter, Tife Owolabi was in 2015 taken away for questioning by the operatives of...

  • Soldiers brutalize physically challenged man in Onitsha.

    Incident Date: 8th February, 2017

    Chijoke Uraku, a physically challenged man in Onitsha, Anambra state was brutalized by two soliders,Bature...

  • Police arrest Publisher of Biafra Times, 9 others.

    Incident Date: 30th January, 2017

    Peter Eke, Publisher of Biafra Times and nine others were arrested by the Lagos Police...

  • The Guardian Reporter assaulted by Lagos Task Force Officials.

    Incident Date: 26th January, 2017

    Guardian Reporter, Ujunwa Atueyi was assaulted by officials of the Lagos State Task Force on...

  • Policemen brutalize journalist at rally.

    Incident Date: 26th January, 2017

    Security personnel made up of regular and anti-riot police attacked Dada Osasona, a photojournalist with...