Closing Spaces Incidents Archive

  • Invading DSS Agents.

    Incident Date: 27th November, 2016

    In a post on his Facebook wall, Omoyele Sowore, the publisher of Sahara Reporters reported...

  • Al-Makura Bans Punch Reporter from Government Events

    Incident Date: 23rd November, 2016

    The Governor of Nassarawa State, Umaru Al Makura, on the 23rd of November banned two...

  • KDSG demolishes Fudiyya Islamic School and Hussainiyya.

    Incident Date: 18th November, 2016

    On Friday 18th November 2016, a combined team of security operatives and Kaduna state government...

  • Nigerian Government attack the Arbaeen symbolic trekking from Kano.

    Incident Date: 14th November, 2016

    A clash between the Nigeria Police and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria led...

  • Police teargas protests of IMN Students demanding release of...

    Incident Date: 2nd November, 2016

    Student members of the IMN mounted a protest in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital demanding the release...

  • Former Kaduna Lecturer remanded in Prison for criticizing El-Rufai.

    Incident Date: 26th October, 2016

    A former Kaduna Lecturer with the Kaduna State University, Dr John DanFulani was remanded in...

  • Scores killed in Shiites security agents clash.

    Incident Date: 13th October, 2016

    Deadly and violent confrontations occurred between security operatives and members of the IMN group, otherwise...

  • 14 Student Union Leaders arrested and tortured by the...

    Incident Date: 10th October, 2016

    On October 10, 2016, 14 students union activists were brutalized and arrested by men of...

  • Police, Shiite Protesters clash in Abuja

    Incident Date: 23rd September, 2016

    Policemen from the Federal Capital Territory Command on the 22nd of September 2016 clashed with...

  • Nigeria blogger detained for five days.

    Incident Date: 23rd September, 2016

    Nigerian blogger, Jamil Mabai, a known critic of Aminu Masari, the governor of Katsina state...

  • Police disrupts Shiites protest demanding the release of their...

    Incident Date: 22nd September, 2016

    The Nigeria Police on the 22nd of September tear gassed protesting Shiites demanding the release...

  • Chibok Girls: Police stops BBOG Protest again

    Incident Date: 14th September, 2017

    The Police, on 22 September 2016 again prevented the BBOG Group from marching to the...