Tag: Detained

How Nigerian police assaulted and detained journalists covering #Endsars memorial

Abuja, Nigeria, November 1, 2021 — Authorities in Nigeria must prioritize the safety of journalists covering protests and hold officers responsible for abuses accountable, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today in a statement made available to NewsWireNGR. On October 20, in three separate incidents, police officers arrested, harassed, or[Read More…]

EFCC Grants Former Presidential Spokesman, Dr Reuben Abati Bail

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday granted bail to a former Presidential Spokesman, Reuben Abati. The bail conditions given by the anti-graft agency requires that Abati drops his International Passport and produce a surety of not below Level 16 in the Civil Service. Abati was arrested on[Read More…]