Tag: Nigerian Journalists

LIVES ON THE LINE (II): Alex Ogbu was telling a story but became the story

By Patrick Egwu This investigation is on the unresolved killing of three Nigerian journalists while on assignments between 2019-2020. For six months, Nigerian investigative journalist, Patrick Egwu investigated these murders, those behind it and the growing calls for justice by families of victims and press freedom groups. This is the[Read More…]

LIVES ON THE LINE: Pelumi Onifade’s last assignment 

By Patrick Egwu This investigation is on the unresolved killing of three Nigerian journalists while on assignments between 2019-2020. For six months, Nigerian investigative journalist, Patrick Egwu investigated these murders, those behind it and the growing calls for justice by families of victims and press freedom groups. This is the[Read More…]

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…]

Repressive laws expose Nigerian journalists to arrest, harassment and imprisonment

By Sultan Quadri For Daniel Ojukwu, being a journalist in Nigeria means he gets harassed, arrested and thrown in a cell for doing his job with the full backing of laws, albeit poorly drafted and outdated, that threatens freedom of expression in the country.  Daniel had written a story on[Read More…]

Gunmen kill freelance journalist, Titus Badejo in Ibadan

The Oyo State Police Command, has revealed that a freelance journalist, Titus Badejo, popularly called Ejanla, was shot dead on Saturday evening. According to a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer of the state command, Adewale Osifeso, Titus was shot dead in front of a club in Oluyole Ibadan[Read More…]