Klem Ofuokwu, Rhythm 93.7 FM
Cleopatra Taiwo, Rhythm 93.7 FM
IMPRISONED, LEGAL ACTION
On January 3, two radio journalists were released from prison after paying bail in the southern city of Port Harcourt. Ofuokwu and Taiwo, both of whom work for the private radio station Rhythm 93.7 FM, were jailed on December 23, 2005 over a report aired by their station that a local bridge had collapsed.
Both journalists face trial on charges of false information and threatening state security.
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