Ayodele Fayose

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A vendor carrying newspapers walks past on a bridge in Lagos on July 22, 2016. The Nigerian Broadcasting Commission closed the Broadcasting Service of Ekiti State on July 14, 2018. (Reuters/Akintunde Akinleye)

Nigerian Broadcasting Commission closes Ekiti state radio and TV

New York, July 18, 2018–The Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC), the federal government-run broadcast regulator, should immediately permit the Broadcasting Service of Ekiti State (BSES) to reopen, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On July 14, police acting on the order of the NBC evacuated the state government-owned radio and television broadcaster and locked its…

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At least four journalists attacked in Nigeria in one week

Abuja, Nigeria, June 5, 2015–At least four journalists have been attacked in Nigeria, and one forced to flee his state, in the past week, according to news reports and one of the journalists. The attacks occurred in the same week that the Committee to Protect Journalists wrote an open letter to new President Muhammadu Buhari,…

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