12 results arranged by date

Police are seen in Abuja, Nigeria, on July 23, 2019. Nigerian publisher Agba Jalingo has been detained since August 22 without charge. (Reuters/Afolabi Sotunde)

Nigerian publisher Agba Jalingo detained since August 22 without charge

Abuja, August 28, 2019 – Nigerian authorities should immediately release publisher Agba Jalingo and halt their harassment of journalists reporting on alleged corruption and other issues of public interest, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

Read More ›

Police officers pull a journalist during an anti-government protest in Lagos, Nigeria, on August 5, 2019. At least four journalists were detained during the protests. (Reuters/Nneka Chile)

Police in Nigeria assault, arrest journalists covering #RevolutionNow protests

On August 5, 2019, Nigerian police arrested and detained at least four journalists covering protests that took place across Nigeria in connection with the hashtag #RevolutionNow, according to journalists who spoke with CPJ and media reports.

Read More ›