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Nigerian journalists Oluwatoyin Luqman Bolakale and Aiyelabegan Babatunde AbdulRazaq have been charged with with cyberstalking and conspiracy over their critical reporting about a local politician. (Photos courtesy Oluwatoyin Luqman Bolakale and Aiyelabegan Babatunde AbdulRazaq)

Two Nigerian journalists charged with cybercrime over corruption reports

Abuja, October 3, 2023—Authorities in Nigeria should swiftly drop all charges against journalists Aiyelabegan Babatunde AbdulRazaq and Oluwatoyin Luqman Bolakale and allow them to work freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said on Tuesday. On September 11, police officers detained AbdulRazaq and Bolakale, publishers of the independent news websites Just Event Online and The Satcom…

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