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Madu Onuorah, publisher and editor-in-chief of the Global Upfront Newspapers, told CPJ he was arrested May 22 at his home in the Lugbe district of Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. His image is seen here in a May 23 report about his arrest. (Screenshot: CPJ)

Nigerian journalist Madu Onuorah arrested for alleged defamation, released on bail

New York, May 24, 2024 — Nigerian authorities should drop their investigation into journalist Madu Onuorah and cease arresting journalists in connection with their work, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday. Armed police officers from Nigeria’s eastern Enugu and Ebonyi states arrested Onuorah, the publisher and editor-in-chief of Global Upfront Newspapers, at his home…

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