Press freedom: Soldiers, Police, barricade Sahara Reporters Lagos office

Press freedom: Soldiers, Police, barricade Sahara Reporters Lagos office
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Press freedom: Soldiers, Police, barricade Sahara Reporters Lagos office
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In defiance to press freedom, operatives from the Nigeria Police and the Nigerian Army have barricaded the Lagos State office of SaharaReporters, an online platform.

Staff members of the media outfit were said to have arrived for work Wednesday morning but were denied entry into their office. A Police van was stationed in front of the office.

The security operatives reportedly invaded the premises of SaharaReporters at about 7am and called on everyone inside to come out immediately.

This latest development is coming less than two months after the publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore, was arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS), over a nationwide protest tagged ”RevolutionNow, he was planning.

 He was arraigned in court and detained subsequently on grounds he was plotting to overthrow the government of President Buhari.

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Neither the police nor the army has given any reason for their actions.  

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