Protesters demand release of FIJ journalist, Daniel Ojukwu held by Nigeria Police

The protesters at the Force Headquarters, Abuja…….today.


SOME Civil Society Organisations and journalists today stormed the Force Headquarters in Abuja, demanding the release of Daniel Ojukwu, a detained journalist with the Foundation for Investigative Journalism.

The protesters, include a legal practitioner, Deji Adeyanju; a Pro-democracy activist and presidential candidate of the African Action Congress in the 2023 general elections, Omoyele Sowore; amongst others.

As seen in a now-viral video on today, protesters carried banners with the inscriptions, ‘Free Daniel Ojukwu,’ ‘No to a police state,’ Journalism is not a crime,’ and ‘Stop the impunity.’

Ojukwu was moved to the National Cybercrime Centre, in Abuja, on Sunday by the Intelligence Response Team of the Inspector-General of Police, Olukayode Egbetokun.

Ojukwu went missing on Wednesday, May 1, with his phone numbers turned off, leaving his whereabouts unknown to colleagues, family and friends.

Police officials addressing the media at the Force Headquarters, Abuja over the protest…….today.

Reliance: Punch.

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