On January 10, 2008 at about 4.30 pm local time, two journalists, Fidelis Mbah of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and Tade Oludayo of Silverbird Television and Rhythm FM radio, were arrested and detained by government security agents in Ibadan, the Oyo State Capital in South-west Nigeria, for taking photographs of a statue of 'the Unknown Soldier' recently erected and unveiled at the front of "Government House" in Ibadan.

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Report Details

Report Type: Arrest
Location: Oyo
Victim: Fidelis Mbah and Tade Oludayo
Affiliation: Journalists Arrested and detained for Photographing Statue
Assailant: government security agents