On September 11, Mr. Tope Abiola, the deputy editor of the privately-owned Nigeria Tribune daily newspaper was beaten unconscious by a combined team of Policemen and officials of Agodi Prison in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital in South-west Nigeria while trying to cover the aftermath of a riot by inmates.

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Report Details

Report Type: Physical Attack
Location: Oyo
Victim: Mr. Tope Abiola
Affiliation: Journalist beaten by police and Prison guards while covering prison riot
Assailant: Policemen and officials of Agodi Prison