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