On 17 December 2005, armed policemen and agents of the State Security Service (SSS), Nigeria's intelligence service, shut down a privately-owned radio station, Rhythm 93.7 FM, in Port Harcourt, capital of Rivers State in the oil-rich Niger Delta.  The security agents also arrested David Obi, Head of News, and Loknan Dombim, Programmes Manager, of the station and detained them overnight. 

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Report Details

Report Type: Arrest
Location: Rivers
Victim: Rhythm 93.7 FM, David Obi and Loknan Dombim
Affiliation: Security Agents Briefly Shut Radio Station, Detain Journalists Overnight
Assailant: armed policemen and agents of the State Security Service (SSS)