The Nigerian bank account of Sahara Reporters, owned by embattled journalist and activist Omoyele Sowore, was frozen without advance notice in October, Committee to Protect Journalists said.

“Sahara Reporters’ Nigeria-based account with Guaranty Trust Bank was frozen without warning in October, La Keisha Landrum Pierre, Sahara Reporters’ chief operating officer, told CPJ.

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Report Details

Report Type: Denial Of Access
Location: Lagos
Victim: Sahara Reporters
Affiliation: Sahara Reporters bank account was “frozen” by Nigerian government
Assailant: Nigeria Government

Sahara Reporters bank account was “frozen” by Nigerian government

The Nigerian bank account of Sahara Reporters, owned by embattled journalist and activist Omoyele...
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