On November 9, 2019, a group of people attacked Jimoh Ogirima, a journalist with the privately owned broadcaster Rave Television, in Nigeria’s southern Edo State, and damaged his camera while he filmed a protest, according to the news website Newspad, the Ghana-based press freedom organization Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), and Ogirima, who spoke with CPJ by phone.

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Report Details

Report Type: Equipment or Property Damage
Location: Edo
Victim: Jimoh Ogirima
Affiliation: Assailants attack Rave Television journalist, break camera during Nigeria protest
Assailant: Attackers dressed up in shirts with inscription 'vigilante Edo government house'.

Assailants attack Rave Television journalist, break camera during Nigeria protest

On November 9, 2019, a group of people attacked Jimoh Ogirima, a journalist with the privately ow...
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