The Committee to Protect Journalists has expressed shock as armed soldiers from the 7 Division, Nigerian Army, on Thursday stormed the secretariat of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Borno state and arrested one of the reporters of Daily Trust, Mr. Olatunji Omirin. The three soldiers, two in mufti and one in the Nigerian Army uniform armed with gun, arrested and handcuffed Omirin at 4:40pm.

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Report Details

Report Type: Arrest
Location: Borno
Victim: Mr. Olatunji Omirin
Affiliation: CPJ expresses shock as soldiers arrest Daily Trust reporter
Assailant: Nigeria Soldiers

UPDATED: CPJ expresses shock as soldiers arrest Daily Trust reporter

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