Fejiro Oliver, the publisher of the privately owned Secret Reporters news site, is scheduled to appear in court in Nigeria’s southwestern Lagos city on May 28, 2020, after years of adjourned legal proceedings, he told CPJ. Department of State Services (DSS) agents separately questioned him three times about his reporting in 2019, he said. Oliver’s real name is Tega Oghenedoro, but he goes by his pen name.

Report Details

Report Type: Arrest
Location: Akwa Ibom
Victim: Fejiro Oliver
Affiliation: Nigerian journalist Fejiro Oliver charged with cybercrime for corruption report
Assailant: DSS