Three journalist injured by gunfire while covering a political rally
https://cpj.org/2019/01/in-nigeria-three-journalists-injured-by-gunfire-wh.phpEmmanuel Oladesu, an editor of The Nation Newspaper, Temitope Ogunbanke, a correspondent with the New Telegraph, and Abiodun Yusuf, a cameraman with Ibile Television, were injured by stray bullets when fighting broke out and shots were fired during a rally held by Nigeria's ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party, Ogunbanke and Nurudeen Oyewole, a senior reporter at the Daily Trustwho was also at the rally, told CPJ. Nigeria is scheduled to hold a national election on February 16.
|Report Type:||Physical Attack|
|Victim:||Emmanuel Oladesu, Temitope Ogunbanke and Abiodun Yusuf|
|Affiliation:||In Nigeria, three journalists injured by gunfire while covering political rally|