Hoodlums on Thursday night attacked and set fire on an administrative building of the government-owned Akwa Ibom State Broadcasting Corporation (AKBC), despite the curfew in the state.

AKBC operates radio and television stations in Akwa Ibom.

A senior official of AKBC confirmed the incident to PREMIUM TIMES, but said the attack only affected the section that houses the security department.

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Akwa Ibom State has condemned the attack which it said was "uncalled for and meaningless".

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Report Details

Report Type: Equipment or Property Damage
Location: Akwa Ibom
Victim: Akwa Ibom State Broadcasting Corporation (AKBC)
Affiliation: Akwa Ibom State Broadcasting Corporation (AKBC)
Assailant: Hoodlums