Detained journalist released on bail

A Nigerian journalist who was briefly detained by the police on Tuesday has been released.

PREMIUM TIMES reported how Okey Epia, the publisher of Order Paper, was held at the National Assembly division of the police after he honoured a police invitation on Tuesday morning.

He was invited by the police based on a complaint by a former federal lawmaker, Tony Nwulu.

Order Paper had earlier confirmed that Mr Epia was detained by the police.

 

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Created: 31/07/2019

Author: Akpede Benedicta
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