Police Arraign Young Editor, Campus Journalist over Report on Presidential Adviser’s Factory

The Nigeria Police Force has arraigned the young Editor of NewsDigest, Abuja-based online newspaper, Gidado Yushau and award-winning Campus Journalist, Alfred Olufemi before a magistrate court in Ilorin Metropolis. They were arraigned over a petition from a company owned by the just appointed Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Finance and Economy, Dr. Sarah Alade over an investigative report on hemp smoking published on 19 May 2018. The investigative report titled: “Inside Kwara factory where Indian hemp smoking is ‘legalized,” was authored by Mr Olufemi, a student journalist from one of the premier universities in the country.

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Created: 13/11/2019

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