Police Kill Journalist During Shiite Protest In Abuja

The police in Abuja have shot dead a journalist and activist known as Alex Ogbu during a protest by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria. Ogbu, was until his tragic demise a journalist with Regent Africa Times, a magazine publication based in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. He was the passerby shot on the head during the Shiite protest on Tuesday by police personnel around the Berger area of the city. Two other persons sustained gunshot wounds during the protest that ended in chaos. Curiously, the FCT police authorities are attempting to change the circumstances surrounding the death of the journalist.


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Created: 30/01/2020

Author: Benedicta Akpede
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