Oladepo, a senior correspondent with The Guardian newspaper of Lagos, was murdered by five masked gunmen, who entered his home early in the morning and shot him to death in front of his wife and children. Nothing was removed from Oladepo's residence, ruling out robbery as a motive. Oladepo was until recently bureau chief of The Guardian's state office in Ogun and was covering political affairs. Co-workers believe he was murdered because of his work as a journalist.https://cpj.org/data/people/tunde-oladepo/index.php

Report Details

Report Type: Physical Attack
Location: Lagos
Victim: Tunde Oladepo
Affiliation: Tunde Oladepo
Assailant: 5 masked gunmen