Some Mobile Policemen on May 22nd at about 2.00pm, assaulted  and briefly detained five journalists from Channels and Murhi Televisions, both based in Lagos. The journalists had gone to record a demolition exercise at Coker village, a shanty settlement directly opposite the Lagos State Government Secretariat at Alausa, being carried out by men of the Lagos State Task Force on Environmental Sanitation.

Report Details

Report Type: Physical Attack
Location: Lagos
Victim: Mr. Bashiru Adigun, Miss Stella Din and Mr. Emmanuel Oghenede and two others
Affiliation: Policemen Assault Five Journalists
Assailant: Nigeria Police