A detachment of heavily armed men and officers of the Nigerian Police on June 10 in Osogbo, the Osun State capital brutalized eight journalists who were at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Press Center to cover a lecture organized by Democracy Sustenance Initiative (DSI) as part of activities scheduled to mark the anniversary of the annulment of the election victory of late Chief M. K. O. Abiola. They also sealed the Centre to prevent the lecture from taking place.

Report Details

Report Type: Physical Attack
Location: Osun
Victim: eight journalists
Affiliation: Police Brutalise Journalists
Assailant: Police