least two Nigerian journalists have been killed in 2017, according to data collected by the International Press Centre, IPC.

Another 12 journalists and media organisations in the country suffered various forms of assault including from state actors, the centre which tracks the situation of journalism in Nigeria said.

Report Details

Report Type: Physical Attack
Location: Bayelsa
Victim: Famous Giobaro, Lawrence Okojie, Jerry Edoho, Nsebiet John, Dapo Olorunyomi, Godwin Aliuna, Samuel Nweze,Charles Otu,Lawrence Okojie, Amadin Uyi,. Segun Salami and many others
Affiliation: Two Nigerian journalists killed, 12 assaulted in 2017 (FULL LIST) – IPC
Assailant: Kidnappers, Robbers, Political thugs, Nigerian police, SSS and soldiers