Deliberate disruption of Nigeria’s “Peoples Gazette”
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A man rides by on a motorcycle as a group of Fulani students gather at the entrance of their school in Kacha Grazing Reserve, Kaduna State, Nigeria, 19 April 2019, LUIS TATO/AFP via Getty Images

The International Press Centre is deeply worried about the grave threats posed against investigative journalist Ibanga Isine and are calling on the Nigerian government to take measures to ensure that his safety is prioritised.

Applicants queue to obtain national ID numbers at the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) office, Ikeja, Lagos state, Nigeria, 30 December 2020, PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP via Getty Images

Three photojournalists – Olatunji Obasa, Olu Aremo and Mudashiru Atanda – were harassed and assaulted by police, while reporting on the chaotic roll out of Nigeria’s mandatory linking of SIM cards with national identification numbers.

BBC Pigdin journalists Chioma Obianinwa and Nnamdi Agbanelo were allegedly assaulted by the Catholic priest and his parishioners for their reports on the clergyman, which were perceived as negative.