Nigerian TV station sanctioned for broadcasting false report

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Review of Nigeria’s media landscape indicates repression

As Nigeria heads to the polls, the Media Foundation for West Africa provides an incisive evaluation of President Buhari’s promise to uphold media freedom.

Nigerian journalist Ayodele Samuel freed after spending two weeks in detention

MFWA totally condemns the constant harassment of Samuel by officials of the Taraba State government. The journalist is only discharging his constitutional obligation to society, hence government officials have no reason to arrest, detain or subject him to any intimidation.

Nigerian Muslim cleric sentenced to death for blasphemy

Sheikh Abduljabbar Nasiru Kabara was charged with four counts of defamation against Prophet Muhammed by an upper Sharia Court in the state of Kano.