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Gunmen kill Nigerian cameraman

A cameraman in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria, was killed by gunmen on Saturday evening at the home of a couple whose wedding he had been filming, local news reports said. Chuks Ogu, 39, had worked as a journalist for the privately-owned Independent Television, the Leadership newspaper reported. He was killed when gunmen burst into […]

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French journalists detained and thrown out of Nigeria city

Two journalists working for a French television station were detained in the Nigerian city of Jos by members of the military, interrogated, and eventually ordered to leave Plateau State, the Associated Press reported today. TFI journalist Jeremie Drieu and his local colleague Ahmad Salkida were in Jos to report on the recent unrest there. They […]

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Nigeria journalist killed in Kano terror attack

Channels TV journalist Eneche Akogwu was killed in Kano city in Northern Nigeria last week while covering the aftermath of a major terrorist attack. Akogwu, 31, was a reporter and journalist for the privately-owned station. Members of the Islamist sect Boko Haram claimed responsibility for the explosions, which killed over 170 people, reports say. This […]

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Nigerian journalist arrested over articles about alleged football corruption

A journalist in Nigeria has been arrested and will be sued for libel over an article he wrote revealing alleged corruption in the Nigerian Football Federation. Olajide Fashikun, editor of the National Accord newspaper in the capital Abuja, was arrested by a plain clothes police officer, after he wrote a series of articles about a […]

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