Nigerian reporter stopped from filing on governor's health

From Committee to Protect Journalists - Africa Tue Dec 18 2012, 17:57:02

Abuja, Nigeria, December 18, 2012--State security agents in Southeast Nigeria blocked a reporter from filing a story Saturday evening about the status of a governor who hasn't been seen for several months. The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned this act of crude censorship. At about 11:30 p.m. local...

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse

You might also be interested in the following news stories:

South Africa:   Most South Africans Distrust Zuma - Survey (news)
24 November 2015

Disapproval ratings for South Africa's President Jacob Zuma have climbed to unprecedented levels, according to results released on Tuesday by Africa's most authoritative public opinion survey. [read more]

Nigeria:   Nigerian Who Solved 156 Years Maths Puzzle Alleges Plot to Rubbish Findings (news)
Daily Independent
24 November 2015

Nigerian scholar who solved a 156 years old Riemann Zeta Knotty mathematical hypothesis, Dr Opeyemi Enoch, has alleged of grand conspiracy by western scholars to rubbish his findings . [read more]

Nigeria:   Former Govt Officials Willingly Returning Stolen Funds - Buhari (news)
Premium Times
24 November 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that some former government officials have started voluntarily returning to the Federal Government's coffers, part of the public funds they acquired illegally. [read more]

blogAfrica is's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!

Today's Featured News
Mozambique Ruling Party Faces Tough Contest

Renamo supporters: Ruling Frelimo faces a stern challenge at Wednesday's polls from...

Surge in Central African Republic Violence

African Union troops in Bangui (file photo): The UN has expressed alarm...

Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana Get Crucial Wins

Asamoah Gyan of Ghana (file photo): The Super Eagles have boosted their...