Samuel Ogundipe was arrested for refusing to release the names of sources in an article he wrote about the Nigerian police. Media organizations are demanding his release and are calling for President Muhammadu Buhari to step in.
Amnesty International Demands Urgent Action for Release of Journalist
Premium Times, 16 August 2018
Global human rights organisation, Amnesty International (AI), has put out a call for urgent action for the release of PREMIUM TIMES' journalist, Samuel Ogundipe, who was arrested… Read more »
#FreeSamuelOgundipe - Protest Rocks Abuja Over Police Detention of Premium Times Journalist
Nigerian activists, civil society leaders and journalists have started a protest at the police headquarters in Abuja, demanding the release of detained PREMIUM TIMES reporter,… Read more »
How I Was Secretly Arraigned, Denied Access to Lawyer - Detained Premium Times Journalist
Detained PREMIUM TIMES journalist, Samuel Ogundipe, has narrated how he was secretly arraigned at a Magistrate Court in Kubwa on Wednesday afternoon. Read more »
#FreeSamuelOgundipe - Nigeria Back in Buhari's Decree 4 - Not in My Country
The anti-corruption group, Not In My Country, has called on the federal government and the Nigerian police to immediately release the detained Premium Times journalist, Samuel… Read more »
#FreeSamuelOgundipe - Pakistan Press Foundation Writes Buhari, Demands Release of Premium Times Reporter
The Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) has written to President Muhammadu Buhari over the continued detention of Premium Times journalist Samuel Ogundipe. Read more »
Protesters Storm Nigeria Police HQ, demanding Samuel Ogundipe's release
Union Accuses Police Inspector-General of Hounding Journalists
The Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) has written a petition to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo against the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris. Read more »
Gocop Demands Immediate Release of Premium Times Journalist
The Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP) has demanded the immediate release of PREMIUM TIMES Security Reporter, Samuel Ogundipe, detained by the Nigeria Police Force for… Read more »
Group to Protest Against Arrest of Premium Times Journalist
This Day, 16 August 2018
The OurMumuDonDo Movement wednesday said it would protest against the arbitrary arrest of Premium Times journalist, Samuel Ogundipe, today if the Nigerian Police fail to release… Read more »
Samuel Ogundipe, a reporter at Premium Times
The Nigerian police began the prosecution of Premium Times journalist Samuel Ogundipe on Wednesday, denying him access to his lawyers. On Tuesday, three journalists from Premium ... Read more »
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