The spokesperson for the police, Jimoh Moshood, made a statement during a protest at the Force Headquarters by various groups for the release of Samuel Ogundipe who was arrested by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. Police are demanding that the Premium Times journalist disclose his source for the story which revealed a report sent to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo by the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.
Why We're Detaining Journalist Samuel Ogundipe - Police
Premium Times, 16 August 2018
The Nigeria Police on Thursday publicly admitted they were detaining PREMIUM TIMES' journalist, Samuel Ogundipe over documents he used for a published story. 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 »
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 ... Read more »
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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