Nigerian Army Releases Daily Trust Editor After Public Outcry

Uthman Abubakar, the Maiduguri Bureau Chief of Daily Trust, has been released by the army, after being detained for almost three days. The army defended its action, accusing the paper of jeopardising national security.

  • Nigeria:   Army Releases Daily Trust Editor

    Premium Times, 8 January 2019

    The Maiduguri bureau chief of Daily Trust newspaper, Uthman Abubakar, who was detained by the Army on Sunday, has been released, the paper confirmed Tuesday. Read more »

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