Death of Nigerian Journalist Raises Security Concerns

Hamisu Danjibga, a veteran Nigerian radio journalist, was found dead in north-west Zamfara state three days after he was declared missing.

Danjibga was one of the journalists reporting on the activities of criminal elements, especially armed bandits, kidnappers, and their collaborators.

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) and other press organisations have called for an investigation. Zamfara State Governor Dauda Lawal has also ordered security agencies to investigate the incident.

His death has raised concerns about the safety of journalists in Nigeria, particularly those who report on sensitive topics. The International Press Institute also called for a probe and increased security measures to protect journalists and citizens in Nigeria.


Map of Nigeria (file photo).

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