Wednesday, November 28, 2018

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    DSS bows to pressure, releases detained journalist

DSS bows to pressure, releases detained journalist

The Department of State Service (DSS ) has released Tony Ezimakor, Abuja bureau chief of Daily Independent newspaper, after seven days in detention.Civil rights groups, human rights activists and different organisations had asked the secret police to release the journalist unconditionally.He had honoured the invitation of the agency on Wednesday but was detained while Jide Oyekunle, the photojournalist, who accompanied [...]

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    Report: DSS demands source of story to free detained journalist

Report: DSS demands source of story to free detained journalist

Don Okere, editor of Daily Independent, says the Department of State Services (DSS) wants Tony Ezimakor (pictured), Abuja bureau chief of the newspaper, to disclose the source of a story he wrote before releasing him from its custody.In an interview with Premium Times, Okere said Ezimakor was detained over a report detailing how the federal government allegedly paid Boko Haram millions of [...]

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    NUJ asks DSS to release Abuja bureau chief of Daily Independent

NUJ asks DSS to release Abuja bureau chief of Daily Independent

The federal capital territory (FCT) chapter of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) has asked the Department of State Services (DSS) to release Tony Ezimakor, Abuja bureau chief of the Daily Independent Newspapers.Ezimakor was invited to the DSS headquarters in Abuja three days ago but the agency refused to release him.His lawyers and family members were not allowed to see [...]

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