Nigeria: The Enemy Within – allAfrica.com

The Buhari regime’s efforts to muzzle the press threaten to set Nigerian democracy back by decades

I was in Lagos chewing roasted corn a little past 6pm one evening in October 2019 when an Abuja – based journalist rang me to inform me of a meeting at the headquarters of the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCS). The authorities were going to use the media to discredit my latest investigation, and I would subsequently be arrested and prosecuted on trumped-up charges. Back in July, I’d voluntarily…

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