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December, 2018

  • 25 December

    Journalist Sets Self Ablaze

    A journalist has died after setting himself on fire in a protest over harsh living conditions that prompted overnight clashes with police in Tunisia’s west.  Police fired tear gas at dozens of people who took to the streets Monday night in the city of Kasserine, 270 kilometres (165 miles) from …

  • 25 December

    Journalist Sets Self Ablaze To Protest Economic Hardship

    A Tunisian journalist Abdel Razaq Zorgi, has died after setting himself on fire, officials said, in a protest over harsh living conditions in the country. Zorgi, 32, killed himself on Monday over unemployment and worsening economic conditions. Police fired tear gas at dozens of people who took to the streets Monday night …

October, 2018

  • 8 October

    Journalist Raped, Murdered For Exposing Corruption

    Bulgarian journalist, Iktoria Marinova, who had been reporting on alleged corruption linked to European Union funds, was found raped and murdered on Saturday. The 30-year-old journalist was found dead in a park in Ruse, a town in the far north, along the border of Romania. Marinova had worked at the …

September, 2018

  • 10 September

    Fire Kills Journalist, Son In Lagos

    A journalist, Akinwunmi Dickson, and his son Nelson, have been killed in a fire that gutted a shopping complex on Awolowo Way, in Ikeja, Lagos. PUNCH reports that both Dickson, 50, who is the publisher of Brand Campaign, and his son, 12, were asleep in an office in the complex …

July, 2018

  • 27 July

    Gunmen Shoot Journalist Dead

    A Somali journalist has been killed in Mogadishu, making it the latest in a series of attacks targeting media practitioners in the Horn of Africa nation. The National Union of Somali Journalists, NUSOJ, said on Friday the incident happened when a man clad in police uniform at a checkpoint (road …

June, 2018

May, 2018

  • 25 May

    Journalist Stabbed To Death


    A female journalist was found dead Thursday at her home in Mexico with stab wounds to the back of the neck, the state attorney general’s office said. Alicia Diaz Gonzalez, 52, was found by her children, who were upstairs at the time and did not hear anything awry, the office …

  • 19 May

    ‘Transmission’ Speech: Journalist Who Released Video Goes Into Hiding

    A reporter with Liberty Television, Aminu Nurudeen, who allegedly released a video of Ibrahim Idris, Inspector-General of Police, struggling to deliver a speech at an event has gone into hiding. According to Saturday PUNCH, Nurudeen went into hiding after he was invited by Musa Magaji Majiya, spokesman of the Kano …

March, 2018

  • 7 March

    DSS Releases Detained Journalist, Ezimakor

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    Tony Ezimakor, Daily Independent’s Abuja Bureau Chief, has been released by the Department of State Service, DSS, after seven days in detention. Ezimakor was released after civil rights groups, human rights activists and different organisations had asked the secret police to release the journalist unconditionally. The journalist had honoured the invitation of …

  • 1 March

    Kidnappers Demand N12Million To Free Journalist’s Wife, Son

    The gunmen who kidnapped the wife and son of a Nigerian journalist have asked for a N12 million ransom for their release. Nasiru Yakubu, a journalist with Voice of America, Hausa Service, posted on his Facebook wall Wednesday morning that kidnappers stormed his house at Birnin Yero, a small community in …

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