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15 Dec
International Press Centre (IPC), yesterday, condemned the arrest and detention of a journalist, Fisayo Soyombo, after reporting at police headquarters on Monday.
19 Jan 2021
On Wednesday, January 20, 2021, we’ll be launching the Foundation for Investigative Journalism (FIJ). Two things we want to do with the foundation: Help people have access to social justice...
5 Nov 2019
Coming at a time when human rights organisation, Amnesty International (AI) Nigeria reported that 19 journalists have been arrested and illegally detained by securities authorities this year, an alleged plot by security operatives to arrest investigative reporter, Mr. Fisayo Soyombo...
23 Oct 2019
Nigerian Correctional Service said it has set up a "high powered panel" to investigate the allegations in an investigative report made by undercover journalist Fisayo Soyombo. The first instalment of the three-part investigation by Soyombo exposed how Nigerian policemen “pervert the course of justice in their quest for ill-gotten money”. In the second part of…
23 Oct 2019
Nigeria's corrections services, the government agency in charge of prisons in the country, Tuesday said it's controller-general has no plan to effect the arrest  Fisayo Soyombo, a journalist whose undercover stories exposed the depth of corruption in Nigerian police cells and prison. A spokesperson for the Corrections Service OF Enobore said in a statement on Tuesday…
23 Oct 2019
Nigerians yesterday condemned an alleged plot by security operatives to seize investigative journalist, Fisayo Soyombo.
22 Oct 2019
A journalist whose undercover stories exposed the depth of corruption in Nigerian police cells and prison may be arrested by the Nigerian authorities. The first instalment of the three-part investigation by Fisayo Soyombo, a former editor of The Cable and a contributor to Al Jazeera, detailed how Nigerian policemen "pervert the course of justice in…

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