Police bow to pressure, release FIJ reporter

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Following protests by some Civil Society Organisations in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, a journalist with the Foundation for Investigative Journalism, Daniel Ojukwu, who was abducted by men of the Intelligence Response Team of the Inspector General of Police has regained freedom.

Ojukwu regained his freedom on Friday after 10 days in police captivity.

FIJ disclosed this on Friday on its website.

Ojukwu was said to have gone missing on Wednesday, May 1, his numbers were switched off and his whereabouts unknown to colleagues, family and friends.

Police bow to pressure, release FIJ reporter after protests

Twenty-four hours after he went missing, FIJ made a missing person report at police stations in the area where Ojukwu was headed.

Further, a FIJ hired detective tracked the last active location of the journalist’s phones to an address in Isheri Olofin, a location FIJ now believes was where the police originally picked him from.


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