Nigeria has been quietly crushing press freedom—but now the world is watching

Rudolf Ogoo Okonkwo
Nigeria has been quietly crushing press freedom—but now the world is watching

Worldwide condemnation has trailed Nigeria’s government the violent re-arrest of journalist and activist, Omoyele Sowore, on Friday (Dec. 6). Government agents stormed the Federal High Court in Abuja, manhandled the journalist in full glare of world media. Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka slammed agents of the Department for State Security (DSS).