Nigerian journalists, CSOs to discuss shrinking civic space

A cohort of civil society and media organisations are set to hold a dialogue session to discuss the increasingly adverse environment within which media and civil society organisations operate in Nigeria, especially in the last couple of months.

The cohort is made up of Open Society West Africa, Premium Times, Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism, Amnesty International, Enough is Enough, Spaces for Youth Development and Social Change (Spaces for Change), SBM Intelligence, Connected Development, Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation and Global Rights.

The dialogue, which will be held on Monday, December 2, has become imperative as journalists and civil society actors have become targets for both state and non-state actors within the country. In 2019 alone, the Press Attack…

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