Nigeria: Six newspaper reporters arrested over story

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October 13, 2011
Aiken Standard    
Posted in News

"Police in Nigeria raided a newspaper office Wednesday after detectives arrested four journalists over the publication of a purported letter from the nation's former president instructing its current leader to fire government officials. Police descended on the Abuja office of The Nation newspaper as reporters working there fled onto nearby streets, said the journalists who spoke on condition of anonymity out of fear of being arrested." (10/12/11)  

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