JUST IN: Police, Soldiers Seal Off SaharaReporters Lagos office

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Policemen and soldiers are currently barricading the office of online news platform, SaharaReporters in Lagos state.

The organisation raised alarm early on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 that the operatives attempted to force their way into its Ikoyi office.

“Open the gate! Come outside,” operatives said while banging on the gate, according to Sahara Reporters.

As of the time of this report, the security agents were banging on the gate of the office.

Sahara Reporters founder, Omoyele Sowore, was arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS) on August 3, 2019.

He was arrested for calling for a nationwide protest, tagged #RevolutionNow. Another protest had been scheduled for Wednesday (today) and SaharaReporters have claimed that was the reason of the presence of the security operatives.

 

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