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Police barricade SaharaReporters’ office

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

Security operatives reportedly prevented anyone from gaining access to the building.

According to SaharaReporters, the security operatives came in three vehicles and stationed themselves in front of the office.

Policemen also surrounded the premises of the Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) in Adeniyi Jones area of Ikeja in Lagos, where a protest for the released of Omoyele Sowore is to take place on Wednesday.

Lagos police command spokesperson, Bala Elkana, said he was not aware of the deployment.

“I don’t have the brief,” he told TheCable.

Candidate of the African Action Congress in the last presidential election, Omoyele Sowore, has been detained since August by the Department of State Services (DSS) for threatening public peace with the #RevolutionNow protest.

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