Army frees Daily Trust’s staff after two days in detention

Following public outcry that greeted detention of Daily Trust Newspapers’ staff by Nigerian Army, the detained journalist – Maiduguri Bureau Chief of the organisation, Uthman Abubakar, has been released by the military authorities who detained him since Sunday afternoon. The Editor-in-Chief of Daily Trust, Mannir Dan -Ali, disclosed the release shortly after speaking to the […]

Daily Trust’s Editor-in-Chief, Dan-Ali speaks on invasion of offices by soldiers

The Federal Government on Sunday night directed the military authorities to vacate all premises of the Daily Trust Newspapers in Abuja, Maiduguri and Lagos. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, confirmed the directive in a tweet last night. He wrote, “The Federal Government has directed the military […]