Police arrest Ebonyi NUJ chairman on IG’s order


Chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists, Ebonyi State chapter, Comrade Tony Nwizi, has been arrested by Police from Abuja Headquarters on the purported order of the Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu over an undisclosed petition.

The arrest which happened on Saturday morning throws the state into confusion as the police failed to disclose the content of the petition that warranted the arrest.

According to Nwizi’s wife, who described the arrest as a mistake, said her husband is known for peace and wondered why the police officers could not at least disclosed her husband offence before whisking him away.

“The Police refused to disclose the petition to us. But the paper they…

Source: Nigerian Tribune