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Nigerian journalist arrested for re-posting an article on Facebook



Stephen Kefas, a Kaduna based journalist and human rights activist, has been locked up by men of the Rivers State Police Command.

According to reports, Kefas was arrested for re-posting an article on Facebook.

The journalist, shared an article on SaharaReporters page which talked about the events leading up to the death of Kajuru Monarch, Dr. Galadima Maiwada the Agom Of Adara Chiefdom in Kaduna state.

Kefas who has always spoken out against Governor Nasir El-Rufai, will be transferred to Kaduna in the morning according to ‘orders from above’.

“He was asked by a friend to meet at a particular place unknown to him it was a set up, they (police) picked him up from there and whisked him to the station. He is accused of injurious publication, incitement and false accusation” a source said.

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