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Police arrest 4 journalists in Delta

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The Police in Delta State has arrested four journalists reporting for different news platforms including the Warri Correspondents Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ.

The arrested reporters are: Matthew Omonigho of the DAILY POST, Edeki Egafe of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Francis Sadhere of Business Day and Christopher Odomhe, a freelance journalist.

However, the reason for their arrest is yet to be ascertained as at the time of filing this report.

It was gathered that police operatives stormed the Press Centre of the Warri NUJ along Gbiaye Street in Warri at about 3:45 pm on Tuesday, picked and detained Omonigho for undisclosed reasons.

The NUJ Chairman in Delta, Comrade Michael Ikeogwu, told DAILY POST that the officers stormed the Press Centre and arrested their reporter, .

“They were looking for another reporter. They collected Omonigho’s phone, saw the person’s number and arrested him.

“When some journalists went to the command, the officers, again, checked their phones, saw the person’s number and arrested them.” he said.

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