Nigeria: Media Advocates Accuse Govt of Stifling Free Reporting – AuthenticAfrican

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[VOA] Abuja -Advocates of press freedom in Nigeria are accusing the government of blacklisting The Punch, a leading national newspaper.  In December, the paper criticized President Muhammadu Buhari for allegedly defying the rule of law and illegally detaining citizens.  Supporters of the government argue the allegations are vague and lack proof.