Just In: Police Arrests Globalupfront Editor in Chief in Abuja

The Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of the Globalupfront Newspaper (Online), Mr. Madu Onuorah has been reportedly arrested by men of the Nigeria Police Force , 22nd May 2024 at about 6pm on Wednesday in Abuja.

Reports say, about ten fully-armed policemen stormed his residence in Lugbe, Abuja, in two Sienna buses and was arrested in the presence of his wife and children.

According to report, Mr. Onuorah’s phones was seized and he is at yet to be identify Lugbe Police Station in Abuja.

The Management of Globalupfront Newspapers therefore called for the release Mr. Madu Onuorah immediately and unconditionally.

The statement noted that Mr. Onuorah is an experienced Journalist, former Abuja Bureau Chief of The Guardian Newspaper, former Managing-Director of The AUTHORITY Newspaper, who operates within the ambit of the law.

"That anybody who has any issue against Mr. Onuorah should approach the law court and not turn the Nigerian Police into a Gestapo outfit that bullies a man in the presence of his wife and children.

"That any second Mr. Onuorah spends in police custody constitutes a serious infringement against his fundamental rights and a continuation of the assault on freedom of expression that has become frequent occurrence in Nigeria recently." the statement said

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