Daily Trust

Nigerian Military Raids Newspaper Office, Arrest Editors over Boko Haram Report

The government of Nigeria ordered “three Jokic vans loaded with armed soldiers” to raid two offices belonging to the Daily Trust, one of the nation’s largest newspapers, on Sunday in response to a report that troops had prepared a major operation against Boko Haram prior to the country’s presidential election.

Nigerian Army soldiers prepare to leave Maiduguri in an armed convoy on the road to Damboa in Borno State, northeast Nigeria on March 25, 2016