UN Journalist barred for questioning Buhari’s govt posture on human rights

UN Journalist barred for questioning Buhari’s govt posture on human rights

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A reporter with the Inner City Press covering United Nations briefings had been barred for two weeks.

Amina Mohammed, the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations handed down the sanction
on the Reporter for questioning President Mohammadu Buhari regime’s attack on human rights violation including Sunday Igboho.

Amina Mohammed, the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, have banned Inner City Press from covering United Nations briefings for questioning President Mohammadu Buhari regime’s attack on Igboho, Yoruba nation’s agitator.

Inner City Press narrated the ordeal of the reporter in a tweet on Tuesday after serving a three weeks ban by its reporter whom Mohammed accused of fishing in troubled water.

“In UN briefing Inner City Press is banned from, by still (3 week) vacationing @StephDujarric , this is Deputy @UN_Spokesperson Farhan Haq – he has received its Qs by email, incl on #Nigeria / Igboho, #Qatar Al Marri, UNOPS, #Haiti #Cameroon, UN rapes,” Inner City Press tweeted.

“Inner City Press has asked: what are the comments and actions if any of SG Guterres and DSG @AminaJMohammed on that a court in #Benin has ordered that a #Nigeria leader being held in the Country be moved to prison: Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho,” it added.

According to Peoples Gazette, The U.S. based media also inquired into the rosewood scandal of 2017 that indicted Mohammed while serving as the Country’s minister of environment.

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Mohammed who who served as Nigeria minister of environment under the Buhari regime between 2015 and 2016, was said to have authorised the export of endangered timber, rosewood, to China despite an existing ban in her last days as Nigeria’s minister for environment, according to the paper.

TheNewspad recalls that Igboho’s had fled Nigeria, but was arrests in the Republic of Benin where he is facing prosecution.

Igbogho’s residence in Ibadan, Oyo State was invaded by operatives of the Department for State Security Service which confirmed the death of two of Igbogho’s guards and arrested 13 other suspects on July 1, 2021.

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