Browsing: Segun Olatunji

The General Editor of an online newspaper, First News, Segun Olatunji, has resigned. This is just as the news platform’s management apologized to Femi Gbajabiamila, President Bola Tinubu’s chief of staff, for a story published on its platform on January 29, 2024. Olatunji’s article indicting the former Speaker of the House of Representatives was entitled […]

The Editor of FirstNews Newspaper, Segun Olatunji, recounted his experience with the military personnel who abducted him from his Lagos home. Military authorities released Olatunji on Thursday after yielding to pressure, following his abduction from his home in Lagos State on Friday, March 15,  2024. The PUNCH confirmed that he was released to some media stakeholders, including Yomi Odunuga of The Nation newspaper and Iyobosa Uwugiaren of Thisday Newspaper in Abuja after sustained pressure from the media.

The International Press Institute, Nigeria, has alleged that the missing Editor of FirstNews, Segun Olatunji, is in the custody of the Defence Intelligence Agency. The DIA is an agency under the command of Major General Emmanuel Undiandeye, who, in turn, reports to the Chief of Defence Staff. The IPI, in a statement on Wednesday signed […]

The International Press Institute, Nigeria, has urged President Bola Tinubu to get the security authorities to secure the prompt release of the Editor of FirstNews, Mr Segun Olatunji, who was allegedly abducted by uniformed men last Friday. IPI Nigeria, in a statement on Thursday signed by its President, Musikilu Mojeed and Legal Adviser, […]

The Nigeria Union of Journalists' leaders are requesting the immediate and unconditional release of Segun Olatunji, a journalist from Lagos and the editor of FirstNews, who was reportedly kidnapped by armed men from his home in Lagos last Friday. This was stated in a release on Tuesday signed by the union’s…