The Nigeria Police yesterday shed more light on why it was investigating the Premium Times Security Sector reporter, Samuel Ogundipe. It said Ogundipe was being investigated and prosecuted for theft and unlawful possession of restricted and classified documents.
The police said the reporter’s actions were detrimental to state/national security. The Force said what Ogundipe did could jeopardise peace and lead to a breakdown of law and order, capable of causing crisis.
It said he was being prosecuted under other offences, which violated Official Secret Act, Cyber Crime Act and the Penal Code Law. Read more