A popular broadcast journalist, Chinonso Uba, popularly known as NonsoNkwa, has been kidnapped by gun-wielding plain-clothes men suspected to be operatives of the Department of State Services in Owerri, Imo State.
The incident has sparked outrage among journalists and civil society groups, who are calling for his immediate release.
Uba is a well-known journalist in Imo State and has been vocal in his criticism of the government. His alleged arrest has raised concerns about the state of press freedom in Nigeria.
The Department of State Services has not yet commented on the incident. However, civil society groups and journalists are calling for a thorough investigation into the matter and for those responsible to be held accountable.
The alleged arrest of Chinonso Uba is a worrying development for press freedom in Nigeria. It is crucial that journalists are able to carry out their work without fear of intimidation or harassment.
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