UN Chief, Amina Mohammed, Bans US Media Outlet For Asking About Sunday Igboho’s Trial In Benin Republic

The Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed, has banned a United States’ medium, Inner City Press, from masking UN briefings after it requested questions on President Muhammadu Buhari-government’s arrest and trial of Yoruba Nation Activist, Sunday Adeyemo (Igboho).

Inner City Press in a tweet on Tuesday disclosed that it was served a 3 weeks’ ban after its reporter inquired into the human rights violation of Sunday Igboho amongst different growing rights points.

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“In UN briefing Inner City Press is banned from, by still (3 weeks) 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.

SaharaReporters had reported that Igboho was awaiting his destiny on the Cour De’appel De Cotonou, Benin Republic, following his arraignment by the authorities of the nation for immigration-related offences.

SaharaReporters had additionally reported how Benin Republic police two Mondays in the past arrested Igboho at Cardinal Bernardin International Airport in Cotonou, whereas making an attempt to fly from the nation to Germany.

The Department of State Services (DSS) had on July 1 raided the residence of the activist in Ibadan, Oyo State.

Igboho had deliberate a ”Yoruba Nation Rally” in Lagos two days earlier than the raid.

The DSS raided the residence, killing two individuals and arresting 12 aides however Igboho escaped.

The company alleged that Igboho was stockpiling weapons, and subsequently declared him needed.

A request for feedback to a spokesperson for UN by the Peoples Gazette was not returned.

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UN Chief, Amina Mohammed, Bans US Media Outlet For Asking About Sunday Igboho’s Trial In Benin Republic

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