Journalist Stephen Kefas arrested for re-posting an article on Facebook

The Rivers State Police Command have arrested Kaduna based journalist and human rights activist, Stephen Kefas, for re-posting an article on Facebook.

The article shared by the journalist is a SaharaReporters exclusive story which detailed the events leading up to the death of Kajuru Monarch, Dr. Galadima Maiwada the Agom Of Adara Chiefdom in Kaduna state.

Reports say Stephen Kefas, who has been very critical of Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, is to be transfered to Kaduna in the morning based on ‘orders from above’.

He was asked by a friend to meet at a particular place unknown to him it was a set up, they (police) picked him up from there and whisked him to the station. He is accused of injurious publication, incitement and false accusation” a source said.

Stephen Kefas
Stephen Kefas
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