Enenche Akogwu

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Journalists targeted by both sides in Nigeria's war on terror

The struggle between Nigerian authorities and militant extremist group Boko Haram was recently thrust into the global spotlight with the abduction of nearly 300 schoolgirls, but journalists in the country have been squeezed between the two sides for years.

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Unidentified assailants shoot dead a Nigerian editor

Abuja, Nigeria, January 15, 2013--Nigerian authorities should determine the motive behind the murder of an editor on Saturday and bring the perpetrators to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

January 15, 2013 4:50 PM ET

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Nigerian reporter murdered while covering bombings

Journalist Enenche Akogwu was shot dead today while interviewing witnesses of a terrorist attack. (Channels TV)

New York, January 20, 2012--A television reporter covering the aftermath of coordinated terrorist attacks in northern Nigeria was gunned down this afternoon, according to local journalists and news reports.

January 20, 2012 5:42 PM ET

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