A former Editor at Daily Trust Newspaper, Mr. Ibrahim Dan Halilu, has been arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS, Igbere TV has learnt.
Igbere learned that Halilu, ex politics editor for the news outfit, was picked in Kaduna State on Monday over a Facebook post supporting the activities of the #RevolutionNow movement.
The journalist is not the first to be arrested by the secret police over the movement. Convener of the group and publisher, SaharaReporters, Omoleye Soworu, was picked by the DSS on Saturday at his Lagos residence, Igbere TV had reported.
Similarly, two journalists with the news outfit (Victor Ogungbenro and Tosin Olajuwon) were picked at different locations in Lagos and Ondo States during today’s #RevolutionNow protest, with the Lagos office of SaharaReporters under heavy surveillance.
Operatives of DSS, Igbere TV gathered, stormed Mr. Halilu’s residence in Kaduna State, at about 2am Monday night and whisked him away in a ‘commando’ style.