DSS Arrests Journalist And Activist, Chido Onumah

Channels Television  
Updated September 29, 2019
Mr Chido Onumah. Photo: @gimbakakanda/Twitter.


The Department of State Services has arrested a journalist-activist, Mr Chido Onumah who is a Columnist with an Online News medium.

Mr Onumah, a journalist and author, is said to have been arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International, Abuja on Sunday evening.

It is reported that Mr Onumah had just returned to Nigeria from Spain, where he had obtained a PhD in communication studies.

The Columnist is the author of a book titled, ‘We Are All Biafrans.’

In a telephone conversation, the Public Relations Officer of the Service, Doctor Peter Afunanya says he is not in the office as at the time of filing this report so he can neither confirm nor deny the arrest of Mr Onumah.