6th October, 2010
The Nigerian police this morning stormed the premises of ThisDay Newspapers in Apapa,Â Lagos, South-West Nigeia and shut down its operations, P.M.NEWS has learnt.
According to sources close to the media outfit, security operatives, acting on a courtÂ order, forcefully entered the companyâ€™s office complex and chased away all the workers onÂ duty.
While there, they seized both the official and private cars parked in the premises andÂ also carted away all the computers (both desktop and laptop) found in their offices.
Some of the staff who spoke with P.M.NEWS refused to comment on the invasion, butÂ confirmed police presence in the newspaperâ€™s complex.