Former Presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore has accused President Muhammadu Buhari-led government of planning to sanction Channels Tv and arrest some journalists over their recent interview which did not sit well with the government.
The publisher of SaharaReporters, in a post on his Facebook account, noted that President Buhari gave the directive following the interview of Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom and Rtd. Naval Commodore, Kunle Olawunmi.
The human rights activist wrote, “Criminal Muhammadu Buhari reportedly orders NBC to go after Channels Television licence to be suspended by the Federal Govt of Nigeria over the interview of Gov. Ortom and Retired Naval Commodore Kunle Olawunmi.”
“Reportedly Ordered for the arrest of Chamberlain Usoh, Co-Host on Sunrise Daily and his colleagues, anchors of the program at Channels.”
“They are to be brought to