The Lagos office of SaharaReporters on Wednesday, came under siege from security operatives as policemen and soldiers prevented reporters and workers of the online news platform from gaining access.
According to a report monitored by Naija News, the armed men have been at the building located at GRA in Ikeja, since 7 am.
One reporter who gained access into the building before the siege said they are currently banging the gate asking those of us inside to come out right now.”
Naija News also learnt the security operatives were shouting, “Open the gate! Come outside.”
Open the gate! Come outside,” the menacing security agents said.
They are currently banging on the gate repeatedly.
“What are you doing here?
“Is this Sahara Reporters office?” the agents yelled at security guards of the online news platform.
As at the time of filing this report, the siege was still in place.