JUST IN: FG Orders Soldiers To Vacate Daily Trust Offices

By Kayode Olarewaju

The Federal Government on Sunday directed the military to vacate the premises of Daily Trust and the order has been complied with.

A statement by the  Spokesperson to the President Garba Shehu on Sunday night said that issues between the military and the newspaper as they affect the coverage of the war in the Northeast will be resolved through dialogue.

This was contained in a verified twitter post of the president Media Aide.

Armed military men had earlier invaded Daily Trust regional office in Maiduguri, Borno State and arrested the Regional Editor, Uthman Abubakar and a reporter Ibrahim Sawab.

They also requested to see the Political Editor, Hamza Idris whose name has appeared in bylines of major exclusive and investigative reports.

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