DSS Releases Nigerian Journalist, Jones Abiri, 2 Years After Arrest.

Jones Abiri.

Nigerian journalist and publisher/editor-in-chief of Weekly Source Newspaper who has been in detention by the Department of State Services (DSS) for over 2 years, Jones Abiri has been released.


Abiri, a Yenagua, Bayelsa State based journlaist arrested over allegations he was linked to armed militancy in the Niger Delta, but was released after he met his bail conditions on Wednesday, his lawyer Samuel Ogala said.

He was arraigned at a Chief Magistrate’s Court alongside Collins Opume, a student of Niger Delta University (NDU) who is believed to have been in custody the same time as Abiri, but was not heard of until now.