Police Report: Nigerian Journalist Brutally Stabbed to Death Days After Disappearing; Sparks Fears of Targeted Attack (Photo) | #NwokeukwuMascot


Nigerian Police Find Abuja-based Journalist Stabbed To Death, Days After Going Missing | #NwokeukwuMascot

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An Abuja-based journalist, Joel Waksi, was found dead on Wednesday, June 19, five days after he was declared missing in Mpape, a suburb of Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

It was gathered Waksi, an On-Air Personality (OAP) with Atar Communication, owners of Liberty TV/Radio reportedly left the office around 9pm on Friday, June 14, and was supposed to return to work at the station’s Mpape office by 2pm the following day but he could not be found.

The Group General Manager (GGM), Atar Communication, Balarabe Muhammad, in an interview with Daily Trust said the police in Mpape Division of the nation’s capital had declared that Waksi’s body was found near the Panteka neighbourhood and had been transferred to the morgue at the Kubwa General Hospital.

According to Muhammad, the OAP was stabbed around his neck, and his phone could not be found.

He said his organisation assumed that some phone snatchers had attacked him.

Muhammad added that the deceased had escaped a similar attack in which he had been stabbed below the belly two months earlier.

 Photo of the deceased: Joel Waksi 

“He was supposed to be on break till Monday, having worked at night. However, due to internal arrangements among colleagues during such public holidays, he was billed to report back to duty the next day afternoon, but he never did,’’ Muhammad stated.

He was also a Disk Jockey (DJ) with Liberty Radio.



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