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"Journalism Felt Unsafe" - Read the Story of a Very Brave Journalist in History, "Dele Giwa".


Dele Giwa happens to be the Founder of "News Watch" Magazine, he was an editor and a Journalist, his full name is "Sumonu Oladele Giwa", who died at Lagos State, Nigeria, on the 19th Of October, 1986 at the age of 39.


History would always remember the day Dele Giwa was killed, he was known to be a very vibrant and active journalist, who is very dedicated to his work and key into research strategies, he was one of the best of his time, he was known for bringing to the Public the secret dealings of Governments, and other Conspiracies until he was killed at a young age.



As at then, it was under the Military Regime, and "Ibrahim Babangida" was in Power, his story can not be well said without giving due reference to his Colleague, " Mr Kayode Soyinka".


Forty Eight hours prior the Death of Giwa, he was invited to the one time known DSS of today, to answer the alleged allegations of trying to imports Arms and Ammunition into the Country, then after the whole questioning, he was allowed to go home.



Two days later after his meeting with the DSS, his Colleague, "Mr Kayode Soyinka" Visited him, and was able to witness his death, he even took breakfast, as the whole event happened in the morning, then the Parcel of letter showing a Government seal was handed over to Dele Giwa by his Son, after which he picked it from their doorstep.



Then Kayode Soyinka excused himself to use the Rest room while Dele Giwa was holding the sent letter, then suddenly there was a loud blast, which hit Dele Giwa directly in his Chest, and making him very unconscious.



Mr Sule who happens to be one of his Neighbors entered his house after the Blast, and he took him to the hospital, then after some moments News surrounded the air that Dele Giwa is dead, and the news came very shocking, then the Military Government assured the Public that the Perpetrators of the evil act would be brought in deck, but till today, the Killer of Dele Giwa is still yet to be ascertained.

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