Andrew Gift, a journalist with the British Broadcasting Corporation, has been released.

The journalist who was arrested by Nigerian policemen on Monday was released at 10:50 am.

Speaking with SaharaReporters, Gift said he was arrested and taken to a police van and asked to delete videos he had recorded.

As of the time of filing this report, several security operatives were still on the premises of the venue for the #RevolutionNow symposium.

Also, security agents were stationed outside the venue​

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