Armed soldiers on Sunday invaded the Daily Trust regional office in Maiduguri, Borno State, arresting the Regional Editor, Uthman Abubakar, and a Reporter, Ibrahim Sawab.
The newspaper reported on Sunday that it was not clear why the Military took the action.
The report however said it may be connected with the lead story of Daily Trust on Sunday on military operations in the North East
Daily Trust also learnt that the soldiers shut the gate of the Maiduguri regional office after arresting the two editorial staff on sight at the time of the raid.
A witness also noted that the soldiers requested to see Daily Trust’s Political Editor, Hamza Idris, whose byeline appeared on the story.