LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Two journalists have been killed in Nigeria in different attacks amid continuing unrest in Africa's most populous nation.
Private news station Channels Television says its reporter in Kano, Enenche Akogwu, was shot and killed Friday while reporting on coordinated attacks claimed by the radical Islamist sect known as Boko Haram.
Meanwhile, the Committee to Protect Journalists says a news editor for a government-owned radio station called Highland FM in the restive central Nigerian city of Jos was found dead in a shallow stream Thursday. The committee says colleagues of Nansok Sallah believe he was murdered.
While Nigeria has an unruly free press, journalists have been attacked and killed in the oil-rich nation over their reporting in the past.
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