• Edo election: Six arrested for violating movement restriction

    Edo election: Six arrested for violating movement restriction

    Edo election: A combined security team set up to monitor the Edo governorship election has arrested six persons for disobeying restriction of movement order.

    Mr Amadin Osayande, Edo Comptroller of Prisons and member of the team, told newsmen in Benin that the suspects were arrested at Welfare junction, Upper Sakponba road, Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area, on Wednesday.

    Osayande said that four men and two women were arrested inside a commercial bus during  the election.

    He also said that the suspects said they were […]

  • Soldiers shoot woman dead on daughter’s wedding day over movement restriction during Environmental sanitation

    Soldiers shoot woman dead on daughter’s wedding day over movement restriction during Environmental sanitation

    A middle aged woman, Mrs. Akparobi Orobogha, was yesterday allegedly shot dead by one of the soldiers deployed to enforce the no- movement restriction during environmental sanitation at Jakpa Junction, Uvwie council area of Delta State.

    It was learnt that soldiers stopped the tricycle conveying Mrs. Orobogha from the wedding ceremony at the roadblock but the rider refused to comply.

    One of the soldiers, according to the family members of the deceased, fired a shot at the fleeing tricycle which allegedly killed […]