Nigeria Prisoners Escape Aided By Armed Men

A number of inmates have escaped from Oko Minimum Prison in Benin after armed men stormed the prison with dynamite.


  • Nigeria:  Minister Lambasts Comptroller for Benin Jail Beak

    Daily Trust, 22 August 2012

    Minister of Interior Abba Moro has lambasted prisons comptroller Edo State Jimoh Ewulo for the careless manner he handled the jail break incident in his territory. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Eight Escape From Edo Prison

    Daily Trust, 20 August 2012

    Eight inmates escaped from Oko Minimum Prison in Benin on Sunday during a jail break, Mr Ewulo Jimoh, the Edo Controller of Prison, said. read more »

  • Nigeria:  12 Inmates Escape From Benin City Prison

    This Day, 20 August 2012

    No fewer than 12 inmates were said to have escaped from the Oko Minimum Prison in Benin City, Edo State capital, Sunday in a jail break. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jail Break - Armed Men Bomb Prison in Benin, Free Inmates

    Leadership, 20 August 2012

    Residents around Oko Community in Edo State were woken up by yesterday by heavy shooting and explosions at the medium prisons which forced many families to abandon their homes. read more »