SAD! NTA Reporter, Lawrence Okojie Shot Dead By Gunmen In Benin

at 08:14 PM, 10/07/2017 (1 year ago)
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A reporter with the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA, Benin, Lawrence Okojie, was  on Saturday night shot dead by gunmen in Benin, the Edo State capital.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Mr. Okojie was said to have been killed around Ogunola Junction, off Siluko Road.

The spokesman of the Edo State Police Command, Moses Nkombe, who confirmed the report, said one person had been arrested in connection with the incident.

NAN gathered that the late Mr. Okojie, who was dropped off by NTA staff bus at Ogunola Junction around 8: 00 p.m. on Saturday, had called his wife on phone and informed her that he was on his way home.

It was, however, several hours later that the wife, after repeated calls to his phone without any response raised an alarm that her husband, who was supposed to have arrived home could not be reached.

It was gathered that some of his colleagues at NTA joined by some family members on a search mission, discovered his corpse in a morgue in Benin on Sunday night.

As at the time of filing in this report, the circumstances surrounding the death of the reporter are still sketchy.

The police have, however, promised to thoroughly investigate the matter.


schmit at 08:32 PM, 10/07/2017 (1 year ago)
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crocatum at 08:42 PM, 10/07/2017 (1 year ago)
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What was he reporting.o or maybe he had something to report.
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euwilliams at 09:42 PM, 10/07/2017 (1 year ago)
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gogoman at 10:50 PM, 10/07/2017 (1 year ago)
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benin too bad!!!  RIP
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tegonwa at 03:04 AM, 11/07/2017 (1 year ago)
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All These Murderous Crimes In Edo State Keeps Pointing To The Fact That Their Governor Lack Security Stategies.He Should Be Humble Enough; Go To Anambra And Seek Mr Peter Obi's Or Mr Obiano's Candid Advise.Very Hopeless.Cluelessly Hopeless.
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tegonwa at 03:04 AM, 11/07/2017 (1 year ago)
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All These Murderous Crimes In Edo State Keep Pointing To The Fact That Their Governor Lacks Security Stategies.He Should Be Humble Enough; Go To Anambra And Seek Mr Peter Obi's Or Mr Obiano's Candid Advise.Very Hopeless.Cluelessly Hopeless.
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Keffejude at 07:41 AM, 11/07/2017 (1 year ago)
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life expectancy 4 Edo na 2% I.e weather u mind ur biz or not
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osayan1 at 02:13 AM, 12/07/2017 (1 year ago)
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Rip
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ruthie at 04:59 PM, 12/07/2017 (1 year ago)
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SAD
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