Editor of the Nigerian Observer, Mr.  Richard Amayo, and the newspaper’s general manager, Mr. Tenent Idu Akenzua were arrested by security agents on February 26 and accused of espionage.

They were arrested over two front page stories in the  February 22 and 23 editions of the newspaper which the security men said were capable of undermining the on-going transition programme.

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Report Details

Report Type: Arrest
Location: Edo
Victim: Mr.  Richard Amayo and Mr. Tenent Idu Akenzua
Affiliation: Observer Editor, General Manager Accused Of Espionage
Assailant: Security Agents