Rival groups have clashed in areas of Benin City (Edo state) on Thursday, November 12, with reports suggesting that at least two people may have been killed amid the violence. Clashes were reported in the Upper Sakponba and Siloko areas of the city.
A heightened security presence is likely in the city in the near term. Further clashes are also possible and may lead to localized disruptions.
Those in Benin City are advised to monitor the situation, avoid the aforementioned areas, anticipate a heightened police presence and localized disruptions in the vicinity of the clashes, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.
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