Tag: Anambra State

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September 15, 2013

Female police officer assaulted, stripped in Anambra

by ‘Jola Sotubo  A female police officer was yesterday subjected to an unusual punishment in Onitsha, Anambra State. Tochukwu Offoegbu, ...

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September 12, 2013

“It will lead to more crime” – Traders shut down Onitsha over ban on sale of drugs

by Tutu Akinlabi   The news of a proposed ban on sale of drugs in open markets to be enforced ...

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August 28, 2013

On rampage: Cultists attack 7 churches, shoot worshippers, set priests’ residence ablaze in Anambra

by ‘Jola Sotubo The Oba-Ofemmili community in Awka-North Local Government Area of Anambra State was thrown into pandemonium yesterday when ...

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August 26, 2013

#Anambra2013: Police arrest 100 ‘imported’ voters

by ‘Jola Sotubo In a bid to curb electoral malpractice in the state, the Anambra State Police Command has apprehended ...

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August 23, 2013

HEARTLESS: Baby found dead in an open drainage in Anambra (VIEWERS DISCRETION)

by ‘Jola Sotubo A horrific sight greeted passersby along the Upper New Market road axis of Onitsha in Anambra State. ...

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August 20, 2013

Opinion: Who will take over from Peter Obi?

by Okey Ikechukwu Speaking more seriously, the point needs to be made here that the business of taking over from ...

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August 9, 2013

Olusegun Adeniyi: Just send them away

by Olusegun Adeniyi It is rather unfortunate that many otherwise respected people would always see ethnicity in every problem and ...

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August 1, 2013

How grandma from hell sold baby to child traffickers in Jos (PICTURED)

by Oge Okonkwo The law has finally caught up with four women as they were arrested by the Plateau State Police ...

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July 28, 2013

Obi Nwakanma: The deportation of citizens from Lagos is not only lawless, it is vexatious

by Obi Nwakanma To put this very mildly: Lagos was built by Nigerians with massive Nigerian resources, and it is ...

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July 19, 2013

“Celebrating will be insensitive”: Peter Obi cancels birthday celebration over state of the nation

by Rachel Ogbu Selflessness or just good old fashioned politics? You be the judge. Anambra State Governor Peter Obi explained ...

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July 18, 2013

One dead as police arrest criminal suspects in Anambra State

by Rachel Ogbu In Anambra State the police has confirmed that one person was shot dead, while three others sustained ...

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July 1, 2013

Sad news: Suspected rapists kill CoE final year student in Anambra

by Rachel Ogbu A woman was killed in Anambra State on Saturday after some men tried to rape her and ...

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June 22, 2013

NDLEA discovers laboratory used to produce illicit drugs in Anambra, arrests suspects

by Rachel Ogbu 195 suspected drug dealers and addicts have been arrested in Anambra State. The National Drug Law Enforcement ...

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June 14, 2013

Tragic: Another fire destroys 150 shops in Anambra

by Rachel Ogbu Nothing less than 150 shops was destroyed by the fire at the Ekwulobia Main Market in Anambra ...

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June 13, 2013

Out of the closet: Gay protesters disrupt trial of alleged homosexuals in Anambra

by Rachel Ogbu Gay rights activists and members of the gay community have protested the arraignment of two men accused ...

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May 21, 2013

Opinion: Chinua Achebe, Ugonabo Ogidi, goes home

by Joe Igbokwe As Ugonabo goes home to meet his Creator let us hope that Nigerian leaders will rise above ...

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May 21, 2013

Gruesome: 4 killed as rival youth clash over control of motor park in Anambra

by Rachel Ogbu A youth conflict in Anambra state is said to have left about four people dead and 10 ...

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April 6, 2013

Plans to bury Chinua Achebe in May underway

by Rachel Ogbu There are speculations that famous writer, Chinua Achebe, may be buried next month in his hometown, Ikenga Ogidi in ...

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December 1, 2012

“What kind of question is that?” – Nollywood’s Oge Okoye (wisely) takes exception to sexual nature of interview questions

by Akan Ido Oge Okoye, the charming Nollywood has never been known to take prisoners in her movie role and ...

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December 1, 2012

“It could be a test of our faith” – David Mark rationalizes increased violence

by Isi Esene Senate president, David Mark has warned those who resort to violence and destruction of lives and property ...

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November 6, 2012

Former Ogun State commissioner, police orderly, shot by gunmen

by Isi Esene Sina Kawonise, the Ogun State commissioner for information under former governor Gbenga Daniel, and current managing director ...

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September 16, 2012

#AnambraOilWar: Kogi gov meets Pres Jonathan, Anambra gov makes state broadcast

by Stanley Azuakola Oil has murdered sleep, and has set friendly neighbours on the path of acrimony. Since August 30th ...

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September 15, 2012

Oil Wars: Three states battle over ‘Anambra oil’

by Stanley Azuakola The discovery of oil is the beginning of crisis. In recent years, there have been various court ...

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August 24, 2012

Kidnapped ESUT VC released by his abductors

by Akan Ido The vice chancellor of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Prof. Cyprian Onyeji, who was ...

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