Onitsha

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Jan 6th, 2014
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The fight between the Association of Igbo Youths (AIYO) and Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) had taken a new twist with the Igbo Youths giving ultimatum to Uwazurike to evacuate and bury the corpses of slain MASSOB members abandoned in mortuaries between 2003 a...
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Oct 17th, 2013
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Now I say that with cruelty and oppression, it is everybody’s business to interfere when they see it Anna Sewell The deadliest foe of democracy is not autocracy but liberty frenzied Otto Hermann Khan If there is anything Nigerian must not allow ever in the constitution; it is that State Government mu...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 11th, 2013
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By Ngwu Nweze It is not clear whether the gods are to blame, but Senator Chris Ngige, the APC gubernatorial aspirant in the November 16, elections in Anambra State seems to have finally shoved his foot in his own mouth. Senator Ngige made headlines on Tuesday when against better judgement he decided ...
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Oct 3rd, 2013
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  The policeman | credits: File copy The Anambra State Police Command on Wednesday said it had begun questioning the policeman attached to one of its divisions in Onitsha, caught on video demanding a bribe of N10,000 from a motorist. The state conmmand’s Police Public Relations Officer, Emeka Ch...
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Aug 31st, 2013
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•Detention of arrested persons illegal— NOPRIN… On August 1, 2013, an unprecedented crowd gathered in front of Upper Class Hotel, 8 Market road, Onitsha , Anambra State, to witness its demolition, following the discovery of two human heads and ammunitions by operatives of the Anambra State Police Com...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 23rd, 2013
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written by Obinna Akukwe Ohaneze Ndgbo have urged for restraint in the responses from Igbos over the issue of their deported sons and daughters on the orders of Lagos State Government. The group also called for restraint in the ongoing Igbos-Yoruba hate comments to avoid unnecessary tension in the po...
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Aug 13th, 2013
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THE Pan-Igbo Cultural Organisation, Ohaneze Ndigbo, has reacted to the deportation of some Igbo indigenes by the Lagos State government. Addressing newsmen in Anambra State, chairman of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Anambra State chapter, Elder Chris Eluemuno, said the action of the Lagos State government was not ...
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Aug 8th, 2013
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By Ochereome Nnanna Some called it “deportation”. That was not quite correct because those removed from Lagos State by officials of the Kick Against Indiscipline, KAI, to the shore of River Niger in Anambra State were Nigerian citizens. The state officials tried to dress it in nicer terms. They calle...
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Aug 7th, 2013
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  Frederick Fasehun Two prominent legal practitioners, Prof. Itsay Sagay, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, and civil rights lawyer, Mr. Bamidele Aturu, on Tuesday disagreed on the properiety of the recent alleged deportation of some beggars to Onitsha, Anambra State, by the Lagos State Government. ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 6th, 2013
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The Rivers Government is removing beggars and destitute people from streets in the state and sending them back to their state of origin. This is in a bid to rid the state of such people as they were constituting nuisance in the state. This announcement was made by Stella Toby, the Permanent Secretary...