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Onitsha : Drug dealers protest against policeman's alleged extortion, unlawful seizure

Beatrice Onuchukwu, Awka

Drug dealers at Ogbo-Ogwu International Market, Bridge-head, Onitsha, Anambra State on Wednesday embarked on a peaceful demonstration in protest against what they termed excesses of one Sergeant Onyekachi Ogbonna, a policeman from Fegge Police Division attached to NAFDAC.

Obiano's five years of exceptional performance

By James Eze

In five successive years, Anambra State has come under a dazzling shower of light. You may take this literally or figuratively. It means the same. Yes; in five years, Anambra’s motto –‘Light of the Nation’ has moved from a wishful slogan to a lived experience. You are Light of the Nation if you sent five secondary school girls to a technovation contest at the Silicon Valley in the US and they shoved aside countries like the US, Spain, China, Turkey and Uzbekistan to clinch the Gold Medal. Fact!

Anambra State worshipers massacre was caused by brothers feud living abroad

We reported earlier about a church shooting that happened in St Philip’s Catholic Church in Anambra state, the details were not straightforward but here is an update.On hearing the sad development, Governor Obiano stormed the scene to ascertain the level of damage and sympathize with the people.

Osinbajo pays a visit to Anambra

THE acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, is expected to visit Anambra State on Monday (today) for the 50th conference of the Nigerian Law Teachers Association taking place at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.

In a statement issued on Sunday by the Director, Information and Public Relations of the institution, Dr. Emmanuel Ojukwu, Monday had been declared a lecture-free day in the university in honour of Osinbajo.

The statement read partly, “The management of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka has declared today, Monday, 12th June, 2017 as a lecture-free day.
“This is with regards to the coming of the acting President of Nigeria, His Excellency Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, and some eminent Nigerians for the the 50th conference of the Nigerian Association of Law Teachers under the distinguished chairmanship of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, His Lordship, Hon. Justice S.N. Walter Onnoghen.

“The event is scheduled to hold at the university auditorium by 10am.”
Our correspondent gathered that a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, would be the guest lecturer on the occasion.

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