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Obiano Suspends Budget Presentation Over ENDSARS Protest

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state has suspended the presentation of the 2021 budget estimates to the state house of assembly due to tensed atmosphere in the state following youth restiveness over police brutality. Speaker of the 7th legislature Rt. Hon. Uche Okafor who disclosed this to his colleagues, said the governor stepped down the budget presentation ...

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EndSARS: Obiano Inaugurates 32-Man Judicial Panel Of Inquiry

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state has inaugurated a 32-man judicial panel of inquiry to look into the ongoing ENDSARS protest in the state. Obiano who performed the ceremony yesterday at the executive Chambers of the government house, hailed  the youths for conducting themselves properly in carrying out the ENDSARS protest. He said that inauguration of the ...

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Anambra Police SARS Atrocities: Setting The Records Straight (1)

By Intersociety & Emeka Umeagbalasi Anambra State has always been used as a case-study in recent years’ research reports on policing and military brutalities and corrupt practices in Nigeria or any part thereof particularly in the Southeast Region. This has been the case since at least 2004 owing to the State’s ‘blue-collar’ status and proneness to sectional or hateful, brutal, ...

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Lagos Protesters Hire Bouncers To Ward Off Hoodlums

Obiano sacks security aide Two killed, four cops detained as controversy trails Lagos thugs’ attack The #EndSARS protest continued in different parts of the country on Thursday, with protesters repelling attacks from thugs and security agents. The attacks forced some protesters to hire bouncers to increase security at the protest grounds. In Lagos, tragedy struck when two people were crushed to death ...

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Anambra: Tipper Drivers Insist On Self-Rule, Disown Govt Contractors As Leaders

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Discordant tunes amongst operators in the tipper industry of Anambra state seem to have approached its apogee as Great Tipper Drivers’ Association declares that it cannot be compelled to surrender to the whims and caprices of Anambra Tippers’ Association inaugurated by the state government. Great Tipper Drivers’ Association posited that those whom it saw as contractors and ...

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How Obiano Came To My House With Soldiers, Police To Intimidate Me – Suspended Monarch

…insists Mkpunando is not part of Aguleri community …we dethroned Edozieuno because of his atrocities – new monarch Raymond Ozoji, Awka The suspended traditional ruler of Mkpunando community in Anambra-East local government area of Anambra State, Igwe Alex Edozieuno, has made shocking revelations about his alleged removal from office. In an interview with NewsProbe, Edozieuno said, “Willie Obiano wants to ...

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Court Stops Obiano From Suspending Anambra Traditional Rulers

A state High Court has issued an order stopping Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, from suspending, dethroning or replacing three traditional rulers. Governor Obiano, a few months ago, suspended 12 traditional rulers for travelling to Abuja to visit President Muhammadu Buhari. The governor said the monarchs travelled out of Anambra State without obtaining the state government’s permission and therefore stand ...

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