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Murder of youth: Over 500 protesting indigenes cry for injustice

THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, councillorship primaries in Ebonyi State has come and gone, but the state has not known peace since then. This is on account of the killing of a youth, Kalu Ogbu, in Edda, Afikpo South LGA during the primaries. The murder had immediately sparked off a peaceful protest by over 500 indigenes of Ekoli Edda in Abakaliki, the State capital.

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Tussle with Omo-Oniles: Man kills friend over telecom mast in Lagos

BEFORE his untimely death penultimate weekend, Alhaji Taiwo Awolesi lived for two years in an uncompleted bungalow on No 25 Mohammed Ajayi close, Sabo, Ikorodu. Although he was among the first set of people to own a piece of land in the area, he was unable to erect a structure on the land until two years ago when he parked to the uncompleted building even as work was ongoing.

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Pain that won’t go away

Three weeks after a building at Number 29 Oloto Street, Ebute Meta, Lagos, collapsed and killed her father and husband, including some other victims, Mrs Fatimo Alake is yet to come to terms with the reality of that tragedy. The incident which occurred around 2.30am on Thursday July 11, 2013 claimed a total of eight lives, including that of an 18 months old baby, a couple, and a pregnant woman.

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Rebellion in the Church: Binis at daggers drawn with Catholic Archbishop

…Over indigenous bishop *Why Akabueze won’t quit – Senator Owie, others
Since he was appointed as the Archbishop of the Benin Metropolitan See on 18 March, 2011, Augustine Obiora Akubueze has not had peace. Prior to his installation on 28 April, 2011, a group of Binis, under the aegis of the Edo Liturgical Group,agitated for a Benin bishop, accusing the hierarchy of the Catholic Church of marginalizing the Binis, especially their priests from emerging as bishops.

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