Anambra youths stage protest over alleged killing of 22-year-old man for flouting nationwide curfew. Police react (photos)

Youths of Enugwu-Ukwu community in Anambra state this morning staged a protest over the alleged killing of a young man, 22-year old Anthony Okafor popularly known as Junior.   The youths claimed that Junior was allegedly killed by security operatives for flouting the nationwide curfew around 8:15pm on Wednesday, May 20th. They blocked the Enugwu-Ukwu axis of Old Enugu – Onitsha Expressway in protest.   However, in a chat with LIB, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Haruna Mohammed, denied the allegation that Junior was killed by security operatives. According…

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Buhari govt told to immediately arrest, jail Anambra Prophet, Odumeje

Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has asked the Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele to order the arrest of the controversial Onitsha based maverick religious centre operator, the self-proclaimed Prophet Chukwuemeka Ohanaemere also known as Odumeje. HURIWA accuses the self-acclaimed prophet of serial abuses of the Nigerian Naira and other currencies during his public ceremonies at his location in Onitsha. HURIWA expressed consternation that despite the wanton and arbitrary disrespect and outright abuse of the Nigerian Naira and other currencies during religious rituals which are usually transmitted…

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Breaking News: Violence: INEC to reschedule elections in Rivers, Lagos, Anambra

    Friday Olokor, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission, on Saturday, said that it would reschedule elections in some parts of Rivers, Anambra and Lagos States where there were cases of violence and ballot box snatching. The commission which specifically mentioned the National Assembly elections in Rivers State, also acknowledged the challenges of smart card readers, saying they have been resolved. iNEC Commissioner and chairman of its Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, while giving an update on the ongoing elections, said where the malfunctioning of smart card…

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