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December 11, 2004

Police Shoot at Unarmed Civilians
Raid Uwazurike's Home

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Confusion ensued yesterday when home of Mr Ralph Uwazurike, the leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) was raided by the men and officers of the Imo State Police Command. Although the police were said to have shot guns, it could not be confirmed if anybody was hurt by it. The raid was at the home of Uwazurike in Okwe, Onuimo local government area.
In the course of the raid, 38 persons were reportedly arrested, but the whereabout of Uwazurike was not yet known as at the time of filing this report. The police raid is coming barely two months after the Imo State Command of the State Security Service (SSS) raided Uwazurike's home. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Imo State, Mr Chike Nwabuwa (ASP) said the raid followed...

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October 12, 2004

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May 07, 2004

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AD Loses Appeal

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December 11, 2004

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June 04, 2004

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June 04, 2004

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December 11, 2004

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November 01, 2004

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Hand-over of Bakassi peninsula still blocked

Five charged with planning to shoot down Obasanjo's helicopter

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November 01, 2004

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December 11, 2004

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IBB backs convocation of National Conference

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Ige House scam: Hitches in bail application for suspects

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November 01, 2004

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December 11, 2004

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August 20, 2004

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December 11, 2004

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Triumph

December 11, 2004

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North poised to fight disunity--Communique

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Kaloma Ali dies at 70

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Yarima advises FG on oil bridging

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Jigawa rolls out 100,000 GSM lines

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Vanguard
December 11, 2004

Labour leaders to take resource control battle to national talks

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Oyegun, Clarke want Govs immunity expunged from constitution

Ijaw kick against Ibori's 2005 budget proposal

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Abia community leader condemns Anambra crisis

 

 

 

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December 11, 2004

NBA president urges lawyers to specialize in any branch of law practice

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December 11, 2004

Markafi wants FG to encourage BiafraNigerians abroad on investment

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MASSOB women's wing accuse Igbo govs of collusion

 

 

 

 

 

Business

December 08, 2004

FG cautions companies on 2005 projections

Govt securities auction records N70bn sales

 

NSE index drops by 2.5%

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December 11, 2004

Mido: A fresh hunger for Pharaoh's shirt

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To maintain her chic look, Omidiran sits-up

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