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‘The police arrested me, tied me to their van and shot me’

on March 28, 2015   /   in Metro

•Victim seeks justice

SIMON EBEGBULEM, BENIN CITY

BARELY two weeks after one Chibuike Edeh, a 26-year-old worker of Protea Hotel-Benin City, died mysteriously in the custody of the police, a trigger happy police Inspector, identified as Obaro, allegedly shot another man, 25-year-old Smart Ogah, over N40 at a check point along llushi/Ubiaja Road in Esan South East Local Government Area of Edo State, last Monday. 877 more words

CORRUPTION

Why is Harry Reid really retiring?

  In my post about Harry Reid’s announcement that he was going to retire and would not be running for reelection in 2016 I speculated that this might be due to the recent Department of Homeland Security Inspector General report which was released two days before the Senator from Nevada announced his decision. 509 more words

Politics

Police officer did what?

Recently, a video has gone viral worldwide of a South African police officer driving recklessly in what is believed to be an inebriated state with his gun on his lap. 939 more words

South Africa

US Middle Class Senator Elizabeth Warren Issues a Blunt Statement at the Wall Street Banks That Threaten Her

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) gave a blunt message to the big Wall Street banks that have threatened to withhold campaign donations to Senate Democrats as a means to get Democrats to convince Warren to shut up about the crimes of Wall Street. 254 more words

Economics

Child Rapes and “Sex Parties” by US Forces are Latest to Tarnish Plan Colombia’s Image

By Eileen O’Grady | CEPR Americas Blog | March 27, 2015

Plan Colombia has been on the lips of many U.S. officials lately, who tout the 15-year-old plan as a model to stabilize the country and promote human rights and transparency.

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Deception

NY's Chuck Schumer is the anti-Elizabeth Warren and he's rising!

From the Daily Beast here:

The New York senator’s ascension would be good news for Wall Street—his top five contributors from 1989 through 2014 were the employees and political action committees of Goldman Sachs ($543,000), Citigroup Inc.

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D. Politics

Folarin campaigns at polling unit, doles out money

MARCH 28, 2015 : TOLUWANI ENIOLA

There was commotion at Ward 5, Ona Ara Local Government Area of Oyo State, on Saturday when the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in the state, Teslim Folarin, publicly doled out money to his party supporters at his polling unit. 234 more words

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