Are Police Involved in Ezu Corpse Mystery?

Police personnel have been implicated in the deaths of 18 people whose bodies were found floating in the Ezu River that runs through Enugu and Anambra States.

  • Nigeria:  Report Indicts Police Over Mystery Corpses

    Premium Times, 5 March 2013

    Dozens of bodies found floating in Ezu River, at the border between Anambra and Enugu states, were men seized and extra-judicially executed by a deadly police special anti-robbery ... read more »

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  • Nigeria:  Senate Probes Ezu River Mystery Bodies

    Leadership, 1 February 2013

    The Senate yesterday detailed its committees on Police Affairs and Security and Intelligence to immediately conduct a thorough investigation into the dead bodies recently found in ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NBA Sets Up Panel to Probe Ezzu River Bodies

    Vanguard, 31 January 2013

    The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, yesterday, expressed its determination to get to the root of the mystery surrounding the 18 dead bodies that were on January 19 discovered at ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ezu River - 15 Bodies Exhumed for Autopsy

    This Day, 29 January 2013

    Fifteen of the initial 18 bodies recovered from Ezu River in Anambra State were yesterday exhumed by a team of pathologists from the office of the Inspector General of Police and ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ezu River Dead Bodies - It's Still a Mystery to Us - Residents

    Vanguard, 26 January 2013

    To the people of Amansea in Awka North local government area and their neighbouring communities of Ebenebe, Ugbenu, Ugbene and Oba-Ofemili, the gory sight on their Ezu River on ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Riddle of the Floating Corpses (opinion)

    Daily Trust, 25 January 2013

    Last Saturday's discovery of eighteen corpses floating in the Ezu River on the border between Anambra and Enugu state has shocked the sensibilities of most Nigerians. The fact that ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  The Mystery Corpses in Anambra (editorial)

    Leadership, 25 January 2013

    Civilisation certainly remains a work in quirky progress in Nigeria. This reality was again dramatised recently with the shock discovery of about 30 male corpses floating on Ezu ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ezu River - 18 Bodies Evacuated As Autopsy Begins Today

    Vanguard, 22 January 2013

    EIGHTEEN decomposed bodies evacuated from Ezu River on the border town of Amansea, between Enugu and Anambra states, will today be subjected to autopsy to be jointly carried out by ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ezu River - Eighteen Bodies Recovered As Police Commence Autopsy

    This Day, 22 January 2013

    It is strange. It is bizarre. It is even gory. That without any known war or ethnic skirmishes, suddenly some 30 bodies were seen floating on the Ezu River in Amansea, Awka North ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Obi Expresses Shock Over Mystery Dead Bodies On Ezu River

    Vanguard, 21 January 2013

    Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State, Sunday, expressed shock over the discovery of many corpses floating on Ezu River on the border town of Amansea in Awka North Local Government ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Obi Offers N5 Million Reward for Clue On Bodies Found in Anambra River

    This Day, 21 January 2013

    Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State yesterday offered to pay N5 million as reward to anyone with useful information leading to the source of the unidentified corpses discovered ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Mystery Bodies On Anambra River - Obi Offers N5 Million Reward for Clue

    Vanguard, 20 January 2013

    Anambra Deputy Police Public Relations Officer , Mr Emeka Chukwuemeka, has confirmed that only 18 bodies were removed from the Ezu River of Amansea in Anambra state by Sunday. read more »

  • Nigeria:  50 Mystery Bodies Float On Anambra River

    Vanguard, 20 January 2013

    THE people of Amansea and their neighbours in Awka, the Anambra State capital, were, yesterday, shocked when they saw bodies floating on the Amansea River that empties into Anambra ... read more »