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How stray bullet killed UNIZIK female student in southeast

September 16, 20233 min read

Tears as Stray Bullet Kills UNIZIK Female Student in Anambra

  • Uche Joevita Chigozirim, a first-year student of Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) Awka, has been killed
  • The deceased student was killed by a stray bullet shot by suspected cultists on Thursday evening
  • It was gathered that the tragic incident happened at the popular Miracle Junction in Akwa, Anambra state capital

Anambra state, Awka – A stray bullet from suspected cultists has reportedly killed a first-year student, Uche Joevita Chigozirim of Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) Awka, Anambra State.

According to SaharaReporters, the sad incident at the Miracle Junction area of Awka, on Thursday evening, September 14.

Stray bullet kills first-year UNIZIK student, Uche Joevita Chigozirim in Anambra
Stray bullet kills UNIZIK female student, Uche Joevita Chigozirim in Anambra Photo Credit: @Naija_PR

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Stray bullet kills first-year UNIZIK student

A witness and resident of the area, Dickson Anayochi, who confirmed the incident said the victim is a student of the faculty of health sciences.

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Anayochi lamented about the insecurity situation in the area while calling on the Anambra state police command to set up a checkpoint in the area.

“Please let the Inspector General of Police hear this and help us with a checkpoint around the Ifite area of UNIZIK because we are tired of complaining to the state government. It’s now a culture. We are almost used to it. It is really sad”.

How UNIZIK student was killed

As reported by Punch, eyewitnesses said the deceased student was killed when some hoodlums were trying to shoot a yet-to-be-identified tricycle operator.

The hoodlums missed their target and one of the bullets hit the student, who was on her way to the market

Armed robber shoots 200-level UNIZIK student dead

Meanwhile, reported that armed robbers have killed a 200-level student of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra state, identified simply as Daniel.

Daniel was shot dead while trying to recover his SIM Card from armed robbers who stole his phone in his lodge.

It was gathered that the deceased was from the Department of Philosophy of the institution.

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Armed robbers invaded the staff quarters of the University of Ibadan, killing Vincent Odinko, an occupant of one of the buildings.

The night marauders broke into the Boys’ Quarters (BQ) of a staff building where the man lived with his family.

The deceased worked in the SSCE Internal Unit, Ibadan branch of the National Examinations Council (NECO) until his untimely death.

Former UNIZIK lecturer jailed for forgery, defamatory comments

A magistrate Court in Awka, Anambra state has jailed Peter Ekemezie, a former lecturer at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, for publishing defamatory statements against one Prof. Alex Asigbo.

Ekemezie was sentenced to six months imprisonment with an option of an N300,000 fine on Tuesday, August 22,


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