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Cattle breeders ready to pay all levies, taxes to Anambra govt – Chairman

Bello Maigari, Chairman of Amansea Cattle Market, Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra, said his members were ready to contribute to the economy of the state through payment of all the levies and taxes.

Ex-VP Alex Ekwueme’s final funeral rites begin on Friday

The final funeral rites for former Vice-President Alex Ekwueme begins on Friday in Lagos.

Governor Obiano vows to send corrupt govt officials to jail

The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has said that he will personally ensure that any corrupt official in his government is jailed.

Ten people die in Anambra road accidents

The Anambra Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Tuesday that no fewer than 10 persons lost their lives in 23 road accidents in Anambra in 2017.

Benue needs military operations – Bishop Ezeokafor

The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese in Anambra State, Most Reverend Paulinus Ezeokafor, said yesterday that the situation in the troubled Benue State required special intervention from security operatives in the mould of Operation Python Dance carried out in the South East and Operation Crocodile Smile in the South–South combined.

Two soldiers slump at Armed Forces Day parade

Two soldiers on Monday slumped at the 2018 Armed Forces and Remembrance Day held at the Dr Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka, Anambra State.

Fresh EFCC charge against Innocent Chukwuma, abuse of court process – Innoson Group

Innoson Group, makers of Innoson Vehicles, has described the a move by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to freshly charge the chairman of the company, Innocent Chukwuma, as an abuse on court process.

Proposed grazing reserves, colonies time bomb waiting to explode – Bishop Ezeokafor

The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship, Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, has described the proposed setting up of grazing reserves and colonies for herdsmen as a time bomb waiting to explode.

Local govt autonomy will speed up development – NLC

Local Government system is the hallmark of development and Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) will not rest on its oars until it is realized.

Five feared dead in Onitsha multiple road crash

No fewer than five persons were feared dead in a multiple accident involving an articulated vehicle, a tipper, a commercial bus owned by Onitsha South Mass Transport Company and a car in Anambra.

Fulani herdsmen onslaught, a tragedy foretold – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said that its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, foretold the current onslaught of Fulani herdsmen and that was part of the reason he is being hounded.

How voter apathy affected Anambra Central rerun poll – ISDMG

The Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group (ISDMG), an election observer group which monitored the Anambra Central Senatorial District re-run election on Saturday, said the process was affected by voter apathy.

Anambra Central: INEC declares ex-APGA chair Victor Umeh winner

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Chief Victor Umeh of the All Progressives Grand Alliance winner of the January 13 Anambra Central Senatorial rerun.

Anambra Central: Minister Chris Ngige threatens to sue INEC over inclusion in candidates’ list

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, may head to court over his inclusion in the list of candidates for Saturday’s rerun election in the Anambra Central Senatorial District.

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