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A member of the National Assembly, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, has emerged the candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) in the November 6, 2021, governorship election in Anambra State.

Anambra election: Senator Ubah emerges YPP candidate

A member of the National Assembly, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, has emerged the candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) in the November 6, 2021, governorship election in Anambra State.
Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah

Anambra election: Ifeanyi Ubah emerges YPP governorship candidate

The Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Ifeanyi Ubah, on Thursday, emerged as the candidate of the Young Progressives Party for the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra State.
Anambra State House of Assembly has summoned the Commissioner for Health, Vincent Okpala, & his Information & Public Enlightenment, Mr. C. Don Adinuba, to appear before plenary to explain the state readiness to contain the rapid spread of Coronavirus

Anambra: Bakassi Boys not in our state

The Anambra Government has denied that Bakkasi Boys are back in the State. According to a statement signed by C. Don Adinuba, Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, an unidentified amateur video photographer has made a video claiming that the controversial security outfit known as Bakassi Boys, which was two decades ago used in Abia and Anambra states when the two neighbouring states were almost overrun by violent criminals, is back, this time in Awka, the Anambra State capital.

NSCDC gets new commandant in Anambra

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has appointed Mr Vincent Ogu as the new Commandant, Anambra State Command, according to the command’s Spokesman, DSC Edwin Okadigbo.
Africa’s richest businessman, Aliko Dangote, has donated a mobile testing centre with the capacity to test 400 people for COVID-19 daily, to the Kano State Government.

Aliko Dangote empowers 20,000 Bauchi women

The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has disbursed a whooping N4.3billion as part of its unconditional Micro Grant Programme for empowering women in the rural areas across the country.

Official: PDP focused on taking over government in Anambra

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra, Ndubuisi Nwobu, said the party remains focused to take over the state in the upcoming governorship poll.
Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Nigerian states unveil plans to implement financial autonomy for legislature, judiciary

States have unveiled strategies to implement the Memorandum of Action (MoA) to ensure financial autonomy for the legislature and judiciary.

Anambra election: Senator Al-Makura commends APC Patriots

Former Governor of Nasarawa state, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, has commended APC Patriots, Anambra for leading the charge to win the state for the All Progressives Congress in the November 6, 2021 elections. ]

Democracy versus civilian government

The question on the lips of many Nigerians as the nation marks another Democracy Day is this: Is democracy defined only by the fact that the government is led by elected civilians?
Governor Willie Obiano

Official: Anambra government approves additional 110 TB treatment centres

The Anambra government says it has approved establishment of additional 110 Directly Observed Treatments (DOTS) centres for Tuberculosis (TB) patients to reduce the burden of the disease.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Inspector killed as gunmen attack police station in Anambra

But a Senior Police Officer in the State, who spoke with journalists in confidence, confirmed the attack on the Police, adding “we lost one Inspector today again “
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NBS, UNICEF begin nationwide data collection training in Lagos

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has commenced the process of data collection on MICS 6/NICS 2021 starting with the Training of Trainers(TOT) workshop in Lagos on Wednesday.
The Commissioner of Police in Anambra, Mr Chris Owolabi, says about 90 per cent of cult-related deaths in the state are not documented.

Anambra CP: 90% of cult-related deaths not documented

The Commissioner of Police in Anambra, Mr Chris Owolabi, says about 90 per cent of cult-related deaths in the state are not documented.

Senator Uba: Governing Anambra not by trial and error

A former aide to ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, Senator Andy Uba, has said the Anambra State governorship race is for serious minded people and not for those who just want to try their luck.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

2023: Atiku Abubakar disowns campaign posters

Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has disowned campaign posters pairing him and a former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Charles Soludo, for the 2023 presidential race.

Unity Schools: 76,855 candidates jostle for 30,000 admission slots

A total of 76,855 candidates on Saturday sat for the 2021 National Common Entrance Examination for admission into the 110 Federal Government Colleges, also known as Unity Schools, according to the National Examinations Council.

APGA youths kick as Atiku/Soludo posters flood Abuja

Ahead of the 2021 governorship primaries in Anambra State, campaign posters of former vice president Atiku Abubakar and former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo have flooded the streets of Abuja.
Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Chief George Moghalu, has explained why he is eyeing the governorship seat of Anambra state come 2021.

APC will clear Anambra governorship poll – aspirant

Dr George Moghalu, one of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirants for Nov. 6, Anambra poll, has expressed optimism that the party would record a landslide victory at the election.
Speaker, Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon. Uche Okafor, has condemned indiscriminate erection of structures in areas meant for recreation in Anambra State.

Anambra speaker warns against environmental pollution

Speaker, Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon. Uche Okafor, has condemned indiscriminate erection of structures in areas meant for recreation in Anambra State. The lawmaker blamed such conversion of recreational facilities to residential buildings on...

Anambra election: Industrialist cautions against irregularities in APGA primaries

Ahead of June 23, 2021 All progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) primary election in Anambra State, an industrialist and party stake holder in Umuchu ward 1&2, Chief Remigius Nnamezie Ibe, has cautioned All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra State to shun any act of irregularities during the forthcoming primary election of the party.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Security operatives ‘kill’ one, arrest four at IPOB’s lawyer’s residence

One person was allegedly shot dead in Oraifite, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State when a combined team of soldiers, police and DSS operatives stormed the country home of Ifeanyi Ejiofor, the counsel to the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

Senator Wamakko: South East, South-South leaders tacitly support secessionists

Former governor of Sokoto State, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, has accused South East and South-South leaders of giving tacit support to secessionists in the two regions.

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The Senator representing Cross River North, Stephen Odey, has said the recent judgement by the Supreme Court on the Cross River North senatorial seat did not sack him as a senator.

Cross River North: Senator Odey floors Joe Agi at election tribunal

The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Calabar Friday, upheld the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Dr. Stephen Odey, in the Cross River North Senatorial District by-election.
Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has listed some communities inKwara and Niger as notorious for smuggling activities over the years.

Customs arrests six for smuggling adulterated diesel in polythene bags

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Friday paraded six suspects who smuggled 45,000 litres of adulterated diesel contained in 750 giant polythene bags, which were carefully concealed among sacks of sawdust to deceive security operatives. The seized product has an estimated value of N21,920 million.
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South African long jumper gets four-year ban for anti-doping violation

Olympic long jump silver medallist Luvo Manyonga is set to miss the Tokyo Games after being banned for four years for a second anti-doping rule violation, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Friday.

Blasts kill two near office of party backed by Myanmar army

A Myanmar military truck exploded in one of two blasts near an office of an army-backed political party in the country’s biggest city on Friday, local media reported, and a senior rescue official said two people were killed and six wounded.

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Court adjourns suit against NJC, others until June 23

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, fixed June 23 to hear a suit filed by a socio-cultural group against the National Judicial Council (NJC) over alleged lopsidedness in the recent appointment of Appeal Court justices.
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Christian Eriksen is talking and remains “stable” in hospital, the Danish football federation on Sunday confirmed.
Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (fifth from the left) and his colleagues during Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum meeting in Ibadan Oyo State on Monday.

2023: PDP governors in strategy meeting, plot APC downfall

State governors under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have converged on Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, to stategise on how to dethrone the governing All Progressives Congress in the 2023 general elections.
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Galatasaray fail to take up Henry Onyekuru buy-up option

Onyekuru played on loan at Galatasaray this past season from Ligue 1 club AS Monaco with an option for the Turkish club to buy him for 4.3 Million Euros thereafter.
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Police recover three truckloads of vandalised rail tracks

The Nigeria Police has recovered three truckloads of vandalised rail tracks and arrested five suspects.