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Anambra community elders threaten youths with curse over land-grabbing

Elders of Umuike, Umuayom village in Awka Kingdom, Anambra State, have threatened to place a curse on the youths, who have allegedly turned themselves into land-grabbing agents, thereby undermining the efforts of the state government to make Awka a modern city.
Heart specialist surgeon, Dr Joe Nwiloh, has donated some medical equipment to the heart center named after him and has urged Nigerians to avail themselves of early detection of heart-related diseases to save lives.

Joe Nwiloh donates equipment to heart foundation

Heart specialist surgeon, Dr Joe Nwiloh, has donated some medical equipment to the heart center named after him and has urged Nigerians to avail themselves of early detection of heart-related diseases to save lives.
The Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, on Monday terminated the Assumpta-Port Harcourt road contract over the abandonment of the project by the contractor handling it.

Imo hotel set to be fumigated over coronavirus pandemic

Chairman, Task Force on covid-19 in Imo, Professor Maurice Iwu, yesterday said that the Fancy Hotel in Imo State, that was locked down over the Coronavirus pandemic, will be fumigated tomorrow.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Oyo state Branch, on Sunday urged Christians to take advantage of the significance of Palm Sunday to imbibe the culture of living a life of sacrifice.

Churches witness low turnout for Palm Sunday service

Many churches in Awka, Anambra capital witnessed a low turnout of worshippers on Sunday for the Palm Sunday service as they comply with social distancing orders by the government.
Governor Willie Obiano

APC hails Governor Obiano’s order for production of three million facemasks in Anambra

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Anambra State, has hailed Governor Willie Obiano, for ordering the production of three million local masks, and approving 10 percent tax refund to businesses in the state to cushion the effect of COVID-19 on businesses in the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police burst syndicate posing as health officials, selling unhygienic sanitisers, others

Operatives of the Anambra State Police Command have arrested members of a four-man gang posing as officials of the Ministry of Health in their bid to sell unhygienic sanitisers in the state for the prevention of Coronavirus Disease.
The Anambra State Police Command has reunited a four year-old boy, Ebubechukwu Umeze, who was found wandering, with his mother, Anastetia Okpalanozie.

Police reunite found child with biological mother

The reunification followed an announcement by the Command on March 31, 2020 that a bout of about four years was found wandering along Amawbia Roundabout and requested the public to disseminate the massage through their medium in order to trace the biological parents or close relatives of the child.
Governor Willie Obiano

Anambra sends more samples for coronavirus testing, sets up isolation centres

Governor Willie Obiano said that Anambra state had sent more samples for testing, even as six samples tested earlier were negative for the Coronavirus.

Benue governor undergoes coronavirus test

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, on Thursday morning, finally took the coronavirus (COVID-19) test in order to ascertain his status.
Governor Willie Obiano

Officials: Anambra governor has no virus symptoms

The Secretary to the Anambra State Government, Prof. Solo Ositadimma Chukwulobelu and the Chief of Staff, Mr. Primus Ugochukwu Odili have both confirmed that the state governor, Chief Willie Obiano, is hale and hearty.
Charles Aniagwu

Delta commissioner urges Nigerian government to shutdown all state borders

Delta State Government, has urged the Federal Government to close all inter State borders so as to effectively contain the spread of the ravaging coronavirus pandemic in the country.
Anambra State Government has announced the closure of all its entry and exit points with neighbouring states.

Anambra shuts down borders

Anambra State Government has announced the closure of all its entry and exit points with neighbouring states.
PDP Vice Presidential Candidate, Mr. Peter Obi before the opening statements of the Chairman 2019 Presidential Election Appeal Panel, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachawa during the opening of the hearing for the petition against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Court of Appeal, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida

Akure explosion: Peter Obi sympathises with Ondo government, people

The former Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, has expressed shock over the explosions that rocked Akure, the capital city of Ondo State, Saturday, March 28, 2020.
The Catholic Archbishop of Onitsha and Metropolitan of Onitsha Ecclesiastical Province, Anambra, Most Rev. Valerian Okeke, enjoined Catholic faithful to pray in their homes for God’s intervention against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Catholic archbishop urges faithful to pray at home

The Catholic Archbishop of Onitsha and Metropolitan of Onitsha Ecclesiastical Province, Anambra, Most Rev. Valerian Okeke, enjoined Catholic faithful to pray in their homes for God’s intervention against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

NSCDC deploys 250 personnel to enforce government directives in Anambra

The Anambra State command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, says it has deployed 250 of its personnel to move into the state and enforce the recent order by the state governor, Willie Obiano.

Anambra Assembly adjourns plenary indefinitely

The Anambra State House of Assembly has adjourned plenary indefinitely to avoid spread of Coronavirus in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Governor of Nasarawa State, Mr Abdullahi Sule, are meeting right now.

President Buhari approves procedure for appointment of new permanent services

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the procedure for the appointment of new permanent secretaries to fill the existing vacancies in 16 states of the federation.

2020 UTME: South East states lead in malpractices – JAMB

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said its preliminary records indicated that South East states of Imo, Anambra and Enugu top the list of states with high record of examination malpractices in just concluded 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

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NUPENG seeks justice over killing of Abia petrol station worker

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Rivers governor dares federal government, declares Carveton helicopters ‘persona non grata’

The Rivers State Government has shut down Carveton Helicopters in the state for endangering the lives of Rivers people over what it tagged as “suspicious operation of the company in the state.”