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Protesters block Anambra government house over land, arrests

The people of Ntoko Community in Awka South local government area of Anambra State on Tuesday blocked the Government House gate to protest illegal acquisition of their land and alleged arrest of some of them by Chief Austin Ndigwe.

Anambra government disbands Amatas, constitutes new market body

The Anambra State government has disbanded the Amalgamated Market Traders’ Association (AMATAS), the umbrella body of all markets in the state, which had piloted the affairs of markets in the state for the past 12 years.

Suspected vandal electrocuted in Anambra

A suspected cable vandal was electrocuted on Sunday while attempting to vandalise an armoured cable at Ezinifite, Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State.

Gunmen kill 72-year–old community leader in Anambra

Administrative Secretary of Nnobi Welfare Association in Nnobi, Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State, Mr. Vincent Uzoagbala, 72, was on June 16 gunned down by suspected assassins in front of his house at Awuda quarters of the town.

Expert: Fake drugs threat to MDG’s infant mortality reduction

Counterfeit drugs have been identified as major threat to the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals 4, 5 and 6 targeted at reducing infant mortality and improved maternal health in the country.
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Police arrest five suspected armed bandits, recover IED in Anambra

Police in Anambra have arrested five suspected armed robbers and cultists, the command’s Spokesman, Mr Haruna Mohammed, said in statement in Awka on Friday.

Anambra: Why NYSC is yet to move to permanent site at Umuawulu – coordinator

The Anambra State coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Mr. Kehinde Aremu has given reasons why they have not moved to permanent site in Umuawulu/Mbaukwu in Awka South.

Anambra assemblyman laments erosion menace in his constituency

Emeka Aforka, the Deputy Majority Leader of the Anambra State House of Assembly and member representing Orumba-North State Constituency, has told Governor Willie Obiano to declare a state of emergency in Orumba-North Local Government Area over erosion devastations.

Governor Obiano donates N10 million for NYSC members’ feeding

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, yesterday, made a donation of N10 million to supplement the feeding of the 2,200 National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, members deployed in the state for the period of their stay in the orientation camp.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

NEC reconstitutes committee to reconcile excess crude account

The National Economic Council on Thursday in Abuja reconstituted an Ad-hoc Committee to reconcile the Excess Crude Account, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s remittance and related issues.
Nigeria Police

Police nab three teachers, student for exam fraud

The Nigeria Police Force in collaboration with West African Examination Council (WAEC) have arrested three teachers and one student for their alleged involvement in examination malpractice.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Miyetti Allah leadership proposes Governor Umahi for president in 2023

Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) Thursday endorsed Governor Dave Umahi for the presidency of Nigeria come 2023.

Group partners police, vigilantes, others to fight crime in Anambra

Crime Prevention Campaign of Nigeria (CPCN) has organised a one-day training workshop in Nnewi, Anambra, for vigilance members, human right activists and co-operative members in preparation to tackle resurgence of criminal activities in the state.

Madonna university denies panic withdrawal of students

Madonna University, Okija, Anambra State, has denied that there is panic withdrawal of students from the school following the detention of six students of the institution and one lecturer since February

NGO seeks open government partnership against corruption

A nongovernmental organisation (NGO) has rallied advocated adoption of Open Government Partnership (OGP) by the various state governments to promote transparency in governance.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA secures conviction of two drug lords in Anambra

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Anambra state command, has secured the conviction of two notorious drug lords in the state.
Nigeria Police

Two on Anambra police wanted list nabbed with ammunition

Two persons, Chukwudi Igwilo and Chukwuneke Nnaemeka, have been arrested over alleged armed robbery and other heinous crimes in Anambra state.
The presidential candidate of the Young People’s Party (YPP), Kingsley Moghalu, has lamented the failure of the card readers at his polling unit in Ward 2 of Nnewi North LGA in Anambra State.

Kingsley Moghalu urges surveyors to rebrand their profession

The presidential candidate of the Young Progressive Party, YPP, in the 2019 presidential election, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu has called on the Nigerian Institute of Surveyors, NIS, to re-brand the profession to be attractive to younger generation.

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Delta State Governor, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, who turns 57 years on Tuesday June 25, 2019.

Governor Okowa: Speaker Gbajabiamila a lawmaker per excellence

Delta State Governor, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, who turns 57 years on Tuesday June 25, 2019.

Judge warns three alleged cultists accused of gang-rape to stop threatening complainants

Justice Abiola Soladoye of an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court on Monday issued a stern warning to three alleged cultists on trial for allegedly abducting and gang-raping two female 15-year old secondary school students.