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Peter Obi

Peter Obi: Why youth development must be taken seriously

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, has called on government at all levels to take issues concerning the youth seriously.

Anambra youths threaten reprisal over alleged killing, raping of women

Youths of Anambra West local government area, Anambra State on Monday, staged a peaceful protest over alleged continued killings of farmers and raping of women in the community.
Is-haq Oloyede JAMB

JAMB describes news on UTME scores reduction as fake

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has described as fake, a trending report that scores of candidates who sat for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are being reduced.

Anambra monarch pledges maximum cooperation with NYSC

Igwe Joel Egwuonwu, Traditional Ruler of Umuawulu, Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra, has pledged that his community would play good hosts to the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC).
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Anambra FA Cup: Udala FC celebrate beating FC Ifeanyi Ubah

The management of Udala FC on Saturday expressed delight over their victory against FC Ifeanyi Ubah and advancement to the second round of the ongoing NEROS/Anambra Football Association (FA) Cup.

Anambra: Herdsmen destroying our crops – farmers

Farmers in Uru village, Mbaukwu in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State have decried alleged incessant destruction of their crops by herders. The farmers called on the state government for urgent intervention.

Neuropsychiatrist: Report mental ailment early

Dr. Chukwuweta Onuorah, a Consultant physician in charge of Anambra State Neuro Psychiatrist Hospital, Nawfia, has said that early report and diagnosis of mental ailments will help to check the phenomenon in the country.

Nollywood producers, distributors advised to shun films that debase societal values

Industry stakeholders have called on producers and distributors in the Nigerian movie industry to eschew films and video works that erode values that define the African people.

Ohanaeze Youths: Herdsmen attack in Mmiata Anam last in Igbo land

The Youth Wing of Ohaneze Ndigbo has warned that the recent herdsmen attack on Mmiata Anam community in Anambra West Local Government of Anambra State, where about six persons were allegedly killed, would be the last of such attacks in Igbo land.

Presidency: Federal government school feeding programme now in 30 states

The federal government’s National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) is currently feeding over 9.5 million public primary schools (classes 1-3) pupils with one free, balanced and nutritious meal a day in 30 states nationwide; while it has empowered 101,913 cooks in these states, the Presidency has said.

Lagos killing: Family seeks justice as CP pays condolence visit

The family of Adaobi Ifeanyi who was shot dead by police officers has urged the authorities to ensure that justice is done in the handling of the matter.
The Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company on Monday appealed to residents of Ibrahim Taiwo Road in Kaduna to bear with it over the power outage being experienced by the residents.

Expert: Energy diversification can boost development index, SDGs

Prof. Babatunde Rabiu, Director, Centre for Atmospheric Research, National Space Research and Development Agency (CARNASRDA) said diversifying energy could boost development and enable Nigeria attain the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

Former lawmaker assassinated in Anambra

A former lawmaker of the Anambra State House of Assembly, Mr Anthony Igboka, was on Tuesday night shot dead by unknown gunmen.

Petroleum prices: Petrol remains steady as kerosene, diesel climb

The Average price paid by consumers for premium motor spirit, PMS, popularly known as petrol, remains steady, as the price of kerosene, diesel others increased in the month of March 2019.

Police nab 151 suspected cultists in Anambra

Police in Anambra State said it has arrested a total of 151 suspected cultists in various parts of the State.
Christian Madubuko

Anambra jails 75 persons for collecting illegal revenue

The Anambra State Government has confirmed that 75 persons have been jailed for collecting illegal revenue from unsuspecting members of the public despite the suspension of levies in the state by Governor Willie Obiano.

FRSC mobile court convicts 41 motorists in Anambra

A mobile court conducted by the Anambra Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has convicted 41 motorists for various traffic offences in the state.
Students of Regina Paecies who won Gold in the World Technovation Challenge

Anambra Technovation girls, IFEST boys valued at billions of dollars

The Silicon Valley-Nigeria Economic Development (SV-NED) says the five Nigerian girls from Regina Pacies Secondary School, Onitsha, and the four boys from St. John Science and Technical College, Alor, both in Anambra, are worth several billions of dollars.

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Gunmen on Thursday killed a female polio vaccinator, the fourth this week, in the latest surge of violence against efforts to rid the world of the crippling childhood disease, an official said.
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Tribunal grants Sokoto APC governorship candidate leave to inspect election materials

The Governorship and National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Sokoto State on Thursday granted All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship candidate, Ahmad Aliyu, leave to inspect used election materials.
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Paul Pogba odd man out in PFA team of the year

Manchester United’s Paul Pogba is the only non-Manchester City or Liverpool player to be named in the Professional Footballers’ Association’s Premier League team of the year on Thursday.
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Nigerian Army urges Southeast residents not to panic over movement of troops

The Nigerian Army has urged Southeast residents not to panic over the movement of troops and sounds of gunshots as it conducts its annual Range Classification exercise for 2019.
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Fresh details emerge on Sri Lanka bomber who studied in UK

Fresh details have emerged about Abdul Lathief Jameel Mohamed, a former UK student who is suspected of carrying out a Sri Lanka suicide bombing.