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Court declines to set aside judgment sacking YPP’s Ifeanyi Ubah from Senate

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Kubwa, Abuja, has rejected the request by Ifeanyi Ubah, representing Anambra South on the platform of the Young Peoples Party (YPP) to set aside a judgment sacking him.

Court reaffirms Senator Ifeanyi Ubah’s sack over forged NECO certificate

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, on Friday, reaffirmed its earlier order sacking Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young People’s Party (YPP) as the senator representing Anambra South.

FRSC: Another fuel tanker catches fire in Onitsha, no casualty

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Anambra Command, on Friday said no casualty was recorded in the tanker that burnt at Upper Iweka in Onitsha.

Imo guber ruling: Pro-Buhari group congratulates Senator Uzodinma

Zikist-Buharist Movement (ZBM), a pro-Buhari group has congratulated Imo All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship Candidate Sen. Hope Uzodinma, on his victory at the Supreme Court.
Over 300,000 job seekers have applied for the 5,000 vacancies advertised by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

NDLEA to partner Anambra drug control body on fight against illicit drug

The Anambra State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) has said it will partner more with the State Drug Control Committee in this 2020 to spread its campaign against drug abuse to more communities in the State.

Peter Obi donates computers, printers and generator to school

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, has donated 12 laptops with printers and a generator to power them to St. Patrick’s International Secondary School, Awka, Anambra State.
Christian Madubuko

35 illegal revenue collectors arrested in Anambra

Thirty-five illegal revenue collectors terrorizing Onitsha particularly Upper Iweka and Niger Bridge Head Onitsha and its environs have been arrested by the Anambra State anti tout outfit, Focused Initiative Against Touting, FIAT, set up by Anambra State Government Ministry of Transport.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 12 people have died in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

Fourteen escape as bus crashes into truck in Anambra

Fourteen persons on Tuesday escaped death by whiskers in a motor accident along the Onitsha-Awka expressway, Anambra state.
The NWFL has called on amateur clubs across the country to endeavour to register for the NWFL National Women Amateur League Championship 2020 before the process closes on January 16, as stipulated by the General Coordinator of the league, Joe Amene.

NWFL calls for more registration into the Amateur League

The Nigeria Women Football League has called on amateur clubs across the country to endeavour to register for the NWFL National Women Amateur League Championship 2020 before the process closes on January 16, as stipulated by the General Coordinator of the league, Joe Amene.

One confirmed dead over Anambra spare parts market fire

At least one person has been confirmed dead, following Saturday’s fire that gutted the Mgbuka Obosi Spare Parts Market in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra.

18 fake toll collectors nabbed in Onitsha

No fewer than 18 persons, suspected to be fake toll collectors have been arrested by a combined team of law enforcement agents in Onitsha, the commercial city of Anambra State, on Friday.
First generation Nigerian novelist and traditional ruler of Ndikelionwu community in Orumba, Anambra State, Eze Chukwuemeka Ike, (the Ikelionwu IX) has died, aged 89.

Nigerian novelist Chukwuemeka Ike passes on at 89

First generation Nigerian novelist and traditional ruler of Ndikelionwu community in Orumba, Anambra State, Eze Chukwuemeka Ike, (the Ikelionwu IX) has died, aged 89.

Governor Obiano : Anambra to pay minimum wage from January

Anambra Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has assured the work force in the state that will start payment of new minimum wage to workers January 2020
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.

Ministry secures scholarship for two secondary school athletes

The Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development has secured scholarship for two athletes from Anambra who were discovered at the last National Youth Games (NYG) in Ilorin, Kwara.
Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Enugu State Governor, has appointed Nollywood actress Rachael Okonkwo, as Enugu State Ambassador on Youth Development.

Enugu governor appoints Nollywood actress as ambassador on youth development

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Enugu State Governor, has appointed Nollywood actress Rachael Okonkwo, as Enugu State Ambassador on Youth Development. The beautiful famous actress announced the good news via her Instagram page, where she shared a photo...
At least, one person has been reported dead in a road crash involving two vehicles in Anambra State.

One dies, four injured in Anambra road crash

At least, one person has been reported dead in a road crash involving two vehicles in Anambra State.

Plans to eject widows from Anambra market sparks fear

There is palpable fear in Anambra State following plans by the state government to eject widows from the Cooperative Society market in Ogbaru local government area of the State.

Kano government shuts ‘illegal’ orphanage, ‘rescues’ 19 children

The Kano State Government has announced that it has rescued 19 children from the custody of Du Merci Orphanage Home located at Nomansland, Kano.

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PDP threatens civil disobedience over ‘nation’s drift’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has threatened nationwide civil disobedience over what it described as dangerous drift in the affairs of the nation.

Another building collapses in Lagos

A two-storey building has collapsed around Agarawu area of Lagos Island, Lagos State.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) says it is providing one billion dollars grant to African countries to support the implementation of the Agreement for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

NESG: How AfCFTA will impact economy

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has conducted a study on the impact of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) on key macroeconomic variables.