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The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo Assembly saga: Conference of Speakers accuses Governor Obaseki of autocracy

Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures in Nigeria on Saturday, accused the Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki of running an autocratic government in the state.
Governor Willie Obiano

Anambra governor signs N114.9 billion 2020 revised budget

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Monday, July 27th signed into law, the revised appropriation bill of N114.9 billion for the year 2020. The budget themed, ‘‘Accelerating Infrastructural Development and Youth Entrepreneurship’’ has a total reduction of N22.2bn from the original budget of N137.1bn, translating to a 16 per cent reduction.

Anambra Assembly urges FRSC to prosecute illegal use of NYCN number plate

Anambra State House of Assembly has called on the State Sector Command, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to prosecute defaulters over unauthorised use of number plate of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) in the state.
Governor Willie Obiano

Group writes Anambra governor over sack of 161 WWF traffic officers

A Coalition of five Civil Society Groups in Southeast, yesterday, wrote to Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, appealing to him to reverse and rescind the disbandment of a state traffic agency, the Willies Work Force, WWF.
Governor Willie Obiano

Anambra assemblymen hail governor’s coronavirus prevention strategies

The Anambra State House of Assembly has commended Governor Willie Obiano for the steadfastness and stoicism he has exhibited in the fight against the deadly coronavirus pandemic.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Danjuma Kashimu, the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of Magama-Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger, in Saturday’s bye-election.

Anambra APC urges governor to set up coronavirus test centres

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has advised Governor Willie Obiano to expedite action and set up COVID-19 test centres across Anambra state to enable citizens to access the facilities to ascertain their status.

Anambra Assembly adjourns plenary indefinitely

The Anambra State House of Assembly has adjourned plenary indefinitely to avoid spread of Coronavirus in the state.

Anambra Assembly passes Leisure Parks and Streets Beautification Agency Bill

The Anambra House of Assembly has passed a bill for the establishment of the State’s Leisure Parks and Streets Beautification Agency to provide a beautiful, safe and healthy environment in the 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 Assembly summons commissioners over coronavirus

Anambra State House of Assembly has summoned the state Commissioner for Health, Mr. Vincent Okpala, and his Information and Public Enlightenment counterpart, Mr. C. Don Adinuba, to appear before plenary to explain the state readiness to contain the rapid spread of Coronavirus.

Anambra: We didn’t collect bribe to confirm local council chairmen – assemblyman

The Deputy Majority Leader and Chairman House of Assembly Committee on Public Petitions of the Anambra State House of Assembly, Chief Emeka Aforka, has exonerated members of the 7th state assembly from rumours making the rounds that lawmakers allegedly collected N700,000 each from transition committee chairmen to confirm their appointments recently.
Governor Willie Obiano

Anambra government to standardise operations of traditional medical practitioners

The Anambra State Government says it plans to standardised the operations of traditional medical practitioners in the state to harness their full potentials.
The Anambra State House of Assembly at the weekend renewed the tenure of 18 Local Government Transition Committee Chairmen out of the 21 local councils, and their members for another three months. The House renewed their tenure during the plenary.

Anambra Assembly renews tenure of local council transition members

The Anambra State House of Assembly at the weekend renewed the tenure of 18 Local Government Transition Committee Chairmen out of the 21 local councils, and their members for another three months. The House renewed their tenure during the plenary.

Assemblyman decries abandoned projects in states

The Chief Whip of Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon. Lawrence Ezeudu, who also represents Dunukofia state constituency in the House has said that he will soon sponsor a bill that will stop governments and its arms from abandoning projects inherited from their predecessors.

Anambra residents lament poor condition of federal roads

Though works have started on some of them, like the Onitsha-Awka expressway, the road, among others, is still a death trap to motorists.
Peter Obi

Onitsha inferno: We’ll stand by you – Peter Obi assures traders

The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Obi, has sympathised with Ochanga and Upper Iweka traders and all those affected by the recent inferno that gutted their shops.

Anambra lawmakers asked for Prado – government

Anambra State government reacted weekend to the alleged preference of Innoson SUV cars to Toyota Prado Jeeps by members of the State House of Assembly, saying the lawmakers actually asked for Prado Jeeps.

Anambra governor presents N137.1 billion budget proposal for 2020

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Thursday presented a budget proposal of N137.1 billion for 2020 to the State House of Assembly for approval.

Xenophobia: Anambra Assembly urges President Buhari to make Air Peace a national carrier

Anambra State House of Assembly has urged the Federal Government to make Air Peace Airline a National Carrier for its contributions in the evacuation of stranded Nigerians in South Africa.

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Tanko Yakasai: How NEPU freed the North, fought British colonialism

Elder statesman and Second Republic politician, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has offered fresh insight into the struggle for the independence of Northern Nigeria from British colonialism and the tyranny of indigenous traditional institutions in the region.
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Police arrest protesters in Southern Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command on Saturday arrested some protesters, who took to the streets of the sate today over what they described as “genocide” in the southern part of the state and the government’s inability to arrest the situation.
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Police kill eight bandits in Katsina gun battle

No fewer than eight bandits and two villagers were killed when bandits attacked Zamfarawa village in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.

NAF commissions 114 medics, as President Buhari demands absolute loyalty to Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday reminded the military of their sacred duty to protect Nigerians irrespective of ethnic or religious backgrounds.

Rotary organises free hepatitis, liver screening for Abuja community

The Rotary Club of Abuja, District 9125, on Saturday, organised free hepatitis “B and C” screening as well as Liver Scan for residents of Piwoyi, a suburb located on the airport road, Abuja.