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Anambra Bishops: Igbos must get presidency in 2023

As the battle for which geo political zone will succeed President Mohammadu Buhari in 2023 gathers momentum, some clerics have declared it is now or never for Igbo.
A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

IPOB declares ‘war’ on Fulani herdsmen in Southeast

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Monday declared that it won’t allow Fulani herders under the auspices of Miyetti Allah associations in the South East.

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.
Dr Vincent Okpala, the Commissioner for Health in Anambra, has called on people living around the flood prone areas to put to use the teachings impacted to them on flood-related health challenges.

Flood: Anambra commissioner tasks residents to be vigilant

Dr Vincent Okpala, the Commissioner for Health in Anambra, has called on people living around the flood prone areas to put to use the teachings impacted to them on flood-related health challenges.
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Flood: 4,390 Anambra farmers benefit from NEMA seedlings

Over 4,390 farmers affected by the 2018 flood disaster in seven local government areas of Anambra have received seedlings from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

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.

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.

Anambra: We’ve resolved herdsmen, farmers’ feud

The Anambra State government has said that it has resolved the feud between Fulani herdsmen and indigenous farmers in the state which led to the killing of six people in Anam community of Anambra West Local Government Area at the weekend.

Security beefed up in Anambra community following alleged herdsmen attack

Police in Anambra state on Monday said joint security operatives have been deployed in Mmiata, Anambra West local government area of the State following alleged herdsmen’s attack of the community on Saturday.

Suspected herdsmen kill six farmers in Anambra

Hoodlums suspected to be herdsmen at the weekend stormed Anambra West Local Government Area of Anambra State, leaving six people dead, some of them beheaded.

Senators Uba, Umeh, 14 others file petitions at Anambra election tribunal

The senator representing Anambra South, Andy Uba, his younger brother, Chris Uba and Victor Umeh are among those who filed petitions challenging the outcomes of their various elections in the Anambra Election Petitions Tribunal as at March 19.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Anambra elections: APGA wins 24 seats, PDP 6 in assembly poll

Results from the 30 state constituencies for the Anambra State House of Assembly have been released, with All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, winning 24, while the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, won six.

APC leads in announced National Assembly results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released results of 118 National Assembly seats out of the 469.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Elections: Atiku Abubakar wins in Anambra

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has been declared the winner of the 2019 Presidential and National Assembly election in Anambra State by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Election: APGA wins four House of Reps elections in Anambra, loses three senate contests

All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) won four out of the eleven federal constituency polls in Anambra from results so far announced by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the National Assembly elections.

Election: ADP accuses other parties of stockpiling money for vote-buying

Mathias Ameke, the Anambra State chairman of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), has accused the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) , the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of allegedly stockpiling money for vote buying in Anambra West Local Government Area of the state .

Operation Python Dance: Troops prevent inter-communal clash in Abia communities

Troops of Operation Egwu Eke III, also known as Operation Python Dance 3, have prevented inter-communal clash between two communities in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia.

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A 27-year-old woman, Esther Augustine, has been arraigned before an Odigbo Magistrate Court in Ondo State for allegedly pouring hot ash on a neighbour, Ruth Omowa.

Woman pours hot ashes on neighbour for ‘disturbing her’

A 27-year-old woman, Esther Augustine, has been arraigned before an Odigbo Magistrate Court in Ondo State for allegedly pouring hot ash on a neighbour, Ruth Omowa.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Amotekun: Armed policemen, DSS storm venue of rally in Ogun

Dozens of security operatives from the Nigeria Police, Department of State Services (DSS), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), most of them armed on Monday morning positioned themselves at Panseke, a bustling area of Abeokuta, Ogun State, following planned rally by the Yoruba Youth Congress (YYC).
The police on Tuesday, Barricaded Gani Fawehinmi park which was meant to be one of the meeting points for “Operation Amotekun,” security outfit in the South West region rally scheduled for today, 21 Jan. 2020. 4

Amotekun: Police barricade Gani Fawehinmi Park — in pictures

The police on Tuesday, barricaded Gani Fawehinmi park which was meant to be one of the meeting points for “Operation Amotekun,” security outfit in the South West region rally scheduled for today, 21 Jan. 2020.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has underlined his determination to continue at the helm despite suffering another painful defeat, this time at the hands of West Ham.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer open to signing cover for Marcus Rashford

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits Manchester United are “always looking at improving the squad” as they mull over potential transfer options to provide cover for injured forward Marcus Rashford.
Armed mobile policemen, have taken over Gani Fawehinmi Park in Ojota, Lagos, proposed venue for a protest code-named “Amotekun Solidarity Walk” organised by Yoruba World Congress.

Amotekun: Police persuading Lagos protesters against march – YWC

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command are persuading men and women who have gathered in Lagos to protest against the position of the Federal Government on the South West security initiative, Operation Amotekun.