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NSCDC discovers Indian hemp farm in Anambra school

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps on Tuesday said it had discovered a large farm of Indian hemp inside a school compound in Anambra State.

World Bank presents over N12 million to four communities in Anambra

The Anambra State Community and Social Development Agency (ANCSDA), has presented cheques worth over twelve million naira to four communities across the state as first tranches of funds for the execution of their micro-projects as contained in their Community Development Plans approved by the World Bank.
Anambra State Agricultural Development Programme says the state is set to embark on the production of foreign melon. Anambra State Agricultural Development Programme says the state is set to embark on the production of foreign melon.

Anambra to produce foreign melon

The ADP said students of crop science of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka are set to partner Anambra State Agricultural Development Programme to produce Indian melon, sweet melon and a host of other foreign melon for local and international markets and for revenue generation.
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Senator Umeh: Hate Speech Bill attempt to deny Nigerians freedom of expression

Senator Victor Umeh, the former senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District at the upper legislative chamber, has kicked against the hate speech Bill before the National Assembly.
The member of the House of Representatives, representing Njikoka-Dunukofia-Anaocha Federal Constituency of Anambra, Dozie Nwankwo, has promised to offer purposeful representation to the constituency.

Anambra Reps member promises purposeful representation after swearing-in rites

The member of the House of Representatives, representing Njikoka/Dunukofia/Anaocha Federal Constituency of Anambra, Dozie Nwankwo, has promised to offer purposeful representation to the constituency.
The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has assured the military and other security agencies of his full support towards the success of the exercise ”AYEM AKPATUMA II”, aimed at flushing criminals out of the state. 2

Kogi guber: Spiritualist claims oracle, spirits have settled for Yahaya Bello

The Founder and Spiritual Leader of Liberation Temple of the Absolute God, Ramas Azuzu, has predicted that the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Yahaya Bello, would be declared the winner of the Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi State.
The Court of Appeal, Enugu Division on Monday reserved judgment in a case filed by Mrs Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) against Sen. Ike Ekweremadu.

Appeal Court reaffirms Ebonyi APC Reps candidate’s victory

The Appeal Court, Enugu Divi­sion has reaffirmed the victory of Chinedu Oga in the Febru­ary 2019 House of Representa­tives election for Ezza South/ Ikwo federal constituency.
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National Assembly urges federal government to enhance welfare of judges

The Joint National Assembly Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters has called for an increase in the welfare of judges and judicial workers.
People gather at the scene after a fire spread to one of the biggest markets in Nigeria following an explosion of a fuel tanker, in Onitsha, Anambra State in southeast Nigeria, on October 17, 2019. (Photo by UMUKORO OTOBORE - AFP)

Coincidences of Anambra fire disasters and alleged sponsored attacks

Hoodlums gave the disasters recorded in Onitsha, Nnewi, Agulu and Nteje communities in Anambra, between Wednesday Oct.16 and Friday Oct.18, the colouration of sponsored attacks, because the incidences occurred in quick succession.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP: Social media making police job difficult in Nigeria

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has said that social media is making policing in Nigeria very difficult.

Expect more beating, harassment from Nigerians – Catholic Bishop tells politicians

Recall that the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, recently attacked a former Deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, in Nuremberg, Germany, for his alleged silence during the 2017 ‘Operation Python Dance’ which led to the death of some members of the pro-Biafra group.
Nigeria Football

Why Anambra can’t float a football club

Against expectation of the public that government and people of Anambra must also be considering the option of owning their own state football club, Tony Oli, Chairman of Anambra Sports Development Commission (ASDC), has dropped bombshell that football was not the business of government.

Anambra government to establish sickle cell clinics

Following the passage of the bill for the control and eradication of sickle cell anaemia into law in Anambra State, the state government may in no distant time commence the establishment of sickle clinics in all the 21 local government areas as well as general hospitals across the state.

New law: No marriage without sickle cell-free certificate in Anambra

The Anambra State House of Assembly has passed a bill for a law to control and eradicate sickle cell in the state, with a provision that no marriage would be entered into without the couple possessing a certificate declaring them free of sickle cell anemia.
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Report: Violence, vote buying marred polls in South-East

A joint report released by Women Aids Collective (WACOL) and International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) indicated that violence, intimidation by thugs and vote buying marred the just concluded general elections in the South East.
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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 of 30 assembly seats

The All Progressives Grand Alliance has won 24 of the 30 seats in the Anambra State House of Assembly, while Peoples Democratic party won six seats, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

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.

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NERC stops estimated billing

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Ogun monarch berates killing of Remo Stars player

The paramount ruler of Remoland, Oba Babatunde Adewale, has reacted to the death of the slain footballer, Tiamiyu Kazeem, popularly called Kaka, on Tuesday in his palace.

Customs intercepts 1000 bags of smuggled rice, fertiliser

The Comptroller, Customs Federal Operation Unit Zone “B” Kaduna, Mustapha Sarkin-Kebbi, on Tuesday said 400 bags of smuggled rice and 600 bags of fertiliser had been intercepted in the zone in the last two weeks.
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has said his administration’s policies will improve prosperity and increase the industrial revolution in the state.

Ogun governor vows justice for slained Remo Stars player

Ogun State governor Dapo Abiodun has vowed to ensure that justice is served in the investigation of the killing of Remo Stars Football Club player, Tiamiyu Kazeem.