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Police: We didn’t release ‘Baby Awka’ on Anambra governor’s orders

Anambra State Commissioner of Police, John B. Abang, yesterday, cleared the air on the controversy surrounding the release of a chieftain of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Ozo Emeka Agwumadu (a.k.a Baby Awka) and three others arrested for alleged sponsorship of cultists in Awka.

Anambra election: Tribunal receives written addresses tomorrow

The National Assembly Election Tribunal sitting in Awka, Anambra State, would tomorrow receive written addresses from all the petitioners in the House of Representatives Election for Orumba North/South Federal Constituency conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on February 23.

Police arrest 85 cult suspects in Anambra

The Anambra State Police Command said it arrested 85 cult suspects and recovered dangerous weapons and other incriminating items between August 10 and 18.

Insecurity: Miyetti Allah to extend sensitisation to other Southeast states

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), South-East zone says it will extend the shutdown of cattle markets and settlement in other states in the zone in the bid to purge itself of the violent elements.

Miyetti Allah to extend shutdown of cattle markets in Southeast

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), southeast zone says it will extend the shutdown of cattle markets and settlement in other states in the zone in the bid to purge itself of the violent elements.g

Former minister seeks apology from IPOB over attack on Senator Ekweremadu

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Osita Chidoka has condemned the attack on the immediate past Deputy Senate President of Nigeria, Senator Ike Ekweremadu in Germany, Saturday by miscreants saying ‪’I demand an apology by perpetrators of this unwarranted attack on Senator Ike Ekweremadu. I condemn it.‬”‘

IPOB denies arrest of members in Ebonyi

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said that contrary to some reports none of its members was arrested in Ebonyi State.

Anambra: We won’t vote for ‘foreign’ candidate again – stakeholders

Stakeholders in Anambra State have vowed that they will not vote for persons who have not lived in the state for at least 10 years as their next governor in 2021.

Anambra market leader denies alleged cult financing

Chairman, Eke Awka Market, Anambra State, Emeka Agummadu, has refuted reports alleging him as being a financier to cult activities in Awka and its environs.

Anambra guber: 5,000 PPA members join PDP for Ezeemo

No fewer than 5,000 members of the Progressive People’s Alliance PPA, have jettisoned their party for the People’s Democratic Party PDP in Anambra State, over the 2021 Governorship ambition of Mr Godwin Ezeemo.

I’m not cult financier – market leader

Chairman, Eke Awka market, Chief Emeka Agummadu, has refuted reports alleging him as being a financier to cult activities in Awka, Anambra State.

JAMB cancels UTME result of another candidate

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has cancelled the unified tertiary matriculation examination (UTME) result of Kingsley Unekwe for altering his score.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed a filling station in Katsina State, north-western Nigeria.

DPR begins operations in Anambra, warns against sharp practices

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has warned operators in the oil and gas sector in Anambra State to play by the rules or face sanctions.
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Police arrest four ‘cultists’ in Anambra

The Anambra State Police Command has arrested four cultists in Awka, the state capital.

One dead, 17 injured in Anambra accident

Anambra State Command of Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, yesterday, confirmed that one person died in an accident involving an 18-seater bus and a tipper-lorry on Nteje-Awka Expressway, in Oyi area of Anambra State.

Anambra university non-teaching staff to begin strike tomorrow

The non-teaching staff of the Anambra State-owned Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Awka, may begin an indefinite strike on Wednesday, if the state government refuses to meet their demands.
PDP Vice Presidential Candidate, Mr. Peter Obi before the opening statements of the Chairman 2019 Presidential Election Appeal Panel, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachawa during the opening of the hearing for the petition against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Court of Appeal, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida

Nobody denied Peter Obi visa – aide

The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has not been denied visa by any embassy in Nigeria. This was disclosed in a statement by his Media Adviser, Valentine Obienyem.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed a filling station in Katsina State, north-western Nigeria.

DPR warns operators to shun sharp practices or risk sanction

Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has warned operators in the oil and gas (downstream) in Anambra state to play by the rules or face sanctions.

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