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NSCDC intercepts fake 25,000 litres petroleum products in Anambra

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), has intercepted over 25,000 liters of suspected adulterated petroleum products at a filling station at Amawbia, Awka South Council Area of Anambra State.

Minister charges RCC to step up action on Onitsha-Enugu road rehabilitation

The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has charged contracting firm handling the rehabilitation of Umunya/Amawbia axis of Onitsha/Enugu expressway to expedite action in its work.

Group: Politicians carry drugs in branded vehicles

A group, Human Rights Liberty Access and Peace Defenders Foundation (HURIJE) has accused politicians in Anambra state of using branded vehicles to peddle hard drugs and other harmful products.

NYSC, INEC disagree over corps members’ election duty allowances

The NYSC in Anambra has directed corps members on electoral duties during the 2019 general elections who have yet to receive their allowances to forward their names to its secretariat.

UTME: JAMB releases list of suspended CBT centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the list of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres suspended for aiding examination malpractices across the country.

Resident doctors begin indefinite strike over poor condition of service in Anambra

The Association of Resident Doctors of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) Amaku, Awka, in Anambra state, on Monday began an indefinite strike over poor condition of service and lack of health infrastructure.

Lawyer asks court to nullify central bank chief’s re-appointment

A whistle blower, George Uboh, has challenged the plan by the federal government to extend the appointment of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emiefele
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari: University degrees no longer meal ticket

President Muhammadu Buhari has reminded Nigerian graduates that earning a university degree is no longer a meal ticket.

Governor Obiano: No sacred cow in crime fighting

Governor Willie Obiano of Anam­bra State, on Thursday, restat­ed that in fighting crime, nobody would be spared.

Whistleblowers: Arrest Godwin Emefiele over missing $2.5 billion

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele has been asked to explain how over 2.5 billion USD allegedly missed under his watch between 2015 and 2019, and subsequently remit the funds to the Treasury Single Account (TSA) within seven working days.

Nnamdi Azikiwe University employs 221 best graduates

NO fewer than 221 best graduating students of Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK), Awka, Anambra State, were employed by the institution as lecturers in the last four years, the Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Joseph Ahaneku, has said.

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.

Anambra government procures land to build children’s detention centre

The Anambra State Government has procured a piece of land in Umunze, Orumba South Local Government Area of the state for the construction of children’s detention centre.

Four injured, vehicles damaged as tipper crashes in Anambra burial

Four persons were injured at the weekend in a multiple motor accident at Umuokpu, Awka, Anambra State on the old Onitsha-Enugu expressway.
Osinbajo, second right, with Fashola at the site of Niger Delta Bridge

VP Osinbajo assures on completion of second Niger Bridge

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has given an assurance that the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will bring the Second Niger Bridge project to fruition.

Two injured in Old Onitsha-Enugu expressway multiple crash

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Anambra has confirmed a multiple crash, involving four vehicles, at Umuokpu on the old Onitsha-Enugu Expressway on Friday.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says there is the need for states to explore ways of improving their Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in the next few years.

Federal government restates commitment to national unity

The Federal Government on Friday reaffirmed its commitment to ensure that the country remained united and that all citizens, regardless of ethnicity, religion or political affiliation, regard themselves as one.

IPOB declares sit-at-home May 30

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has declared May 30 a sit-at-home day in commemoration of not only the fallen heroes of the civil war but also all those killed by insurgents in different parts of the country.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.