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Anambra governor warns immunisation workers against collection of tips

The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has warned health workers participating in the routine immunization campaigns against collecting tips from residents.

Anambra workers to get salaries, benefits by December 15

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has approved the payment of salaries and allowances to civil servants in the state before Christmas.

Enugu Disco to restore electricity in Awka before Christmas

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has expressed its commitment at restoring electricity supply to some parts of Awka in Anambra State before the Christmas and New Year festivities.
About 201,600 tins of fake Kiwi shoe polish worth over N42 million have been destroyed in Awka, Anambra State capital.

Fake Kiwi shoe polish destroyed in Awka

About 201,600 tins of fake Kiwi shoe polish worth over N42 million have been destroyed in Awka, Anambra State capital.
There was tension on Saturday morning in Awka, Anambra state when a long tanker conveying petrol to one of the filling stations fell to a gutter.

Another petrol tanker falls in Anambra

There was tension on Saturday morning in Awka, Anambra state when a long tanker conveying petrol to one of the filling stations fell to a gutter.

NSCDC arrests woman for human trafficking in Anambra

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Command in Anambra State has arrested a 34-year-old woman, Mrs Nkeoma Ezuma, for alleged human trafficking.

Babatunde Fowler: New TIN registration system’ll create tax friendly environment

Chairman, Joint Tax Board, Mr. Babatunde Fowler, has disclosed that the new National Tax Identification Number (TIN) registration system and consolidated taxpayers’ database would help engender a tax-friendly environment in the country and lay a foundation for less governmental dependence on loans, aids and grants.
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

Peter Obi: Nigeria sadly transiting to religious economy

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 polls, Peter Obi, has called on leaders at all levels of government to address key needs of Nigeria such as employment and support for Micro, Medium and Small Enterprises.

Federal government pays N157.3 billion tax arrears to states

The Federal Government has paid the sum of N157.35bn Pay-As-You-Earn tax liabilities owed by Federal ministries, departments and agencies to states.
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South East gets N24 billion from federal government tax rebates

The South-East states have received nothing less than N23.87 billion from the Federal Government as tax rebates.

Anambra governor flags off new tax registration system

The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, on Thursday flagged-off the New National Tax Identification Number (TIN) Registration System for the Southeast geopolitical zone.

Driver lynched over attempted ritual in Anambra

A 23-year old man, simply identified as Samuel, has been lynched by angry mob for allegedly attempting to use a 4-year old girl for ritual in Awka, Anambra state.
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)

APGA, APC, PDP bicker over Onitsha market fire

Barely a month after the fire incident that claimed lives and destroyed properties worth millions of naira in Onitsha, politicians in Anambra State have continued to trade blames over the incident.

Governor Obiano denies evil spirits invasion of Anambra government house

Giving government explanation to the story Eze said: “The first thing to note is that Governor Obiano was not anywhere near the venue of the prayer rally event where the report claimed the statement was made.”

Governor Obiano: There are evil spirits in Anambra government house

Evil spirits have made the Government House in Awka, Anambra state their abode, their landlord Governor Willie Obiano said.
Uche Ekwunife

Anambra Central: Appeal Court upholds Senator Ekwunife’s election

Court of Appeal sitting in Enugu has dismissed the petition filed by the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Sen. Victor Umeh, against the election of PDP’s Sen Uche Ekwunife representing Anambra Central Senatorial Zone.
The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) branch, says doctors embarked on a warning strike to demand for improved working condition.

Anambra university teaching hospital give governor seven-day ultimatum

Consultant doctors at the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH), Amaku-Awka, have given the Anambra State government up to Tuesday to fulfil promises made to them or face the consequences of an indefinite strike.

Senators Ekweremadu, Ifeanyi Ubah, Abba Moro, Olubunmi Adetunmbi, others win at Appeal Court

The Enugu Division of the Court of Appeal Tuesday affirmed the election of Senator Ike Ekweremadu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 election for Enugu West Zone.

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APC says no mass defection of members to PDP in Zamfara

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that there was no mass defection of its members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Zamfara as alleged by the State Government.

Senator Omo-Agege: Tam David-West a grat patriot

Even now that he has passed on to eternal realms, Prof. Tamunoemi Sokari David-West will forever be remembered as a great patriot and intellectual of formidable standing at home and abroad, Deputy President of the Senate Ovie Omo-Agege has said.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sharply criticised his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi after the recent execution of nine people in Egypt, saying he refused to talk to someone like him.

Recep Erdogan: Turkey has opened gates for IS, to send more militants to Europe

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the European Union (EU) over its repeated threat of sanctions, warning that Turkey would “open the gates” for more Islamic State militants to be sent to Europe.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate proposes bill to establish agency for hate speech

The Senate has introduced a bill which seeks to establish a federal government agency to check hate speech in the country.
Arsenal’s Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts at the end of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on November 9, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Premier League sharpshooters in Africa as CAN qualifying begins

English Premier League sharpshooters Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah flew to Africa this week, seeking goals as 2021 Cup of Nations (CAN) qualifying kicks off.