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Anambra elections: Tribunal receives 42 petitions

The Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Anambra State said it has received 42 petitions challenging the outcome of various elections in the state, all filed on or before March 30.

Man murdered while separating couple’s brawl in Anambra

A 29-year old man has met his untimely death while separating a brawl between a couple in Umueze village, Isuaniocha, Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra state.
national assembly abuja

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.

Lawmaker denies dismantling borehole after losing election

A member of the House of Representatives and candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) for Awka North and South federal constituency, Hon Anayo Nebe, has denied that he was dismantling boreholes he constructed for the people of his constituency because they failed to vote for him.
Senator Victor Umeh

Senator Umeh seeks cancellation of Anambra Central Senatorial election over alleged irregularities

Victor Umeh, the senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra Central in last Saturday’s election, has called for the cancellation of the election in the district over alleged irregularities.

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.
His Royal Highness, Igwe Dennis Ezebuilo, an Anambra monarch on Saturday in Abuja donated a Toyota Hilux vehicle to President Muhammadu Buhari for his campaign.

Election: Anambra monarch donates vehicle to President Buhari’s campaign

His Royal Highness, Igwe Dennis Ezebuilo, an Anambra monarch on Saturday in Abuja donated a Toyota Hilux vehicle to President Muhammadu Buhari for his campaign.

Senator Ngige: APC‘ll sweep Anambra polls

Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will sweep the polls in Anambra State in next month’s generals.

Anambra government to establish school of mortuary services

Joe Akabuike, the Anambra State Commissioner for Health, has said that very soon, the state government would establish the School of Mortuary Services in one of the Schools of Health Technology in the state.

Willie Obiano urged to step up work on road projects in Awka North

The Anambra State Government, led by Governor Willie Obiano, has been urged to give priority attention to roads in Awka North Local Government Area of the state.

Emmanuel Nweke: Southeast lacks basic infrastructure

Emmanuel Nweke, the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for Awka-North and South Federal Constituency seat, has observed that the Southeast region of the country lacked basic infrastructure in the past 16 years.

Man defiles 12 year-old neighbour’s daughter

A man named Chukwudi Nweze in Obosi, Idemili North local government area of Anambra State has allegedly defiled his neighour’s 12 years old daughter (name withheld).
Flood in Ogbaru

SEMA: Anambra grappling with needs of flood disaster victims

Anambra State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) says the government is grappling with the food and non-food needs of more than 12, 000 flood victims in the internally displaced camps in the state.

Man lynched over burglary in Anambra

A 36-year old man was on Tuesday reportedly lynched by an angry mob in Amansea, Awka North local government area of Anambra State.

Flood: No cause for alarm over safety of corps members – NYSC

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has said that there was no cause for alarm over the safety of corps members posted to serve in the areas affected by flooding in Anambra.

Flooding: Anambra government to partner Nigerian Army

Anambra state government said on Wednesday that it would collaborate with the Nigerian Army Emergency Response Team to tackle flood challenges in riverine communities across the state.

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Minister: Federal government to deepen efforts toward commercialisation of research findings

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Police rescue man abducted by fake soldiers

Anambra State Police command said it has rescued one Emmanuel Loco abducted in Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government area of the state.

Governor Ishaku declares asset ahead of May 29 inauguration

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