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Anambra begins enumeration of herdsmen

The Anambra State Government has commenced the enumeration of herdsmen in the state.
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Police arrest four ‘cultists’ in Anambra

The Anambra State Police Command has arrested four cultists in Awka, the state capital.
The protagonist of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, says that the on – going struggle for an independent Biafra is legitimate and necessary.

MASSOB laments continued detention of security chief in Anambra

The Chief Ralph Uwazurike led Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and the Biafran Independent Movement (BIM) have decried continued harassment and detention of its members despite their non-violence stance.

Protesters block Anambra government house over land, arrests

The people of Ntoko Community in Awka South local government area of Anambra State on Tuesday blocked the Government House gate to protest illegal acquisition of their land and alleged arrest of some of them by Chief Austin Ndigwe.
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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.
Members of the Police Anti-Terrorism Joint Squad during a prayer before embarking on Operation Pup Adder at Katari Town on Kaduna-Abuja Expressway in Kaduna, yesterday. NAN.

Police arrest 19 cultists during initiation

Confirming the arrest, the state Police spokesman, Haruna Mohammed, said the suspects were arrested on Sunday at about 12:45pm, while initiating new members into their secret cult group at Ukulu forest in Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra state.

Anambra monarch pledges maximum cooperation with NYSC

Igwe Joel Egwuonwu, Traditional Ruler of Umuawulu, Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra, has pledged that his community would play good hosts to the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC).

Anambra: Herdsmen destroying our crops – farmers

Farmers in Uru village, Mbaukwu in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State have decried alleged incessant destruction of their crops by herders. The farmers called on the state government for urgent intervention.

Anambra’s new police commissioner assumes duty

Mr. Mustapha Dandaura of the Anambra State Command of the Nigeria Police Force, has said that he has formally assumed duties as the Commissioner of Police in the state after the general elections.
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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 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.

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.

Man kills brother while celebrating court judgment

A man identified as Mr Chinedu Okeke has killed his younger brother, Celestine, while celebrating a court judgment in a protracted land tussle which favoured his village.
Uche Ekwunife

Azubuike Iloh: Victor Umeh is no match for Uche Ekwunife

Prince Azubuike Iloh, former factional chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra State, has boasted that Chief Victor Umeh, the incumbent senator representing Anambra-Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly, is no match for Senator Uche Ekwunife in the forthcoming 2019 electoral contest.

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NECO withholds results of 30,000 candidates in Niger over debt

National Examination Council has withheld the results of over 30,000 candidates in public schools in Niger State, due to the inability of State Government to pay their examination fees.
The new minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clement Agba, has charged staff of the ministry to work harder and smart to realize the Next Level agenda of the federal government.

2020 Budget: Federal government maintains benchmark in spite increase in oil price

Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mr Clem Agba, has said that the Federal government would maintain its benchmark of 60 dollars per barrel in spite of the sudden increase in the price of crude oil.
A statement signed by Professor Douglas Ewharute, Engr Justin Akpobaro and made available to newsmen in Warri, Delta state also lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing a worthy son of Delta state Chief Bernard Okumagba as Managing Director of the commission, adding it commended the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo –Agege for his role in the appointment of Chief Okumagba.

NDYM hails Bernard Okumagba’s appointment as NDDC chief

The Niger Delta Youth Movement, Delta State Chapter, has given its nod to the appointment of Mr. Bernard Okumagba from Warri South as Managing Director, NDDC, describing it as a reward and responsibility to oil producing areas to be at the core of development of the Niger Delta.
Jurgen Klopp has denied his Liverpool future will be determined by the English weather, saying his agent was just making a joke.

Jurgen Klopp: Manchester City are the best team in the world

Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool are not the best team in Europe despite their Champions League success last season, as he believes rivals Manchester City are the best team on the planet.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo government plans foreign exchange programme for technical science teachers

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is in talks with foreign governments to organise exchange programmes for experts to train teachers on technical subjects.