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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.

Court ends 30-year land dispute in Anambra community

An Anambra State High Court, sitting in Awka, has put to rest a 30-year land dispute between Chief Samuel Okoye of Umuike family and Onyali Ekengwu family of Umuakpala/Umuokpalaudu villages, both of Mbaukwu, Awka South Local Government Area, Anambra State.
Senator Victor Umeh

Minimum wage: Victor Umeh backs NLC November 6 nationwide strike

The Senator opined that the federal government should engage labour in a meaningful dialogue and that the only dialogue was for the FG to consider the money workers were demanding and whether in all sincerity a Nigerian worker could run a home with N22,500 salary per month as proposed by governors.

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.

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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