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Presidency: Peter Obi was impeached for refusing to inflate Anambra budget

Eleven years after his impeachment, the Presidency has confirmed that former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, did not commit any crime deserving removal from office but that his offence was his refusal to inflate the budget of the state.

Anambra: Six erosion sites to gulp N9 billion

Six out of the 972 active erosion sites in Anambra State have been slated to gulp a total of N9 billion, the state governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has disclosed.

Governor Sani Bello has lived in boys’ quarters since 2015 – media aide

Chief Press Secretary to Niger State Governor, Jibrin Ndace, has disclosed that Governor Sani Bello has been living in a boys quarters apartment for the past three years due to the dilapidated state of the official quarters he inherited.

Anambra elders demand refund of N43 billion owed state by federal govt

Former Commonwealth Secretary General, Chief Emeka Anyaoku-led Anambra State Elders Council has asked the Federal Government to urgently refund to Anambra State Government the over N43 billion certified debt owed the state, without further delay.

Dickson: Nigeria must be restructured before 2019 polls

Governor Seriake Dickson said on Friday that fundamental alterations can be incorporated into the Nigerian Constitution before 2019 elections — even as he acknowledged outright restructuring of the country can be cumbersome and time-consuming.

El Kanemi coach Imama Amapakabo’s car a personal gift – Governor Shettima

The brand-new car given to new El Kanemi coach Imama Amapakabo is a personal gift from the Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima, officials have clarified.

Obiano Inaugurates 13-member health insurance agency

Gov. Willie Obiano has inaugurated a 13-member Governing Council of Anambra State Health Insurance Agency to facilitate health delivery services in the state.

Akwa Ibom churches as parastatals

Why should Mobil go to Eket, if as Reverend Peter and the Udom Emmanuel administration tell us, Lagos is a better meeting venue than either Uyo or Eket? Since Lagos has become the front desk for Akwa Ibom state, all international companies doing business in Akwa Ibom should also have their front desks in Lagos.

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APC rules out crisis in national convention

The Sub-Committee on Monitoring, Coordination and Compliance of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Convention Committee, has allayed fears that the convention, scheduled holding on Saturday, would be marred by crisis.