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Ebelechukwu Obiano: Open defecation reduces women dignity

Wife of Governor of Anambra State, Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano, has frowned at women who engage in open defecation in the state.

Cult clash claims five in Anambra

No fewer than five persons reportedly lost their lives in a cult clash in Anambra State.

House of Reps get commendation over motion on eastern ports

A member of the House of Representatives representing Idemili North and South Federal Constituency (Anambra State) in the National Assembly, Ifeanyichukwu Ibezi, has been commended for raising a motion seeking to restore to full use the Warri, Port Harcourt, Onne, Calabar and Onitsha Inland ports, as a strategy to decongest Apapa and Tin Can Island ports in Lagos.
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Police nabs car snatcher, recovers vehicle in Anambra

A 25-year old man, Praise Okolie Tochukwu has been arrested by the police for snatching a vehicle at gunpoint in Nkwelle Ogidi, Anambra State.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA secures conviction of two drug lords in Anambra

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Anambra state command, has secured the conviction of two notorious drug lords in the state.
Nkwachukwu Orji

REC: Violence a major challenge during last election

Dr. Nkwachukwu Orji, Anambra State Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, has said that violence was a major challenge in the conduct of 2019 general elections in the state.

Police arrest man for killing wife in Anambra

A 41-year-old man, Sunday Ngwu, has been arrested by Anambra State police command for allegedly killing his wife, Amara, on Ikwo Street, Ibollo, Awada, in Idemili North Local Government Area of the state.

Abducted Anambra pupils found in Onitsha hotel

Two pupils abducted from their school in Obosi in the Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, were on Sunday, found in a hotel in Onitsha.

1 killed, 3 injured as Anambra communal clash

Alleged clash between Ogidi community in Idemili North local government of Anambra State and their counterpart from Umusiome village in Nkpor community of the same council over land boundary has left a 70-year-old man dead and three others injured.

Austin Umahi: PDP will reclaim Anambra

The National Vice Chairman (South East) of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Austin Umahi, has said the party will reclaim Anambra State in 2021.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest wanted robbery suspect in Anambra

The police in Anambra State said on Wednesday that they had arrested Mr. Leonard Aghano for alleged robbery at Nkpor in Idemili North Local Government.

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.

Police arrest notorious armed robber, recover service pistol

Anambra State Police Command at the weekend said it has arrested a suspected notorious armed robber, Chinedu Ani, who robbed a serving DSP in the Police Mobile Force (PMF), at Idodo village along Enugu-Abakaliki Expressway and made away with his service pistol.
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One chance syndicates nabbed for robbing woman in Anambra

A three-man robbery syndicate have been arrested by the police for allegedly robbing a woman in Nkpor, Idemili North local government area of Anambra State.

Suspected cultists flee as police arrest member at funeral

A suspected cultist was on Tuesday arrested while other members of his group escaped during the burial ceremony of their member at Umuota Obosi, Idemili North local government area of Anambra State.

Police rescue man abducted in Imo

Anambra State Police command on Friday said it has rescued a man abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in Owerri, Imo State.
National Rescue Movement, NRM

Anambra elections: NRM to challenge APGA’s victory in assembly poll

The National Rescue Movement (NRM), one of the political parties that participated in the March 9, 2019, House of Assembly elections in Anambra State, says it has mobilised 15 lawyers to challenge the declaration of candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as winner of the Idemili-North State Constituency election in the state.
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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.

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South-east governors dare Nnamdi Kanu over attack threats

South-east governors have issued a stern warning to Nnamdi Kanu, self-exiled leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), over his threats to attack them and other South-east leaders who travel abroad.
Cardinal George Pell is taken from the court in Melbourne, Australia, back to jail after his appeal against child sexual abuse convictions was dismissed. James Ross-AAP

Australian court upholds Catholic cardinal’s sex abuse verdict

An Australian appeals court Wednesday upheld convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children.
A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele, says the country is risking its chances of winning the forthcoming African Games following the choice of athletes by the federation to represent the country.

African Games: Team Nigeria begins quest for medals in taekwondo, boxing

Team Nigeria’s search for first medal at the 12th African Games continues today as six Taekwondists and two boxers will be in action in Rabat.
“The coaches have selected quality players that will represent us with the likes of Segun Toriola, Aruna Quadri, Funke Oshinaike, Cecelia Edem and others who merited to be in the team,” he said.

African Games: Olufunke Oshonaike recalls maiden outing with Segun Toriola

There is no doubt that Olufunke Oshonaike and Segun Toriola are aiming for another record at the 2019 African Games in Morocco.
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Kenya president warns officials not to tamper with athletes money

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has warned officials leading the athletes to the 12th African Games in Rabat, Morocco not to tamper with athletes’ fund.