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Anambra governor lifts suspension on three remaining monarchs

Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has pardoned the three remaining traditional rulers who were among the 13 monarchs he had suspended for visiting President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja with Prince Arthur Eze, an international oil tycoon.

Stakeholders chart course for sustenance of Igbo language

Stakeholders in the South-east region yesterday came together to harp on the need to keep the Igbo language alive, decrying the nonchalant attitude about Igbo people on the fast disappearance of their language.
Governor Willie Obiano

Anambra governor ousts three monarchs over ‘misconduct’

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has dethroned three monarchs in the state over alleged misconduct.
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Gunmen kidnap Anambra university female lecturer

Anambra residents have raised the alarm over the kidnap of a female Professor of the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Igbariam, Anambra East local government area by unknown gunmen.

Gombe commissioner, others react to death of ex-NAN Boss

Alhaji Ibrahim Kwami, Gombe State Commissioner for Information has expressed great sadness at the news of the passing on of Malam Wada Maida, the former Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria.
Governor Willie Obiano

Anambra: Traditional rulers’ suspension unfortunate, laughable – monarch

One of the 12 traditional rulers suspended by the Anambra State government on Wednesday for travelling outside the state without permission has described the government’s action as unfortunate.

2023: Nigerians‘ll decide fate of Ndigbo – Igbo groups

Elder Statesman and former Minister of Transport, Chief Ebenezer Babatope, has joined voice with other Nigerians predicting a better future for the country if power is zoned to the South-East in 2023.

Ohanaeze: Zoning Presidency to South-East’ll heal wounds of civil war

Umbrella organisation of all Igbo, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has said that zoning the Presidency to Igboland by all the political parties in Nigeria and an Igbo succeeding President Muhammadu Buhari will heal the wounds of the civil war.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

10 feared dead, 5 abducted in Anambra land dispute

No fewer than 10 persons were feared dead, while a police officer attached to Nzam Police station was declared missing by the police authorities following a hostility that erupted from a land dispute between Allah/Onugwu community in Anambra West Local Government Area of Anambra State and their neighbouring community, Odekpe, also in the same council area of the state.
The Anambra State Commissioner for Transport, Dr. Christian Madubuko, has warned Commercial Tricycle Owners and Riders Welfare Association of Anambra State, CTORWAAS, and their alleged paid agents to desist from peddling false allegations.

Anambra commissioner warns tricycle operators against peddling falsehood

The Anambra State Commissioner for Transport, Dr. Christian Madubuko, has warned Commercial Tricycle Owners and Riders Welfare Association of Anambra State, CTORWAAS, and their alleged paid agents to desist from peddling false allegations against his Ministry or face the wrath of the law.
Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

Anambra community rejects appointment of son into federal commission

Oba community in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State has rejected President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment of one of their sons, Uche Ibeabuchi, as a member of the Federal Character Commission (FCC).

Anambra residents troop out of their homes, complain of hunger

Many streets in the various cities in Anambra State were jam packed with people who said they were out to find food for their families, complaining that the effect of hunger was becoming more severe than the coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Willie Obiano

Anambra government to standardise operations of traditional medical practitioners

The Anambra State Government says it plans to standardised the operations of traditional medical practitioners in the state to harness their full potentials.
Anambra State Agricultural Development Programme says the state is set to embark on the production of foreign melon. Anambra State Agricultural Development Programme says the state is set to embark on the production of foreign melon.

Anambra to produce foreign melon

The ADP said students of crop science of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka are set to partner Anambra State Agricultural Development Programme to produce Indian melon, sweet melon and a host of other foreign melon for local and international markets and for revenue generation.

Bianca Ojukwu slams Anambra governor for boycotting ex-Biafra warlord’s memorial lecture

Bianca Ojukwu, wife of the late ex-Biafra war lord, Chukwuemeka Ojukwu, has expressed reservation over absence of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra at the second memorial lecture of her husband.

Anambra community invokes ‘curses‘ against perpetrators of crisis

Some elders in Nando community, in Anambra East local government area of Anambra State, have invoked ‘curses’ against those allegedly instigating crisis in the area.

Anambra crisis: Community debunks allegations against governor, wife

Some elders in Nando community, in Anambra East local government area of Anambra State, have invoked ‘curses‘ against those allegedly instigating crisis in the area.
PDP Vice Presidential Candidate, Mr. Peter Obi before the opening statements of the Chairman 2019 Presidential Election Appeal Panel, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachawa during the opening of the hearing for the petition against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Court of Appeal, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida

Peter Obi: I was not denied visa

Irked with the report making rounds that he was denied visa by the American Embassy, the vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Peter Obi, Saturday quashed the report, noting that nobody denied him visa.

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Pirates kidnap 15 sailors in attack on Turkish container ship off Nigeria

Pirates off Nigeria’s coast kidnapped 15 sailors from a Turkish container ship in the Gulf of Guinea on Saturday in a brazen and violent attack that was farther from shore than usual.
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Kylian Mbappé still undecided over future at Madrid, PSG

PSG striker Kylian Mbappé is going round and round in circles about his future. Real Madrid want him and PSG expect him to renew. According to 'L'Équipe', the striker has doubts and has asked the French side for guarantees of a big project in order to sign a new contract.
Liverpool have confirmed that Joe Gomez has undergone surgery on Thursday.

Liverpool pull out of the market without replacements for injured duo

Liverpool lost Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez to injury and, after scouring the market for a central defender, the Reds have ruled out all options and will finish the season with the squad they currently have.