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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.
Leah Sharibu

Cleric: We’re not relenting over Leah Sharibu’s release

Catholic Bishop of Nnewi, Most Rev Hilary Okeke, has expressed hope on the apparent fading fate of the abducted Chibok and Dapchi school girls, in North East Nigeria.
Udala FC

Anambra FA Cup: Udala FC celebrate beating FC Ifeanyi Ubah

The management of Udala FC on Saturday expressed delight over their victory against FC Ifeanyi Ubah and advancement to the second round of the ongoing NEROS/Anambra Football Association (FA) Cup.
Hillary Paul Odili Okeke

Easter: Cleric cautions Christians against idolatrous lifestyle

Bishop Hillary Okeke, the Catholic Bishop of Nnewi Diocese, has urged Christians to fully submit their lives to the teachings of Jesus Christ and shun all forms of idolatry.
Abdu Maikaba

Plateau boss Abdu Maikaba wants immediate response from his boys

Plateau United head coach Abdu Maikaba has told his players to display more aggression and fighting spirit in their remaining matches of the NPFL season to ensure they end the regular season in the playoff.

EEDC takes sensitisation to schools, churches in South-East

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) says it has embarked on massive sensitisation in schools and churches in South-East to entrench the culture of electricity safety in its customers.

Official: Governor Obiano has built 80 roads in five years

Marcel Ifejiofor, the Anambra State Commissioner of Works, has said that the Governor Willie Obiano-led administration has executed 80 roads across the three senatorial districts of the state since he assumed office five years ago.

PDP: Governor Obiano has done nothing for Nnewi South

Harry Oranezi, the Director General of Atiku/Obi Presidential Campaign Council in Anambra State, has said that Governor Willie Obiano has done virtually nothing for Nnewi South, his local government area.

NPFL: MFM, FC IfeanyiUbah maintain top spots as Insurance continues free fall

Bendel Insurance’s road trip to Lagos ended a fruitless journey yesterday as MFM FC earned maximum points to stay on top of the Group A of the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL).

Police arrest six suspected cultists in Anambra, recover arms

Police in Anambra State have arrested six suspected cultists in Igbariam in Anambra East Local Government Area of the state.

Election: APGA wins four House of Reps elections in Anambra, loses three senate contests

All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) won four out of the eleven federal constituency polls in Anambra from results so far announced by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the National Assembly elections.
The presidential candidate of the Young People’s Party (YPP), Kingsley Moghalu, has lamented the failure of the card readers at his polling unit in Ward 2 of Nnewi North LGA in Anambra State.

Elections: Kingsley Moghalu laments card reader malfunction

The presidential candidate of the Young People’s Party (YPP), Kingsley Moghalu, has lamented the failure of the card readers at his polling unit in Ward 2 of Nnewi North LGA in Anambra State.

Three pupils, five others die in multiple accident in Anambra

No fewer than three pupils who were being conveyed to their school and five other persons said to be passengers of a commuter bus have died in an early morning accident involving a sewage tanker, a tricycle and a commuter bus.

Onitsha traders protest over N4 million theft at shopping plaza

Human, vehicular movement and trading activities were on Wednesday grounded for over two hours along Niger Street, Fegge Onitsha, following a protest by over 150 traders of City of God Plaza, Niger Street, who shut their shops to protest against breaking into one of the shops of a trader in the market at night and carted away of over N4 million from the shop.

CLO urges South East governors to probe alleged extortion by INEC registration officials

Said the human rights group, “Our security services and our governors should spare no effort to put to a stop to monetisation and commercialisation of the country’s electoral process to protect our hard earned democracy in which eminent Nigerians like the late Chief M.K.O Abiola, and his wife, Kudirat, Alfred Rewane, etc died for.”

3000 dump PDP for APGA in Anambra

Over 3,000 members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra South Senatorial zone at the weekend dumped the party for the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).
Sen. Ayogu Eze, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate for the 2019 elections in Enugu State, on Monday said that he would place priority on provision of infrastructure and rural development, if elected.

Enugu indigenes in Onitsha throw weight behind Senator Ayogu Eze

Apparently angered by the judgment of a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja against the candidacy of Senator Ayogu Eze as the governorship candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC) in Enugu State, Enugu State indigenes residing in Onitsha, Anambra State has thrown their weight behind the embattled Eze, saying that they have decided to join him to fight his cause.

IPOB: We’ve no problem with Atiku Abubakar’s presidential ambition

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and Director of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, yesterday said he had no problem with Alhaji Atiku Abubakar’s presidential ambition in Nigeria.

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Men wearing Jewish kippa skullcaps attend a November ceremony at the Synagogue Rykestrasse in Berlin to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Kristallnacht Nazi pogrom. Tobias Schwarz-AFP

Jews warned against wearing kippah in Germany

Germany’s government commissioner on anti-Semitism has warned Jews about the potential dangers of wearing the traditional kippah cap in the face of rising anti-Jewish attacks.

Minister: Federal government to deepen efforts toward commercialisation of research findings

The Federal Government on Friday in Abuja said it would intensify efforts toward ensuring research findings in the country were commercialised.

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.

Governor Ishaku declares asset ahead of May 29 inauguration

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has declared his assets ahead of his second term inauguration slated for May 29.
General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, head of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and deputy head of the Transitional Military Council (TMC) delivers an address after the Ramadan prayers and Iftar organized by Sultan of Darfur Ahmed Hussain in Khartoum

Sudan general vows to back Saudi against Iran ‘threats’

A top Sudanese general vowed to back regional ally Saudi Arabia against "all threats and attacks" from Iran during talks with the kingdom's crown prince, Sudan's military council said Friday.