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Four people kidnapped in Enugu

Three people have been abducted in Enugu State, South-east Nigeria.
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

Nobody denied Peter Obi visa – aide

The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has not been denied visa by any embassy in Nigeria. This was disclosed in a statement by his Media Adviser, Valentine Obienyem.
Super Falcons assistant coach Maureen Madu believes that Nigeria has the potential to dominate continental and global sporting space if more and genuine attention is paid to grassroots sports, Completesports.com reports.

Super Falcons assistant coach dedicates Rotary club award to grassroots sports

Super Falcons assistant coach Maureen Madu believes that Nigeria has the potential to dominate continental and global sporting space if more and genuine attention is paid to grassroots sports.
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, said it is not interested in either the gains or the losses associated with RUGA settlement being planned by the Federal Government, but only in achieving the sovereign state of Biafra.

IPOB: We’re not interested in gains, losses of Ruga

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, said it is not interested in either the gains or the losses associated with RUGA settlement being planned by the Federal Government, but only in achieving the sovereign state of Biafra.

CLO tasks federal government to protect Nigerians in foreign countries

Comrade Vincent Ezekwueme, the chairman of Civil Liberty Organisation (CLO), Anambra State chapter, has lamented the indiscriminate killings of Nigerians in foreign countries, especially in South Africa, without appropriate response from the Federal Government.

Ohanaeze chieftain canvasses for massive Igbo interest in political parties

Worried by the alleged marginalisation of Igbos in political appointments by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government of President Muhammadu Buhari, Eric Ebeh, the Deputy National Treasurer, Ohanaeze Ndi-Igbo, has appealed to Igbo to join all the political parties en-masse in the country.

Anambra government disbands Amatas, constitutes new market body

The Anambra State government has disbanded the Amalgamated Market Traders’ Association (AMATAS), the umbrella body of all markets in the state, which had piloted the affairs of markets in the state for the past 12 years.

Group partners police, vigilantes, others to fight crime in Anambra

Crime Prevention Campaign of Nigeria (CPCN) has organised a one-day training workshop in Nnewi, Anambra, for vigilance members, human right activists and co-operative members in preparation to tackle resurgence of criminal activities in the state.

Catholic diocese targets 500 new business owners

The Catholic Diocese of Nnewi, Anambra State, says it is targeting to produce no fewer than 500 new business owners and entrepreneurs through its foundation, Assumption Foundation for Diocesan Empowerment (AFDE).
Enyimba have moved closer to winning their record eighth Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) title after they defeated FC Ifeanyi Ubah 3-1 on Monday at the Agege Stadium, Lagos in a Championship playoffs tie.

Enyimba move closer to record eighth NPFL title after FC Ifeanyi Ubah rout

Enyimba have moved closer to winning their record eighth Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) title after they defeated FC Ifeanyi Ubah 3-1 on Monday at the Agege Stadium, Lagos in a Championship playoffs tie.
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Anambra APC: Ohanaeze not fair to President Buhari

Chief Basil Ejidike, Anambra State chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that Ohanaeze-Ndigbo, a pan socio-cultural organisation was not being fair to President Muhammadu Buhari when the Igbo organisation posited that Buhari’s first term was a nightmare to Ndigbo in one of the national dailies.
Photos- President Buhari participates in Swearing-In Ceremony at the Eagle Square in Abuja on 29th May 2019 8

President Buhari urged to improve economy, security

Two days after President Muhammadu Buhari took oath of office for his second term of office, Chudi Nwokediuto, a lawyer and the founding chairman of Amalgamated Bakery International Market, Ogbunike, wants President Buhari to double his efforts and make the economy for better.

Ascension, sit-at-home affect commercial activities in Awka

Commercial activities in Awka and environs was partially shut down on Thursday following the coincidence of sit-at-home called by pro-Biafran groups and Ascension Thursday observed as Holy Day by Catholic faithful.

IPOB’s sit-at-home: Nnewi, Onitsha shut down

The sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra (Thursday) in the Southeast worked perfectly in Nnewi, Onitsha and Ekwulobia cities in Anambra State, except in the capital city of Awka.
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Super Six: SWAN applauds FC Ifeanyi Ubah

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Anambra Chapter, has congratulated the board and management of FC Ifeanyi Ubah for qualifying for the Super 6 stage of 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season.

Tension IPOB dares security agencies in Anambra

All seems tense in Anambra State – no thanks to threat issued by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to security agencies over the enforcement of its May 30 sit-at-home order.
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.
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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.

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South Africa seizes Air Tanzania’s Airbus

South African authorities have impounded an Airbus 220-300 aircraft leased by Air Tanzania, the national flag carrier.
Police and demonstrators clash in Hong Kong, Aug. 24, 2019. The city's pro-democracy protesters took to the streets again, this time to call for the removal of smart lampposts that raised fears of stepped-up surveillance.

China frees consulate staff, protesters target ‘smart lampposts’

Chinese police said Saturday they released an employee at the British Consulate in Hong Kong as the city’s pro-democracy protesters took to the streets again, this time to call for the removal of “smart lampposts” that raised fears of stepped-up surveillance.
The Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, and his wife, Akie, arrive at the airport in Biarritz. Peter de Jong-AP

Protests to greet G7 Summit

The leaders of the G7 club of rich countries meet in southern France on Saturday, with the burning Amazon, diving stock markets and their own stark divisions giving little grounds for optimism.

NAF special forces destroy Boko Haram base, kill scores in Sambisa forest

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says that its fighter jets have destroyed more Boko Haram terrorist strongholds and killed scores of their fighters at Bula Korege on the fringes of Sambisa Forest in Borno State.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met, behind closed doors, with the Northern Traditional rulers led by the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari explains why he created police affairs ministry

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met, behind closed doors, with the Northern Traditional rulers led by the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.