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Late Col. Emmanuel Nwobosi, Chief Security Officer to the Biafran Leader, Late Dim Chukwuemeka Ojukwu, would be accorded full state burial by the Anambra State Government, the family of deceased has said.

Emeka Ojukwu’s CSO to be accorded state burial – family

Late Col. Emmanuel Nwobosi, Chief Security Officer to the Biafran Leader, Late Dim Chukwuemeka Ojukwu, would be accorded full state burial by the Anambra State Government, the family of deceased has said.
Four persons died on Monday while nine others sustained injuries in a road accident in Anambra State.

Four die in Anambra road crash

Four persons died on Monday while nine others sustained injuries in a road accident in Anambra State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: Baby survives, mother dies in Anambra building collapse

The Police Command in Anambra has confirmed the rescue of a six-month-old baby from the wreckage of a storey building which collapsed at Obosi near Onitsha on Sunday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: Baby survives, mother dies in Anambra building collapse

The Police Command in Anambra has confirmed the rescue of a six-month-old baby from the wreckage of a storey building which collapsed at Obosi near Onitsha on Sunday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Pastor arrested again for alleged rape of minor

The Anambra State Police Command has arrested a 34-year-old supposed pastor, Chukwudi Chukwumezie, for allegedly defiling a 15-year old girl in Iyaba Egbema Ozubulu, in the Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State.

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.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has described as unfortunate the silence of security agencies in apprehending those that ‘want to destroy the state.’

CSO: Governor Wike’s suspension of council chairmen, abuse of power

The Rivers State Civil Society Organization, RIVSC, has condemned the suspension of three local government chairmen by Governor Nyesom Wike.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Monday that 46 persons died in road accidents at the Old Toll-Gate corridor on the Abeokuta-Lagos expressway between January 2014 and May 2020.

Two dead, six injured in Onitsha multiple accident

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Monday, confirmed that two persons died in a multiple accident involving five vehicles on Mike Ajegbo Rd, Obosi in Onitsha, Anambra.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police burst tricycle snatching syndicates in Anambra

Anambra State Police Command has arrested two suspects and recovers one Tricycle allegedly snatched from a victim after pouring a pepperish substance on his face.
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.
Nyesom Wike

Rivers governor issues new directives to coronavirus taskforce

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has directed officials of the Local Government Task Force to identify hotels operating during the lockdown for demolition, following the spread of the coronavirus disease in the country.
The University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, UPTH, has commenced testing for COVID-19 in Rivers State.

UNIPORT teaching hospital commences testing for coronavirus

Speaking, Prof. Henry Ugboma, the Chief Medical Director of UPTH, stated that two Polymerase Chain Reaction, PCR, machine used for testing COVID 19 are in the facility ready, thanking the FG in collaboration with Shell SPDC for supporting the hospital with the medical equipment.
Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike has ordered the closure of largest beef and livestock market in the State located in the Trans-Amadi area of Port Harcourt indefinitely.

Governor Wike: Senior police officer sabotaging lockdown in Rivers

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has accused a Deputy Commissioner of Police in the state of sabotaging the lockdown imposed on the state to check the spread of the coronavirus in the state by issuing illegal letters to companies to operate.
Governor Nyesom Wike acted illegally by suspending the chairman of Abua-Odua local Government Council, the Civil Rights Council said.

Rivers: Full congregation not allowed in churches on Easter Sunday

The Rivers State Government has reversed its decision to allow churches in the state hold services on Easter Sunday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Pregnant woman poisons self after discovering boyfriend is married

The woman, identified as Oluchi Akabilo from Obosi in the Idemili North Local Government Area of the state, allegedly took a liquid substance suspected to be poison to kill herself.
The state Commissioner for Basic Education, Kate Omenugha, disclosed this in an interview with journalists in Awka, the state capital on Tuesday.

Anambra proscribes 12 private schools for examination malpractices

Anambra State Government on Tuesday announced the closure of 12 private schools in the state for engaging in alleged irregularities, including examination malpractices.

Anambra community erupts in jubilation over Chidoka’s court victory

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) supporters in Obosi, Idemili North of Anambra, on Tuesday erupted in jubilation following the victory of Rep. Obinna Chidoka at Court of Appeal.

Minister urges federal government to declare emergency on erosion, environment

Mrs Sharon Ikeazor, the Minister of State for Environment, on Thursday, called for the immediate declaration of a state of emergency on erosion ravaging several parts of the country to comprehensively tackle the menace.

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