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Peter Obi: The seed for greatness lies in schools

The Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Obi, has said the seeds for greatness are mainly sowed early in school.

Anambra council boss warns youths against cultism, restiveness

Irked by the spate of cultism in Anambra State, youths of Ogwuaniocha community in Ogbaru Local Government Area of the state have been warned to shun cultism, restiveness and other criminal activities.

Twin three-storey building razed in Anambra gas explosion

A section of a twin three-story building was on Wednesday night gutted by fire at Emenike/Ezeugo road junction, Okpoko in Ogbaru local government area of Anambra state.
President Buhari at the event

Anglican Communion, Reps blame insecurity on President Buhari

Archbishop, Province of the Niger and Bishop, Diocese of Nnewi, Rt Rev. Godwin Okpala; Bishop of Ogbaru Diocese, Rt. Rev. Prosper Amah; members representing Ogbaru federal constituency, Chukwuka Onyema and his Nnewi North, Nnewi South and Ekwusigo federal constituency counterpart, Chris Azubogu, have lamented the security situation in the country, calling on the Federal Government (Buhari) to change its style in security policies.

Flood sacks 2,000 residents, destroys 300 houses

No fewer 2,000 residents have been rendered homeless following the destruction of over 300 houses by flood in Okpoko community, Ogbaru local government area of Anambra state.

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.
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: INEC must provide the server it used for presidential election

The former governor of Anambra State and vice presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 election, Mr Peter Obi, insisted yesterday that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, must provide the server is used during the February presidential election.

Peter Obi: INEC must provide server used for election

Vice Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential election, Mr. Peter Obi, has said that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will not escape providing the server it used for the election. =
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.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

Anambra council boss berates late arrival of seedlings to flood victims

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has been applauded for distributing seedlings to farmers affected by flood in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

Flood: 4,390 Anambra farmers benefit from NEMA seedlings

Over 4,390 farmers affected by the 2018 flood disaster in seven local government areas of Anambra have received seedlings from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

Two die as Police, MASSOB clash in Onitsha

Two members of the Chief Ralph Uwazuruike led Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), reportedly lost their lives at her 19th anniversary celebration in Onitsha.

Governor Obiano: No sacred cow in crime fighting

Governor Willie Obiano of Anam­bra State, on Thursday, restat­ed that in fighting crime, nobody would be spared.

Insecurity: No sacred cows in Anambra – Governor Obiano

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state on Thursday restated his commitment to fighting crime and criminality in the state.

House of Reps halt oil exploration in Anambra

House of Representatives yesterday ordered immediate stoppage of oil exploration by Sterling Global Oil Exploration and Energy Company in Ogwu Ikpele in Ogbaru, Anambra State.

Medical expert decries parents’ delay in seeking children medicare

A medical consultant, Dr. Aigbokhaode Adesuwa, has expressed worry over delay by parents in taking their children to healthcare providers at the appropriate time.

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.
national assembly abuja

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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Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

FEC approves name change for Ministry of Communications

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the renaming of the Federal Ministry of Communications as Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, Wednesday approved funds to repay IAAF, for the excess fund the World Athletics body mistakenly transferred to Nigeria.

Sports minister approves fund to refund IAAF overpayments

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, Wednesday approved funds to repay IAAF, for the excess fund the World Athletics body mistakenly transferred to Nigeria.
The China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, contractors handling the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, says it has made appreciable progress in Lagos section in spite of impediments.

Lagos-Ibadan rail: We’re overcoming impediments in Lagos section – CCECC

The China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, contractors handling the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, says it has made appreciable progress in Lagos section in spite of impediments.

Police declare four cultists wanted in Lagos

This followed confessional statement of seven Eiye confraternity members who were recently charged to court after men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, Iju base rounded them up.
Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has admitted to wearing brownface makeup during a 2001 event at a school where he was teaching, saying it is something he “regret[s] deeply”.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rules out coalition as he forms new Canadian government

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday ruled out forming a coalition government despite an election victory that left his Liberals short of a majority.