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Sullivan Chime: PDP has outlived its usefulness for South-East

Former Governor of Enugu State, Mr Sullivan Chime, says President Muhammadu Buhari deserves the support of the South-East region in the Feb. 16 presidential election.
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.
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Governor Amosun: New Lagos-Abeokuta rail to move 5,000 containers daily

Ibikunle Amosun, Ogun State governor, has said Nigeria may have succeeded in solving Lagos traffic lock jam, as the newly constructed standard gauge rail track has the capacity to move two to 5000 containers just by one train in one day.

Minister: Federal government commits N31 billion to second Niger Bridge project

The Federal Government has committed N31bn to the main works of the second Niger Bridge project, says Mustapha Shehuri, the Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing.
Alhaji Mustapha Shehuri, the Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, has ordered the contractor handling the 9th Mile-Orokam Road project to commence repairs of failed sections of the road.

Enugu: Federal government orders repair of 9th Mile–Orokam Road

Alhaji Mustapha Shehuri, the Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, has ordered the contractor handling the 9th Mile-Orokam Road project to commence repairs of failed sections of the road.

Man commits suicide after bathing wife with acid

The Police in Anambra has commenced investigation into the cause of the suicide committed by one Daniel Okafor after bathing his wife, Pauline with acid on Tuesday at Nsugbe, near Onitsha.

1,000 Onitsha residents participate in Anambra 10km Walk for Life

No fewer than 1, 000 residents of Onitsha and surrounding towns took part in the February edition of the monthly 10 kilometers “Walk for Life”, held in the commercial city of the state on Saturday.

Governor Obiano: We didn’t stop Anambra monarchs from meeting Atiku Abubakar

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State denied yesterday that he fixed a meeting with traditional rulers in the state in Awka to stop them from meeting with the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his running mate, Mr. Peter Obi at the palace of the Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe.
The Ebonyi Council of Traditional Rulers on Wednesday said President Muhammadu Buhari would get the support of many voters in the state at the February 16th presidential election.-6

President Buhari marginalising Ndigbo – Anambra monarchs

Traditional rulers in Anambra State have accused President Muhammadu Buhari, of marginalising the people of the South-east.
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Atiki Abubakar: I‘ll restructure Nigeria if elected

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has reassured Nigerians that he will structure the country if elected the president on February 16.

PDP: Critics of Ohanaeze endorsement of Atiku/Obi lack courage

Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku/Obi campaign council for the Presidential Election in Anambra State, Mr Oseloka Obaze, has berated those kicking against the endorsement of the PDP Presidential candidate by the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, saying such critics lack political courage.

ASUU strike: Students threaten to disrupt polls

Tertiary institution students have threatened to disrupt the general elections if the Federal Government fails to settle issues with the Academic Staff Union of Universities and end the ongoing ASUU strike before the polls.
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Anambra community petitions IGP Ibrahim Idris over police harassment

The People of Oba in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State have appealed to Adamu Mohammed, the Acting Inspector General of Police, to come to their rescue over the incessant clampdown on their people by the disbanded IGP monitoring team based in Port Harcourt headed by Mr. Ben Igwe, a newly promoted Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP).
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Atiku Abubakar’s endorsement: Ohanaeze Ndigbo misfired – Igbo group

A group, Igbo Reawakening Forum (IRF) has distanced itself from the endorsement of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, by the Ohaneze Ndigbo.

Minister Ngige describes Ohaneze’s endorsement of Atiku Abubakar as partisan

The Minster of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has described the endorsement of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, by the Ohaneze Ndigbo as partisan.

Anambra government hits Ohanaeze Ndigbo again over Atiku Abubakar’s endorsement

The Anambra State Government again on Saturday requested Ohaneze Ndigbo to rescind the endorsement of the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
President Muhammadu Buhari solicited with the people of Anambra State to vote for APC. He said this on Thursday at the presidential campaign rally held at Holy trinity field in Onitsha.

President Buhari excites Anambra people

President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Anambra has been described as a positive inclusion of the people into the Nigerian project.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

Abia NDLEA arrests four for illegal production of sedatives

Bamidele Akingbade, State Commander, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Abia, said that four men were arrested for illegally and secretly manufacturing Diazepam, a sleep-inducing anti-depressant drug.

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PDC suspects sabotage in postponement of elections

The chairman of People Democratic Change, PDC, Anambra state, Prince Isaac Onuka, has expressed shock at the postponement of the general elections, stating that it’s party suspected sabotage from either inside or outside the agency.