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Southeast governors write President Buhari over Enugu airport closure, herdsmen

Southeast Governors’ Forum on Tuesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to defer the closure of Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu to end of October 2019.

Police arrest 85 cult suspects in Anambra

The Anambra State Police Command said it arrested 85 cult suspects and recovered dangerous weapons and other incriminating items between August 10 and 18.

Onitsha set to host first international marathon

The wave of marathon races in Nigeria has blown to the South-eastern part of the country where Onitsha is set to host the first international marathon in that region.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Lagos ports have reached breaking points – Reps speaker

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, Thursday described the two Lagos Port Complexes of Apapa and TinCan Island as “overwhelmed and attained breaking points.”

Kidnappers free DPO after N3 million ransom

A Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Delta State allegedly kidnapped at the weekend has regained freedom.

Political economist urges government to adopt skills based education policy

A political economist, Dr Obiora Okonkwo, has advised state governments to adopt all skills-based education to step up development of the country.
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.

Robbers attack police barrack in Delta

Residents of the ‘B’ Police Barracks along the Benin-Onitsha expressway in Asaba, Delta State have raised alarm of incessant robbery attacks on them in recent times.

Bus passenger arrested with police pistol

A passenger in a bus has been arrested for being in possession of a police pistol in Onitsha, Anambra State.

Police arrest man with pistol in Onitsha

The Police Command in Anambra said it had arrested an armed robbery suspect, Sunday Onyema, and recovered Police Barreta pistol from him at Upper Iweka in Onitsha.
Christian Madubuko

Anambra to build world-class markets

Anambra State Commissioner for Trade and Commerce, Dr. Christian Madubuko, has revealed government’s intentions to build more international markets across the stat to regulate commercial activities, as well as ensure proper remittance of government revenues.
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Market prayers detrimental to Anambra economy

An industrialist, Chief Rommy Ezeonwuka, has commended the leadership of Anambra State Market Amalgamated Traders Association (ASMATA) for proscribing daily prayers in all markets in the state.

Police foils attempt to sell stolen car in Lagos

A suspected member of a nine-man robbery gang that specialized in stealing vehicles from Edo State and bringing same to Lagos to sell at give away prices to ready buyers, have been arrested by operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS, Lagos State Police Command.
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CAN: Nnamdi Kanu’s Islamization predictions gradually rolling out

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Anambra state chapter has expressed concern that the predictions of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, about clandestine moves to Islamize Nigeria and impoverish some particular ethnic groups, by a certain ethnic and religious group, have gradually started rolling out in sequence.

Federal government plans to establish more dry ports

The Director General (DG) Infrastructural Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), Mr Chidi Izuwah, says the Federal Government is committed to establishing more dry ports in the country.

House of Reps get commendation over motion on eastern ports

A member of the House of Representatives representing Idemili North and South Federal Constituency (Anambra State) in the National Assembly, Ifeanyichukwu Ibezi, has been commended for raising a motion seeking to restore to full use the Warri, Port Harcourt, Onne, Calabar and Onitsha Inland ports, as a strategy to decongest Apapa and Tin Can Island ports in Lagos.

NACAMA chief urges federal government to establish reconciliation ministry

The National Complementary and Alternative Medical Association (NACAMA) has called on the Federal Government to establish a Ministry of Reconciliation to tackle internal conflicts and restiveness in the country.

Police nab two, recover N.4 million in ‘one chance’ robbery

Two women have been arrested for allegedly robbing a lady of N400,000 in Nkwelle Ezunaka in Oyi local government area of Anambra state.

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N’Golo Kante doubtful for Chelsea vs Norwich City clash with injury

France midfielder N’Golo Kante is a doubt for Chelsea’s trip to Norwich on Saturday, with manager Frank Lampard confirming he has been carrying an ankle sprain which forced him to miss training all week.

Labour sets agenda on generation, transmission, distribution of electricity for minister

Organised Labour in the nation’s Power Industry, has written to the new Minister of Power, Engineer Saleh Mamman, welcoming him to the sector and setting agenda on generation, transmission and distribution of electricity for him.
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President Buhari meets Northern traditional rulers in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed door with traditional rulers from the Northern parts of the country at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
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Federal government reshuffles permanent secretaries, accounting officers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday reshuffled some Permanent Secretaries and accounting officers in the Federal service following the restructuring /creation of new ministries by the Federal Government.
Manager Mauricio Pochettino is unsure whether Victor Wanyama will be a Tottenham Hotspur player at the end of the European transfer window.

Tottenham coach unsure about Kenya skipper Victor Wanyama’s future

Manager Mauricio Pochettino is unsure whether Victor Wanyama will be a Tottenham Hotspur player at the end of the European transfer window.