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Anambra government flays disruption of market election

Anambra State Government has condemned the invasion and disruption of the election of the executive of Nkpor auto spare parts market on 21 January 2020 by about 300 thugs, who wore ASMATA aprons with the inscription, ‘ASMATA Taskforce’, allegedly brought in by the leadership of Anambra State Markets Amalgamated Traders Association (ASMATA).

Plans to eject widows from Anambra market sparks fear

There is palpable fear in Anambra State following plans by the state government to eject widows from the Cooperative Society market in Ogbaru local government area of the State.
Yusuf Bichi

Anambra government partners DSS on tackling mental health

Anambra State government and Department of State Services (DSS) are partnering to minimize the rising cases of mental health challenges bedevilling the country.
Anambra State Commissioner for Transport, Mr Uchenna Okafor,

Anambra: We may be compelled to ban tricycles over nuisance

Anambra State Commissioner for Transport, Uchenna Okafor, has warned tricycle operators popularly known as keke riders in the state against use of tricycles for criminal activities.

Anambra explains seizure of Nkpor spare part market land

Anambra State Commissioner for Transport, Mr. Uchenna Okafor, has said that the reason the state government took over the land belonging to the Traders at the Nkpor New Auto Motor Spare Parts market was to sack criminals hiding in the area to commit crime.

Anambra government bars army, police from riding motorcycles in Awka, Onitsha

The Anambra State Government on Saturday said it had barred the army and police officers in the state from riding motorcycles in Awka and Onitsha.
Anambra State Commissioner for Transport, Mr Uchenna Okafor,

Anambra government restates commitment to July 1st ban of motorcycles in Onitsha, Awka

The Anambra State Government has said that enforcement of the order banning the use of motorcycles in Onitsha and Awka remains Sunday, July 1, the Commissioner for Transport, Mr Uchenna Okafor, has said.

Anambra lawmaker tasks ministry on provision of basic amenities

Mr Uchenna Okafor, a lawmaker in the Anambra State House of Assembly, has urged the state Ministry of Public Utilities and Water Resources to initiate projects to ensure provision of basic amenities.

Pastor allegedly defrauds church member N1.7m

A 43-year-old pastor, Uchenna Okafor, was on Friday brought before a Makurdi Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly defrauding a church member of N1.7m.

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Full list of no-go areas for motorcycles, tricycles in Lagos

The Lagos State Government on Monday banned okada and tricycle riders in six Local Governments, nine Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, major highways and bridges in the state.