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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.

NUC releases names of Nigerian universities approved for post-graduate programmes

The commission said it observed that some Nigerian universities are running unapproved post-graduate programmes, leading to the award of Masters and PhD degrees.

Electoral Act: President Buhari’s decision to withhold assent in order – Professor

A professor of law, Osita Ogbu, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to withhold assent to the Electoral Act as amended by the National Assembly is in order.

House of Reps canvasses completion of Oguta lake bridge project

The House of Representatives has urged the Niger Delta Development Commission to urgently review Oguta Lake bridge contract and allocate funds to it in the 2018 Budget.

Governor Bello recruiting NCE teachers to replace sacked Kogi university lecturers – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Friday accused the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, of recruiting holders of Nigeria Certificate in Education to replace about 150 lecturers dismissed at the Kogi State University.

Ex-boxer beats wife to death over Christmas food

The police in Anambra State have reportedly launched a manhunt for a retired boxer, identified only as Everitus, for allegedly beating his wife, Fidelia, to death.

Anambra guber: Why I lost – Osita Chidoka

The candidate of the United Progressive Party, UPP, Osita Chidoka, has accepted defeat in the Anambra election.

Anambra guber: I’ll win with a landslide victory – Governor Obiano

Incumbent governor of Anambra state, Dr. Willie Obiano, has expressed confidence that he would win the ongoing gubernatorial election with a landslide victory.

Anambra guber: Tony Nwoye tasks Governor Obiano on N20m donation to communities

The Dr. Tony Nwoye Campaign Organisation has blasted Willie Obiano administration over claim that it had distributed N20 million to 177 communities for development projects.

Biafra: Kanu fighting good cause wrongly – Ezeemo

The governorship candidate of the Progressives Peoples Alliance in the November 18 election in Anambra State, Mr. Godwin Ezeemo, has said the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, is fighting a good cause wrongly.

Popular bishop arrested over alleged N500m fraud

The Police in Enugu State have arrested Bishop Ginika Obi for allegedly defrauding members of the public to the tune of N500 million.

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Uber’s IPO could raise $10 billion at an $84 billion valuation

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Governor Bagudu tasks Kaduna DisCo to involve local councils in distribution, payment of bills

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has urged Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO), to involve local government chairmen in the distribution and payment of electricity bills for effective management.

Police rescue man abducted in Imo

Anambra State Police command on Friday said it has rescued a man abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in Owerri, Imo State.