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Yuletide: Anambra government commences massive road repairs

The Anambra Government has commenced massive rehabilitation of portions of roads and streets across the state to ease human and vehicular movement ahead of the Yuletide.

College: No female student missing after armed robbers’ attack

The management of the Federal College of Education (Technical), Umunze, Anambra State, has denied the rumour making the rounds that 16 girls were missing from a school it manages, Demonstration Secondary School, Eziagu, Anambra State following an invasion of the secondary school by armed robbers Saturday.

Teenager commits suicide in Anambra

A teenager, identified as Prince Chigozie, 19, reportedly committed suicide at Mmakwum village, Obosi in Idemili North Local Government Area, Anambra State.

Prostitutes threaten to starve policemen of sex over incessant arrests

Sex workers in Anambra State have threatened to starve policemen who patronise them over alleged harassment and arrest of their colleagues in major cities of the state.

Pensioners want federal government to implement 33% pension increase

The National Union of Pensioners (NUP), the Federal Colleges of Education extraction has pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on the appropriate authorities to urgently release the funds budgeted for payment of the outstanding arrears of the year 2009 33 per cent pension increase.

Senator Andy Uba condemns SARS-Umunze youths’ clash

The Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District, in the National Assembly, Senator Andy Uba, has condemned the violent clashes between youths of Umunze and operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, (SARS) in the state.

President Buhari has spent N1bn on ex-VP Alex Ekwueme so far – Chris Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has said President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to giving a former Vice President, late Dr. Alex Ekwueme, a befitting burial.

Another Nigerian killed in South Africa

The Nigerian community in South Africa has alleged that a 27-year–old member, Ebuka Okori, was killed by the police in Durban in the early hours of Friday.

APGA’ll rule Anambra for 50 years – Chukwuma Soludo

A former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, on Saturday, predicted that the All Progressive Grand Alliance would rule Anambra State for 50 years.

Governor Obiano receives Reps member Ben Nwankwo, 2000 supporters into APGA

Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano has commended the representative of Orumba North and South constituency in the House of Representatives, Ben Nwankwo, for defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).

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Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

Ibrahim Magu urges Nigerians to stop paying lip-service to anti-corruption war

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has urged Nigerians to refrain from paying lip-service to the fight against corruption, but rather, to become practical in their actions and attitude towards eradicating the menace from all segments of our country.
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Anambra government targets 90 percent budget performance in 2019

Mark Okoye, the Anambra State Commissioner for Planning and Budget, has said that the state government was targeting 90 percent budget implementation in next year’s financial year judging by the way the budget was structured to achieve economic development.

2019: CAN meets Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar, others warns desperate politicians

The Christian Association of Nigeria has advised Nigerians against voting for any desperate presidential candidate in 2019.
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YPP decries president’s rejection of Electoral Bill

Young Progressives Party (YPP) has faulted the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari declining assent to the 2018 Amended Electoral bill, stating that it was an attempt to benefit from a flawed electoral system.

Court dismisses Segun Oni’s suit challenging Kayode Fayemi’s eligibility to contest Ekiti election

A Federal High Court in Ado-Ekiti on Monday dismissed the suit filed by a former governor of Ekiti State, Chief Segun Oni, challenging the eligibility of Governor Kayode Fayemi to contest the July 14 governorship election in the state.