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Anambra governor warns immunisation workers against collection of tips

The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has warned health workers participating in the routine immunization campaigns against collecting tips from residents.

Anambra workers to get salaries, benefits by December 15

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has approved the payment of salaries and allowances to civil servants in the state before Christmas.

Human error, leading cause of road accidents in Anambra – governor

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra on Friday identified human errors as the leading cause of road accidents in the state.

Yuletide: We will arrest masquerades causing accidents, congestion – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Commission has said that it would arrest masquerades causing traffic congestion or accidents during the Christmas and New Year festivities.

Anambra governor flags off new tax registration system

The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, on Thursday flagged-off the New National Tax Identification Number (TIN) Registration System for the Southeast geopolitical zone.

Bianca Ojukwu slams Anambra governor for boycotting ex-Biafra warlord’s memorial lecture

Bianca Ojukwu, wife of the late ex-Biafra war lord, Chukwuemeka Ojukwu, has expressed reservation over absence of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra at the second memorial lecture of her husband.
People gather at the scene after a fire spread to one of the biggest markets in Nigeria following an explosion of a fuel tanker, in Onitsha, Anambra State in southeast Nigeria, on October 17, 2019. (Photo by UMUKORO OTOBORE - AFP)

APGA, APC, PDP bicker over Onitsha market fire

Barely a month after the fire incident that claimed lives and destroyed properties worth millions of naira in Onitsha, politicians in Anambra State have continued to trade blames over the incident.

Governor Obiano denies evil spirits invasion of Anambra government house

Giving government explanation to the story Eze said: “The first thing to note is that Governor Obiano was not anywhere near the venue of the prayer rally event where the report claimed the statement was made.”

Governor Obiano: There are evil spirits in Anambra government house

Evil spirits have made the Government House in Awka, Anambra state their abode, their landlord Governor Willie Obiano said.
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Anambra Central: Senator Umeh reacts to Appeal Court ruling

The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), for the 2019 Anambra Central senatorial election, Victor Umeh, has accepted the decision of the Court of Appeal, affirming the victory of his opponent, Uche Ekwunife, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Anambra government moves against tanker drivers

Petrol-bearing tankers are no longer permitted to move around during day time in Anambra State, Information and Public Enlightenment Commissioner Don Adinuba, said on Friday.
People gather at the scene after a fire spread to one of the biggest markets in Nigeria following an explosion of a fuel tanker, in Onitsha, Anambra State in southeast Nigeria, on October 17, 2019. (Photo by UMUKORO OTOBORE - AFP)

Coincidences of Anambra fire disasters and alleged sponsored attacks

Hoodlums gave the disasters recorded in Onitsha, Nnewi, Agulu and Nteje communities in Anambra, between Wednesday Oct.16 and Friday Oct.18, the colouration of sponsored attacks, because the incidences occurred in quick succession.

Anambra residents lament poor condition of federal roads

Though works have started on some of them, like the Onitsha-Awka expressway, the road, among others, is still a death trap to motorists.
The Federal Government has upgraded Anambra State College of Agriculture to a full-fledged polytechnic, Prof. Theresa Obiekezie, Anambra Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Science, and Technology, has said.

Federal government upgrades Anambra college to polytechnic

The Federal Government has upgraded Anambra State College of Agriculture to a full-fledged polytechnic, Prof. Theresa Obiekezie, Anambra Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Science, and Technology, has said.

Three killed in beer parlour fire in Nnewi

An early morning fire at a beer parlour in Nnewi, Anambra State, on Friday killed three female workers who were sleeping in the building.
About 48 hours after petrol tanker accident resulted to fire disaster at Upper Iweka and Ochanja areas of Onitsha, another petrol tanker caused yet more damage early on Friday morning in Onitsha.

Another petrol tanker fire hits Onitsha

About 48 hours after petrol tanker accident resulted to fire disaster at Upper Iweka and Ochanja areas of Onitsha, another petrol tanker caused yet more damage early on Friday morning in Onitsha.
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Anambra Red Cross chief advocates special programme for children

Prof. Peter Emeka Katchy, chairman of Nigeria Red Cross, Anambra State chapter, has advocated for introduction of a special programme to take care of children, especially the venerable by the Federal Government and all the state governments in the country.

Robbers kill five, injure scores in Onitsha

Five persons were feared killed while scores sustained varying degrees of injuries during a robbery operation in Onitsha, Anambra state.

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