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NGF: Special agric zones to attract $4 billion investments

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has said that the establishment of Special Agro-processing Zones (SAPZs) in Nigeria has the potential of attracting between one to four billion dollars investments into the country.

Governors meet over NFIU’s directive on local council funds

The 36 state governors under the umbrella of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) are meeting in Abuja to discuss update on recent directive of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) on local government funds.

Police: We didn’t release ‘Baby Awka’ on Anambra governor’s orders

Anambra State Commissioner of Police, John B. Abang, yesterday, cleared the air on the controversy surrounding the release of a chieftain of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Ozo Emeka Agwumadu (a.k.a Baby Awka) and three others arrested for alleged sponsorship of cultists in Awka.

Catholic bishop condemns prayer ban in Anambra markets

Catholic bishop of Awka Diocese, Anambra state, Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, has kicked against the recent ban on prayers in markets across the state.

PDP: We won’t zone Anambra governorship

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it would not zone the governorship ticket for the 2021 election in Anambra state.

Anambra monarch alleges plan to burn palace

The Igwe of Umueri in Anambra East Local Government Area, Ben Emeka, has alleged that some persons in the community plan to burn down his palace over a leadership dispute.
The immediate past Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, was on Saturday physically attacked in Nuremberg, Germany, where he had gone to attend the new yam festival by some members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB)

IPOB: Why we attacked Senator Ekweremadu in Germany

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Sunday gave reasons why its members attacked former deputy senate president, Ike Ekeremadu, in Germany.
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, said it is not interested in either the gains or the losses associated with RUGA settlement being planned by the Federal Government, but only in achieving the sovereign state of Biafra.

IPOB orders members to attack Southeast governors

The Indigenous People of Biafra has called on all its member across the globe to attack Ebonyi, Enugu, Abia and Anambra state governors if they are seen.

Anambra: We won’t vote for ‘foreign’ candidate again – stakeholders

Stakeholders in Anambra State have vowed that they will not vote for persons who have not lived in the state for at least 10 years as their next governor in 2021.

Anambra community invokes ‘curses‘ against perpetrators of crisis

Some elders in Nando community, in Anambra East local government area of Anambra State, have invoked ‘curses’ against those allegedly instigating crisis in the area.

Anambra crisis: Community debunks allegations against governor, wife

Some elders in Nando community, in Anambra East local government area of Anambra State, have invoked ‘curses‘ against those allegedly instigating crisis in the area.

I’m not cult financier – market leader

Chairman, Eke Awka market, Chief Emeka Agummadu, has refuted reports alleging him as being a financier to cult activities in Awka, Anambra State.

I won’t allow denigration of monarchs under my watch – Anambra governor

Anambra Governor Willie Obiano has cautioned communities in the state against casting aspersions on their traditional rulers.
The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) branch, says doctors embarked on a warning strike to demand for improved working condition.

Anambra university hospital gets oxygen plant

The Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) in Awka, Anambra State, has gotten a three million litre medical oxygen plant.
The Chairman of Air Peace Limited, Barr. Allen Onyema has called on the management of Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to approve the Asaba Airport to accommodate Boeing 777. Speaking at the funeral Mass for his father, Chief Michael Onyema at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mbosi, Anambra State, Onyema stated that Delta Governor Dr Ifeanyi Okowa had transformed the Asaba Airport.

Air Peace boss wants Asaba Airport upgraded for Boeing 777

The Chairman of Air Peace Limited, Barr. Allen Onyema, has called on the management of Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to approve the Asaba Airport to accommodate Boeing 777.

Stakeholders awaits Anambra sports developmental plan, a year after scrapping of ministry

For more than a year after scrapping the Anambra Ministry of Sports and creating the Anambra Sports Development Commission (ASDC), stakeholders are still awaiting the blueprint for development of sports in the state, according to the report by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
The Speaker of Anambra State House of Assembly (ASHA), Hon. Uche Okafor, has enjoined the state judiciary to ensure inmates did not stay behind bars for more than 150 days before trial as stipulated by the law.

Anambra Speaker asks judiciary to speed up service delivery

The Speaker of Anambra State House of Assembly (ASHA), Hon. Uche Okafor, has enjoined the state judiciary to ensure inmates did not stay behind bars for more than 150 days before trial as stipulated by the law.
Dr Vincent Okpala, the Commissioner for Health in Anambra, has called on people living around the flood prone areas to put to use the teachings impacted to them on flood-related health challenges.

Flood: Anambra commissioner tasks residents to be vigilant

Dr Vincent Okpala, the Commissioner for Health in Anambra, has called on people living around the flood prone areas to put to use the teachings impacted to them on flood-related health challenges.

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Ekiti government reiterates commitment to adult literacy

Mr Foluso Daramola, the Ekiti Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, on Thursday gave an assurance that government would promote adult literacy.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

Consumers vow to resist electricity hike

Consumers of Electricity product and other Stakeholders, yesterday vowed to resist implementation of the new power tariff increase announced by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, expected to become effective from July 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari: We’ve invested about N1.3 trillion on education since 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has invested close to N1.3 trillion in the education section since he came into office in 2015.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is on the verge of signing for Club Brugge.

Reports: Victor Wanyama undergoes medical ahead of Club Brugge move

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is on the verge of signing for Club Brugge.
Nasir Ajanah

Kogi chief judge releases 16 awaiting trial inmates

The Chief Judge of Kogi State, Nasir Ajanah, has unconditionally released 16 inmates awaiting trial in Koton-Karfe and Okene correctional facilities of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCP) in the state.