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Anambra State Government has announced the closure of all its entry and exit points with neighbouring states.

Anambra guber: Era of zoning for governor over – group

A youth organisation called Anambra Ekunie has flayed what it termed imposition of governors in the state over the years and said the era was over as the state prepares for the 2021 governorship election.

Anambra community decries gully erosion, bad road

Some Awa community natives in Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra, on Monday sought the state government’s intervention in ameliorating the gully erosion and bad road in the area.

NDLEA restates commitment to tackle pandemic of substance abuse in Anambra

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency ( NDLEA ) has extolled Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state for his dogged and relentless fight against drug and substance abuse coupled with various initiatives put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Anambra State government on Tuesday barred journalists from visiting the site of the proposed cargo airport project in Umueri, Anambra East Local Government Area.

Anambra bars journalists from visiting airport project site

Anambra State government on Tuesday barred journalists from visiting the site of the proposed cargo airport project in Umueri, Anambra East Local Government Area.
Governor Willie Obiano

Group writes Anambra governor over sack of 161 WWF traffic officers

A Coalition of five Civil Society Groups in Southeast, yesterday, wrote to Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, appealing to him to reverse and rescind the disbandment of a state traffic agency, the Willies Work Force, WWF.
Governor Willie Obiano

Anambra, Delta hold talks to check movement on Niger Bridge

The Anambra and Delta governments are currently holding talks to check the influx of people, seeking to cross the Niger Bridge in defiance of the presidential order restricting interstate movements.

Delta ASUP chairman dies in auto crash

Chairman of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic, ASUP, Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro Chapter, Mr America Akpituren, was weekend, killed in a ghastly motor accident.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, added that large cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

Military kills 200 bandits in Katsina, 35 terrorists in Borno

The Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) on Sunday said that the air component of its Operation Hadarin Daji has neutralised about 200 armed bandits in Katsina State.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

South East governors reject new community policing conditions by police chief

The South East Governors Forum has expressed dismay that the Inspector General of Police allegedly reneged on its agreements on practice and composition for establishment of community policing in the zone.
Anambra Commissioner for Basic Education, Prof. Kate Azuka Omenugha

Anambra to introduce coronavirus education into school curriculum

As part of efforts to fight the Coronavirus pandemic to a standstill, the Anambra State Government has announced its intention to include COVID-19 education as a subject in school curriculum.
Dr Nkem Okeke (m) inaugurating the Umueri Covid-19 isolation centre, while Anambra State commissioner for Health, Dr Vincent Okpala (l) and Uche Iboko (r), regional head of Access Bank look on.

Anambra receives covid-19 isolation centre donated by commercial bank

The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has received a 100-bed isolation centre donated to the state by Access Bank PLC in Umueri, Anambra East Local Government Area.
Governor Willie Obiano

Governor Obiano confirms Anambra’s second coronavirus case

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has confirmed another case of coronavirus in the state but urged citizens not to panic as the state COVID-19 taskforce committee is cur­rently handling the situation.
Governor Willie Obiano

Anambra assemblymen hail governor’s coronavirus prevention strategies

The Anambra State House of Assembly has commended Governor Willie Obiano for the steadfastness and stoicism he has exhibited in the fight against the deadly coronavirus pandemic.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

Nigeria governors meet Wednesday on quick way out of coronavirus effects

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum says it will meet on Wednesday to review the situation of COVID-19 pandemic in various states, and as well find paths for a quick way out of the effects of the pandemic.
Governor Willie Obiano

Lockdown: Anambra lose N1.9 billion internal revenue in six weeks – official

Anambra State Government said it has lost about N1.9 billion from Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, in six weeks, due to the lockdown order to contain the dreaded coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Willie Obiano

Anambra embarks on community search for persons with coronavirus symptoms

Anambra state government has embarked on an active search for persons with Covid19 symptoms in all communities in the state.
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.

NCDC approves Anambra university teaching hospital for coronavirus testing

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has approved Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, Awka, Anambra State as coronavirus testing centre.
Governor Willie Obiano

Anambra directs teachers to resume on Monday

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has directed all workers in the state to resume work on Monday, May 4.

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Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel says it is unsafe to reopen schools in the state in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Akwa Ibom: It is unsafe to reopen schools now

Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel says it is unsafe to reopen schools in the state in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 121 persons for violating face mask order in Akwa Ibom

The police in Akwa Ibom State have arrested 121 people for violating the government’s directive on compulsory use of face mask in public places as a measure to curb the spread of the dreaded COVID-19 in the state.
Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference on the situation of the coronavirus (COVID-2019), in Geneva, Switzerland, February 28, 2020. REUTERS-Denis Balibouse-File Photo

WHO urges countries to ‘wake up’ and halt coronavirus

The World Health Organization on Friday urged countries hit by serious coronavirus outbreaks to “wake up” to the realities on the ground instead of bickering, and to “take control”.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Kwara governor reshuffles cabinet

Those affected are the Commissioner for Communication, Olanrewaju Murtala, who was moved to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, while the Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Harriet Adenike Afolabi Oshatimehin replaced Murtala in the Ministry of Communication.
Eddie Nketiah has revealed what he told Bukayo Saka immediately he replaced the injured Sead Kolasinac, in Arsenal’s 3-2 win against Everton at the Emirates in Sunday’s Premier League game.

Bukayo Saka, Nicolas Pepe shortlisted for Arsenal Player of the Month award

Bukayo Saka and Nicolas Pepe have been nominated for the Arsenal Player of the Month award for June following their eye-catching displays.