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It was a celebration galore at the Building Materials International Market, Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State following a rancor-free election of leaders of the market.
The Anambra government says it has approved establishment of additional 110 Directly Observed Treatments (DOTS) centres for Tuberculosis (TB) patients to reduce the burden of the disease.
Some of the decisions arrived at the meeting were made public in communique signed by Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State who doubles as Chairman of South-east Governors Forum includes a commendation to the, “Governors from the North for their understanding in the face of this unfortunate murder of their son,” while also commiserating with the immediate family of Gulak, the government and people of Adamawa State.
Commuters passing through major entry and exit routes in the state, especially the Niger Bridge Head entry point from Asaba in nearby Delta State, Amansea border to Enugu State as well as Amorka boundary with Imo State experienced serious gridlock because of tightened security checks.
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has donated some education materials to the Anambra State Government for onward distribution to the schools in the state.
A youth group mobilizing support for the governorship aspiration of Prof. Charles Soludo ahead of the November 6 election in Anambra State, Youths Earnestly Seek Soludo (YESS), yesterday, donated N2 million to him for the purpose of buying the Expression of Interest form of his party.
Following last weekend’s communal clash between Omor and Anaku communities in Ayamelum local government area, in which three lives were lost, Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano, yesterday imposed an indefinite curfew on the two communities.
The Anambra Government on Monday said the ongoing strike by the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), was a national issue and not state-driven.
Traditional Ruler of Onitsha kingdom, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe, has described Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka as a pride for the Igbo and called for more government and private support to the institution.
An All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) aspirant for Governor of Anambra in the November 6 state election, Nonso Okafor, has declared that he would consolidate on Governor Willie Obiano’s legacy should he be elected into office.
Traders in Anambra state have been identified as the major beneficiaries of the just completed Anambra Cargo and Passenger Airport project at Umueri community in Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra state.
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has said that the Anambra International Cargo and Passenger Airport would restore peace, progress, and bring socioeconomic development of the state and the South East by extension.
Methodist Church Nigeria Bishop, Diocese of Onitsha, Rt Rev Livinus Onuagha, has called on the States in the South East and South South to flush out all illegal occupants of the zones’ farmlands and forests with immediate effect as he described Nigeria as a failed State.
The Committee of Chairmen of the Branches of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Anambra State at the weekend lamented that the justice was gradually sliding into a destructive dungeon with no hope of recovery.
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Anambra has described the decision of the Governors’ Forum to suspend discussion and engagement with Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, over their prolonged nationwide strike as uncharitable, unpatriotic and totally unacceptable.
The Commissioner of Police in Ebonyi, Aliyu Garba, confirmed on Monday that gunmen attacked another community in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of the state on Sunday hours after South-east governors met to deliberate on rising insecurity in the region.
The statistics, however, showed that the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as well as states such as Abia, Anambra, Akwa Ibom, Ebonyi, Enugu, Rivers, Sokoto, Kogi and Taraba were still below 50 per cent of the target.
The five governors of the Southeast region, on Sunday launched Ebubeagu regional security to fight terrorism in the zone.
Three suspected armed robbers on Saturday were involved a ghastly motor accident at Ode-Remo, Ogun State, while escaping with a car they allegedly snatched at gunpoint.
A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from Libya said on Wednesday that they were tourists who had come to sightsee in the Sahara Desert.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the upper chamber will publish the names of government agencies that have refused to appear before the Public Accounts Committee to defend the interrogations of the Auditor-General for the Federation in the 2015 report.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged local government chairmen in the state to upscale intelligence gathering in their respective council areas.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.
Arsenal officials are ready to pursue a transfer move for Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana.
The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has stated that over two million rural dwellers have benefited from the NYSC Health Initiative for Rural Dwellers (HIRD).
Suarez scored the goal that won Atletico Madrid the La Liga title, just a year after he was sold by rival FC Barcelona because he was “too old.”
Nigeria midfielder Ubong Moses Ekpai has joined Czech Republic champions Slavia Prague on a three-year contract.
The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, has written to President Muhammadu Buhari, on health benefits of Yoga, particularly in boosting immunity and helping recovery from COVID-19.