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‘I Got Over 200,000 Votes in APC Primary Election’ – Andy Uba Rejects Anambra Election Results
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‘I Got Over 200,000 Votes in APC Primary Election’ – Andy Uba Rejects Anambra Election Results

Andy Uba has vowed not to accept the result of the just concluded Anambra governorship election. Uba wondered how after getting over 200,000 votes in his party's primary conducted in the state, he was unable to replicate such feat in the governorship election. The All Progressives Congress candidate in the just concluded Anambra State Governorship Election therefore rejected the election result in a statement titled, ‘Senator Andy Uba Rejects the outcome of Anambra Governorship Election,’ signed by the Spokesman for his campaign organisation, Jerry Ugokwe, on Thursday. He described the results as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission “as a charade” which was not reflective of the wishes and aspirations of the people of the state. The campaign organisation sa...
‘I Won’t Go to Court’ – Ifeanyi Ubah Congratulates Soludo on Election Victory
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‘I Won’t Go to Court’ – Ifeanyi Ubah Congratulates Soludo on Election Victory

Senator Ifeanyi Ubah has congratulated Anambra Governor-Elect, Prof. Charles Soludo. The candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), in the just concluded Anambra governorship election congratulated his All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) counterpart, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo on his recent victory. Ubah in a press statement he signed said, “I have just called the newly elected Governor of our dear State; Prof. Chukwuma Charles Soludo to congratulate him on his victory at the just-concluded November 6, 2021, Anambra Governorship poll. “To everything, there is a season, so the Holy Bible says. It is with a heart full of gratitude and submission to the will of God that I address you all today, having enjoyed the unique privilege of earning your support to seek the governorship o...
Accord candidate, Maduka loses own LGA
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Accord candidate, Maduka loses own LGA

Candidate of Accord, in the Anambra governorship election, Dr Godwin Maduka has lost his local government area, Orumba South. Maduka lost to the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, which has so far won 10 out of the 11 local government areas announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The Las Vegas, US-based medical doctor and foremost pain doctor scored an abysmal 779 votes in his local government, which has 74,690 registered voters and 10,554 accredited voters. He was also defeated by all other leading political parties in the race, despite being very popular in his local government. APGA scored 4,394 to win the local government and was followed by All Progressives Congress, APC with 2,060 and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, with 1,672.
Anambra: Charles Soludo Reveals Position On IPOB’s Activities In Southeast
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Anambra: Charles Soludo Reveals Position On IPOB’s Activities In Southeast

Professor Charles Soludo has revealed his plan for the Indigenous People of Biafra if he wins Anambra governorship election. Soludo is the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) for the November 6, 2021. Soludo said he would have a dialogue with the leadership of the IPOB to know what they are agitating for, adding that they need to be heard. He said this during the Anambra governorship election debate organised by Arise TV. When asked if he agreed with IPOB’s activities, Soludo said: “Let me be clear, I am the only one on this podium who is very clear on IPOB agitations.   “I am a pan Africanist and a pan Nigerian. However, I am on record to have also said the IPOB deserves to be heard. These things were the ideas that the agitations cannot be shut down by a...
APC member tells court to nullify Andy Uba’s nomination as party candidate for Anambra Guber
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APC member tells court to nullify Andy Uba’s nomination as party candidate for Anambra Guber

Ahead of the November 6 governorship election in Anambra State, a Federal High Court in Abuja has been asked to nullify the primary election of the All Progressives Congress, APC, which produced Senator Emmanuel Andy Uba as its governorship candidate. A governorship aspirant of the APC in Anambra,Chief George Moghalu in a suit on Monday alleged that the Electoral Act and APC guidelines were brazenly raped in a purportedly primary claimed to have been conducted in June this year. In the suit instituted on his behalf by Chief Chris Uche, SAN, the plaintiff who claimed to have bought a nomination form for a whopping N23M asserted that no primary election known to law was conducted by the party. The governorship aspirant tendered the report of the Independent National Electoral Commis...
IPOB identifies agents Uzodinma allegedly uses to perpetrate killings in Imo, southeast
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IPOB identifies agents Uzodinma allegedly uses to perpetrate killings in Imo, southeast

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Friday revealed the identities of those allegedly behind the killings in Imo, Anambra, and the southeast generally. IPOB alleged that the Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, and his accomplices created a fake Eastern Security Network, ESN, who are eliminating his political opponent in the southeast. The group disclosed this in a statement signed by Emma Powerful, its spokesman. According to Powerful: “Worried by the increasing rate of senseless killings in Biafra land especially Anambra and Imo States, the intelligence unit of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has been intensifying efforts towards uncovering the masterminds of these heinous crimes. “These efforts have paid off as the unit has been able to track some of the people b...
BBNaija: I’ll support my mother’s ministry, document my travels with N90m prize – Cross
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BBNaija: I’ll support my mother’s ministry, document my travels with N90m prize – Cross

Big Brother Naija, BBNAija season 6 housemate has revealed two things he will use grand prize worth N90m. Cross during his diary session with Biggie on Friday revealed that most part of the money will be used for his mother and her ministry. He disclosed that any money left after assisting his mother would be channelled to his YouTube page where he’ll be documenting about travelling and other things. Cross said: “N90m is a lot of cash, I’m a big fan of my mother and her ministry. “If I win this I’ll support my mother’s ministry because I’ve seen her help a lot of people. “I know she has more to offer by listening to her dreams so I’ll like to help her with her church in Anambra and Canada because I don’t like the condition of them. It will mean a lot especially for how she’s...
Auto crash kills one in Anambra
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Auto crash kills one in Anambra

A road traffic accident involving a truck and a motorcycle at Awkuzu Junction on Nteje-Awka Road, Anambra, on Tuesday resulted in the death of the motorcyclist. Mr Adeoye Irelewuyi, the state Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Anambra, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Awka, NAN reports. Irelewuyi said the accident, which occurred at about noon, was caused by speeding and wrongful overtaking. “The crash involved an unidentified driver of a motorcycle, and the driver of a blue Mercedes 911 truck. “Eyewitness reports indicate that the crash occurred when the motorcycle rider, while on top speed and trying to overtake the truck, lost control and crashed into the truck. “The motorcycle rider was taken to Chira Hospital and was confirmed dead by the docto...
Obi Cubana Immortalises Late Mum With N50m Diamond Pendant
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Obi Cubana Immortalises Late Mum With N50m Diamond Pendant

If you talk about where it is happening this weekend, beginning from today, then it is OBA, ANAMBRA State. Obi Cubana is having his mom’s funeral and Anambra is practically standing still for the much talked about burial. Already, social media users have not been able to stop talking about the burial which sources say will be one of the best in the history of Anambra. Already, Obi Cubana has been trending since it was revealed he got 246 cows and 4 trucks of drinks from friends just for this. All his Lagos and Abuja fellow big boy friends are already in Oba, not to mention numerous celebrities who have benefited from him. And now, his jeweler has revealed Obi contacted him and offered N50m for a diamond that will make him immortalise his mother forever. According to his ...
Anambra Will Produce Mobile Phones, Four Years As Governor – Maduka
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Anambra Will Produce Mobile Phones, Four Years As Governor – Maduka

Frontline governorship hopeful of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, in Anambra State, Dr Godwin Maduka, has vowed that Anambra State will become a leading manufacturer of mobile phones, within four years, as governor of the State. Maduka's assurance is part of his commitment to develop the ICT sector in the State, alongside other sectors such as Health, Education, Commerce, Industralization and Infrastructure, geared towards making Anambra State economically viable if he is elected governor of the State. Speaking on AIT tv programme, "Nigeria Right Now (With Dickson Iroegbu) , Maduka said it has become imperative for youths of Anambra State to get acquainted with ICT. He said "Teaching our children ICT is important. In four years as governor of the State, Anambra State will pr...
Imo, Uzodinma Under Attack By Enemies – APC
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Imo, Uzodinma Under Attack By Enemies – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that enemies of Imo attacked the residence of Governor Hope Uzodimma and other public facilities. The party, in a statement on Monday, condemned the target on security personnel and formations in Abia, Imo, Ebonyi, Anambra and Rivers States. John Akpan Udoedehe, National Secretary of the APC Caretaker Committee, commiserated with agencies and families over the loss of law enforcement officers. Udoedehe said breaking into the Governor’s residence was an attack on democracy and constituted authority. The scribe said the party was in shock over the ugly turn of events after learning there were fatalities with others injured and maimed during the attack. He vowed that the party and security services will not allow persons and inte...
Igbariam: IPOB Accused Of Killing 19 Fulani People In Anambra (Graphic Photos)
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Igbariam: IPOB Accused Of Killing 19 Fulani People In Anambra (Graphic Photos)

Suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, have slaughtered 19 Fulani herders in the Igbariam community of Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State. DAILY NIGERIAN gathered that the hoodlums invaded a storey building housing the Fulani herders in the community around 2a.m on Sunday. The criminals killed 12 women, seven men and an undisclosed number of children. It was also gathered the criminals brought out the victims, stripped them naked, tied and slaughtered them. Our correspondent obtained some gory pictures of the dismembered bodies of the victims. In these pictures, some vital parts of the victims’ bodies were missing. A member of the community who wanted his identity covered told our correspondent that the criminals beheaded three me...
Gunmen Burn Down Anambra Police Zonal Headquarters
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Gunmen Burn Down Anambra Police Zonal Headquarters

Gunmen have razed the zone 13 police headquarters in Ukpo, Anambra State, during a violent attack. The incident occurred in the early hours of Monday. While details of the attack were still sketchy at the time of filing the report, it was gathered the gunmen opened fire on police officers on duty. At least three cars were burnt as a result of petrol bombs they threw into the compound. Reports say the gunmen sneaked in through the bush around the area, tried to break in through the wall but the policemen engaged them and they ran away leaving their guns including the GMG they collected from the Navy. The incident comes two weeks after the headquarters of the Imo police command was razed by unknown gunmen. The attack comes amid the growing security incidents in Anambra ...
Gunmen Invade Bank In Anambra, Hoist Biafra Flags
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Gunmen Invade Bank In Anambra, Hoist Biafra Flags

No fewer than 10 gunmen invaded one of the banks in Anambra on Thursday and hoisted Biafra flags after destroying vehicles in the premises. The incident happened at Abagana, Njikoka local government area around 4pm. It was gathered the gunmen shot sporadically but no one was killed. The attack took place barely hours after Indigenous People of Biafra’s (IPOB) leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu raised the alarm over alleged DSS’ plan to attack banks in South East. He alleged the ploy was to accuse IPOB of being responsible for it. The shooting in front of the old generation bank scared passersby, customers and staff who took to their heels. The gunmen, according to an eyewitness, drove in black Honda Pilot Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV). The source further said they set fire on a...
Anambra: APC Fixes N22.5 Million For Nomination Forms
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Anambra: APC Fixes N22.5 Million For Nomination Forms

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has fixed N22.5 million as fees to be paid by members contesting the governorship election in Anambra State. It also fixed June 26 for the conduct of the primary election. In its schedule of activities released on Thursday, the APC, fixed its Expression of Interest and Nomination forms at N2.5 million and N20 million respectively, bringing the total to N22.5 million. It, however, slashed by 50 per cent the fees to be paid by women and physically-challenged aspirants. “The Governorship Expression of Interest Form cost N2,500,000 while the Nomination form cost N20,000,000.00, totalling N22,500,000. “Female Aspirants and Physically Challenged Aspirants are to pay 50% of the prescribed fees for the position,” the party said. The ...
“I Am From Anambra” – Weasley Snipes To Ben Bruce
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“I Am From Anambra” – Weasley Snipes To Ben Bruce

A-list American actor, Weasley Snipes has said to senator Ben Bruce and viewers that he is Ikemba Mbaukwu in Anambra state. Weasley Snipes has visited Anambra in the past where he was given the title Ikemba Mbaukwu in Anambra State https://twitter.com/benmurraybruce/status/1382333709131653122?s=20
Photos Of Nelson Mandela’s Lookalike Go Viral
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Photos Of Nelson Mandela’s Lookalike Go Viral

Tweeps are questioning whether Nelson Mandela has resurrected from heaven since his death in 2013, whether this is the real Mandela who remained in prison all these years while his clone became president, or whether infact the man is one of Madiba's missing children from his love-affairs in his youth. Speculation is also rife about the lookalike's location, with some claiming it is in Zimbabwe, Congo-Brazzaville and even Anambra in Nigeria.
Churchill Coronated With Nwanne’di’namba Chieftaincy Title In Anambra
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Churchill Coronated With Nwanne’di’namba Chieftaincy Title In Anambra

A renowned Nigerian Businessman and Philanthropist, who doubles as the CEO of Churchill Group and Founder of Churchill Foundation, has been honoured and decorated with a Chieftaincy title in the Southeast region of Nigeria. He was Coronated as "Nwanne Di Namba", by His Royal Highness, Igwe Gerald Obunadike Mabamalu, known as Eze Photo III in Anambra State. Dr. Churchill Olakunle was recognised with the Chieftaincy Title few days ago for his outstanding and significant contributions towards the support and development of humanity, especially with his Foundation, which has touched several lives, even in the southeast region of Nigeria. He therefore noted that the title will encourage him to source for more funds to continue initiating Innovations and creativity in areas of promoting dev...
Why I Will Defeat PDP, APGA, APC In Anambra Governorship Election – Ifeanyi Ubah
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Why I Will Defeat PDP, APGA, APC In Anambra Governorship Election – Ifeanyi Ubah

In this interview with PREMIUM TIMES’ Musikilu Mojeed, Festus Owete and Samson Adenekan, Anambra senator and businessman, Ifeanyi Ubah, speaks on his governorship ambition, his business, the Igbo bid for the presidency and other national issues. Excerpts: PT: You were known as a businessman long before going into politics. Now you are into politics full time. How has the transition been so far? Ubah: I love being a businessman but also being a businessman does not give me the fulfilment of catering for the downtrodden. Being a businessman was not giving me the opportunity to touch the lives of people as much as I would have loved to touch. As a businessman, there are limitations to what I can do but politics is made for people at the helm of affairs to garner resources and fo...
30 Herdsmen, 322 Cows Missing In Anambra – Miyetti Allah Writes Police
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30 Herdsmen, 322 Cows Missing In Anambra – Miyetti Allah Writes Police

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has written to the police over alleged attacks on Fulani herders in Anambra State. MACBAN said there had been increasing violence against herders around Ayamelum, Anambra East, Orumba South, Dunukofia LGAs. The South Eastern Zone Chapter reported the matter to the Deputy Inspector General of Police, E Department, Force Headquarters. The letter signed by the Zonal Chairman, Gidado Siddiki, said the attacks resulted in casualties. The formal complaint stated that 30 Fulani herders and 322 cows are missing. “The lives of members of MACBAN are in danger in parts of these concerned communities. “We, therefore, ask for your urgent interventions to forestall further loss of lives and properties,” it read. A...
Police begin probe as suspected herdsmen kidnap five in Anambra
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Police begin probe as suspected herdsmen kidnap five in Anambra

One of the victims, Francis Onwuachu, is the President-General of Omor community. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Haruna, confirmed the incident. He said he was not aware of the number of victims as of press time, adding that the report he got was that the president-general of the community was kidnapped. Haruna said the command had commenced investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident. He said until investigation was concluded to ascertain what led to the incident and those behind it, he would not be able to say if the abductors were locals or Fulani herdsmen. A former Chairman of the local government area, Udoji Amedu, said Onwuachu’s car had been recovered by the police. He stated, “Apart from the PG, we heard that four other p...
Farmer-Herder Crisis: Six States Reject FG’s Livestock Programme
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Farmer-Herder Crisis: Six States Reject FG’s Livestock Programme

A report indicates that six state governments, namely Akwa Ibom, Anambra , Cross River, Delta, Edo and Oyo have said they will not donate any land to be used as grazing reserves for herdsmen under the National Livestock Transformation Programme. The programme is an initiative of the federal government designed to run from 2019-2028 as part of its initiative in collaboration with state governments under the auspices of the National Economic Council. Despite the rejection of the programme, 17 northern states and the Federal Capital Territory, as well as three southern states, namely Ekiti, Ondo, and Ebonyi, have signed up for the programme. The six states stressed that any individual who wanted to go into ranching should rather look for land to buy The Delta state gover...
How NDLEA Uncovered Cocaine Stashed At Anambra Monarch’s Palace
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How NDLEA Uncovered Cocaine Stashed At Anambra Monarch’s Palace

Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Anambra have uncovered various amounts of cocaine and heron stashed in the palace of a ruler in Anambra. Muhammadu Misbahu Idris, the Anambra State Commander of the NDLEA, said 58.5 grams of cocaine and 13.9 grams of heroine were concealed in the palace of the traditional ruler. “Investigations are on-going to unravel how the illicit drugs were hidden in the palace and the palace security guards are helping in tracing the dealer behind the consignment,” he said. In the same period, officials also arrested a suspected drug trafficker, Hassan Bishi Taiwo, with three parcels of cocaine in false bottom created in his suitcase. He was intercepted at the E-arrival hall of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, ...
Police Raid Anambra Homosexuals’ Hotel Party, Arrest Scores
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Police Raid Anambra Homosexuals’ Hotel Party, Arrest Scores

The police in Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra State on Sunday arrested scores of homosexuals in the area. It was gathered that, following a tip off, the police raided a hotel in the area where the homosexuals where celebrating a party. A police source said, “The officers arrested an undisclosed number of them, mostly men of different age brackets.” An indigene of the community who coroborated the police source said, “The homosexuals were holding a party at the facility when trouble ensued, leading to invitation of policemen from Ukpo Police Division. “The suspects attempted fleeing from all directions in the hotel when policemen arrived, leading to destruction of ceilings and other items in the facility. “The suspects were taken to the Police Anti-cult Office in Ukpo for ...
Gunmen Attack Police Checkpoint in Anambra, Set Patrol Vans Ablaze
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Gunmen Attack Police Checkpoint in Anambra, Set Patrol Vans Ablaze

Unknown Gunmen have again attacked a police Checkpoint in Omogho in Orumba North, of Anambra State today (Wednesday). According to eye witnesses, the gunmen who drove in Mercedes Benz 4Matic SUV, opened fire on the policemen who had been deployed on patrol in the area. Though the number of casualties was not immediately available, the attackers also set police patrol vans on fire and carted away arms. This is the 2nd attack today in Anambra. The first attack claimed the lives of two Police officers on duty.
Police Officer In Uniform Preaching At A Market In Anambra (Video)
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Police Officer In Uniform Preaching At A Market In Anambra (Video)

A police officer was recently spotted in a market in Anambra state preaching the gospel in his uniform. As The Time Of Filing This report, the exact location where the police officer was spotted in Anambra, preaching the gospel of the Lord, is still Unknown. While some applauded him for this, others kicked against it saying it is against the law to to preach while in a police uniform. https://youtu.be/y_HSJ_qEuNc
Anambra EndSARS Panel Members Resign Over Government’s Insincerity
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Anambra EndSARS Panel Members Resign Over Government’s Insincerity

The five panel members in their joint resignation letter, dated February 13, 2021, noted that police brutality, extortion, and even extrajudicial killings had remained unchecked in the state. Members of the #EndSARS panel in Anambra State have tendered their resignation letter, knocking Governor Willie Obiano for ignoring the panel and for rising human rights abuses under his watch. The five panel members in their joint resignation letter, dated February 13, 2021, noted that police brutality, extortion, and even extrajudicial killings had remained unchecked in the state, even as the “notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Awkuzu and numerous other police outfits in Anambra State have become infamous around the world for outrageous, unconscionable, and iniquitous violations of...
Boundary Dispute: Hoodlums Attack Anambra Community, Smash Vehicles
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Boundary Dispute: Hoodlums Attack Anambra Community, Smash Vehicles

There was uneasy calm in Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra state following a boundary dispute between Ezi Nkewelle and Osile Ogbunike communities in the area. Some hoodlums reportedly working for one of the communities had blocked the road in attempt to stop the other party from taking possession of the slaughter market, an action that led to smashing of some vehicles in the area. Addressing newsmen on Sunday, Chairman of Ezi Nkwelle community, Chief Wilfred Okafor, regretted that they were prevented from taking possession of the slaughter market land given to them by the State Boundary committee and court judgments. He said: “When we arrived the place on February 11, some armed policemen already stationed in the market and started shooting sporadically which made us to sca...
24-Year-Old Bike Man Accused Of Using Jazz To Destroy Lives In Anambra
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24-Year-Old Bike Man Accused Of Using Jazz To Destroy Lives In Anambra

A 24-year-old bike man was publicly humiliated and accused of using jazz to destroy lives. From The Information Reaching us, The scene played out in Otta village in Oraukwu, Anambra state. Villagers are seen surrounding a man named Onyeka while the man holds a plate with some fetish items in it. They villagers said he is a man known for using voodoo to ruin lives, including poisoning people and making some mad using voodoo. The men are heard asking why he can't use the voodoo to help make himself successful or make him an international business man who travels abroad and returns at will. The villagers went on to claim that Onyeka kept jazz in his house that made his best friend, Chidi, run mad. The spectators claim the young man was only age 18 when he poisoned someon...
Police arrest man over alleged malicious publication to incite breach of public peace in Anambra
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Police arrest man over alleged malicious publication to incite breach of public peace in Anambra

The Anambra State Police Command has arrested one Mr Philip Emeka Chinwuba 56, for a publication he shared online.   The publication titled "COVID-19 In Awka" was shared on Jan 15, 2021.   In it, Mr Chunwuba made some unfounded claims, including that coronavirus has hit govt house Awka with more than 30 senior govt officials including Governor Obiano in isolation.   Mr Philip Emeka Chinwuba of Chinwuba Street, Aguleri, was arrested following an investigation the Command is undertaking that required his explanation in the role he allegedly played in the crime.   A statement released by CSP Haruna Mohammed, PPRO Anambra State Police Command, reads: "The suspect had on or about 15/1/2021 originated and circulated on various social media platforms a...
E-money Receives Senator Ekwunife In His Palatial Home In Anambra
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E-money Receives Senator Ekwunife In His Palatial Home In Anambra

The CEO of Five Star Group and renowned philanthropist, High Chief Emeka Okonkwo, popularly known as E-money hosted Senator Uche Ekwunife (Iyom) at his palatial home in Uli in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State and pledged support for her gubernatorial ambition. The billionaire businessman hosted the Senator Ekwunife in line with his belief that Anambra deserves a Governor who has the capacity to meet the developmental needs of the State. At the occasion which had the presence of many notable leaders in Uli community such as, Hon Ossy Igbonwelundu, Hon Simeon Ohajianya (Okeosisi Uli), popular entertainers and successful businessmen, Ekwunife who is a leading Governorship Aspirant for the 2021 Anambra Governorship election under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Pa...
James Nwafor Summoned By Anambra #EndSARS Judicial Panel
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James Nwafor Summoned By Anambra #EndSARS Judicial Panel

Former Anambra SARS officer, James Nwafor, who was accused of commiting so many atrocities in Anambra state has been summoned by Anambra Judicial panel. Also summoned were DSP Abbatunume Joe & Hyianceth Nwankwo. Revealing this on Twitter, @AbdulMahmud01 wrote: Breaking News: Anambra State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on #EndSars & police brutality today issued summons to CSP James Nwafor, DSP Abbatunume Joe & Hyianceth Nwankwo to appear before it on 8 December 2020 to answer allegations against them. The CMD Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, DCP Kolo, Strategic Tactical Squad of @Policeng Abuja were also summoned to appear on 8 December 2020. The orders of the JPI were issued sequel to the oral applications (pursuant to S.9 Commission of Inquiry Law Anambr...
Electronic Voting May Be Introduced For Anambra Election Next Year, Says INEC Chairman
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Electronic Voting May Be Introduced For Anambra Election Next Year, Says INEC Chairman

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says electronic voting might be introduced in the Anambra State election come 2021. This was disclosed by Chairman of the Electoral body, Professor Mahmood Yakubu after a budget defence session with the House of Reps Committee on INEC. After a closed door session with the legislators, Professor Yakubu said the electoral umpire is looking at better ways to conduct free and fair elections in the country. At an earlier meeting with the Senate Committee on INEC, Professor Yakubu announced that the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise will commence in the first quarter of 2021 ahead of the 2023 general election. He also stated that the sum of N1billion has been earmarked by INEC for the exercise. Professor Yakubu du...
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Female Soldiers Deployed To Anambra To Restore Normalcy

All-female soldiers deployed to Anambra to restore normalcy. THANKS GOVERNOR OBIANO. Earlier today, I received a Special Military Squad deployed to our dear State to aid in ensuring total return of peace and normalcy in Anambra. We have always prioritized security of lives and properties of ndi Anambra and we are determined to take all necessary steps to make sure that every Onye Anambra enjoys peace. Live and work without any form of fear. This special squad will complement the efforts of the gallant officers of other security agencies in Anambra whose hard work has kept us as the Safest State in Nigeria. #AGreaterAnambra is here... #SayNoToViolence #StaySafe
Police Officer Beheaded And Burnt In Anambra By Hoodlums (Graphic Pix)
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Police Officer Beheaded And Burnt In Anambra By Hoodlums (Graphic Pix)

A police officer was on Thursday beheaded and burnt by hoodlums during an attack on police stations in Nnewi, Anambra state. Haruna Mohammed, the state police spokesperson, in a statement, said three other police officers also sustained varying degrees of injuries. He said the victims were taken hospital for medical attention and that they are responding to treatment. He said five persons were also attacked in Onitsha and were taken to hospital for medical attention where three have been confirmed dead and the other two being treated. Mohammed said the hoodlums attacked and vandalised police stations and government properties. Mohammed listed other police formations attacked to include Nnewi area command,3-3 division, Ogbunike/ Isiuwulu, and Nnobi divisions as well as Peop...
#ENDSARS: Curfew Starts In Anambra Today By 8pm – Governor Obiano
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#ENDSARS: Curfew Starts In Anambra Today By 8pm – Governor Obiano

A Special Broadcast by the Governor of Anambra State, His Excellency, Chief Willie Obiano on the Growing Tension Across Nigeria Sparked up by the EndSars Protests, October on Thursday, 22, 2020. Ndi Anambra ekenem unu I am compelled to address you today by the growing tension across the country ignited by recent efforts by Nigerian youths to ask for a better Nigeria. The events of the past few days remind me of the words of Franz Fanon, the influential political philosopher who observed that “each generation must discover its mission, fulfill it or betray it in relative opacity.” This generation of Nigerian youths has discovered its mission. But the question everyone is asking is; will they betray or fulfill it? Great Anambra youths, I am immensely proud of what you have a...
Pregnant Girlfriend Stabs Boyfriend To Death In Anambra
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Pregnant Girlfriend Stabs Boyfriend To Death In Anambra

Police in Anambra State have arrested a 25-old-year woman Onyinye Chime for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend, one Eleyi Azubuike, to death at Ochiagha street, Nkpor, in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State. Daily Sun gathered that the deceased allegedly impregnated the suspect who wanted an abortion which the she refused, demanding money from him for her upkeep which the deceased also refused to oblige. This led to a scuffle which resulted in the woman the stabbing of the young man to death. The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the murder, said that police from Ogidi division who rushed to scene of the incident rushed the victim in a pool of his blood to Iyi Enu Mission hospital Ogidi for medical attention, where he was c...
Police Arrest 55-Year-Old Woman Caught With 12 Stolen Children in Anambra
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Police Arrest 55-Year-Old Woman Caught With 12 Stolen Children in Anambra

A 55-years-old woman, identified as Nkechi Odinye was arrested at Obosi in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra. Twelve stolen children seen in her custody was rescued by the police. Information about her whereabouts, which led to her arrest was disclosed to the police by her arrested accomplices. A statement made available by the Anambra Police Public Relations Officer, SP Haruna Mohammed, reads:.. "It would be recalled that on the 22/10/2019 following intelligence report, Police detectives attached to Anambra State Command arrested three female suspects at Nkpor market/Tarzan junction in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State. 2.Investigation revealed that the children were stolen from Gombe State by one Hauwa Musa 'f" on the 20/10/2019 and brought to her accomplices in An...
Air Peace Boss, Allen Onyema Visits Anambra Cargo Internation Airport Site
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Air Peace Boss, Allen Onyema Visits Anambra Cargo Internation Airport Site

Airpeace boss, Chief Allen Onyema lauds Governor of Anambra state, Chief Willie Obiano over the ongoing Anambra International Airport, Ummueri, says airport has potentials of becoming the best in Africa. Airpeace is also ready to partner with Anambra state government to build a standard maintenance hanger in the airport. Chief Onyema reveals more in an interview with the MD of ABS, Chief Uche Nworah. Get details from the video below https://youtu.be/qtps1eP0r4M
Anambra Monarchs Blocked From Meeting President Buhari
Politics

Anambra Monarchs Blocked From Meeting President Buhari

Some traditional rulers from Anambra State, who arrived in Abuja to see President Muhammadu Buhari, were prevented from meeting the president on Friday. Although, no official reason was given for the action, reliable sources in the Presidency attributed it to unfavourable security reports. “One of the monarchs,” according to a source, “has since October 25, 2019, been taken to the court of Mr Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja by the President Buhari administration on charges of perjury, forgery and conspiracy.” The source, which gave the suit number as FHC/ABJ/CR/255/2019, hinted that the traditional ruler was “currently on suspension from office by the Anambra State government,” and was also facing civil suits, in addition to security reports against him ...
Photo Of The Woman Who Gifted Her Husband A Coffin On Fathers’ Day In Anambra
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Photo Of The Woman Who Gifted Her Husband A Coffin On Fathers’ Day In Anambra

A woman shocked locals when she bought a coffin for her husband as a Fathers' Day gift in Anambra state. The woman, who lives in Oko, Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State, presented the coffin to her husband on Sunday, June 21, being Fathers' Day. According to reports, the woman had bought the casket four days earlier and kept it with the seller, waiting for Fathers' Day. After church service on Sunday, she went to the coffin seller to get her purchase and she transported it home in a shuttle bus and presented it to her husband. "We were surprised when she came in with the coffin. Nobody could understand her", a family source said. Another source who begged not to be named said the woman had been showing "abnormal behaviour." "Nobody paid attention to h...
Woman Buys Coffin For Husband In Anambra As Father’s Day Gift
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Woman Buys Coffin For Husband In Anambra As Father’s Day Gift

A middle-aged woman in Nanka, in the Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State on Sunday presented a coffin to the husband as father's day present. Our correspondent gathered that the woman had bought the casket about four days ago and kept it with the seller. It was gathered that after a church service on the Sunday, she brought in the coffin in a shuttle bus and presented it to the husband as a gift for the father's day. "We were surprised when she came in with the coffin. Nobody could understand her", a family source told our correspondent. Another source who begged not to be named said the woman had been showing some abnormal behaviour. "Nobody paid attention to her problem. She is not normal. "She has been crying for help, but unfortunately Nigeria and it...
Two Men Arrested For Filming A 12-Year-Old Girl While Raping Her In Anambra
Crime

Two Men Arrested For Filming A 12-Year-Old Girl While Raping Her In Anambra

Police in Anambra state said they have arrested two persons allegedly involved in defiling a 12-year old girl in Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the State. The Police Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed who disclosed this in a statement, said one of the suspects, Sunday Akanigbo (30) reportedly raped the victim, while his accomplice, Ikemefuna Muoma (28), was said to be filming the dastardly act. He said the suspects had confessed to the crime and the video clip recovered in their possession. He said, “On the 18/6/2020 at about 1:45pm, Police operatives attached to Ozubulu Division arrested one Sunday Akanigbo ‘m’ aged 30 years of Amakwa Ozubulu in Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra State. “Suspect had in the month of April this year allegedly defiled a twelve years o...
Tipper Crushes 2 To Death In Anambra, Injures 6
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Tipper Crushes 2 To Death In Anambra, Injures 6

A 911 Tipper vehicle with Registration XA445NSK, driven by one Okafor Patrick Ndubuisi, has crushed two persons to death and injured six in Onitsha, Anambra State business hub, just a few days after a similar accident had claimed seven lives. Daily Trust gathered that the driver lost control as a result of brake failure and rammed into a motor park, killing two and leaving about six persons with varying degrees of injuries. The accident is coming barely one week when a similar fatal road crash within the area claimed six lives and injured six others. Confirming the incident, Anambra State Police Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed, said the corpses have been deposited at the mortuary for postmortem examination, while the affected vehicle driver has been arrested. He s...
Anambra Govt Announces Discharge of 8 Coronavirus Patients
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Anambra Govt Announces Discharge of 8 Coronavirus Patients

<img class="i-amphtml-intrinsic-sizer" style="max-width: 100%; display: block !important;" role="presentation" src="data:;base64," alt="" aria-hidden="true" /> The Anambra State Government has announced the discharge of eight more Coronavirus patients from protective care after they showed signs of full recovery from the COVID-19 infection. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr. Vincent Okpala, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Awka, stating that the patients were discharged after their results for the disease returned negative, NAN reports. Okpala also said the state has successfully treated and discharged 11 coronavirus patients out of a total of 14 confirmed cases in the state. According to him, out of...
‘I Will Leave Nigeria If DJ Cuppy Does Not Marry Me’ – Actor, Uche Maduagwu
Celebs

‘I Will Leave Nigeria If DJ Cuppy Does Not Marry Me’ – Actor, Uche Maduagwu

Nigerian actor, Uche Maduagwu declares that if the singer and producer, DJ Cuppy doesn’t marry him he would leave the country. Taking to instagram, The actor said that he is am from a royal family in Anambra State, we dont tattoo a womans name on our sugarcane just for nothing, it has a spiritual importance, such a woman must be a diamond in a very gentle rough. He wrote @cuppymusic If you want to smell a sweet #marriage, forget going for bbnaija, that will only cripple your music career. Dear #Cuppy, whoever is advising you to go for #bbnaija is either wishing you badluck in #music, trying to ridicule you on national #TV, or maybe its time you changed your PR team, except if you are going there to reduce your #bride price in the Toilet or in search of hand bag #boyfriend. #Hello,...
Obiano Directs Anambra Teachers To Resume On Monday
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Obiano Directs Anambra Teachers To Resume On Monday

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has directed all workers in the state to resume work on Monday, May 4. The workers were ordered home by the state government about a month ago as a measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus. But in a statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof Solo Chukwulobelu, obtained by our correspondent on Thursday, the workers were asked to be on their duty posts on Monday. The statement included teachers amongst the category of workers that would resume work on Monday but stressed that primary and secondary school pupils in the area would remain at home. The statement read in part, “The Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, has directed that civil and public servants in the state, including primary and secondary school teache...

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