2 Die, 4 Injured as Police, MASSOB Clash in Onitsha

Two persons, suspected to be members of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, were yesterday, feared dead in Onitsha, Anambra State, while four others, including a policeman, were critically injured in a bloody clash between some MASSOB members and policemen. The incident, according to

2015 Polls: Ad Hoc Staff Lock INEC Office Over Unpaid Stipends

About 150 ad-hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, during the 2015 general elections in Anambra State, yesterday, besieged the Commission’s secretariat in Awka, demanding their unpaid allowances. Some of the staff complained that while some of them received the first tranche, others had not received anything since

Anambra CP Declares ‘Operation Raid’ On Criminal Hideouts

The Commissioner of Police in Anambra State, Mr Hassan Karma, has announced ”Operation Raid” on all criminal hideouts and camps from August 20. The police boss’ declaration is coming after his men arrested and recovered arms from suspected armed robbers, who made an attempt to rob unsuspecting members of the

Anambra State Government Says No Sponsorship For 2015 Pilgrims

The Anambra State Government has said that it will not sponsor any Christian or Muslim for the 2015 pilgrimage exercise for reasons relating to the present harsh economic realities. The State Governor, Willie Obiano, made the proclamation when he received a delegation of the national executive members of the Nigeria

APC behind rumour of Metuh’s sack, PDP alleges

Eromosele Ebhomele Olisa Metuh, PDP National Publicity Secretary Members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP from the 118 electoral wards, and seven Local Government Areas of Anambra South Senatorial District have accused the All Progressives Congress, APC, of being behind the stories flying around that Olisa Metuh, National Publicity Secretary

News: Anambra PDP Suspends National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh

People Democratic Party, PDP has suspended the national publicity secretary of the party, Olisa Metuh over allegations of party funds. In a statement released and signed by the Anambra state chapter of party publicity secretary, Kenneth Arinze today August 14th, Mr Metuh’s suspension followed a previous suspension from Otolo Nnewi

FRSC Apprehends 130 Road Offenders In Anambra

Officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) have apprehended and prosecuted over 130 heavy duty truck drivers for sundry offences against road safety during the phase two of the FRSC ‘Operation Scorpion’ exercise in Anambra state. The exercise led by the State Sector Commander, Mr Sunday Ajayi, targets restoration

APGA Has Bright Future – Obiano

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, says the future of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), is very bright, owing to the numerical strength and exploits of the party in recent times. Governor Obiano who is the National Leader and Chairman of Board of Trustees of APGA, made the statement during

1,000 PDP members defect to APGA in Anambra

Governor Willie Obiano At least 1,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday defected to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra, eastern Nigeria.

NDLEA, FRSC Partner To Sanitize Parks And Highways

Following the recent fatal crashes in Anambra state, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) with the help of the state government, have commenced a joint operation on the major highways and parks in the state, to sanitize and ensure that all harmful

Obiano Assures Anambra Civil Servants Of Better Welfare

Civil servants in Anambra State converged on Jerome Udoji Secretariat, Awka, the state capital, to mark the 2015 African Public Service Day and got the government’s assurance of a better welfare. Addressing the workers on Wednesday, Governor Willie Obiano, commended them for their immeasurable contributions to the success of his

Obiano Assures Anambra Flood Victims Of Permanent Solution

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has assured some victims of the recent flood in the state of immediate intervention and permanent solution. The Governor’s statement is sequel to a heavy down pour on Saturday, that washed away the properties and means of livelihood of some residents of Iboro layout, Obosi

Court Dismisses Petition Challenging Stella Oduah As Senator

Anambra state legislative election petitions tribunal on Friday dismissed a motion which sought to challenge the victory of former Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah as Senator. Oduah, represents the Peoples Democratic PartyPDP, Anambra North, in the Senate.

Obiano Set To Transform Awka To World Class City

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has given the task of creating a world class city like the Dubai Model City to the Nigerian Institute of Architects, NIA, Anambra State chapter. They will, in partnership with the Awka Capital Territory Development Authority, ACTDA, develop an effective urban master plan for the

Man Snatches Friend’s Wife, 5 Children

Cyriacus Izuekwe A 52 year-old man, Gilbert Maduako, has lost his wife, Oluchi and five children after his friend, Akwusi Aluwaogu, who allegedly snatched Oluchi and took away the children claiming that he was their father.