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.

Williams Street Traders Forced To Relocate To Permanent Site In Anambra 

Some traders at Williams Street in Onitsha, Anambra State, have defied government’s relocation order leading to their forceful ejection by the State Government. The traders were ejected to a permanent and standard market at Ogbunike in Oyi Local Government Area of the state.

Tanker Accident: 32 Unclaimed Victims Buried In Mass Grave

The 32 unclaimed victims of the May 31 petrol tanker accident at Upper Iweka, Anambra State, who were burnt beyond recognition, were laid to rest in a mass grave at Afor Adike field, Obosi Cemetery in Idemili North Local Government Area on Friday. The burial, sponsored by the government of

Anambra NSCDC Denies Involvement In Sunday’s Road Accident

The Superintendent of Corps and Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Anambra State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), has debunked the report that NSCDC officials were responsible for a road accident on Sunday. The crash  occurred at the Immigration Junction, along Enugu-Onitsha Expressway near Amansea.

Enugu Residents Stage Protest Over Boko Haram Prisoners Being Moved to the East


A few weeks ago, BN brought you the news that residents and traders in Ekwulobia, Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State, took to the streets to protest the transfer of Boko Haram prisoners to Anambra prisons. Following the protests, Anambra governor, Willie Obiano, promised residents in the state that

‘FG Has Moved B’Haram Prisoners Out of S’East’


The Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi, on Thursday explained why the planned protest by traders against the relocation of some Boko Haram suspects to Anambra State did not hold in the state. He told journalists during an inspection tour of ongoing projects in Abakaliki that since the suspects had

Boko Haram: Markets Shut Again in Anambra as Obiano, NSA’s Rep Meet


FOR the second time in 13 days, all the major markets in Anambra State were Thursday shut by the leadership of the traders in protest against the relocation of some Boko Haram detainees to Ekwulobia Prison in Aguata local government area of the state. Today’s closure of the markets came

Boko Haram Detainees: Obiano Says Meeting With NSA Delegation Successful

The Anambra State Governor has announced a successful outcome of the security meeting held with a 7-man delegation from the National Security Adviser (NSA). Governor Willie Obiano made the declaration shortly after a closed door meeting with his visitors and other stakeholders on Wednesday at the Governor’s Lodge in Awka,

Obiano Promises To Tackle Health Illiteracy In Rural Areas

The Anambra State Governor has promised to tackle health illiteracy among women in the rural areas of the state. According to Governor Willie Obiano, the development is to ensure proper infant and maternal healthcare in Anambra State, south-east Nigeria.

Boko Haram: CAN Rejects Relocation


Chairman, Anambra state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Tim Okpala has rejected the relocation of Boko Haram members into the state’s prison. CAN Chairman, Okpala made this known during a press conference held in the state, yesterday Monday, July 6, 2015.

Military Sighted At Anambra Prison


After the relocation of Boko Haram detainees to Anambra state, the Nigerian military has reportedly taken over the Ekwulobia Prisons in the state. According to journalists who visited the scene, security operations in the Federal Government facility are no longer the exclusive preserve of the officials of the Nigeria Prison

Anambra PDP Reunites To Wrestle Power From Ruling Party

Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State, south-east Nigeria, have come together to resolve the differences that has divided the party in a bid to wrestle power from the ruling All Progressive Grand Alliance. The party is hopeful that the harmonisation in the party at the moment