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

Anambra State Government Releases Statement As Regards The Transfer of Boko Haram Detainees To Anambra Prisons


Press statement from Anambra state government offfice The attention of the governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has been drawn to the cover story of Vanguard and Daily Independent on Friday, July 3, 2015, crediting him with some comments on the transfer of Boko Haram detainees to Ekwulobia Prisons

Anambra Residents Protest Following Alleged Transfer of Boko Haram Prisoners to State Prison


Earlier this week, residents and traders in Ekwulobia, Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State, took to the streets to protest the alleged transfer of Boko Haram prisoners to Anambra prisons. According to Vanguard, the prisons’ authorities stated that no plans are being made to accept the terrorists into their

Protests In Anambra State Over Boko Haram Prisoners Relocation


The South-East traders under the Anambra State Amalgamated Traders Association (AMATAS) held a 7-hour protest over the alleged report of transferring Boko Haram inmates moved to Ekwulobia prisons in the state. The traders from Imo, Abia, Ebonyi, Enugu and Anambra states during the protest yesterday marched around major roads at

Obiano Convenes Retreat For Anambra Economic Roadmap Upgrade

The Anambra State Government in South-east Nigeria has organised a two-day strategic retreat for members of the Executive Council to review the development policy of the state’s administration in the past one year. The retreat is entitled: ”Accelerating the transformation of Anambra state through a systemic implementation Of Governor Willie

Dad Taught Me Robbery, Teenage Suspect Confesses 


Cyriacus Izuekwe A 15-year-old suspected armed robber, Kosi Ebosie, arrested in Umuchu town in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State, southeast Nigeria, has confessed that he actually inherited robbery from his father who was a notorious criminal in the area.

Cult clash kills 2, injures 10 in Anambra

Two suspected cultists were killed, while 10 others sustained injuries, when two rival cult groups clashed at Nkpor community, near Onitsha in Anambra on Saturday.

Angry Mob Burns Alive Robbers In Anambra State


Angry mob lynches two suspected robbers in Anambra state, setting them ablaze in broad daylight. These two criminals have ben allegedly terrorizing residents of Nkpor, robbing people at gunpoint.

How Obi of Onitsha, Anambra Monarchs Tackled Oba Akiolu Anti-Igbo Sentiment – Igwe Alex Nwokedi


Igwe Ezeoba Alex Nwokedi, the Uthopo na Eze Achalla, Anambra State, is a man of many parts. He was Press Secretary to Head of State during the General Olusegun Obasanjo military regime and also served in the same capacity during the early days of Alhaji Shehu Shagari administration.

Senate Holds Valedictory Session, Reels Out Achievements

After four years of lawmaking and supervising the works of the executive, where 591 bills were introduced out of which 123 bills were passed, the seventh Senate has officially come to an end. The Nigerian Senate has held a valedictory session to mark the end of the seventh Assembly, to

Osinbajo Visits Accident Victims In Anambra, Sympathises With Residents

Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has visited the victims of the fuel tanker accident and sympathised with the government and people of Anambra State over the tragic incident. The Vice President, who made the visit on behalf of President Buhari, who directed him to deliver his condolences, was received

Buhari condoles with Anambra people, Joe Biden

General Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday expressed his condolences to the governor and people of Anambra State over the petrol tanker fire incident in Onitsha which claimed no fewer than 60 lives.

Preventing Oil Tanker Fire Tragedies


Tragedies caused by oil tankers will continue to occur unless the government takes decisive measures to stem them. Curbing oil tanker fire tragedies has become very urgent in the wake of the death of over 50 people at Upper Iweka area of Onitsha in Anambra State, eastern Nigeria, on Sunday after

Obiano Launches 2015 Farming Season

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has launched the 2015 Farming Season in Otucha, Anambra East Local Government Area (LGA). Obiano on launching the season said, with his determined approach to agriculture, he is confident that he is capable of achieving his vision of Anambra state being among the top three

Anambra Governor Inaugurates State Emergency Management Agency Board

The Anambra State Governor has inaugurated a seven-man board to superintend over activities of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) in the state. This development is sequel to the various emergency situation in the state in areas of health, agriculture and commerce.