Oshiomhole Urges Nigerian Leaders To Encourage Unity


Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has called on leaders in Nigeria to strengthen the bridge of unity in the country. Governor Oshiomhole made the appeal while delivering a speech which captured issues of unemployment and inequality at the fourth annual Zik’s Lecture Series of the Faculty of Social Sciences of

AIG Says Crime Rate Has Reduced In Anambra

Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone nine, Umuahia, Usman Gwary, says crime rate has reduced drastically in Anambra State.Mr Gwary made the statement on Wednesday, during his courtesy visit to Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano.

Flood Alert: Anambra Government Maps Out 28 Camps For IDPs

The Anambra State Government has mapped out 28 camps where Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) will take refuge in the event of the impending flood announced by the Federal Government.This was disclosed by the Executive Secretary of the Anambra State Emergency Management Agency, Mr Paul Odenigbo, in a joint meeting of

82 Persons Receive Scholarship In Anambra

Anambra State Government has disbursed cheques for scholarship and academic incentives to the tune of eleven million Naira to 82 deserving beneficiaries.While presenting the cheques to the beneficiaries at the Governor’s Lodge, Awka, on Wednesday, Governor Willie Obiano said the gesture is a simple way of rewarding excellence as well

Man sends wife without womb away after shocking confession

Overview of a market in Onitsha Cyriacus izuekwe It was a sad end between a couple simply identified as Ogene and Rita (surnames withheld) after Rita confessed to Ogene that she could not bear him any child because her womb was damaged during abortion when she was in secondary school

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

Police Parade 19 Suspected Cultists In Anambra

Nineteen undergraduate students from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, and Oko Polytechnic who are suspected cultists, have been paraded by the Police in Anambra State at the State Police Headquarters in Awka, alongside other suspected kidnappers and car snatchers. The suspects were said to be arrested by the Joint Security Team

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

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

Fatal Accident Kills Three In Family Of Six In Anambra

A fatal accident that occurred in Awka, the capital of Anambra State in south-west Nigeria, has claimed the lives of three in a family of six. The accident, which occurred on Sunday at the Immigration Junction, along Enugu-Onitsha Expressway near Amansea, involved a trailer, heavily laden with brick in a

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,

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