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Anambra lawmakers have said that Nigerians were no longer safe and secure in President Muhammadu Buhari's government following unabated ... Dr. Timothy Ifedioramma representing Njikoka 1 State Constituency while reacting to the incessant killings of scores of Nigerians by Fulani herdsmen, stated ...
There was jubilation in Enugu Ukwu community of Njikoka local government area of Anambra State yesterday as five persons described as very notorious criminals, and said to be on the wanted list of the Anambra State Police Command submitted themselves to police authorities. The suspected criminals ...

Recently the magazine published the total allocations received by each state in Nigeria from the Federation Account Allocation (FAA) between January to December 2017. The latest report on IGR reveals that only Lagos and Ogun States generated more revenue than their allocations from the Federation ...
He said the number of eligible voters said to have registered in Anambra was a far cry from the population of voters in the state. “It is a serious source of worry for us how our youths behave when it comes to politics. “They are very active on social media , posting all sort of things about Nigeria and some ...
Anambra State government has marked the tomb of Blessed Father Cyprian Iwene-Tansi's in Aguleri as a religious site that would be developed into a major ... The former Director General of the Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) said she would use her experience in the tourism industry to ...
Anambra State, and indeed all South-East States, have been urged to emulate Anambra State whose House of Assembly is considering a bill to regulate ... is a bold step and the first attempt to curtail the epidemic of tobacco in eastern Nigeria, which should be replicated in Enugu and other eastern states.

The people of Orumba North and Orumba South in Anambra State have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency, to the ... “We are here on a triple mission; the first is to commend the federal government of Nigeria through the Vice President on their very gargantuan input toward ...
The Anambra State Government says it will vaccinate 1,165, 024 children in the state against polio during the April 2018 First Round, National Immunization-Plus Days Campaign, commencing on April 21. The state Commissioner for Health, Joe Akabuike, disclosed this at a news conference on Thursday ...
The Anambra Government has concluded plans to extend the school feeding programme to the 16 new public schools established by Gov. ... Chairman of Anambra State Universal Basic Education Board (ASUBEB), disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka on Friday.
... occupied by Central Senatorial Zone, will be assigned to the South Senatorial Zone. All offices currently occupied by the South Senatorial Zone, will be taken up by the North Senatorial Zone. All the members and zones are advised to comply accordingly to ensure a peaceful congress of APC in the state.”.
Abuja — It was a rowdy session yesterday on the floor of the Senate over the status of Anambra State as an oil producing area as three senators from three different states were engaged in exchange of words. The crisis followed a point of order by the chairman, Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and ...
He prayed for the repose of the souls of one corps member and a staff of the NYSC in the state who died during the service year. The state coordinator wished the discharged members well as they moved into the larger society. “We are, indeed grateful to Gov. Willie Obiano and the people of Anambra for ...
And like many other states, the anti-democratic elements invaded Anambra for control of state resources with strong backup from the Presidency then under Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. It was completely political bullying and supremacy combats between elected government officials and Abuja clique.
AWKA – The Anambra State Muslim Community has called on the people of the state to disregard any organisation named Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Anambra State chapter. Alhaji Sani Ejoh, the Secretary General, Anambra State Muslim Council, said in a statement in Awka that ...
AWKA—NO fewer than 1,200 policemen serving in Anambra State, who were recently promoted by the Police Service Commission, PSC, were yesterday decorated with their new ranks by the Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Garba Umar. It was the highest number of policemen ever promoted in ...
DAILY POST gathered that it was the highest number of policemen ever promoted in any state at the same time. Umar, who addressed the newly promoted officers and other ranks at the state police headquarters in Awka, reminded them that the promotion was meant to spur them to perform their duties well ...
Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo Thursday lauded the efforts of Anambra state governor, Chief Willie Obiano in creating a viable state through ... He stated that Anambra remained the industrial and commercial hub of Nigeria, and that the federal government was committed to working with the state ...

The Senator representing Enugu North senatorial district, Chukwuka Utazi has sought the intervention of the Senate into ownership status of oil wells which have been the subject of controversy between Enugu, Kogi, and Anambra states. Speaking through order 43, the lawmaker stated that Anambra state ...
There have been media reports (not Punch) revealing that Anambra State has been recognised as one of the oil producing states in Nigeria by the federal government. The oil-producing status of the state was said to have been revealed by the National chairman of Host Communities Producing Oil and Gas ...
A man identified as Ejiofor Oyiogu, has explained why he stabbed his 47-year-old elder brother, Ekene, to death in Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra State. It was gathered that the siblings engaged in a fight over the budget of their father's burial. Ekene, confessing to Punch said he stabbed his ...
AWKA- TWENTY–EIGHT indigent students in Anambra State, including four in tertiary institutions have been given a lifeline to continue with their studies, ... awards that would be available to them throughout the approved duration of their chosen courses in any tertiary institution of their choice in Nigeria.
Onitsha — The Federal Government has at last recognised Anambra as one of the oil producing states in the federation. National chairman of Host Communities Producing Oil and Gas, HOSCON, Prince Mike Emuh who disclosed this yesterday at Anambra State Traditional Rulers' House, Government ...
Emuh further told the traditional rulers that the Federal Government also approved the employment of 10,000 youths from all the oil producing states, out of which 1,000 youths are to be employed in Anambra State, adding that he was in the state to ask the royal fathers to mention a particular place where ...
In a related development, suspected herdsmen at the weekend allegedly raped and murdered a middle-aged woman in her farmland at Nteje, Oyi Local Council of Anambra State. The Guardian learnt that the death of the widow had provoked a series of meetings geared at preventing a reprisal by the irate ...
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has declared 40 of its members missing after an alleged clash with the police and Nigerian Army personnel in Anambra State on Thursday evening. The group's spokesman, Emma Powerful, in statemen on Friday, said a combined team of police and Army personnel ...
“He remains an icon in the annals of the judiciary in Nigeria. He was incorruptible during his time as the Chief Judge of Anambra State.” DAILY POST reports that National Judicial Council (NJC), in 2007 suspended Justice Okoli over the alleged questionable roles he played in the removal of Governor ...
The Nigeria Reggae Festival is going to be a three-day event which begins from September 29 to end on October 1, 2018. It will hold in Anambra State capital, Awka. NIREF is an event fashioned to bring peace and unity among Nigerians and Africans in the diaspora with focus on tackling the social vices in ...
Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano says Nigeria is simmering with bitter politics, calling on Christians to use the power of love to heal the nation. ... He called on Nigerian Christians to heal the country with Love this Easter in commemoration of the sacrificial love of Jesus Christ to mankind as ...
Anambra State young entrepreneurs and their Kebbi counterparts, have benefited from the federal government's intervention funds to sustain their businesses. ... Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria SMEDAN, Dr Dikko Radda, said yesterday the young entrepreneurs were 160 from the two states.
As states in Nigeria struggle to pay workers salary, the Governor of Anambra state, Chief Willie Obiano has completed plans to pay minimum wage to ... the Governor for the creation of youth empowerment and creative economy council, saying that the council will be of a great help to Anambra youths.
Addressing the participants at Government Technical College Onitsha, the Commissioner for Basic Education, Prof. Kate Azuka Omenugha, said the state government was desirous and passionate about technical and vocational education in the state. According to her, the training was aimed at providing ...
Fish out kidnappers of expatriate worker, Anambra lawmakers tell CP, IGP ... AWKA—ANAMBRA State House of Assembly has passed a resolution, urging the state Commissioner of Police and the Inspector- General of Police to fish out the kidnappers of an expatriate worker of A construction firm handling ...
Two members of the Anambra State House of Assembly have commended former Defence Minister, Gen. ... observed that T.Y Danjuma, with his wealth of experience in the military and deep knowledge of Nigerian politics, was simply speaking the truth about the situation of things in Nigeria as a nation.
Two members of the Anambra State House of Assembly have commended former Defence Minister, Gen. ... observed that T.Y Danjuma, with his wealth of experience in the military and deep knowledge of Nigerian politics, was simply speaking the truth about the situation of things in Nigeria as a nation.
Igwe Emeka who bared his mind to journalists in Awka while giving his opinion on the governor's economic policies, maintained that the development plan was a welcome development and that should other administrations key into it , Anambra State would be better developed pointing out that other ...
Igwe Emeka who bared his mind to journalists in Awka while giving his opinion on the governor's economic policies, maintained that the development plan was a welcome development and that should other administrations key into it , Anambra State would be better developed pointing out that other ...
Akwa — The Anambra State Commissioner for Basic Education, Prof. Kate Omenugha, has said the state government would sack teachers in the state who failed to recite the state's shared values. Omenugha who addressed participants in an on-going five-day training for technical and vocational teachers ...
The Commissioner for Information, Mr. C-Don Adinuba, who announced this during his first post exco press briefing at the Government House, Awka, said that although the minimum wage would have taken off in April, the state had to wait for the Federal Government pronouncement on the issue, so it would ...
The Commissioner for Information, Mr. C-Don Adinuba, who announced this during his first post exco press briefing at the Government House, Awka, said that although the minimum wage would have taken off in April, the state had to wait for the Federal Government pronouncement on the issue, so it would ...
Anambra State commissioner for Basic Education, Prof. Kate Omenugha has said the state government would sack teachers in the state who failed to recite the state's shared values. Omenugha who addressed participants in an on-going 5-day training for technical and vocational teachers in the state ...
A 75-year-old father of 10 children, Chief Charles Okafor, with the title: Ozo Ogbukiyi, has reportedly committed suicide in Akitinyi village, Urum, in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra state. The deceased was said to have used a wrapper to hang himself to the roof of his room at about 7am.
A 75-year-old father of 10 children, Chief Charles Okafor, with the title: Ozo Ogbukiyi, has reportedly committed suicide in Akitinyi village, Urum, in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra state. The deceased was said to have used a wrapper to hang himself to the roof of his room at about 7am.
He equally lauded Obiano for his principal officers, Senior Special Advisers and Commissioners appointment, noting that time has come to make Anambra the number one state in Nigeria, in terms of development. “Governor Obiano started this second term administration on a right foothold through his ...
The Agba community in Ekwulobia, Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State has severed the purported marriage between two siblings in the area, Chiadiakobi Ezeibekwe and 17-year old Chibuzor Ezeibekwe. The family, led by their father, Mr Lewis Ezeibekwe were on Saturday cleansed ...
The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS in its latest report has revealed how states across Nigeria are performing in terms of internally generated ... The report also indicated that five states (Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bauchi, Osun and Taraba) recorded a decline in the amount they generated internally in 2017 ...
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has commended the outpouring of love and confidence by Anambra citizens, especially ... He observed the large turn out/display of love towards Nwankwo, the people and the presence of 'Who is Who' in the state, including the state governor, ...
The Anambra State House of Assembly on Thursday confirmed all the 19 commissioner nominees presented by Governor Willie Obiano. The confirmation followed the adoption of the report of the assembly screening committee at plenary on Thursday in Awka, the state capital. The nominees are Mark ...
Residents of Achalla -Umana, Mgbakwu in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State were thrown into mourning on Friday when a 66-year old woman committed suicide in her room. The deceased, identified as Uzoaku, a mother of two, was said to have hung herself with a rope which she ...
GOVERNOR Willie Obiano of Anambra State and his deputy, Dr. Nkem Okeke Saturday took their oaths of office at an impressive ceremony at the ... his legacy jumped ship, you fought hard enough to keep the political vessel he bequeathed us afloat on the turbulent sea of Nigerian politics because this is ...
GOVERNOR Willie Obiano of Anambra State and his deputy, Dr. Nkem Okeke Saturday took their oaths of office at an impressive ceremony at the ... his legacy jumped ship, you fought hard enough to keep the political vessel he bequeathed us afloat on the turbulent sea of Nigerian politics because this is ...


 

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