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It has just been reported that on Sunday, May 27, a 17-year-old boy, Dominic Adiele, was recently murdered by his uncle Patrick over his inheritance. However, Patrick and his family have been arrested by the police.
An unnamed Nigerian lady gives up on life after her shop was allegedly demolished by the state government. Here's how she drank to stupor and wept on the ground as she counted her losses as shared on social media.
The Anambra Government says it will sanction staff of the civil service who fail to report to office on May 30 in compliance with the IPOB sit at home order.The directive is for workers to return to work after May 29 Democracy Day
The Anambra command of the Nigeria Police Force has warned outlawed secessionist group IPOB to desist from trying to cause any trouble in the state on May 30 following the issuing of a sit-at-home order to residents by the group.
The National Union of Pensioners (NUP), says its members from the five states of the south-east geo-political zone, will embark on a zonal protest to protest poor welfare, unpaid gratuities and pension benefits.
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state has given okada riders in Onitsha and Awka until Sunday, July 1, to vacate the two cities. Shanty-dwellers on the Bank of River Niger were also given August 1 deadline to vacate the place.
The police force in Anambra has arrested two suspected members of the controversial group known as Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) at the Ekwueme Square, Awka, the state capital. The suspect tried to disrupt an on going summit.
Professor Charles Soludo, a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and economic expert, on Monday, May 21, advocated six vice presidents to deputise for the leader of the country on a single tenure of six years.
Professor Charles Soludo, a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Professor has advocated a single tenure of six years for the country’s president. He said this on Monday, May 21 during the south east summit.
Some cult members have reportedly killed 15 people during the Imo Awka annual cultural celebration in Awka south local government area of Anambra state while the lifeless bodies of the victims littered the state capital.
The minister of power, works and housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Saturday, May 20, announced that construction works at second Niger Bridge was underway and that compensation due to the project has hit about N5 billion.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has expressed optimism that President Muhammadu Buhari would be re-elected in the 2019 presidential election. Ngige spoke on Sunday, May 13, at Ojoto, Anambra.
Chris Ngige ya nemi a marawa Shugaba Buhari baya a zaben 2019 ya kuma yabawa kokarin da APC tayi wajen zabe. Shi ma Ma’ajin APC na Kasa Cif George Moghalu ya yaba da wannan kokarin da Jam’iyyar tayi ya kuma nemi a cigaba a haka.
Scores of youths on Friday, May 11, in Anambra state staged a protest against the Senate’s declaration of the inspector general of police, Ibrahim idris , as an enemy of democracy and one who is unfit to hold public office.
A viral video of residents of Fegge, Onitsha, Anambra state, throwing sachet water at a burning house after all efforts to reach official of the Nigeria Federal Fire Service failed. The source of the fire is unknown.
The minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige, has said those who orchestrated the violence that marred the All Progressives Congress (APC) ward congress in Anambra were determined to brand the party as violent.
It was celebration for Senator Victor Umeh on Monday, May 7, as the Abuja division of the Court of Appeal declined to sack him as the lawmaker representing Anambra Central senatorial district as prayed by Obiora Okonkwo.
In its efforts to end land disputes which had claimed numerous lives in Anambra state, the state government has warned communities fighting over land ownership that it would henceforth forcefully acquire such lands.
Ngige, Nigeria's minister of Labour and Employment reportedly escaped mob attack at a meeting of the APC in a hotel in Awka. The meeting was for the harmonisation of the results of the recently held party’s ward congress.
The Special Anti-Cultism Squad (SPACS) of the Anmbra police command on Sunday, May 6, declared that it has arrested eight suspected cultists at Umuezeagu village, Anaku community in Ayamelu local government Area of the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday, April 30, interrogated a former Minister of Aviation and former governorship aspirant of Anambra state, Osita Chidoka over an alleged N3.9billion fraud.
Emeka Anyaoku, an elder statesman and third secretary-general, of the Commonwealth, has disclosed that over 4,765 doctors in the UK constituting 1.7 percent of the total workforce in the country’s medical sector are Nigerians.
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