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- APC senator preaches love and peace among Nigerians on Valentine day
Ekwueme was rushed to Memfys Hospital of Neurosurgery, Enugu, after he slumped in his home on October 29, 2017. The former vice president was eventually transferred to a hospital in London on November 12 but he died a week later.
There has been very tight security presence in Anambra since Thursday, February 1, when the remains of Nigeria’s former vice president, Alex Ekwueme, landed in his home-state for the final lying in state and subsequent internment.
The police in Anambra state on Tuesday, January 30, arrested two suspects, Friday Edet and Ezekiel Ubon who allegedly used kidnapped children for alms begging in Onitsha. The suspects were reportedly from Akwa Ibom state.
The proposal by the federal government to establish cattle colonies across the country as a means of ending the incessant clashes between farmers and herdsmen has been rejected by the Anambra state House of Assembly.
Some residents of Anambra have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for ensuring the commencement of work at the second Niger Bridge. Some residents however decried the slow pace of work by the construction company.
The secretary to the state government, Solo Chukwudebelu, in a statement said the work free day will also enable the people participate effectively in the funeral rites and programmes planned for the late icon.
Anambra state House of Assembly has kicked against plans by the federal government to build cattle colonies for herders.They also urged Governor Willie Obiano not to cede any part of the state's territories for cattle colonies.
Bello Maigari, chairman of Amansea cattle market, Awka south local government area of Anambra, on Sunday said his members were ready to contribute to the economy of the state through payment of all the levies and taxes.
The Nigerian community in South Africa has disclosed that a 27- year-old member Ebuka Okori from Anambra state was killed by the police in Durban in the early hours of Friday, January 19, because he refused to give them money.
Victor Umeh, has taken oath of office after winning the January 13, Anambra central senatorial election by a landslide, securing 64,879 votes. None of the 13 other contestants in the election got up to a thousand votes.
The Peace Corps of Nigeria has promised to stamp out cultism and other social vices in secondary schools and tertiary institutions in Anambra. Its commandant in Anambra said students would be sensitised on the danger of cultism.
Anambra state governor Willie Obiano declared that he would make sure that any corrupt official caught in his government is jailed. The governor said he would be visiting government offices to assess the level of commitment.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has given the winner of the Anambra central senatorial district election and former national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Victor Umeh, his certificate of return.
Chief Victor Umeh, the senator-elect for Anambra central district on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has presented a car and cash gifts to two reverend fathers of the Roman Catholic Church.
Gov Willie Obiano has appealed to the indigenes of his state and Nigerians in general, to keep appreciating the efforts of security personnel as they carry out their duties of providing security and sustaining peace and unity.
While the All Progressives Grand Alliance won the Anambra senatorial election, the Peoples Democratic Party won that of Taraba and the All Progressives Congress (APC) won the FCT polls in what was a busy weekend for INEC.
Victor Umeh who is the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has won the Anambra Central senatorial re-run election in a landslide victory clinching 95 per cent of votes cast on Saturday, January 13.
Some sex workers in Anambra have declared war with the Willie Obiano-led state govt, following their displacement as a result of the demolition exercise on the Onitsha/Enugu Expressway. They say they can't be rendered homeless.
A Federal High Court in Abuja has set aside the judgement earlier passed that affirmed that Obiora Okonkwo who is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was the person to occupy the Anambra Central Senatorial seat.
The Court of Appeal on Thursday, January 11, in Abuja, dismissed a motion seeking to restrain the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from conducting the re-run election into the Anambra Central Senatorial District.
The Anambra state Commissioner of Police, Garba Umar, said that 4,300 policemen have been deployed for the Anambra Central senatorial election rerun holding on Saturday, January 13. Umar disclosed this on Wednesday, January 11.
In a viral video shared by Blossom Martins, a wedding in Isuofia town, Aguata local government area of Anambra state became the talk of town after the grooms' friends stormed the scene to spray lots of cash on the couple.