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2019 election: Anambra senator reveals what APGA needs to succeed

2019 election: Anambra senator reveals what APGA needs to succeed

APGA has more than 85% chances of winning all legislative seats in 2019 - Anambra senator
Golibe Festival 2018: Onitsha to host inaugural world-class festival

Golibe Festival 2018: Onitsha to host inaugural world-class festival

With an estimated 100,000 attendees, the upcoming Golibe festival provides a major opportunity for companies and small business owners to boost their brand visibility, encourage product and service trial and sell their products.

Golibe Festival 2018: Onitsha to host inaugural world-class festival
2019: We're fully ready for primaries - INEC assures political parties

2019: We're fully ready for primaries - INEC assures political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), through its Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Anambra, Nkwachukwu Orji, on Friday, September 14, said that it s set for the monitoring of primaries of political parties.

2019: We're fully ready for primaries - INEC assures political parties
President Buhari has no serious opposition ahead of 2019 elections - Chris Ngige insists

President Buhari has no serious opposition ahead of 2019 elections - Chris Ngige insists

The minister of labour and productivity, Chris Ngige, has said insisted that there is no serious opposition to President Buhari’s intention to seek a second term in 2019 due to what he described as the excellent performance.

President Buhari has no serious opposition ahead of 2019 elections - Chris Ngige insists
Anambra APC adopts consensus primaries ahead of 2019 elections

Anambra APC adopts consensus primaries ahead of 2019 elections

The Anambra state chapter of the ruling APC has adopted the consensus method of primary election, ahead of the 2019 elections. The state chairman of the party, Emeka Ibeh made the disclosure on Monday, September 10.

Anambra APC adopts consensus primaries ahead of 2019 elections
Minister demands applause for Buhari over economic revival

Minister demands applause for Buhari over economic revival

President Muhammadu Buhari should be praised for reviving the Nigerian economy from the waste of the PDP years and for restoring security to the country’s borders, so says the Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige.

Minister demands applause for Buhari over economic revival
Best graduating student gets yam tuber and live chicken as gift (photos)

Best graduating student gets yam tuber and live chicken as gift (photos)

The Best Graduating Student of Mass Communication, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Best Somadina Nwabuwa, has been honoured for his outstanding performance. He was given an undisclosed cash price and chicken.

Best graduating student gets yam tuber and live chicken as gift (photos)
2019: Andy Uba meets APC stakeholders, declares intention to re-contest Senate seat

2019: Andy Uba meets APC stakeholders, declares intention to re-contest Senate seat

Andy Uba, a former governor the state, made the disclosure on Friday, September 7, during a meeting with a number of stakeholders and party leaders from the seven local government areas that constitute the senatorial zone.

2019: Andy Uba meets APC stakeholders, declares intention to re-contest Senate seat
Update: I saw him talking to some policemen - Man calls out pastor who was allegedly attacked by assassins (photos)

Update: I saw him talking to some policemen - Man calls out pastor who was allegedly attacked by assassins (photos)

Many are confused after a pastor survived several gun shots in Anambra state. A Facebook user just shared the story of how a pastor survived several bullet attacks after being shot by unknown gunmen on his way to church.

Update: I saw him talking to some policemen - Man calls out pastor who was allegedly attacked by assassins (photos)
No automatic tickets for aspirants - APGA warns Anambra lawmakers

No automatic tickets for aspirants - APGA warns Anambra lawmakers

Speaking to some members of the Anambra House of Assembly, the chairman of the party in the state, Gilbert Obi, said it is regrettable that some lawmakers have distanced themselves from the party shortly after their election.

No automatic tickets for aspirants - APGA warns Anambra lawmakers
Bianca’s siblings attack Ojukwu’s sons over senatorial ambition

Bianca’s siblings attack Ojukwu’s sons over senatorial ambition

The siblings of Dame Bianca Ojukwu, widow of late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu- Ojukwu, have berated some of the children of the former Biafran leader for opposing her (Bianca’s) senatorial ambition. She will represent Anambra south

Bianca’s siblings attack Ojukwu’s sons over senatorial ambition
Community laments as erosion threatens late ex-vice president Alex Ekwueme's house

Community laments as erosion threatens late ex-vice president Alex Ekwueme's house

Following series of rainfalls in Ezioko village of Oko, Orumba North in Anambra state, the home of ex-vice president Alex Ekwueme is said to be under erosion threat. Excavation of sands in the village have been blamed for this.

Community laments as erosion threatens late ex-vice president Alex Ekwueme's house
2019: What PDP should do to return to power - Governor Umahi

2019: What PDP should do to return to power - Governor Umahi

The national vice chairman of the south-east of the PDP, David Umahi, has urged the party members and supporters to brace up for victory ahead of the 2019 general elections and take back power from the hands of the APC.

2019: What PDP should do to return to power - Governor Umahi
If you detain suspects beyond 48 hours you can lose your job - IGP warns FSARS

If you detain suspects beyond 48 hours you can lose your job - IGP warns FSARS

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris has warned operatives of the Federal Special Anti Robbery Square (FSARS) to refrain from detaining suspects for more than 48hours without arraigning them in court.

If you detain suspects beyond 48 hours you can lose your job - IGP warns FSARS
Ojukwu's children vow not to support late father wife's senatorial ambition

Ojukwu's children vow not to support late father wife's senatorial ambition

Some family members of the late Biafra leader, Dim Ojukwu, have vowed never to give their support to Bianca Ojukwu, a former Nigeria ambassador to Spain who is also the widow of the late Igbo warlord, adding she is from Enugu.

Ojukwu's children vow not to support late father wife's senatorial ambition
Face your responsibilities, stop heating up the country and creating tensions - Bishop warns politicians

Face your responsibilities, stop heating up the country and creating tensions - Bishop warns politicians

Rt Rev Owen Nwokolo, the bishop of the Anglican Communion, Onitsha, Anambra state, has reportedly warned Nigerian politicians to stop heating up the polity and causing chaos and tensions that could impact negatively on the people.

Face your responsibilities, stop heating up the country and creating tensions - Bishop warns politicians
Police arrest 14-year-old kidnapper, 4 others in Anambra

Police arrest 14-year-old kidnapper, 4 others in Anambra

The police command in Anambra says it has arrested five kidnappers/child traffickers and rescued five victims in the last seven days. Mr Haruna Mohammed, the public relations officer of the command, disclosed this.

Police arrest 14-year-old kidnapper, 4 others in Anambra
FG approves establishment of police academy in Anambra

FG approves establishment of police academy in Anambra

The donor of the recently approved police college and academy, in Anambra state, Dr Godwin Maduka, has said that the federal government would use both institutions to create employment for young people in the south east.

FG approves establishment of police academy in Anambra
2019: Bianca Ojukwu is not an ordinary human being - Former governor warns other aspirants

2019: Bianca Ojukwu is not an ordinary human being - Former governor warns other aspirants

At a stakeholders' meeting of the All progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Ekwulobia in the Aguata local government area, Anambra state, Ohakim described the late Ojukwu as the most selfless Igbo leader dead or alive.

2019: Bianca Ojukwu is not an ordinary human being - Former governor warns other aspirants
2019: Bianca Ojukwu begins senatorial campaign

2019: Bianca Ojukwu begins senatorial campaign

Ambassador Bianco Ojukwu, the widow of the late Igbo leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, is said to commence her senatorial campaign for the 2019 Anambra south senatorial district today, Tuesday, August 28.

2019: Bianca Ojukwu begins senatorial campaign
Buhari will hand over to an Igbo president in 2023 - Igwe Nwokedi

Buhari will hand over to an Igbo president in 2023 - Igwe Nwokedi

Igwe Ezeoba Alex Nwokedi of Achalla Kingdom in Anambra state has expressed optimism that President Muhammadu Buhari will hand over to an Igbo president in 2023. Nwokedi also commend Governor Willie Obiano for his performance.

Buhari will hand over to an Igbo president in 2023 - Igwe Nwokedi
3 robbery suspects in army uniform escape from police cell

3 robbery suspects in army uniform escape from police cell

Three suspected armed robbers, wearing army uniform, have escape from police cell on Thursday, August 23, in Obosi, Idemili north local government area of Anambra. They were reportedly arrested by a vigilance group in the area.

3 robbery suspects in army uniform escape from police cell
First lady surprises woman who gave birth to quintuplets in Anambra

First lady surprises woman who gave birth to quintuplets in Anambra

Anambra state first lady, Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano (Osodieme), on Wednesday, August 22, paid a visit to Life International Hospital, Awka and paid N1.62 million hospital bill for Ifeoma Nwaka who gave birth to quintuplets.

First lady surprises woman who gave birth to quintuplets in Anambra
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