Pictures: Anambra government hails Rojenny’s contribution to sports, assures partnership

January 27, 2023 Editor 0

The Anambra government has commended Rommy Ezeonwuka, Managing Director of Rojenny Stadium and Games Village, Oba, near Onitsha for his vision for sports development in Nigeria and Anambra in particular. Chairman of Anambra Sports Development Commission (ASDC) Patrick-Estate Onyedum made the commendation when he visited Rojenny Stadium and Games Village, Oba on Thursday as part of his tour of private Read More

Pictures: Again, fire wrecks havoc in Anambra

January 24, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Fire has razed a foam industry in Nodu market, Okpuno in Awka south local government area of Anambra state. The multi-million goods were destroyed by fire on Monday night. Effort put in place to put off the fire was not enough as the industry was totally destroyed.

Breaking: Again, gunmen invade Anambra, bomb LGA headquarters, kill 3

January 12, 2023 Editor 0

Gunmen early Thursday morning invaded and bombed the headquarters of Ihiala Local Government Area (LGA) in Anambra state. Blueprint gathered that they initially engaged local vigilante operatives, subdued and killed three. While the incident, Police spokesperson, Tochukwu Ikenga, said one of the hoodlums and three vigilante operatives on duty were killed with one beheaded. He added that five buildings were Read More

Picture: Soludo offers scholarships to three pupils for building generating set

January 12, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Anambra state governor Chukwuma Soludo has offered scholarships to three pupils of Boys Secondary School, Igboukwu, Aguata Local Government Area for building generator, house and car. This was disclosed by a Twitter user, @TWAA_PR on Thursday. The tweet reads; “Anambra state governor, Charles Soludo offers scholarships to three pupils for building generating set, house and car.”

Court frees estate developer in Anambra

December 28, 2022 Editor 0

An Anambra High Court sitting in Awka on Wednesday ordered the immediate release of one Mr Chukwuemeka Ekwueme, a Real Estate Developer who has been detained at the Zone 13 Headquarters, Ukpo, Anambra since December 14. The order followed an application for bail by Alex Ejesieme (SAN), counsel to the applicant in Suit no. A/Misc 461/2022 and Motion No.A /2050m/2022. Read More

VIDEO: Moment top government official stormed checkpoint, cleared way for Christmas travellers

December 24, 2022 Editor 0

After receiving complaints over alleged extortion at checkpoints along the highway, Anambra state government swung into action. In a viral video, the deputy governor of Anambra state Gilbert Onyekachukwu Ibezim was seen asking Military personnel to stop heaping undue hardship on travellers when he stormed a checkpoint near Awka, the state capital. Before his arrival, the alleged unwholesome activities by Read More

Anambra: 2 dead, 9 injured as bus hits parked truck on Christmas eve

December 24, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

At least two persons were killed, Saturday December 24, 2022 as a commercial Toyota Hiace bus with registration number AGL 552 JT hit a truck without registration number at Nteje, Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State. Eyewitness, Mr Chinedu Nweribe, said the road crash which occured at Curtis filling station by Nteje-Awka expressway, left eight persons comprising three male Read More

NYSC to partner Anambra on skill acquisition centre

December 19, 2022 John Oba Abuja 0

The acting director general of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mrs. Christy Ifeyinwa Uba, has expressed willingness to collaborate with Anambra state government to establish Skill Acquisition Centre in the state. Uba stated this when she paid a courtesy visit on the wife of Anambra state governor, Mrs Nonye Soludo, at the Government House, Amawbia, Awka. A statement by the Read More

Buhari directs law enforcement to solve Anambra babies’ kidnap

December 9, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma Abuja 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock over the reported kidnapping of five newborn babies in Anambra state, directing that the rising crime rate in the areas be reduced without any delay. The reported kidnapping occurred at Stanley Hospital, Nkpologwu, in the state where the attackers reportedly picked up the babies and zoomed off. Expressing concerns about the strange incident, the Read More

Anambra empowers, charges women with disabilities on wealth creation

November 12, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu Awka 0

Anambra State ministry of Women Affairs, Saturday, empowered some women living with disabilities in the State, charging them to utilise their skill to create wealth for socioeconomic development. The beneficiaries who included the blind, physically challenged, people with albinism and the deaf were presented with some cash to support their businesses such as productions of disinfectant, air freshener, among others. Read More

Breaking: Anxiety as gunmen invade Soludo’s home town, kill Soldiers, others

November 12, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

At least two soldiers were gunned down on Saturday at Isuofia, Aguata Local Government Area (LGA) of Anambra State during a gun battle with gunmen. Isuofia, which had been under hoodlums’ attack since 2021, is the hometown of Anambra State governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, and Late Hon. Okechukwu Okoye of Aguata II constituency, who was equally killed in the town Read More

Missing Anambra INEC official found dead

November 9, 2022 Blueprint 0

An official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Osita Duruocha, who was declared missing has been found dead. His corpse was found along Isu-Aniocha-Urum road in Awka North local government area of Anambra state. The deceased was a Principal Executive Officer II on Grade Level 10 at the electoral commission. INEC national spokesperson, Barr Festus Okoye, stated this in Read More

Breaking: Pandemonium as gunmen attack Police checkpoint in Anambra

November 8, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

By Rosemary Moribirin There is tension in Anambra state after gunmen attacked a police checkpoint on Tuesday. As a result, some commuters have been reported dead while others are injured. Blueprint gathered that the incident occurred by 10:30 around Ihiala-Uli axis in Ihiala local government area. Anambra Police spokesman Ikenga Tochukwu, could not be reached at the time of filling Read More

NGO offers scholarship to 39 indigent students, move to end child abuse in Anambra

October 29, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

By Okechukwu Onuegbu, Akwa Save and Secure the Child Initiative (SSCI), a Non-governmental Organisation, weekend, offered scholarship to 39 indigent students in Anambra State, with a vow also to end child abuse. The beneficiaries were selected from 33 primary schools and six secondary schools across Awka South, Awka North and Njikoka Local Government Area, Anambra State. The State Principal of Read More

Anambra govt shuts down gaming centres

October 21, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

In a bid to contain fraudulent and criminal activities in the state, Anambra state government has ordered the immediate suspension of operations of all gaming centres. A statement jointly signed by the Commissioner for Culture, Entertainment; Tourism, Donatus Onyenji, Chairman, Anambra State Internal Revenue Service; Richard Madiebo and the Commissioner for Homeland Affairs, Chikodi Angra, said that the government received Read More

In Anambra, man defiles 2 underaged daughters

October 20, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

A man identified as Uchenna Nwobi has allegedly defiled his two underaged daughters in Abagana, Njikoka Local Government Area of the state. Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Anambra state command, had since arrested him for having carnal knowledge of his two biological daughters, aged 5 and 3 years.  The suspect was arrested on Wednesday, after a whistle blower Read More

FERMA, Anambra partner on road maintenance

September 26, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Managing Director/CEO, Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), Engr. Nuruddeen A. Rafindadi, and the Governor of Anambra State, Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo, have agreed to form a productive and strategic partnership to maintain roads in the state. A statement from FERMA on Monday stated that the agreement was reached during Soludo’s visit to the agency in Abuja recent. It stated Read More

Gunmen attack Ifeanyi Ubah’s convoy in Anambra, aides killed

September 11, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

No fewer than seven persons were feared killed when gunmen attacked the convoy of Senator Ifeanyi Ubah in Anambra state. The incident occured at Enugwu-Ukwu in Njikoka local government area. Ubah of the Young Progressive Party (YPP) represents Anambra South. A source on Sunday night, said he was ambushed by the gunmen who opened fire on his convoy. It was Read More

Breaking: Anambra Senator escapes death as gunmen ambush convoy, Police operatives, aides feared dead

September 11, 2022 Editor 0

The Senator representing Anambra South senatorial zone Senator Ifeanyi Ubah on Sunday evening September 11, 2022 survived what appeared like an assassination attempt when gunmen reportedly attacked his convoy in Enugu-Ukwu, Anambra state. The attack Blueprint gathered led to the death of his aides and some Police operatives with him. According to a viral video, the attackers riddled the Senator’s Read More

Anambra: Barnished father over incest opens up (VIDEO)

September 2, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

A man identified as Amaechi Agnalasi who was banished for fathering two children with his daughter has opened up on the reasons for his act. Blueprint had reported that Mr. Agnalasi, and his daughter, Queen Bassey, were banished from Nnobi community in Anambra state for engaging in an incestuous affair that produced two children. Queen Bassey had revealed that they Read More

Group celebrates Obiano @67, lauds projects, achievements in office 

August 27, 2022 Paul Okah, Abuja 0

A socio-political group, Anambra Development Union (ADU), has commended immediate past governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, over his leadership qualities and sterling achievements while in office.  Making the commendation during the celebration of the former governor’s 67th birthday, recently, ADU enumerated 67 signature projects delivered by the Obiano administration in the state, recalling that the former governor, fondly called ‘Akpokuedike’, Read More

In Anambra, NUJ decries Journalists’ maltreatment, seeks government intervention

August 26, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Anambra State Council has condemned alleged maltreatment of members by some government and security officials the state. The union, while urging governor Chukwuma Soludo to intervene and forestall the anomalies, equally urged the government to expedite action towards resolving menace of indiscriminate dumping of waste. NUJ disclosed this in a communique issued at the Read More

Group celebrates Obiano @67, lauds sterling developmental strides

August 25, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state has been commended for his quiet leadership and sterling achievements while in office. Making the commendation during the celebration of the former governor’s 67th birthday recently, Anambra Development Union  enumerated 67 signature projects delivered by the Obiano administration in the state. The socio-political group recalled that the former governor, fondly called ‘Akpokuedike’, demonstrated Read More