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

Soludo to youth: Take back Anambra from gunmen

August 13, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu Awka 0

The Anambra state Governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, Friday, charged youths to support the battle to reclaim the state from gunmen and other criminals terrorising the state. The charge is coming on the heels of several lives and property lost following activities of kidnappers and other criminals in the five months of Soludo’s administration in Anambra state. This is as the Read More

Why I stopped supporting Peter Obi – Deji Adeyanju

July 26, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Kogi-born activist, Deji Adeyanju, has stated the reason he stopped supporting the presidential ambition of Labour party presidential flagbearer and the former governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi. Adeyanju disclosed that his support came to an end moment after meeting with the Onitsha-born politician for three hours. He alleged that Peter Obi is not a saint, and was as corrupt Read More

Bring back inter-house school sports in Anambra, SWAN beckons Soludo

June 24, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Anambra State chapter, Friday, urged governor Chukwuma Soludo, to revive school inter-house sporting activities as panacea to rekindling sports in the state. According to SWAN, revival of the sports culture for which Anambra State was known could be made possible through the activation of Inter-House Sports, School Sports and State Sports festival. The Read More

Sterling Bank partners Anambra on new int’l drug market

June 23, 2022 Amaka Ifeakandu, Lagos 0

Sterling Bank Plc has signed a partnership agreement with the Anambra State Government, Coordinator Wholesale Centre (CWC), and Feroville to build a new international drug market in Oba in the Idemili South Local Government Area of the state. Under the arrangement, Sterling Bank will serve as the sole financier for the construction of the project, and upon completion, traders at Read More

Five dead as gunmen, IPOB clash in Anambra

June 18, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

About five persons suspected to be members of unknown gunmen were killed on Friday during a confrontation with people suspected to be Proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). According to a viral video, the incident occured along Onitsha/Owerri road by Akwa village, Ihiala, Ihiala Local Government Area (LGA) of Anambra State. The viral video showed a Hilux van carrying five Read More

In Anambra, Soludo gives gunmen quit notice as operatives pull down kidnappers’ hideout

June 11, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

Anambra state governor, Professor Charles Soludo, weekend, said the state would no longer be conducive to unknown gunmen and other criminals. Soludo, who stated this after a joint security network raided and demolished kidnappers hideout at Oba, Idemili South Local Government Area (LGA), warned that the state had invoked the extant laws of the land with which it would deal Read More

Anambra prone to zoonoses owing to insuficient veterinary doctors, animal health ministry – NVM

June 10, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVM), Anambra state chapter, Thursday, said the state was prone to zoonoses if the government fail to employ more professionals across the 21 Local Government Areas (LGAs). According to the State Chairman of NVM, Dr Ifeanyi Obiwulu, Nigeria like other parts of the continent was battling monkey-pox, bird flue and other diseases transmittable by animals Read More

Breaking: In Anambra, Victor Umeh dumps APGA, joins Labour party in search of Senate ticket

June 3, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

Days after he was defeated in the senatorial primary contest, former All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Senator Victor Umeh has moved to the Labour Party (LP). Blueprint gathered that Umeh alongside joined Presidential hopeful and former Anambra state governor Peter Obi to contest for the Anambra Central senatorial seat at the 2023 general elections. Umeh had about eight years ago Read More

Breaking: Gunmen attack Anambra state owned broadcast outfit, set vehicles, building ablaze, staff injured

May 30, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

Gunmen, early Monday morning, launched an attack at the Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS) Onitsha station, and se two vehicles parked in the premises ablaze. Sources told Blueprint that the attackers equally burnt a part of a building in the station, brutalised and injured some staff of the state-owned media house before the intervention of security operatives. An ABS staff who Read More

Anambra central: Reps member floors ex-APGA National chairman, Victor Umeh, grabs party ticket

May 28, 2022 Editor 0

A former National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Senator Victor Umeh, Thursday, lost his ambition to grab the ticket of APGA for Anambra Central senatorial district. Umeh, who scored 151 votes was defeated by the member representing Dunukofia, Njikoka and Anaocha Federal Constituency, Hon. Ferdinand Dozie Nwankwo, that garnered 162 votes. Another contestant in the race and Read More

Killings: Soludo imposes curfew on 8 LGAs in Anambra, talks tough

May 26, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu Awka 0

Anambra State governor, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, Wednesday, imposed 6pm to 6am curfew on eight local government areas with high incidents of unknown gunmen activities. Anambra has been bedeviled with attacks by yet to be identified gunmen, resulting to deaths of many indigenous and non indigenous people, including the lawmaker, Hon. Okechukwu Okoye and his aide, Mr Cyril Chiegboka recently Read More

Breaking: In Anambra, Soludo slams curfew on 8 LGAs over killings

May 25, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

Anambra state governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has announced a dusk-to-dawn curfew in eight Local Government Areas (LGAs) where activities of gunmen are on the increase. The LGAs include Aguata, Ihiala, Ekwusigo, Nnewi North, Nnewi South, Ogbaru, Orumba North and Orumba South. These LGAs make up Anambra south senatorial zone. Read the full statement SOLUDO ADDRESSES NDI ANAMBRA, DECLARES CURFEW IN Read More

Anambra: Commissioner reveals how Soludo will fund revised 2022 budget

May 25, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

Anambra state government, Tuesday, said it would finance its revised 2022 appropriation of N170 billion through loans, federal allocation and Internally Generated Revenue (IGR). The state governor, Prof. Charles Soludo, had last week presented the revised budget to the state House of Assembly, as against the existing N142 billion appropriation which was presented last year by his predecessor, Chief Willie Read More

2 burnt to death in Anambra as petrol tanker crashes

May 25, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

At least two persons were burnt beyond recognition at Umunya, Oyi local government area, Anambra state as a Mack tanker with no registration number crashed behind an urban shuttle bus. An eyewitness, Mr. Ikechi Otu, told Blueprint that the accident occurred around 10am, Tuesday, along the Enugu-Onistha Expressway as a result of over-speeding on the side of the petrol tanker Read More

Alleged killing of northerners: Anambra government cautions on reportage… CNG, CAN warn on conspiracy of silence

The Anambra state government has said contrary to insinuations making the rounds, there is no religious or ethnic killing in the state. The government said the clarification became necessary because of what it described as a “misleading” media report. In a statement Tuesday in Awka, the state government, through the Press Secretary to the governor, Christian Aburime, said the clarification became Read More