Girl most marginalised in Anambra, Kaduna -Christian Aid

October 11, 2021 Adeola Tukuru 0

Christian Aid’s Gender, Equity and Social Inclusion lead, Mercy Okeke has revealed according to Evidence and Collaboration for Inclusive Development (ECID) that despite socio-cultural differences, girls were identified as one of the most marginalised groups within local governments in Anambra and Kaduna. She made assertion based on data gathered through its work to reduce poverty and improve the wellbeing of marginalized groups in various parts of the country. She explained that the Evidence and Collaboration Read More

Andy Uba Names Ogene media director

September 30, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming November 6, 2021, Anambra governorship election, Senator Andy Uba, has appointed Hon. Victor Afam Ogene as Director, Media and Publicity of his campaign. Ogene, a former member of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, is also a long-standing journalist, with over 30 years of practice. In a short statement made available Read More

NACJ nominates Umeh for integrity personality of the year award

September 23, 2021 Adeola Tukuru, 0

The National Association of Christian Journalists (NACJ) has nominated Senator Victor Umeh who represented Anambra Central in the 8th Senate for its integrity personality of the year award. A statement signed by the president of the association, Dr Charles Tola Okhai, said the nomination was predicated on Umeh’s impressive track record of self-discipline, transparency, professional exploits, honesty and selfless service Read More

Anambra 2021: Put your houses in order, INEC tells political parties

September 14, 2021 Editorial III 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has advised political parties featuring in Anambra governorship election to put their houses in order and carry out responsible campaigns. Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, gave the advice when he spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja. Okoye urged political parties Read More

Breaking: Fear grips many as gunmen assasinate Anambra monarch, driver

September 10, 2021 Editor 0

There is rising tension in Aguleri, a popular community in Anambra state after its traditional ruler, HRH Abakpulu Anamco, and his driver were killed by gunmen suspected to be hired assassins. The unfortunate incident which reportedly happened on Friday afternoon has already flooded the social media. While the traditional ruler was seen lying dead outside his silver colour Toyota Prado Read More

Why North dictates Nigerian politics

September 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

It’s no news that Nigeria as a country has different competitors including within its shores.As it is said by the masses, the Northern Nigeria has taken over the nation. They say that all the sensitive political positions, economy, security positions, etc, are controlled by Northern Nigeria. It is widely believed that it is a strategy by the current government to Read More

PWDs: IFA urges INEC to deploy Braille ballots guide ahead Anambra guber poll

August 26, 2021 Adeola Tukuru, 0

The executive-director, Inclusive Friends Association (IFA) who also doubles as the Convener of Access Nigeria Campaign , Grace Jerry has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) INEC to deploy Braille ballot guides to all polling units in Anambra states ahead the forthcoming Gubernatorial election.  She said it became necessary due to the unavailability of data for the blind in Anambra state, adding that INEC should Read More

BREAKING: Fire outbreak pulls down furniture, other shops in Anambra community (VIDEO)

August 23, 2021 Editor 0

Raging fire on Monday consumed entire furniture and surrounding shops in Nibo, Awka South local government area Anambra state. A video circulating on social media revealed that the shops are located along Amawbia-Nibo road, almost opposite a government-owned community health centre, popularly known as Maternity. According to an eyewitness, the fire burnt commercial properties including ready-made upholstery house and office-fitted Read More

IBB @80: Salute to a giant among men

August 17, 2021 Mohammed Kuta Yahaya 0

As General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, GCFR, celebrates his 80th birthday, his achievements as military president within the period of eight years remain indelible. It’s been 28 years since he stepped aside from the saddle of leadership, his relevance continues to improve like wine – exuding excellence that fits into the contemporary times after so many years. It is indeed common Read More

Anambra: APC’s chances of landslide victory certain – Buni

August 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Chairman Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni, said the chances of his party in winning the forthcoming governorship election with a landslide victory has increased. Buni stated this Tuesday in Abuja while inaugurating National Campaign Committee of the party head by governor Hope Uzodinma as chairman. Other party Read More

Anambra: APC appoints Uzodinma, Omo-Agege, 22 other govs to lead campaign

August 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra state, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed the Imo state governor Hope Uzodinma as chairman, National Campaign Committee to lead 22 other governors to campaign for the party. Other party leaders in the national campaign team include the Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege, Deputy Speaker Idris Wase, Minister of State for Petroleum Read More

Anambra guber: INEC accepts Umeoji’s nomination form as APGA candidate

August 7, 2021 Editor 0

The ambition of former Central Bank Governor, Prof. Charles Soludo, to be the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) may have finally been dashed. This followed the acceptance of the nomination forms containing the list of Chukwuma Umeoji as candidate of the APGA for the Anambra governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The official Read More

Anambra guber: Akeredolu’s judgement rules out APC – Ex-presidential candidate

July 29, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

Former presidential candidate of the Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA), High Chief Peter Ameh has stated that the Supreme Court judgement on Governor Rotimi Akeredolu technically ruled out the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Anambra November 6th, 2021 guber election. In a statement released in Abuja Thursday, Ameh said “it is a very simple logic that Mai Mala Buni cannot Read More

Breaking: Senate constitutes Conference Committee on PIB

July 6, 2021 Taiye Odewale, Abuja 0

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has announced the composition of the conference committee on the Petroleum Industry Bill. The announcement was made on Tuesday at the start of plenary. The members of the conference committee include: Senate Leader Yahaya Abdullahi (APC Kebbi North) as Chairman, Senators Mohammed Sabo Nakudu (APC Jigawa South West) to represent  North West; Albert Bassey Read More

Act now or lose Anambra – Group tells PDP

July 1, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

A pressure group in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), PDP Rescue Movement, has charged the appeal committee to interrogate the outcome of the party’s primary election in Anambra to stand any chance of winning the forthcoming governorship elections in the state. In a statement in Abuja, Wednesday by spokesman of the PDP Rescue Movement, Emeka Ezenwa, warned that except the Read More

Gov’shp: APC clears Moghalu, Uba, 12 others for primary election

June 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Governor Mai Mala Buni on Thursday received the report of the Screening Committee for the Party’s 2021 Anambra State Governorship aspirants. The Committee screened fourteen (14) aspirants, namely: Sen. Emmanuel Andy Uba; Nwokafor Amobi Daniel; Dr. George N. Moghalu; Hon. Paul Izuchukwuorajiaka; Chief Edozie Madu; Dr. Read More

Anambra: CSOs task NASS on speedy passage of Electoral Act

May 20, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The Alliance of Civil Society Organisations for Expansion of Electoral and Democratic Space (ACCESS) has called on the 9th National Assembly (NASS) to immediately enact and pass the Electoral Act 2021, saying this will guide the conduct of the Anambra state gubernatorial election scheduled for November 6. It’s Spokesperson, Ariyo-Dare Atoye, made the call in Abuja during a peaceful #OccupyNASS Read More