Pictures: Anambra philanthropist, Azubuike Ekweozor, donates new vehicle to ABS as acting MD hits ground running

April 21, 2022 Editor 0

The new acting Managing Director of the Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS), Mr. Gab Okpalaeze, is already making huge impact at the establishment as his leadership is beginning to attract well-to-do individuals to partner the only state-owned broadcast outfit. The latest of such drives to ensure increased business relations for the media house came alive when a philanthropist, Chief Azubuike Ekweozor, Read More

Gunmen bomb another police facility in Anambra

April 21, 2022 Blueprint 0

Gunmen have bombed Anaku Divisional Police headquarters in Ayamelum local government area of Anambra state. The incident, which happened in the early hours of Wednesday, was the fifth attack to be recorded in the state within one week. Last Wednesday, four police officers were killed when gunmen attacked Atani Divisional Police headquarters in Ogbaru council area. Less than 24 hours Read More

Breaking: Shops burnt as explosion rocks Anambra (PICTURES)

January 28, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Many shops and buildings burnt as Petrol tanker exploded at the Upper Iweka junction of Onitsha, Anambra state commercial city on Friday. The fire which started at 8.30am had caused a long standstill of vehicles in and out of Onitsha. Fire service both from Anambra and Delta states have arrived the scene and are battling to quench the fire amid Read More

Pictures: Anambra community move to punish drug offenders

January 8, 2022 Editor 0

Awkuzu community in Oyi local government area of Anambra state has declared its intention to punish drug offenders in what it called a declaration against manufacture, sale or abuse of illicit drugs and substances. The five-paragraph declaration which came at the end of a town hall meeting convened by a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), Balm for the Bruised Foundation (BFBF) Read More

Breaking: IPOB cancels sit-at-home order in Southeast, less than 2 days to Anambra governorship poll

November 4, 2021 Editor 0

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has just announced the cancellation of a proposed sit-at-home order slated to begin on Friday November 5, 2021. According to the group, the sit-at-home initiative was put off to allow citizens exercise their franchise on Saturday in Anambra on Saturday. Below is the detailed press statement from IPOB WE HAVE CANCELLED OUR ONE WEEK Read More

ADP ‘ll rescue Anambra from APGA’s bondage -Yabagi Sani

November 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

National chairman of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) Engr Yabagi Yusuf Sani, has said his party has prepared a blueprint that will rescue Anambra state from what he described as bondage of the ruling All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and other political parties. Sani also expressed confidence that his party will emerged victorious in the forthcoming governorship election. Speaking at Read More

Anambra: Why Okonkwo ‘ll defeat Uba, Soludo, others – Nwanyanwu

November 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national chairman of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) Chief Dan Nwanyanwu, has expressed confidence that the candidate of his party, Dr. Obiora Okonkwo has the capacity to defeat his contenders in the November 6, governorship election in Anambra state.  Other candidates in the governorship election include Senator Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Charles Soludo of the Read More

Breaking: 2 dead as DSS operatives suffer attack in Anambra, 1 week to governorship poll

October 29, 2021 Editor 0

Gunmen on Friday ambushed operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and killed two Friday in Anambra. The bloody incident happened about one week to scheduled governorship election in the state which has recently turned hot bird for all sorts of criminalities. Talking about the attack, the officers were attacked as gunmen ambushed their convoy while on election campaign Read More

40m membership: We ‘ll win Anambra, victorious in 2023 general elections – APC

October 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling  All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed confidence that it will win the forthcoming Anambra governorship election and later win the 2023 general elections with its membership strength of over 40 million. The ruling party has boasted that governorship  elections in Ekiti and Osun states will be in their favour. Secretary of the party’s Caretaker Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee Read More

Enough of this, we’ve lost so much to sit-at-home, Igbo traders, residents declare

The sit-at-home ordered by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) across the five states of the South-east is fast impacting negatively on the populace, as business owners and residents alike have cried out in anguish to say they have had enough. From Abia to Enugu, Ebonyi, Imo and Anambra states, the trend remains the same as businesses have remained under lock and key while owners Read More

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