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

VIDEO: Anambra community barnishes father, daughter over incest

August 29, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

A viral has captured moment Nnobi community of Anambra state barnished a lady identified as Queen Bassey and her father from the community for engaging in an incestuous affair that produced two children. The lady who was interrogated by some members of the community, revealed that she was deflowered by her father who made her become his wife by placing Read More

Pictures: Teenager rescued from abuse

July 28, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The government of Anambra state has rescued a yet to be identified teenager, who was being abused by his guardians. A video of the 17-year-old being abused had trended on social media resulting in the intervention of the Women and Social Welfare commissioner, Mrs Ify Obinabo. The guardians have been identified as Mr. Oluchukwu Olisaemeka and his wife, Ebere Olisaemeka.

Pictures: Soludo marks over 1000 shops for demolition, intensifies traders’ enumeration in Anambra

July 15, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

Anambra state governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, Friday, marked over 1000 shops for demolition at Ochanja market, Onitsha. Blueprint gathered that most of the marked buildings had structural defaults, including cracked walls and decking, felling pillars and sands, road obstructions, among other challenges. Soludo, who led a joint taskforce and professionals to monitor the various sections of the market, described the Read More

VIDEO: Watch as task force descends on Prophet Odumeje in Onitsha

July 7, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Anambra state government’s taskforce on Thursday beat up Prophet Chukwuemeka Ohanamere popularly known as Odumeje in Onitsha while trying to prevent the demolition of his church. Blueprint gathered that the church building was among the buildings earlier earmarked for demolition for falling short of the Anambra state’s building plan.

Breaking: Anambra government pulls down Prophet Odumeje’s church [PICTURES]

July 7, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Anambra state government has demolished the church of Prophet Chukwuemeka Ohanamere popularly known as Odumeje in Onitsha for constituting obstruction. The structure was said to be erected along Nwagene stream and had to be removed for the actualisation of the Onitsha Urban Renewal Plan. Blueprint gathered that the Church building was among the buildings earlier earmarked for demolition for falling Read More

Anambra set to move from importation to manufacturing – Official

July 6, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

Anambra state government has expressed readiness to move from importation to manufacturing and production hub with the intention to industrialise the state. Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Dr Obinna Ngonadi, said plans were on to actualise it through creation of industrial clusters for Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs), attraction of foreign investors, and creation of enabling environment for local investors to Read More

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