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

Soludo marks over 1,000 shops for demolition at Ochanja market

July 15, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

Anambra state governor Prof. Chukwuma Soludo on Friday marked out over 1, 000 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, roads obstructions, among other challenges. Soludo, who led a joint task force and professionals to monitor the various sections of Read More

Popular Nigerian pastor sends message to Soludo over demolition of Odumeje’s church in Anambra

July 8, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The general overseer of the Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has reacted to the manhandling of Pastor Chukwuemeka Ohanaemere, popularly known as Odumeje. The Auchi-born cleric, sent a clear message to Governor Charles Soludo of Anambra State, urging him to condemn the manhandling of Pastor Chukwuemeka Ohanaemere, popularly known as Odumeje, by members of the Anambra State taskforce. Suleman also 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

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

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

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

Anambra: Soludo presents revised 2022 budget to state assembly

May 19, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

Anambra state governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, Thursday, presented the revised 2022 Appropriation Act and 2022 Fiscal Framework before the State House of Assembly. The bill raised the deficit in the state existing budget from 141.9 billion Naira to 170 billion Naira with the capital expenditure of 64% compared to 57% previously enacted at the administration of Governor Willie Obiano. According Read More

Pictures: Soludo visits Nnamdi Kanu, reveals what IPOB leader told him

May 15, 2022 Okey Onuegbu 0

Anambra state governor, Prof. Charles Soludo, has revealed that he visited the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in DSS detention in Abuja. Kanu has remained in DSS custody while still on trial over charges preferred against him by the federal government. Disclosing why he visited the IPOB leader, Prof. Soludo via his Facebook Page on Saturday said, “I Read More

Anambra resident’s set agenda for Soludo on security

April 29, 2022 Blueprint 0

In recent times, Anambra state, like most states in the country, has been bedevilled with security challenges despite efforts by government to stem the tide. Following Prof. Charles Soludo’s swearing in as governor of the state residents have since set agenda for the governor on security, OKECHUKWU ONUEGBU reports. The security of lives and property of citizens is usually top Read More

Anambra: Gunmen attack Soludo’s community, kill police officer

April 15, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

Unknown gunmen, Friday, attacked security posts at Isuofia community, Aguata local government area, where Anambra state governor, Prof Charles Soludo, hails from. Blueprint learnt that the gunmen during an attack killed one police officer at a junction leading to governor Soludo’s house, even as other officers and passersby flee. “They stormed the junction leading to governor’s house around 12noon and Read More

The new twist in the Soludo solution

April 12, 2022 Eze Jude Ogechukwu 0

A new reality of life is dawning on Prof. Chukwuma Soludo. He arguably must have known that being a Central bank governor is not synonymous with being a state governor. But today, he has a practical dimensions to that lone knowledge. One is an appointment, the other a political mandate. One requires professional know-how, the other an integral administrative skill Read More

Attack on my LGA a reprisal after security smoked criminals’ camps – Soludo

April 8, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu Awka 0

Anambra state governor Prof Charles Soludo on Friday visited the headquarters of his home local government area, Aguata, which gunmen burnt down on Thursday, describing the incident as “a reprisal attack by criminal elements.” He said security men had stormed the camps of criminals at Ogboji in Orumba South LGA and Aguluezechukwu in Aguata LGA on the same day during Read More

Breaking: Soludo appoints Odinkalu, Bianca, Charly Boy, Onwenu, others to address insecurity, IPOB agitations in Anambra

April 6, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu Awka 0

Anambra state governor, Prof. Charles Soludo, Wednesday, announced appointment of the former Chairman, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Prof. Chidi Odinkalu as Chairman of 15-member committee charged with responsibilities of addressing insecurity, violence and agitations in the state and South East generally. According to a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Solo Chukwulobelu, the committee named Read More

That ‘valedictory slap’ on a First Lady

March 25, 2022 Abdulsalam Mahmud 0

Among several highpoints of Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo’s inauguration as the new governor of Anambra state, none rivaled it. Nothing, perhaps, could have. The incident was an ‘inauguration drama’ of sort. The show of ‘feminist superiority’, which yours truly will prefer to dub the ‘ugly incident’, manifested in a ‘rain of insults, fire and fury.’ On the day Soludo, a Read More

Anambra: Don’t be afraid to offend religious leaders, PFN tells Soludo

March 13, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

Religious leaders in Anambra state, have urged the incoming governor, Prof. Charles Soludo, to be ready to offend the leadership of religious institutions if he must succeed in the next four years. Soludo, the winner of Anambra state 2021 gubernatorial poll under the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), is billed to takeover the mantle of leadership from Chief Willie Obiano Read More

Breaking: Again, Soludo wins in Anambra governorship election as court passes crucial judgement

December 1, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

The governor-elect of Anambra State, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, on Wednesday, escaped from being stopped to be sworn-in come March, 2022. This is after the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, declined to nullify his election.  In a judgement delivered by Justice Taiwo Taiwo, the court dismissed a suit that sought to void Soludo’s election on the allegation that he supplied false information to Read More

Daybreak in Anambra

November 11, 2021 Victoria Ngozi Ikeano 0

“It may well happen that all our fears and anxieties about this election will come to naught. Everything may pass off peacefully. This is the ardent wish of all men and women of goodwill”. That was how I concluded my column last week. And so it came to pass that the dark clouds hovering over Anambra state, accentuated by the Read More

Ohanaeze congratulates Soludo

November 11, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

The Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has congratulated the former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo, on his well-deserved victory as the governor-elect of Anambra state in the last Saturday’s governorship election. National Publicity Secretary, Chief Alex Ogbonnia, in a congratulatory message to the incoming governor, sent a warm greetings to the Anambra state governor, Chief Read More

Anambra: Ozigbo, Ubah, Ngige, others congratulate governor-elect

November 11, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded Anambra state poll, Mr Valentine Ozigbo and his counterparts in Young Progressive Party (YPP), Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, have conceded defeat and congratulated Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, on his victory. The Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) State Returning Officer for the election and Vice Chancellor of University of Calabar, Prof Read More

Buhari congratulates Anambra governor-elect, Charles Soludo

November 10, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo, the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), as he emerged winner in the gubernatorial election in Anambra state. The President praised the security agencies for their determination to ensure that the election went on as smoothly as possible, and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the successful conclusion Read More