Anambra polls: Senate INEC c’ttee says Nov. 18 date sacrosanct

The Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says Anambra Governorship election will hold as scheduled on November 18. The Committee Chairman, Sen.Suleiman Nasif, said this on Friday when he led members of the committee to a meeting with INEC officials, chairmen and secretaries of various political parties in Awka. Nasif said the members […]

Is it war or elections? 21,000 policemen, water boats, copters to be deployed for Anambra election

Olalekan Adetayo The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has said about 21,000 policemen would be mobilised for the governorship elections coming up in Anambra State on November 18. He added that water boats and helicopters would also be used. The Police boss disclosed this to State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on […]

Anambra guber: Buhari to attend APC final campaign

— 13th October 2017   From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has given his word that he will be at the final campaign in Anambra State ahead of the gubernatorial elections scheduled for November 18. The Bauchi State governor, Mohammed Abubakar, made the disclosure to State House Correspondents after he and the flagbearer of […]

BREAKING: South-East govs proscribe IPOB activities

  Ihuoma Chiedozie, Enugu The South-East Governors Forum, at a meeting in Enuguon Friday, proscribed the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra in the five states in the zone. The meeting was attended by governors Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Enugu; Dave Umahi, Ebonyi; Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia; and Willie Obiano, Anambra. Imo State was represented by Deputy […]

Oduah threatens to withdraw from Anambra gov race

Sen. Stella Oduah, an aspirant in the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra State, has threatened withdrawal from the race, alleging irregularities in Peoples Democratic Party’s  build-up to the primary election. Oduah made this known while briefing newsmen on Friday in Abuja. She said that the Ward congress of the party held on Wednesday to elect […]

We’ll send Nnamdi Kanu back to prison – Anambra community

  Tony Okafor, Awka The Nri community in Anambra State, believed to be the ancestral home of the Igbo, has threatened to jail the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, for allegedly invading the area and desecrating sacred places. The community said it had concluded arrangements to drag the pro-Biafran agitator to […]

RE: Leadership crisis: Obi, Ohakim disagree

RE: Leadership crisis: Obi, Ohakim disagree Speaking during the presentation of the keynote address at the 5th Prof. Celestine Onwuliri Memorial lecture at Chris VI Hotel at Ahiara, Imo State, the former governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi traced the problem of Nigeria to both the leaders and the followers. In a report made […]

‘Governor Obiano did not travel with 179 people to US’

Anambra State government has dismissed the story suggesting that Governor Willie Obiano had traveled to the US with 179 people to be with his daughter on her graduation day. “This story is the worst lie ever told by a disappointingly unintelligent opposition and its propaganda machinery. The truth however is that governor of traveled to […]

Ex-govs should be made to account for security vote – Obi

Former governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has described security votes as the biggest source of waste in the country and asked that governors be made to account for them. Obi, who also described security votes as unconstitutional, spoke at The Platform, a programme organised by Covenant Christian Centre, Lagos. The former governor said: […]

I created Anambra to develop rural areas – IBB

Former Head of State, Gen. Ibrahim Babangidaduring prayers to mark his 75th birthday celebration at the Hilltop, Minna, Niger State By Clifford Ndujihe FORMER Military President, Gen Ibrahim Babangida (retd), has said that his desire to take development to the ordinary people was the main reason he created Anambra State, 25 years ago. The former […]

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