Anambra guber: South-East group makes case for Southern Senatorial Zone

From Okwe Obi, Abuja Ahead of the November 6 Anambra State governorship election, a South-East group known as Nnewi Achievers Club, (NAC), has warned troublemakers against truncating the opportunity of the Southern Senatorial District of the State to produce the next governor. NAC appealed to contestants especially those from Nnewi extraction to close rank and work […]

COVID-19: Obiano shuts down Nnewi market over non-compliance with safety protocols

From Obinna Odogwu, Awka Anambra State Governor Chief Willie Obiano has ordered the immediate closure of Agbaedo Nnewi New Motor Spare Parts Market for one week over non-compliance with COVID-19 safety protocols. Commissioner for Trade and Commerce Mr Uchenna Okafor said in a statement that the governor had directed that the market be closed because both […]

Anambra battles fire disasters with 120 fighters

From Obinna Odogwu, Awka Anambra Government has recruited and trained 120 new firefighters that will battle fire disasters that might occur in any part of the state this season. The state, in the past two years, recorded a number of major fire disasters, especially in the markets and other areas which cost lives and property […]

52 escape death in Anambra multiple accident on New Year’s Day 2021

No fewer than 52 people escaped death in an accident involving six vehicles on Ihiala road, Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra as the New Year 2021 began on Friday. Mr Andrew Kumapayi, State Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka. Kumapayi said the […]

Anambra millionaires lift UNIZIK with medical centre

By Emma Elekwa, Onitsha A GROUP of millionaires in Anambra State called Anambra Progressives yesterday donated an ultra-modern medical centre to the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State. Speaking during the event, the convener of the group, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, said the choice of the fully-equipped medical facility was occasioned by the importance the group […]

For Anambra pensioners, it’s a mix bag of joy and pain

From Aloysius Attah, Onitsha The recent Delegates Conference of the National Union of Pensioners (NUP) National Officers Southeast and South-South Zone hosted by Anambra chapter in Awka, afforded the senior citizens in the state great opportunity to share their joy and pain. But the pensioners whose motto is: ‘Rest is sweet after labour’ might not be resting in […]

Chimamanda Adichie’s late father’s burial poster sparks tension

By Vincent Ujumadu Awka- AN attempt by members of Chimamanda Adichie’s late father, Professor James Adichie’s family to mount a banner at the popular Abba Junction to announce his burial activities almost led to renewed hostility between Abba and Ukpo communities in Anambra State. Professor Adichie’s burial is Friday, October 9, in his home town, […]

Pregnant woman kills boyfriend for demanding abortion

The Anambra State police Command, in South- East Nigeria, has arrested a 25 years old pregnant girl, identified as Miss Onyinye Chime, for allegedly killing her 29 years old boyfriend, Mr. Azubuike Eleyi for asking her to terminate a pregnancy. According to reports, Onyinye was said to have stabbed Azubuike to death when an argument […]

Anambra native doctor Ugwu hacked to death by pastor Chukwuma

By Muhaimin Olowoporoku 60-year old Oliver Chukwudi Ugwu, a native doctor has been allegedly murdered by a 21-year-old self-acclaimed pastor, Uchenna Chukwuma. Reportedly, Chukwuma allegedly murdered the native doctor having been sent by God. The suspect during interrogation also said that the native doctor was disturbing him spiritually and has not allowed him to progress […]

Letter: Anambra governor suspends 12 traditional chiefs for travelling out of the state without permission

(NNP) NNP is in possession of a letter from the the Anambra State governor identifying the chiefs who have been sanctioned for travelling out of the state without consultation or permission.

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