Biafra anniversary impasse: Obiano pledges to offset hospital bills of victims

ANAMBRA State Gover­nor, Willie Obiano has pledged to offset hospital bills of some Biafra agi­tators who were injured during the celebration of the 49th anniversary of the declaration of Biafra. The governor also called for calm over the crisis rocking Nkpor com­munity. Obiano made the pledge at Nkpor town hall when he came to sym­pathise […]

I’ll contest (in other words, rig) Anambra gov election – Ubah

Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah Tony Okafor, Awka Oil magnate, Ifeanyi Ubah, has said he will contest the Anambra State governorship election next year. “I still want to be Anambra State governor,” Ubah said while interacting with journalists in his Nnewi hometown, on Friday. The Peoples Democratic Party member, who contested the Anambra State governorship election on […]

Peter Obi: The Rock of Political Triangulation and Studious Sagacity – By Emeka Chiakwelu

By Emeka Chiakwelu | NNP | May 23, 2016 – Where many politicians have tried and failed, Peter Obi the former governor of Anambra State and the candidate for the senate has managed to succeed, if not triumphed. It will not be understatement to call Peter Obi one of the most successful Igbo politicians in the contemporary Nigeria’s disconcerted political […]

Anambra flood victims get N20m presidential relief materials

By Vincent Ujumadu Awka—THE Anambra State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, has commenced the distribution of relief materials worth about N20 million to the victims of last year’s minor flood disaster that affected some parts of the state. The materials, which were donated by the presidential committee on flood relief and rehabilitation, included thousands of bags […]

Supreme Court sacks Stella Oduah, Andy Uba

The Supreme Court has removed Stella Oduah and Andy Uba of the Peoples Democratic Party as lawmakers representing Anambra State. The ruling means the election of all three Senators representing Anambra State had been nullified. The election of Uche Ekwunife was nullified by the Court of Appeal in December. Ekwunife defected from the PDP to […]

5 killed, 7 injured as IPOB, MASSOB clash with JTF in Onitsha

Court orders Kanu’s release from detention Jubilation as Nnamdi Kanu regains freedom Kanu’s release, a triumph over injustice —MASSOB Implement Confab report now—Ohanaeze By Chidi Nkwopara, Ikechukwu Nnochiri, Chimaobi Nwaiwu, Francis Igata & Ugochukwu Alaribe FIVE persons were, yesterday, shot dead at the Niger Bridge Head, while seven others sustained varying degrees of injuries when […]

Woman burnt alive by suspected assassins

  From Aloysius Attah, Onitsha A 77-year-old woman, Elder Mrs. Grace Orizu was roasted alive on Saturday afternoon when her son’s five-room bungalow at Little Wood Estate, Obosi in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra state was allegedly set ablaze by suspected arsonists. Her nine year old house help, Progress N w a c […]

9 killed as pro-Biafra protests turn bloody

By Chidi Nkwopara, Kingsley Omonobi, Wole Mosadomi, Omeiza Ajayi, Francis Igata, Ugochukwu Alaribe, Egufe Yafugborhi & Chimaobi Nwaiwu ABUJA—THE three-week-long pro-Biafra protests turned bloody, yesterday, as the Joint Military Task Force (JTF) killed nine of the protesters and injured 18 in Onitsha, the commercial city of Anambra State. Irked by the stubborn disposition of the […]

Biafra: Hausa in Onitsha go into hiding

Tony Okafor Members of the Hausa community in Onitsha, Anambra State, who fled the town following the two-day pro-Biafran agitation fracas, which resulted in the death of about nine persons and destruction of properties, are still into hiding. When our correspondent visited Onitsha on Saturday, the baristas, shoe menders, green grocers, barbecue sellers and allied […]

My wife is not dead – Gov. Obiano

  -Vanguard By Vincent Ujumadu Awka- Anambra State government on Sunday, reacted yesterday to the rumour making the rounds that the wife of the state governor, Mrs. Ebelechukwu Obiano was dead. Special Assistant on Media to Governor Obiano, Mr Emeka Ozumba, in a statement in Awka said the governor’s wife is hale and hearty. File […]




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