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Anambra Election: Uzochukwu Hosts International Observers In Awka

Anambra - 1 day ago. By David Ujah Abakpa, Abuja The United States Consul-general to Nigeria, Mr John Bray has led a team of US elections observers to monitor preparations and to kick-start the US reconnaissance ahead of the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State. Chief Executive Officer, Stanel Group, Mr Stanley Uzochukwu hosted the US team and other...

Anambra Guber: Uba Heads To Court Over PDP Primaries

Anambra - 1 day ago. By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja A governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the Anambra State governorship election, Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah has rejected the outcome of the party’s primaries  and resolved to head to court to seek redress. Ubah, who faulted the whole process of the primary election, said  that the delegates list...

IPOB: Northern Govs Visit Abia, Imo On Peace Mission

Anambra - 1 day ago. By Jonathan Nda-Isaiah, Chibuzo Ukaibe Abuja, EMMANUEL MGBEAHURUIKE, Owerri and MATTHIAS NWOGU, Umuahia The delegation of the Northern Governors Forum yesterday continued its peace mission to the South East and South South geo-political zones of the country, with   Imo and Anambra States as their next ports of call. The peace mission by the Northern governors...

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50,000 IDPs To Benefit From NITDA Scholarship

Adamawa - 2 days ago. By Tunani Ezra, Abuja – No fewer than 50,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) are to benefit from a scholarship scheme by National Information Technology Development  Agency (NITDA) . The IDPs who are venerable children drawn from  Borno ,Yobe ,Adamawa ,Benue and Cross Rivers states, are expected to commence a three years scholarship scheme using e-learning...

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How I Will Turn Anambra Around – Obaze

Anambra - 3 days ago. Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State, Oseloka Obaze, in this interview with select journalists, unveils his plan for the state, if elected in the forthcoming election. MUYIWA OYINLOLA was there for LEADERSHIP Why do you think Anambra state needs somebody like you? As I speak to you, I live in...

Anambra Guber: PDP’s Candidate Sues For Unity Among Members

Anambra - 3 days ago. By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja – The campaign organisation of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, for the Anambra State governorship, Oseloka H. Obaze, yesterday assured that any perceived shortcomings from the party primaries will not be ignored. The organization said they cannot consider the ramifications of PDP not wining the forthcoming elections, called for all...

Anambra: Shettima’s Committee Submits Report

Anambra - 3 days ago. By Andrew Essien, Abuja – The Kashim Shettima-led Committee which conducted the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship primaries in Anambra State has insisted none of the 12 contestants who took part in the elections raised any questions on the integrity of the process before, during and after the August 26 primaries which held in Awka,...

Niger, Kogi, Abia, Bayelsa, Others Face Imminent Flooding – NEMA

Anambra - 1 week ago. By Ejike Ejike, Abuja States along the River Niger axis such as Kogi, Abia, Anambra, Rivers, Niger, Kebbi, Bayelsa among others risk imminent flooding as neighbouring country, Niger plans to empty its dam. The pending flood, which stakeholders have compared to 2012 flood in Nigeria is due to commence soonest after the National Emergency Management...

Anambra: In Defence Of Osita Chidoka

Anambra - 1 week ago. By Ogbuehi Dike We are disappointed to state the least in the unprovoked slant Prince Kassim Afegbua gave to his article captioned “Osita Chidoka’s Political Opportunism”.  Prince Afegbua obviously set out to carry out a hatchet job in his attempt to diminish the highly rated governorship candidate of the United Progressive Party (UPP), Chief Osita...

Between Obiano And Obaze

Anambra - 1 week ago. By Ndy Akosa Presently the reigning vibes in the Anambra State political terrain is this ear-boozing song – Godfatherism. Most Anambrarians believe that His Excellency Dr. Willie Obiano is evidently so desperate to clinch a second term berth that his followers, who are thinning by the day, are catching at straws like the proverbial drowning...

UPP Will Win Anambra Guber Election – Chidoka

Anambra - 1 week ago. By Paul Uwadima, Abuja – Former aviation minister and frontline contender in the November 18, 2017 Anambra state governorship election, Chief Osita Chidoka, has said that with the widespread support from the people and the soaring popularity of his party, the United Progressive Party (UPP), it is certain that he will win the governorship election....

Anambra: Uncertainty Clouds Nwoye’s APC Guber Ticket

Anambra - 1 week ago. By ANDREW ESSIEN, Abuja – A cloud of uncertainty is currently hanging on the candidacy of the winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial primaries, Dr Tony Nwoye, ahead of the upcoming gubernatorial election in Anambra state, even as the party has insisted it is waiting for the outcome from Appeal Committee. This is...

Anambra Guber Poll To Hold As Scheduled, Says INEC

Anambra - 1 week ago. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday assured Nigerians that the Nov. 18  governorship election in Anambra would hold as scheduled. Chief Adedeji Soyebi, INEC National Commissioner in charge of Oyo, Osun and Ekiti, gave the assurance in Ibadan after declaring open a one –day Implementing Meeting on INEC Weekly Radio Programme. He said...

Anambra Poll: Voter’s Card On Sale

Anambra - 2 weeks ago. Feelers emanating from preparations for the November gubernatorial poll in Anambra State point to the fact that old habits die hard. Politicians claim to be operating in a democratic environment. But their desperation and the win- at- all- cost mentality will not let democracy flower as it should. Already, all the candidates and their parties...

RE: AIR MARSHAL SADIQ ABUBAKAR, SPARE US THE DRAMA

Adamawa - 2 weeks ago. By Chukwuebuka KANAYO PHILIPS On 4 September 2017, one “Salisu Suleiman”, said to be a freelance journalist in Adamawa State, reportedly wrote an article, which was published on the online platform of Daily Times Newspaper. Ordinarily, one does not expect the Nigerian Air Force to dignify the article with a response. However, those of us...

South African Police Releases Five Nigerians

Anambra - 2 weeks ago. The Nigeria Union, South Africa, (NUSA) says five Nigerians detained by the police for protesting the killing of a businessman, have been released. Clement Kalu, 35, a native of Obosi, in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra, was allegedly killed by the police while being interrogated for being in possession of drugs, at Springs...

Police Arrest Army Deserter Turned IPOB Trainer In Anambra

Anambra - 2 weeks ago. A 26-year-old alleged army deserter, Ebeje Nnamdi, suspected to be the trainer of members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has been arrested by Police in Anambra. Nnamdi was arrested alongside three others for their alleged involvement in armed robbery in Iyi Oji area of Anambra on Wednesday. The Police Commissioner in the state, Mr...

Re: Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, Spare Us The Drama

Adamawa - 2 weeks ago. By Chukwuebuka KANAYO PHILIPS   On 4 September 2017, one “Salisu Suleiman”, said to be a freelance journalist in Adamawa State, reportedly wrote an article, which was published on the online platform of Daily Times Newspaper. Ordinarily, one does not expect the Nigerian Air Force to dignify the article with a response. However, those of...

PDP Opts For Reconciliation Committee Over Anambra Poll

Anambra - 2 weeks ago. By Muyiwa Oyinlola, Abuja Preparations are in top gear by the leadership of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to set up a committee to reconcile aggrieved aspirants in the recently concluded Anambra State Governorship primary. Former Secretary to The State Government, Mr Oseloka Obaze, had on Monday 28 August, 2017 emerged the party’s governorship...

PDP Opts For Reconciliation Committee Over Anambra Poll

Anambra - 2 weeks ago. By Muyiwa Oyinlola, Abuja Preparations are in top gear by the leadership of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to set up a committee to reconcile aggrieved aspirants in the recently concluded Anambra State Governorship primary. Former Secretary to The State Government, Mr Oseloka Obaze, had on Monday 28 August, 2017 emerged the party’s governorship...