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Anambra Court Remands Catholic Rev Sisters Over Alleged N5m Illegal Adoption

Two Reverend Sisters of the Roman Catholic Church have been remanded by the Children, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Court of Anambra State over alleged illegal...

I Never Said I Am A Billionaire – Retired Police Commissioner, Aderemi Adeoye

Retired Police Commissioner of Anambra State, Aderemi Adeoye has denied reports that he said he's a billionaire. He made the denial on Friday. Adeoye also...

Powerful Individuals Securing Release of Arrested Cultists And Criminals – Anambra CP, Aderemi Adeoye

The Commissioner of Police in Anambra State, CP Aderemi Adeoye has revealed the reason for the prevalent cases of criminality in Anambra. He said the...

Gunmen Attack LG HQ, Police Station In Anambra

Gunmen numbering about 30 have attacked the Neni Police Station and Anaocha local government headquarters in Anambra State. The attack took place in the early...

Rain Washes Away Newly-Constructed Anambra Road (Video)

A viral video on Monday night showed how heavy rain washed away the newly-built Ochanja Market Road in Anambra State. The road was said to...

Anambra Midnight Inferno Destroys Property Worth Millions Of Naira

Scores of traders at A. T. D line Building Materials, Bridge Head Market, Onitsha, Anambra state have lost valuable property following the midnight fire that gutted...

Many Trapped As Building Collapses In Onitsha

A building on Monday night collapsed in Onitsha, Anambra State. The incident occurred around Ochanja market area of the commercial city around 8.00pm. Unconfirmed number of...

Anambra Female Lawyer Who Assaulted Her 11-year-old Househelp Surrenders To Police

Adachukwu Chikelu-Okafor, the female lawyer from Anambra who was declared wanted over the assault on her 11-year-old househelp, has surrendered to the police. The suspect,...

Driver, Two Passengers Burnt Beyond Recognition In Anambra Accident

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) confirmed on Monday that three persons were burnt beyond recognition in Anambra when their vehicle went into flames...

APC’ll Replicate 2023 electoral victory in Anambra come 2025 – Obidike

As Anambra APC holds there stakeholders interface in the state capital Awka, 2nd December 2023, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Obidike...

Rev. Father Remanded In Prison For Raping, Impregnating Teenager

The Children, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Court in Anambra State has remanded Rev. Father Nwaigwe Stephen, a Catholic Priest in the state, for allegedly...

Anambra N410 Bn Budget Targets Health, Education, Infrastructure Deficits – Soludo

Governor Charles Soludo of Anambra State said his budget proposal of N410 billion will be specifically targeted at the health, education, and infrastructure deficits. Soludo...

How I Will Bury My Father – Soludo

The Governor of Anambra State, Chukwuma Soludo, has revealed how he will bury his late father, Simeon Soludo. According to Soludo, his late father will be...

JUST IN: Another 40ft Container Crushes Woman To Death

A 40 ft container which fell from a rolling trailer at the busy Eze-Iweka area near Upper Iweka Bus Stop, along the Onitsha-Owerri Road...

Fire Guts Five-bedroom Duplex In Anambra

There was a fire outbreak at a five-bedroom duplex on Wednesday night in Agu-Aba layout, off Mopol Base, Agu Awka in Anambra State. A room...

JUST-IN: 14 Suspected Terrorists Arrested In Anambra

Fourteen suspected criminals alleged to have been terrorising the Onitsha commercial town in Anambra State have been arrested by the Operation Clean and Healthy...

Three Pregnant Girls Rescued From Baby Factory In Anambra

Three girls have been rescued from a baby factory and child trafficking syndicate in Umunze, Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra State. The girls...

Stray Bullet Kills UNIZIK 100-level Student

A stray bullet fired by some yet-to-be-identified hoodlums, suspected to be cultists has killed a 100-level female student of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka,...

Five Women Die, Four Injured As Truck Container Falls On Bus In Anambra

Five women on Friday died while four others sustained varying degrees of injury in a fatal motor accident at Odumodu junction by Nteje, along...

Man Electrocuted While Stealing Electricity Cables In UNIZIK

A yet to be identified man was on Monday night electrocuted while allegedly trying to steal electricity cables inside Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka campus,...

Palliatives: Soludo To Give Out Rice, N12,000 Monthly To Anambra Workers

The Anambra State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, on Monday, said about 59,000 persons made up of pensioners and public servants in the employment of...

Anambra Man Traditionally Divorces Wife Over Alleged Infidelity (Video)

Chief Mbanabalagu has divorced his wife traditionally by storming his in-law's house in the Alor community, Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State. According...

3 Died, Several Injured In Anambra Drivers, Revenue Collectors Clash

Three drivers died and several passengers were injured within ten days following clashes between operators of commercial vehicles and new revenue enforcement team in...

Fire Guts Warehouse In Onitsha

Fire on Tuesday gutted a warehouse in a three storey-building at No. 64 Venn Road in Onitsha, Anambra State. This was confirmed in a statement...

Just In: Hoodlums Set Ablaze Reps Member’s House In Anambra

Some yet-to-be-identified assailants have burnt down the house of the representative member of Ihiala Federal Constituency, Paschal Agbodike in Anambra State. It was gathered that...

Troops Arrest Five IPOB Fighters, Destroy Training Camps

The troops of the Nigerian Army, have arrested five Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) fighters during clearance operations in Anambra and Imo states’ forests. The...

Just In: One Shot Dead In Anambra Market Cult Clash

One person, identified as Igwe Omeli, was shot dead during a clash between rival cult groups at the popular Eke Awka market in Awka...

9 Suspects Arrested As Troops Raid IPOB’s Camp In Anambra, Recover Weapons

Troops of the Nigerian Army in conjunction with Vigilante Group have destroyed camps of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Eastern Security...

Six Boys Gang-Rape Teenager, Another Gang Seizes Her Underwear

Six boys aged between 16 and 27 have been arrested for gang-raping a 19 years old girl in the Anam community of the Anambra...

Anambra Will Not Observe Sit-At-Home Orders – Governor Soludo Vows

Anambra State Governor, Chukwuma Soludo has made a fresh vow. He vowed that the State will not obey directives from non-state actors on any...

One Week Sit-At-home: Ekpa’s IPOB Deploys Propaganda, Grounds South-East

There are indications that separatist leader, and Finland-based factional leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Simon Ekpa uses propaganda, scare mongering and...

Ejikeme Mmesoma’s Result Is Fake! Nothing To Investigate- Olabisi Deji-Folutile

Anambra State government on Wednesday set up an eight-member committee of enquiry to investigate the allegation that Mmesoma Ejikeme, a 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation...

Reno Omokri Praises Peter Obi For Improving Anambra Schools

Former Presidential aide, Reno Omokri has taken to social media to praise Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate in the last election, Peter Obi. According to...

Eight Persons Feared Dead In Anambra Multiple Road Accidents

About eight persons have been feared killed and 12 others injured in a multiple road accident that occurred at the Umunya Odumodu Junction along...

Woman Arrested In Anambra Over Child Labour

The Anambra State Government has arrested a woman, Eneh Ogechukwu, for using a 10-year-old girl to beg for alms, despite repeated warnings to desist...

Ekpa Accuses Gov Soludo Of Not Doing Enough To End Insecurity In Anambra

Simon Ekpa, a popular Biafra agitator and Separatist, has accused Governor Charles Soludo of Anambra State of not doing enough to end insecurity in...

Lack Of Electricity Forces Anambra Election Tribunal To Adjourn Sitting

Lack of electricity at the Anambra State Judiciary Complex has forced the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in the state to embark on a...

Anambra Government Arrests Moniepoint Boss Over ‘Unremitted’ Taxes

The coordinator of Moniepoint in-charge of Anambra, Ndubuisi Anadi has been arrested by the Anambra State Internal Revenue Service (AIRS). He was arrested over alleged...

Man Ties Stepdaughter’s Hands, Feet For One Month In Anambra

The Anambra State Ministry of Women and Social Welfare, on Tuesday, confirmed the rescue of a 17-year-old girl from her stepfather, Sunday Ezeh, who...

Benue, Plateau, Sokoto Killings: We Can’t Continue To Drift Towards Anarchy – Peter Obi To Tinubu

Following the continued killings in some states, the Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi has charged the President Bola Tinubu-led Federal Government not...

Rehabilitate Anambra Airport Road – UN Ambassador Urges Soludo

United Nations Peace Ambassador, Ikenna Offor, has expressed concerns over the deplorable state of roads leading to the Anambra International Cargo and Passenger Airport...

Anambra CP Orders Investigation Into Viral Video Of Policemen Collecting Bribe

The Commissioner of Police in Anambra State, CP Echeng Echeng has ordered investigation into a video of a policeman seen at a checkpoint collecting...

We Will Beg Tinubu To Pardon Nnamdi Kanu – Soludo

The Governor of Anambra State, Chukwuma Soludo has vowed to plead with the incoming administration of President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu to release the leader...

Senator Buys Vehicles, Motorcycles For Security Operatives In Anambra

The Senator, representing Anambra South Senatorial District, Ifeanyi Ubah, on Monday, presented no fewer than 14 Toyota Sienna vehicles, 40 motorcycles, over 100 walkie-talkies...

Anambra Labour Party Chairman Insists Abure Remains Sacked

The crisis rocking the national leadership of the Labour Party (LP) has permeated Anambra State as a new chairman, Hon Peter Okoye has emerged...

Breaking: Police Rescue Two US Embassy Staff Kidnapped In Anambra

The two members of staff of the United States Consulate in Nigeria who were kidnapped during the attack on their convoy at Ogbaru Local...

Police Attack 2 In Connection To Death Of US Officials

The Anambra State Police Command said it has raided a camp occupied by hoodlums in the Ogbaru Local Government Area and arrested two persons...

Anambra Assembly Speaker Escapes Accident

The Speaker of Anambra State House of Assembly, Uche Okafor, narrowly escaped a motor accident at Agu-Awka Junction in Awka, Anambra State capital on...

We Wish Peter Obi Sweet Dreams – Bashir Ahmad

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Assistant on Digital Communication, Bashir Ahmad, has mocked the Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi over his latest comment. Obi...

Gunmen Sew Police, Military Uniforms In Anambra For Operations

Gunmen terrorizing communities in Anambra State have taken their operations further by sewing both Police and Nigerian military uniforms inside bushes. Security operatives, who invaded...

Anambra Students Invent ‘Smart Sticks’ For The Blind

Students from the Regina Pacis Secondary School, Onitsha, Anambra State have invented "Smart Sticks" to provide the visually impaired community ease of movement. It was...

Gunmen Burn Bus, Tricycle To Enforce Sit-At-Home Order

Gunmen on Wednesday, wielding guns and other dangerous weapons have disrupted economic activities in Onitsha, Anambra State. A source disclosed that the suspected Indigenous People...

Security Operatives Kill Four Suspected Kidnappers, Arrest Others

Security operatives have killed four suspected members of a deadly gang of kidnappers, who have specialised in terrorising motorists along Nkpor-Umuoji-Ideani road in Anambra...

Anambra Residents Set Robbery Suspect Ablaze

An armed robbery gang invaded a house in Ezi-Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State and carted away valuables. Punch Metro gathered that...

Obey Sit-At-Home Order And Get Half Salary – Chukwuma Soludo

Anambra State Governor, Chukwuma Soludo has threatened civil servants in the state for obeying the Monday sit-at-home. While addressing Anambra State workforce on Monday at...

May Day: Anambra NLC Tasks Soludo On Pension For Retirees

The Nigeria Labour Congress ( NLC), Anambra State Chapter, has tasked the state governor to regularly pay the pensions of retirees in the state. The...

Two Die In Anambra Auto Crash

Late on Tuesday, a road accident occurred at Tempo, 300 metres away from Odumodu junction, along the Nteje-Onitsha Expressway, Anambra State. It was a lone...

Peter Obi’s Labour Party Wins Federal Seat in Anambra State

The candidate of the Labour Party in the Ogbaru Federal Constituency, Afam Ogene, has been declared the winner of the Ogbaru Federal House of...

Anambra Polls: Vote Buying Characterises Supplementary Elections

The Anambra State Government has expressed worry over the high level of vote-buying going on in the supplementary election for the House of Representatives...

Man Arraigned For Raping 2-Year-Old In Anambra

Joseph Egwuatu, a 35-year-old man, has been arraigned for raping his two-year-old niece. The incident happened in Nzam, Anambra West Local Government Area of Anambra...

Anambra Closes School, Fires Teacher Over Malpractice

Professor Chukwuma Soludo, Governor of Anambra State, has reportedly shut Tower Primary School, Oba over their alleged involvement in examination malpractice during the 2023...

Afenifere Is Delighted In Tinubu’s Victory – Fasoranti

Yoruba socio-cultural organization, Afenifere, under the leadership of Chief Reuben Fasoranti has referred to the President-elect, Bola Tinubu as a true-born Yoruba son who...

Economic Growth Will Be Boosted By Tinubu Presidency, Say Yoruba Lawyers

Foremost pan-Yoruba lawyers association, Egbe Amofin O’odua, has expressed faith that President-elect Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu will chart a new course for the country’s economic growth and international...

I Told God To Let Me Lose, If I Wont Perform As Governor – Seyi Makinde

Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo, has described his re-election as a divine intervention. NAN reports that Makinde spoke at a thanksgiving service held at the...

Report Banks Not Dispensing Cash — LABOUR

THE Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has directed workers to report banks not dispensing cash to its state councils, ahead of a planned strike over...

We Support NLC Proposed Strike – CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Anambra state chapter has openly supported the nationwide industrial action by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) as the...

Peter Obi Rigged 2023 Election, Not Tinubu – Asari Dokubo

A former Niger Delta militant leader, Mujahid Asari Dokubo, has dismissed the rigging claims against President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the 2023 presidential...

Fire Engulfs Onitsha Main Market

A fire outbreak has been reported in the early hours of Tuesday at the Onitsha main market in Anambra State. The Onitsha main market...

Vote Buying Will Not Solve Nigeria’s Problem – Peter Obi

Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi said that one of the greatest obstacles to the electoral process is vote buying and it would...

We Will Descend On Election Saboteurs With The Full Wrath Of Law – Katsina Police

The Katsina State Police Command on Wednesday announced that it is ready to protect the people's mandate with the full arm of the law...

BREAKING: FG Postpones Population Census To May

The Federal Government has announced a postponement of the population and housing census earlier scheduled to hold 29th March till 31st March. Lai Mohammed, Minister...

Afenifere Sends Message To Tinubu

The leader of the Pan-Yoruba socio-political association, Afenifere, Chief Reuben Fasoranti has urged the president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to tackle security and the...

Governorship Of Lagos Cannot Be Given To A Small Boy- Gov. Sanwo-Olu

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos, says the economy of the state cannot be managed by someone who lacks the requisite experience in governance and...

Guber Poll: Anambra Remains An APGA State – Soludo

Professor Charles Soludo, the Anambra State governor, has said that his achievements in less than a year is enough to give victory to the...

Hunters Discover Thousands Of PVCs In Nnewi Forest

Two hunters, whose names have not been ascertained, have discovered a bag full of Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs, in a forest in Nnewi, Anambra...

David Malpass To Resign As World Bank President In June

David Malpass, president of World Bank Group, has announced his intentions to step down from his position, after more than four years of service. The...

16 killed, 17 Missing In Malaysia Landslide

At least 16 people were killed when a landslide struck a campsite at a Malaysian farm on Friday, officials said, with rescuers scouring the...

Anambra First Lady Surprises Charles Soludo On Birthday (Photos)

Governor of Anambra State Charles Soludo has been rendered speechless after a surprise from his wife. Charles Soludo, marked his birthday on Thursday, and his...

Harira Jibril: See The Photos Of Hausa Woman And Her Four Children Murdered By Gunmen In Anambra

The photo of a woman and her four kids murdered by gunmen in Anambra state has surfaced online. Reno who posted the photo online said...

2023: Let Me Contest Presidency Without Resigning As CBN Governor’ – Emefiele Says In Lawsuit Against INEC, APC And AGF Over Presidential Ambition

Mr. Godwin Emefiele, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has filed a lawsuit against the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and...

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