Gov. Obiano inaugurates $2bn international cargo airport

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has inaugurated an airport city project worth over two billio dollars (N800bn) at Ifite-Umueri in Anambra East Local Government Area of the state. Inaugurating the project on Tuesday, Obiano said it was an important step in expanding the frontiers of excellence in the state. He disclosed that the project was……

PDP must win Anambra guber at all cost – Sheriff

The National chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu-Sheriff, on Monday declared that nothing would stop the party from winning Anambra governorship seat in November. Sheriff spoke in Enugu while addressing PDP stakeholders from across the 21 local government Areas of the state. He stated that the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA,…

Gov. Obiano tasks graduates on national development

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has urged university graduates in the country to contribute their quota toward national development through research in order to justify government’s investment in the education sector. Obiano gave the advice on Saturday at the 8th convocation ceremony of Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Igbariam. The governor, who stressed the importance……

Supreme Court sacks, replaces House of Reps member from Anambra

A House of Representatives member representing Orumba North/South, Anambra Federal Constituency, Sopuluchukwu Ezeonwuka, has been sacked and ordered to be replaced by the Supreme Court. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) member was removed on Friday following a ruling read by Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun on an appeal filed by Chief Ben-Nwankwo against Ezeonwuka’s election. Nwankwo, also…

Drama As Speaker Absconds With Mace To Avoid Impeachment

The Anambra State House of Assembly was on Thursday thrown into commotion following the decision of the Speaker of the House to abscond with the mace which is a symbol of authority. The decision by the Speaker of the house comes after 28 members of the House assembled at the hallowed chamber to impeach the……

Woman hangs self to death in Anambra

A woman, 38, has committed suicide at her residence in Umusiome village, Nkpor-agu near Onitsha, Anambra State. The deceased, a petty trader has been identified as Lovina Odo. Lovina, it was gathered, hung herself with rope tied to a ceiling fan. The deceased, it is believed, committed suicid eover her inability to bear a child…

Fulani herdsmen raping our Wives, children – Anambra communities cry out

No fewer than 15 communities in Orumba-South Local Government of Anambra State on Tuesday alleged that Fulani herdsmen were raping their wives and children. Spokesperson of the community, Chukwudi Ugochukwu made the claim while speaking during a stakeholders meeting at Orumba-South Local Government Council Secretariat. Ugochukwu lamented that herdsmen allowed their cows to graze on…

We’re in danger, herdsmen rape our wives, daughters – Anambra communities

About 15 communities in Orumba-South Local Government of Anambra State have cried out over the dangers posed by Fulani herdsmen in their area. The people accused suspected Fulani herdsmen of destroying their farmlands and raping their wives and daughter. The communities’ spokesperson, Chukwudi Ugochukwu, who revealed this during a stakeholders’ meeting of the people of…

ANAMBRA: Residents of Igboukwu community flee over imported shrine

A shrine reported to have been imported from Umueri community, in Anambra East Local Government Area, has scared away residents of Umuechefu Obiuno quarters, in Igboukwu community, Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State. According to reports, the shrine named ‘Iyioji Ogbu’ is on a genocide mission to the area, forcing residents to flee the…