Hit-and-run vehicle crushes man to death in Awka

An unidentified man was crushed to death in a fatal accident along a highway in Awka, Anambra state on Thursday. His body parts were said to have been dismembered and scattered on the road. The accident happened on Thursday night at UNIZIK junction, Awka, the state capital, when the man failed to use the pedestrian…

EFCC Arraigns Man For Forging FCMB Investment Certificate

Team of EFCC Officials at Federal High Court Abuja(PHOTO: BellaN) Wilson Ujuwaren, Abuja: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, on Thursday, November 24, 2016, arraigned one Nwachukwu Placidus on a ten count charge that bothers on Fraud and Falsification of First City Monument Bank Certificate of Investment, before Hon. Justice I.B Gafai of the…

Miss Anambra is not on exile, counsel to troubled beauty queen says

The lawyer of troubled beauty queen Chidinma Okeke has refuted claims that the 19-year-old student of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, who is in the eye of the storm following controversy trailing a lesbian sex tape involving her, has left the country on exile. Information reveals that speculations about the whereabouts of Chidinma who was declared the…

Anambra community declares 4 chiefs missing

The Abagana Welfare Association, AWA, in Anambra State has declared four prominent traditional leaders of the community missing. The Onowu (traditional Prime Minister) of Abagana, High Chief Alfred Onugha who spoke in a telephone interview with Vanguard, yesterday, said that those allegedly missing after the police invasion of Abagana community following the land dispute between…

Obiano condoles with Oduah over son’s death

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano has condoled with the Senator representing Anambra North Senatorial District, Senator Stella Oduah on the death of her son, Chinedu. A condolence message by his Special Assistant on Media, Mr Emeka Ozumba in Awka on Thursday, said Obiano received the news about the death with deep regret. He said “I…

FRSC Arrests 401 Motorists Over Lighting System

The Anambra State sec tor of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) said that it had arrested no fewer than 401 motorists for light sign violation. The Sector Commander, Mr Sunday Ajayi, told newsmen in Awka that the arrests were made during its one-week special night patrol on light sign violation. The commander listed some…

Anambra:Tales and realities 

By Iheanacho Nwosu Anambra State is pursuing two tall dreams. First is to rank as the best run state in Nigeria; secondly, to emerge as the Taiwan of Africa. This ambition resonated high last week as the state marked 25 years of its creation. Anambra was among the states created by the defunct military leadership on August…

Varsities hunt for geniuses in Anambra

Students of three universities have tried one another for size. Before them were various topics in which they were expected to show their mastery. The bout was at Suncity Hotels Exclusive in Awka, the Anambra State capital. The institutions are Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU), University of Benin (UNIBEN) and Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU). The…

No plot to impeach Anambra Speaker — Lawmaker

Mr Chugbo Enwezor, the Anambra Assembly House Committee Chairman on Judiciary, has denied the speculation that a plot is being hatched to impeach the Speaker, Mrs Rita Maduagwu. Enwezor said this on Thursday in Awka while speaking to newsmen on the matter shortly after the House plenary. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that…

Police nab Prophet for raping 13-year-old boy

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, ASP Nkeiru Nwode, said in Awka on Tuesday that the incident occurred on August 19 at the Church premises The post Police nab Prophet for raping 13-year-old boy appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.