Beatrice Onuchukwu, Awka
Drug dealers at Ogbo-Ogwu International Market, Bridge-head, Onitsha, Anambra State on Wednesday embarked on a peaceful demonstration in protest against what they termed excesses of one Sergeant Onyekachi Ogbonna, a policeman from Fegge Police Division attached to NAFDAC.
The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, EEDC, has announced a 3-day power blackout as it commences more efforts to upgrade infrastructures in Awka, Anambra State.
By James Eze
In five successive years, Anambra State has come under a dazzling shower of light. You may take this literally or figuratively. It means the same. Yes; in five years, Anambra’s motto –‘Light of the Nation’ has moved from a wishful slogan to a lived experience. You are Light of the Nation if you sent five secondary school girls to a technovation contest at the Silicon Valley in the US and they shoved aside countries like the US, Spain, China, Turkey and Uzbekistan to clinch the Gold Medal. Fact!
The vice presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mr. Peter Obi, has claimed that there was a clear orchestrated plan to disfranchise people of the south-east region of the country in the Saturday’s presidential and national assembly elections.
The office of the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, in Awka, the Anambra State capital is currently on fire.We observes that helpless staff of the commission and other people gathered at the scene to watch the raging fire doing damage to the property within the office.
Pamela Eboh, Awka
The town of Ezinato in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State was on Wednesday thrown into mourning as a man reportedly killed his brother, Sebastian.
By Pamela Eboh, Awka
Two men, Emeka Okoronji, 24 and his age mate, Umezinwa are currently cooling off in police net over alleged murder of a 35-year old woman in Onitsha, Anambra State.
By Pamela Eboh, Awka
A sickle cell patient who has been held hostage by a mission hospital in Anambra State for more than a year over unpaid hospital bills on Monday lost her life while still waiting for her freedom.
We reported earlier about a church shooting that happened in St Philip’s Catholic Church in Anambra state, the details were not straightforward but here is an update.On hearing the sad development, Governor Obiano stormed the scene to ascertain the level of damage and sympathize with the people.
THE acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, is expected to visit Anambra State on Monday (today) for the 50th conference of the Nigerian Law Teachers Association taking place at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.
In a statement issued on Sunday by the Director, Information and Public Relations of the institution, Dr. Emmanuel Ojukwu, Monday had been declared a lecture-free day in the university in honour of Osinbajo.
The statement read partly, “The management of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka has declared today, Monday, 12th June, 2017 as a lecture-free day.
“This is with regards to the coming of the acting President of Nigeria, His Excellency Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, and some eminent Nigerians for the the 50th conference of the Nigerian Association of Law Teachers under the distinguished chairmanship of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, His Lordship, Hon. Justice S.N. Walter Onnoghen.
“The event is scheduled to hold at the university auditorium by 10am.”
Our correspondent gathered that a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, would be the guest lecturer on the occasion.
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