Boat Capsizes In Anambra, More Than 70 Feared Dead

An engine boat with 85 passengers, comprising flood victims relocating to safer grounds as well as traders, has capsized in Ogbaru local government area of Anambra state. The boat, which broke down near Onukwu Bridge at Umunankwo, was ferrying the passengers from Ossomala to Nkwo Ogbakuba market. According to eye-witnesses, the boat floated for some time before capsizing around 9am on Friday.   READ ALSO : How Peter Obi handled Flood disaster in Anambra, 2012 (video)   Out of the 85 passengers, only nine persons were rescued as the rest…

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Gunmen kill soldiers, others in Anambra (Graphic video)

Gunmen on Wednesday attacked a security patrol near the Nkwo Market at Umunze in Orumba South Local Government of Anambra State, killing soldiers and civilians. Investogist gathered that the attacked security officers were on patrol when the incident happened. An eyewitness told The Punch that five soldiers and two civilians were killed in the incident. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Tochukwu Ikenga, who confirmed the incident did not disclose the number of casualties.   READ ALSO : Anambra State Government Meets Protesting Tricycle Riders, Shuttle Bus Drivers Over Revenue…

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Peter Obi Didn’t Demolish Mosques, Northern Group Defends LP Candidate

The Coalition of Northern Groups in Anambra State has absolved the presidential candidate of the Labour (LP)  Peter Obi of allegations of tribal discrimination against Northerners in the state during his tenure as governor. It also dismissed reports that the former governor demolished seven mosques in Onitsha, the commercial hub of the state and chased the Muslims away. Obi was governor of Anambra State between March 2006 and March 2014. There had been allegations that the LP candidate did not only demolish mosques but also chased Hausa people out of Onitsha. But the…

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Governor Soludo Meets with Peter Obi in Anambra (video)

Governor Prof Chukwuma Charles Soludo CFR, received earlier today, Mr. Peter Obi , former Governor of Anambra State and Presidential candidate of the Labour Party at the Governor’s Lodge, Amawbia, Jkcyno news reports. Both leaders had a mutual discussion behind closed doors. Afterwards, Mr Peter Obi commended Governor Soludo highly for the great job he is doing in Anambra State. Peter Obi and Gov Soludo after a private meeting at Anambra State Government Lodge, Amawbia. pic.twitter.com/rJCKbpbIIe — Columbus (@Chude__) August 19, 2022

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Anambra: Obi, Tinubu, Atiku, Others To Pay ₦10M Each For Campaign Posters

Anambra State government has banned the use of campaign posters on bridges, roundabouts, and others in the state. The state government also stated that for any presidential candidate to paste a campaign poster in the state they must pay N10 million while senatorial candidates will pay N7million. The government also taxed the Federal House of Representatives candidates the sum of N5 million; State House of Assembly, N1million to be eligible to paste their campaign posters in the state. This was made known in a statement signed by the MD/CEO of Anambra…

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Anambra Begins Registration Of Native Doctors To Curb Unknown Gunmen excesses

The Anambra State Government  has commenced the registration of native doctors and allied practitioners in the state to sanitize the sector. According to Therazornews, the state’s Commissioner for Information, Mr Paul Nwosu, disclosed this to journalists in Awka , the Anambra State capital on Wednesday. He said the decision was part of the resolutions reached at the Anambra State Executive Council(AN SEC) Meeting, held at Government House on Tuesday. Mr Nwosu said the development followed a discovery that some of the native doctors were aiding criminals(unknown gunmen)  in the state…

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Mixed Reactions trail Soludo’s N100B loan request

The Anambra State Governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, has sought the approval of the state House of Assembly for a fresh N100billion loan. Soludo’s request is coming barely four months after he was sworn into office in March 2022. The House also yesterday passed the state’s 2022 revised budget presented by the governor last month. This was revealed in a letter sent by the governor to the lawmakers, dated July 5, 2022, read at the plenary yesterday by the speaker, Hon Uche Okafor. The letter stated that the loan would be…

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Soludo Inaugurates Board For Anambra State Waste Management Authority

SOLUDO INAUGURATES BOARD FOR ANAMBRA STATE WASTE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY Governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, CFR has tasked members of Anambra Communities on Ownership of the state waste management process. Governor Soludo gave the charge when he inaugurated a nine-member board for Anambra State Waste Management Authority. Members of the Board include; Dr. Emma Ezenwaji, Chairman, Commissioner for Local Government Affairs, Mr. Collins Nwabunwanne, Commissioner for Environment, Engr Felix Odimegwu, Prince Chris Azor as a representative of Community based Organization. Others are Mrs Ifeoma Ezeaku, Chief Emeka Aghasili as representative of the…

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Anambra state announces more locations for Voter card Registration

More flexible provisions have been made for Anambra state residents to enable those who haven’t registered for their PVC to do thus. If you’re resident in Anambra state, check below for details of venues to visit to get captured.   Read Also :Unizik Makes arrangements with INEC for Voter Registration of students and staff.   X-fit Awka – 18th and 25th June, 2022. 8am to 12pm STANEL WORLD AWKA – 12th of June, 2022 12pm Dominion City, Kwata Junction AWKA – 14th, 16th,19th, 21st,23rd, 26th,28th,30th June 2022, 3pm – 7pm…

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The Liberation Gospel of Peter Obi – Theodore Ekwem

Are you Concerned? About 15 years ago, sometime in early 2007, I was in a bus from Awka to Onitsha and the dominant argument in the bus was about governance as it concerned the ousted Dr Chris Ngige, the short tenure of Mr Peter Obi ( between March and November of 2016 before he was impeached) and the Dame Virgy Etiaba’s “interim” stay. My evaluation of the entire discussion and arguments in which I was more of a listener, was that our people don’t look beyond “the now” in matters…

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