Category Archives: Anambra

Jubilation in Anambra North over Nwoye’s confirmation

By Chimaobi Nwaiwu YOUTHS in Anambra North Senatorial Zone, under the aegis of Odimma Anambra North Youths Initiatives, ODIANYI, yesterday, erupted in jubilation following Tuesday’s news reports that the National Working Committee of the APC had confirmed Dr. Tony Nwoye as the party’s candidate. Tony Nwoye The youths had at a town hall meeting on […]

Breaking: South-East govs ban IPOB’s activities, say Anambra election must hold

By Anthony Ogbonna Following their emergency meeting with the Nigerian army’s GOC, 82 Division, Enugu, Major General, Abubakar Adamu, the South-East governors have, Friday evening,  proscribed the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in the region. The governors also appealed with President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw the military personnel on Operation Python Dance […]

Anambra: 2m voters register for November poll

By Vincent Ujumadu Awka—THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said yesterday, that no fewer than two million voters have been registered for the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State. The state Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Dr. Nwachukwu Orji, who spoke during a meeting with Electoral Officers and members of the Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, […]

Anambra LG liaison officers demand N93.6m salary arrears

By Enyim Enyim ONITSHA—Thirty- One Liaison officers in Anambra state yesterday demanded the payment of N93.6m being the arrears of salaries, furniture allowances and severance allowace owed them for 28 months by the governor Willie Obiano government. Spokesman for the group, Mr Chinedu Ukachukwu said.they were thrown out of office without any letter indicating that […]

Anambra 2017: 2Face inaugurates “Vote Not Fight’’ campaign

Awka – Popular artiste, Innocent Idibia also known as “2Face’’ on Thursday inaugurated “Vote Not Fight, Election No Be War” campaign to promote peaceful governorship election in Anambra on Nov. 18. The campaign is a collaboration of 2Face Idibia Foundation, Youngstars Development Initiative (YDI) and Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA). The collaboration […]

Anambra 2017: Knocks for APC primary

Some women in Abuja have described the recent primary election of All Progressives Congress (APC) for forthcoming governorship poll in Anambra as “caricature of 35 per cent Affirmative Action for Women.” In the primary election contested by 12 aspirants, the only female among them, Ms Adaobi Uchegbu, got only one vote. It is believed that […]