Why we won’t postpone Anambra governorship poll – INEC

…as Police declares readiness, vows to resist pressure from politicians By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Friday, said it does not see the possibility of postponing the Anambra State governorship election scheduled to hold on November 18. Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) INEC […]

N88bn compensation to victims of Biafra war: Anambra, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Delta, Ebonyi, Cross River, Abia, Enugu, Benue to benefit

…Opts for out-of-court settlement of case before ECOWAS Court .By Ikechukwu Nnochiri & Dennis Agbo ABUJA—  Determined to quell rising agitation by secessionist groups, the Federal Government, yesterday, agreed to release N88 billion for the compensation of victims of the Nigeria/Biafra civil war, as well as for completion of demining and destruction of abandoned explosives […]

Anambra election: Ezeemo promises to cut cost of governance

Mr Godwin Ezeemo, Progressive People’s Alliance (PPA) governorship candidate in the Nov. 18 election in Anambra has promised to reduce the cost of governance, if elected. Ezeemo made the promise while inaugurating PPA campaigns for the election in Onitsha on Sunday where he also signed ‘’the Social Contract-manifesto’’ with the people of Anambra. Ezeemo said […]

Anambra hits N1.5BN monthly revenue

Mr Michael Okonkwo, the  Managing Director, Awka Capital Territory Development Authority, says the monthly internally generated revenue of the state has increased from N500 million to N1.5 billion. Okonkwo told newsmen in Awka on Saturday that the Authority`s revenue profile also increased from N13 million to N20 million monthly. He said that Gov.Willie Obiano`s administration […]