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Anambra hoodlums burn palace, cars of Igwe Emeka Ilouno

The Police in Anambra have launched an investigation into the attack on the palace of Igwe Emeka Ilouno, the monarch of Ifitedunu in Dunukofia LGA.

Gunmen rain bullets on Correctional Service bus, kill 2, free inmate in Anambra

Gunmen attack Nigerian Correctional Service vehicle, kill armed guard, one other person in Ekwulobia area of Anambra State.

Anambra Election: Competence not zoning should determine PDP candidate – Okonkwo

Chief Obiora Okonkwo, an aspirant in the Nov. 6 governorship election in Anambra says competence and not zoning should be considered in who becomes the next governor of the state.

Senator Ekwunife empowers women with gas cookers in Anambra

Senator Uche Ekwunife, the lawmaker representing Anambra Central in the National Assembly on Sunday donated gas cylinder stoves to 650 women across the state.

Why I want to be Anambra’s next governor – Charles Soludo

Former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Prof. Charles Chukwuma SOludo has revealed why he is ambitious to become the next governor of Anambra State.

Anambra striving to cope with COVID-19 spread, says Commissioner

The government of Anambra State through its Ministry of Health has introduced more aggressive measures toward reducing the COVID-19 spread in the state.

COVID-19: Anambra Govt imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew

The curfew was one of the several measures announced by Anambra Government to contain the the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

Commissioner resigns from Obiano’s cabinet, states reasons

Anambra state's Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Christian Madubuko has resigned his appointment, alleging threat to life and sabotage.

Anambra 2021: Nigerians drag US based politician, Maduka planning to build 21 universities

Nigerians on social media are currently lambasting  Dr Godwin Maduka, a United States of America-based medical doctor aspiring to be governor of Anambra State in 2021.

#EndSARS: Police shun panel sittings in Anambra

The Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police brutality in Anambra has expressed worry over the absence of the Nigerian Police at its sittings.

Gun battle in Anambra: One robber dead, as Police foil robbery operation

Armed robbers operating at Isiagu Ring road in Awka, Anambra State on Friday, engaged police officers in a gun battle, with one of them killed and others escaping into the bush.

Coronavirus: Anambra places borders under watch

Anambra State Government has placed all its six entry points under full-scale watch as part of precautionary measures toward containing coronavirus pandemic in the state.

Anambra joins minimum wage compliant league

Anambra State Government said it has concluded arrangements to pay N30, 000 as the new minimum wage for workers in the state beginning from January 2020.

Anambra community builds unity centre worth N150m

Mr Willie Okafor, Managing Director, Anambra State Housing Corporation, has called on communities in the state to emulate development project initiated by the Aguleri People’s Forum for the common benefits of the people.

Police arrest Kidnap kingpins who killed ‘Ike’

The Anambra State Police Command has burst a kidnapping syndicate terrorising the state, which resulted in the arrest of two suspected top members.

Anambra arrests 250 rogue revenue collectors

Anambra Commissioner for Economic Planning said that 250 illegal revenue collectors have been arrested and charged to court.

New lease of life in Anambra State

The word out there from most informed Nigerians is the agreement that Anambra State is working in an exemplary way. The concrete examples of excellence cited range from education to security and the refreshing initiative on ranching - the Anambra cattle known as Efi-Igbo.

Osinbajo meets Anambra APC over poor performance in 2019 election

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called on members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Anambra chapter, to be united and work for common purpose and progress of the party in the state.

Auto crash: 2 die, 6 injured by wrongful overtaking

An accident involving two vehicles on Enugu-Onitsha expressway in Anambra on Friday claimed the lives of two persons while six others were injured.

Anambra, U.S. city sign partnership agreement

Anambra State Government has signed a “mutual relationship agreement” with the City of Orange, a township in New Jersey, U. S. The State Governor, Willie...

Anambra bans tricycle association

Anambra State Government has banned the Tricycle Owners Association of Nigeria (TOAN) from operating in the state. The Commissioner for Transport, Mr Uchenna Okafor, via...

Police arrest 95 cultism suspects in Anambra

The Police Command in Anambra said it had arrested 95 suspected cultists and three suspected members of an armed robbery syndicate in the state. The...

Anambra State GDP grows to N4 trillion in 5 years

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra says the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the state increased from N3 trillion to N4.2 trillion in the last...

Atiku takes Anambra State

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar has won Anambra State by a landslide.

Distribution of non sensitive materials in Anambra to end Friday – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the movement of non sensitive materials to the 21 local government areas of Anambra will be concluded...

CSR: Securities firm spends N368m on road construction in Anambra state

The Swisstrade Securities Nigeria Limited, a leading manufacturer of armoured security doors, said it spent N368 million for road construction in Anambra as party...

Coaches kick against scrapping of Sports Ministry in Anambra state

The Anambra Coaches Association on Monday appealed to the state governor, Willie Obiano, to rescind his decision to scrap the State Ministry of Sports. The...

Polio: Anambra state to vaccinate over 1.16m children

The Anambra Government says it will vaccinate 1,165, 024 children in the state against polio during the April 2018 First Round, National Immunization-Plus Days...

Gov. Obiano urged to appoint Sports Commissioner

The Anambra chapter of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) on Thursday expressed its worry over the non-appointment of a Commissioner for the Ministry...

Anambra state suspends revenue collection in markets over alleged diversion

Dr. Christian Madubuko, Commissioner for Trade, Commerce, Markets and Wealth Creation in Anambra has suspended revenue collection indefinitely in all the 63 markets in...

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