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Air Peace makes history, lands in Anambra Airport

Air Peace made history as the first airline to land its aircraft at the Anambra State International Passenger and Cargo Airport.

Gunmen raze Anambra police zonal headquarters

The Zonal Police Headquarters, Zone13, Ukpo, Anambra State, was razed in the early hours of Monday.

Anambra reviews security strategy

The Anambra Government has reviewed security strategy, especially at checking points and around various security formations in the state.

Anambra lawyers embark on 3-day court boycott

Lawyers in Anambra, under the aegis of the Committee of Chairmen and Secretaries of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), have announced that they will stay away from courts.

Anambra to begin COVID-19 vaccination Thursday

Anambra State Government will roll out the COVID-19 vaccination programme from March 18 to March 27.

Police speak on Onitsha plastic market fire

By Muhaimin Olowoporoku Goods worth several millions of naira have been destroyed as a midnight inferno gutted a plastic market in Amobi street, Onitsha, Anambra...

Panic as Anambra monarchs undergo COVID-19 test

As part of measures to stem the tide of the spread of the pandemic in the state, some traditional rulers in Anambra State have undergone COVID-19 tests.

Police bust Anambra baby factory, rescue 5 babies

The Police Command in Anambra said it has uncovered a ‘baby factory’ where young girls are being impregnated and their babies sold by human traffickers.

10-year-old boy, 19-year-old nabbed for child theft in Anambra

The Police Command in Anambra has arrested a 10-year-old, Chinedu Adom, and his accomplice, Chinecherem Odurukwe, 19, for allegedly stealing a two-year-old boy identified as Master Testimony Azubuike.

Obiano dethrones 3 traditional rulers, reinstates 5 others

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has withdrawn the certificates of appointment of three traditional rulers in the state and also reinstated five others.

#EndSARS: Youth groups urge Anambra people to shun protest

Anambra Civil Society Network (ACSONET) and a Coalition of Anambra Youth Leaders (CAYL) have urged people of the state to shun the clamour for #EndSARSRenewedProtests in Anambra.

Anambra community protests against incessant crisis

People of Ndiowu Community, Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra has called on the state government to intervene in the brewing crisis in the community over town union leadership.

Gov. Obiano claims protesters plan to attack him Monday

Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano has claimed he has informations that hoodlums plan to attack him on Monday

Anambra takes first spot in healthcare in Nigeria

Anambra state has emerged Number One with the most efficient healthcare system in Nigeria, according to a study conducted by a health technology company WellNewMe.

Anambra native doctor Ugwu hacked to death by pastor Chukwuma

60-year old Oliver Chukwudi Ugwu, a native doctor has been allegedly murdered by a 21-year-old self-acclaimed pastor, Uchenna Chukwuma.

IPMAN suspends planned strike in Anambra

Members of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) in Anambra, have suspended their planned strike in the state scheduled to hold on Thursday.

Anambra primary, secondary schools to resume Sept. 7

Primary and secondary schools in Anambra are to reopen on Monday, Sept.7, 2020. This was confirmed in a statement issued by Mr. Nwabueze Nwankwo, Permanent...

Flood: NEMA warns Anambra residents to relocate

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has warned residents of Anambra in flood plains and low lands near the River Niger and its tributaries to relocate.

Obiano suspends 12 more traditional rulers for one year (Read letter)

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state has suspended 12 more traditional rulers in the state for one year each, making 13 suspended in less than three weeks

Coronavirus: Firms make donation to Anambra

The Anambra Government on Tuesday took delivery of additional food items donated by companies for distribution to residents of the state.

Anambra: DPR to clampdown on illegal LPG sellers

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) said it would clamp down on illegal Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) sellers in Anambra.

Residents warn Gov. Obiano ahead of Anambra election

Some residents of Anambra on Sunday warned Gov. Willie Obiano not to allow electioneering activities to slow down the pace of infrastructure development and governance in the state in 2020.

DSS clears air on shooting in Alor, Anambra

The Department of State Services (DSS), has refuted media reports that its personnel shot a native in Alor, Anambra.

2019 Christmas and Anambra State

With the commissioning of the Christmas light trees in Onitsha and Awka by Governor Willie Obiano on Wednesday, December 11, Anambra State officially entered the 2019 Christmas Season. This development was immediately followed by a number of activities like increased road construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation and general maintenance throughout the state.

Anambra Commissioner sues for peace

Commissioner for Trade, Commerce and Wealth Creation in Anambra, Chief Uchenna Okafor, has called on leaders of all markets in the state to eschew acts capable of disrupting peaceful market environment.

Anambra community bans masquerades, secret societies

The Oraifite community in Anambra has proscribed all forms of night masquerades and cult groups following a violence that erupted in the town on Dec. 2 leading to the killing of two policemen.

Anambra corps member causes tanker crash

A petrol tanker on Monday crashed into a drainage in a bid to avoid knocking down a female National Youth Service Corps member who was dashing across the highway in Anambra.

Auto accident: one killed, nine injured

One person has been killed, while nine others sustained injuries in a fatal accident involving two buses on Sunday.

Malaria: Anambra earmarks N100m for control, elimination

The Anambra Government says N100 million is earmarked for malaria control and elimination programmes in the state 2020 budget.

5 Filling stations sealed in Anambra

The Department of Petroleum Resource (DPR) has shutdown five filling stations and put 11 pumps out of use for violating operational and safety standards in Awka, Anambra State.

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