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Gunmen attack fourth Anambra police station in one week

Gunmen on Sunday attacked a police station in Mgbakwu in the Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State. A source told our correspondent that they carted away some arms and ammunition during the attack. This brought to four police stations attacked in similar circumstances within a week in the state. Anambra State, for two...

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Insecurity: Anambra lawyers begin three-day strike Monday

Lawyers in Anambra State have declared a three-day strike over insecurity in the state. This came barely 24 hours after a lawyer, Frank Onwuachi, who was abducted by gunmen, was found dead. The state has come under attacks by hoodlums, who recently killed no fewer than six policemen, four naval men, a prison warder and...

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Two beheaded in Anambra cult war

Two persons were reportedly beheaded in different locations in Okija community, in the Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State . It was gathered that the victims’ heads were taken away by their assailants. [READ ALSO] Dollar scarcity: Parents groan as banks delay foreign school fees payments One of incidents reportedly took place in a...

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Lawyers declare strike over insecurity in Anambra

Lawyer in Anambra State have declared a three-day strike, starting from Monday, over insecurity in the state. This came barely 24 hours after their member, Frank Onwuachi, who was abducted by gunmen was found dead. Hoodlums had recently terrorised the state by killing no fewer than six policemen, four naval men, a prison’s warder and...

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Investigation begins as gunmen kill warder, woman in Anambra

Gunmen on Friday waylaid a vehicle belonging to the Nigeria Correctional Services and killed a warder and one other person yet-to-be-identified person in Anambra State. This came barely 24 hours after four naval officers and three policemen were killed in different locations in the state and their vehicles set ablaze. The police also said a...

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Gunmen ambush Nigerian Correctional Services vehicle, kill two, free inmate

Gunmen on Friday waylaid a vehicle belonging to the Nigeria Correctional Services and killed a warder and one other person yet to be identified in Anambra State. This came barely 24 hours after four naval officers and three policemen were killed in different locations in the state and their vehicles set ablaze. The police also...

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Gunmen kill four naval men, three policemen in Anambra

Gunmen on Thursday reportedly killed four naval men and three policemen in different locations in Anambra State. But the state police command said it lost only one cop. PUNCH Metro gathered that the incident created tension in the state as the security agents were ambushed and murdered. READ ALSO: Niger pastor abducted, family claims N60m...

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Obiano reacts to Ngige, PDP ‘s attack

Reacting, the Chief Press Secretary the governor, James Eze said, “The opposition is marooned; they are at sea.” He said the governor did not cerebrate his 7th years in office but used the opportunity to inspect the projects he executed in the state within the period under review. Eze said, “Governor Obiano did not hold...

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Obiano dismisses opposition’s criticism as Ngige, PDP attack govt

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has dismissed criticisms by opposition parties regarding his performance in office in the past seven years. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, and the Anambra State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, had described the Obiano administration as a disaster. They spoke in separate statements in Awka...

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Anambra poll: APGA denies planned imposition of Soludo

The National Coordinator of All the Progressives Grand Alliance Media Warriors’ Forum, Chinedu Obigwe, has given an assurance about a free-and-fair primary election in the party for the November 6 poll. He allayed the fear that a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, had been endorsed as the sole candidate...

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Police uncover Anambra baby factory, rescue four pregnant girls

The police have rescued four pregnant girls in a baby factory in Anambra State. According to the state Police Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed, the four girls are from Ebonyi State. He said the ladies were kept in a brothel in Nnewi by one Gladys Ikegwuonu, for the purpose of making babies for sale. Mohammed...

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Man builds house for Anambra widow, children

Tony Okafor, Awka The Chief Executive Officer of Arnold and Associates, Arnold Ekweoba, on Sunday gifted a widow, Philomena Ubaka, and her children a two-bedroom bungalow furnished to taste. The Ubaka family had lived in a hut until providence brought hope to them about two years ago through a non-governmental organisation, Restore a Radiant Smile […] Read Full Story

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Miyetti Allah backs Obiano order declaring AK-47-carrying herdsmen criminals

Tony Okafor,Awka THE South-East chapter of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has expressed its support for Governor Willie Obiano’s pronouncement of treating any herder illegally possessing firearms as a criminal. The Chairman of the group, Gidago Sidikki, stated this on Thursday while reacting to a statement credited to Obiano wherein he ordered […] Read Full Story