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Anambra: Governorship aspirant cautions youth against electoral violence

Anambra: Governorship aspirant cautions youth against electoral violenceBy Joy Mbachi Mr. Godwin Ezeemo, candidate for governor for the November 6 elections in Anambra, urged young people to avoid being used to perpetrate electoral violence of any form in the country. Ezeemo, who is aspiring to run for governor for the third time on the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) platform, made the call during a press briefing in Awka on Friday. The midshipman, who was reacting to the attack on former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Charles Soludo, urged young people to see themselves as the future rulers of the state and the country. Politics is not a do-or-die, he said, so young people should not allow themselves to be used to perpetrate election violence. Ezeemo advised aspirants not to heat up the political regime but to conduct themselves in the most civilized manner, as one person would be the governor at the same time and sportsmanship […]

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Men’s cricket championship vital for international commitments — NCF President

Men’s cricket championship vital for international commitments — NCF PresidentProf. Yahaya Ukwenya, the Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) has said that the upcoming National Men’s Championship was vital to the country’s international engagement later this year. Ukwenya said the event which would start on Monday and end on March 31 at the Edo Boys High School, Cricket High Performance Centre, Benin City, would enhance the country’s preparation. He said:” The forthcoming 10-day Championship is a key event on NCF Calendar given the weight of international commitments that the country is committed to later in the year. “For us, this Championship is the first on the list of activities that will form the molding of a stronger national team both for the Under 19 and more importantly the Senior Men’s team. “We have three World Cup tickets to vie for later in the year, hoping that the COVID-19 Pandemic’s tide will continually be stemmed as it is presently being done now. […]

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Obiano Reads Riot Act To Criminals, Bans Tinted Glasses, Touting In Anambra

  Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has read the riot act to criminals following the recent attacks on police and naval formations in the state. In a state broadcast on Sunday in Akwa, he noted that another incident was foiled by security operatives and the security agencies have been directed to resist such attacks going … Continue reading Obiano Reads Riot Act To Criminals, Bans Tinted Glasses, Touting In Anambra Read Full Story

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Police Arrest Three Over Beheading Of Suspected Cultist In Anambra

  The police have arrested three principal suspects involved in the killing of a suspected cultist in Anambra State. Governor Willie Obiano disclosed this on Sunday while briefing reporters on the security situation in the state at the Government House in Awka, the state capital. “Saturating the media waves is a horrifying video of the … Continue reading Police Arrest Three Over Beheading Of Suspected Cultist In Anambra Read Full Story

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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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Two beheaded, man shot dead in Anambra, Osun cult clashes

Three persons have been killed in separate cult attacks in Anambra and Osun states with two of the victims beheaded while the third was shot dead. Some suspected cult members on Saturday shot a man simply identified as ‘Pepper’ to death at Ita-Olokan area of Osogbo, Osun State. The incident caused panic in the area,...

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Suspected cultists kill 2, one beheaded in Anambra community

SUSPECTED cultists yesterday killed two persons at Oghalegbu village, Okija in Ihiala local government area of Anambra State, thus heightening tension in the area. One of the victims had his head cut off and taken away by the assailants in the presence of his wailing octogenarian mother and other siblings.

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Anambra Election: Only 18 Parties Are Recognised, INEC Tells 74 Others

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will continue to recognise and deal with only the 18 registered political parties, pending the final resolution and determination of the various appeals filed and pending before the Supreme Court. In a statement on Friday by its National Commissioner and Chairman of Voter Education and Publicity … Continue reading Anambra Election: Only 18 Parties Are Recognised, INEC Tells 74 Others Read Full Story

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POLITICAL BATTLE: 22 political parties submit notice of primaries to INEC in Anambra

By Chris Ochayi As the November 6, 2021 Anambra State governorship elections draws near, about 23 political parties Thursday, stormed the headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Abuja, to submit letters of notice for the conduct of the governorship primaries. Little drama however played out as the national chairmen of the political parties
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ANAMBRA: PDP, Okonkwo, Eze disagree over Obiano’s performance in seven years

…Obiano has transformed the state – James Eze …Anambra ought to have been better – PDP By Clifford Ndujihe & Vincent Ujumadu AS Governor Willie Obiano marks his seven years in office today, a chieftain of PDP, Dr. Obiora Okonkwo and the Anambra State Chairman of the party, Chief Ndubuisi Nwobu, have disagreed with the
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Self-Acclaimed Pastor Accused Of Torturing Toddlers In Anambra

A self-acclaimed pastor, Rejoice Raymond, has been accused of torturing toddlers in Anambra State. Raymond, a 40-year-old woman was paraded on Monday at the police headquarters at Amawbia, Awka South Local Government Area of the state. The suspect, alongside one Sabina Izuorah, who is currently at large were involved in the case of alleged deprivation … Continue reading Self-Acclaimed Pastor Accused Of Torturing Toddlers In Anambra Read Full Story

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THIS MUST STOP!! Anambra Community Youths Protest Alleged Criminal Activities, Kidnapping By Herdsmen

Youths of Anaku in Ayamelum Local Government Area of Anambra State have protested the activities of Fulani herdsmen in the area, saying the herders were responsible for a series of...

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Reign of terror in Onitsha as daredevil gangs unleash mayhem

•Extort, batter, dehumanize brazenly •Intimidate, harass, subject motorists, passers-by to untold hardship •Create gridlocks for daylight robbery •Victims allege government complicity By Chimaobi Nwaiwu – Onitsha The commercial city of Anambra state is indeed something else. Beyond commercial activities, particularly buying and selling which it is known for, the bustling city can conveniently be said
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Heatwave: Physician urges Anambra residents on regular water intake

A public health physician, Dr Olisaeloka Lotenna, has advised residents to drink lots of water and ensure adequate ventilation at home to mitigate the intensity of the prevailing heatwave in the state. Lotenna, who works at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, gave the advice in an interview with  Newsmen on Friday in Awka.
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Man kills wife with kitchen knife in Anambra

By Vincent Ujumadu A 35-year-old man, Mr. Kingsley Igwe from Nise in Awka South local government area of Anambra State has reportedly stabbed his wife to death with kitchen knife. The state Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO), Mr. Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the incident, said it occurred at about 4am today. According to him, the
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Man stabs wife to death in Anambra

Tony Okafor, Awka A 35-year-old man, Kingsley Igwe of Nise in the Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State has allegedly stabbed his wife to death It was gathered that Kingsley killed the wife with a kitchen knife by inflicting injuries on her. A sources said the assailant acted in a manner suspicious of […] Read Full Story

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Alleged abduction: Anambra school children demand thorough investigation

By Nwabueze Okonkwo Barely a week after one Chinyere Rejoice Raymond was arrested by the police in her residence at the Federal Housing Estate, Onitsha, Anambra state, for alleged abduction, torture and killing of children, school children have embarked on s demonstration demanding thorough investigations into the activities of the suspect. The children, wearing different
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