Latest Stories in Anambra

 

Ogbunike community, family announce passing of Igwe Umenyiora

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Ogbunike community in Oyi Local Council of Anambra State and the Umenyiora family have officially announced the passing unto glory of HRM Igwe John Ositadimma Umenyiora (Ezedioramma 1 of Ogbunike...

Tue May 12th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19 : Obi extends palliatives to Bishop Shanahan, Annunciation Hospital

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Peter Obi, who was represented by the Former Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning in Anambra State, Prof Stella Okunna, on Monday, May 4, 2020, handed over relief materials, worth...

Sun May 10th, 2020     Read More →

Anambra Government takes delivery of FG’s COVID-19 relief materials

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Anambra Government has taken delivery of 1,800 bags of 50kg rice, 2,400 cartons of tomato paste as COVID-19 Relief Materials from the Federal Government, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The...

Fri May 8th, 2020     Read More →

Petrol tanker crashes on Niger Bridge

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An articulated vehicle, loaded with petrol, Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), heading to Anambra from Delta, on Wednesday crashed and spilled its contents on the Niger Bridge. An eyewitness told the...

Wed May 6th, 2020     Read More →

NNPC to deliver oil firms’ intervention to states, PTF

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Indigenous oil firms operating in the country have stated that their intervention, including food and medical supplies for the pandemic, will be delivered by the Nigeria National Petroleum...

Wed May 6th, 2020     Read More →

Senate directs committees to investigate status of 5G network in Nigeria

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The Senate on Tuesday directed its committees on Communication, Science and Technology and Health to conduct a thorough investigation to determine the status of the Fifth Generation (5G) Network...

Tue May 5th, 2020     Read More →

Police arrest security guard for alleged murder in Anambra

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The Police Command in Anambra has arrested one Ibuchi Nwoju, a 26-year-old security guard for allegedly stabbing one Cletus Chisom, 22, to death. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the...

Mon May 4th, 2020     Read More →

Besides COVID-19, our drug stopped Ebola, dengue fever, says Maurice Iwu

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Maurice Mmaduakolam Iwu Maurice Mmaduakolam Iwu is a professor of Pharmacognosy and President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bioresources Development Group (BDG), Abuja; International...

Fri May 1st, 2020     Read More →

Anambra government plans to reopen 63 major markets May 4

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Gov Willie Obiano made this known to newsmen at Aguleri, Anambra East Local Government Area on Monday, after his brief meeting with the 63 market leaders in the state. He said each market should...

Mon Apr 27th, 2020     Read More →

Obiano lifts ban on movement, Church services

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Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano at the weekend lifted the ban on free movement and Church service across the state while criminalising breaches of the border closure. Obiano, who spoke in a...

Mon Apr 27th, 2020     Read More →

ICYMI: Nigeria records 91 new cases of COVID-19, total rises to 873

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Kindly Share This Story: By David Royal The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Wednesday, reported the nation has confirmed 91 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), a pandemic outbreak...

Thu Apr 23rd, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Focus on Kano urgently, Obaze tells NCDC, FG

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Kindly Share This Story: By Vincent Ujumadu A former diplomat, Mr. Oseloka Obaze has urged the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, and the Federal government to focus more attention to the...

Thu Apr 23rd, 2020     Read More →

President wants speedy trials, decongestion of correctional centres

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President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday sought urgent measures to speed up trial of cases and decongestion of correctional centres in the country in view of COVID-19 pandemic. In a letter to the...

Wed Apr 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Peter Obi denies acquisition of N650 million mansion in Enugu

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Former Anambra State governor Peter Obi has denied claims that he recently acquired a mansion worth about N650 million in Enugu State. “Contrary to the reports on social media, I...

Tue Apr 21st, 2020     Read More →

NCDC apologises to Ekiti Govt over mistake on coronavirus update

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Sunday, apologised to the Ekiti Government for the error in its record of the confirmed COVID-19. The centre on its verified Twitter account on...

Sun Apr 19th, 2020     Read More →