Normalcy Return To Eke-Awka Market---Agumadu

Reactions have trailed the recent killing of a petty trader and loader , One Ejiofor Atah at the popular Eke Awka market,on Tuesday, In Awka, Anambra state Capital.
Eye withness account revealed that the incident occurred at about nine in the morning, when the vigilante men were allegedly on rampage in an attemt to collect loading and off-loading levies from the deceased in the market.

Journalist Receives Double Blessing From Awka Bishop

Bishop Paulinus Ezeokafor of Awka Catholic Diocese is flanked on his right by his Chief Press Secretary, Comrade Abuchi Onwumelu and On His Left by Abuchi’s Wife after the couple’s child dedication mass at Retreat and Pastoral Centre, Okpuno, Awka South Council Area.

EZINANO Villagers Urge Speedy Government Intervention To Resolve Land Tussle Crisis In Their Community

Indigenes of Ezinano community of Awkw, Anambra, Have chased out residents and artisans on Rockland Building Estate to seal-off property over non-payment of compensation on their land.
The indigenes who came out in their hundreds are accusing the owners of the estate, Frnacis Obiene of acquising their land without any monetary compesansation.
The leader of the group, Obi Ochijie said the developer, who acquired the property in 1979, had refused to meet with the community members after several series of calls and letters for dialogue.
They revelaed that the developer took advantage of the disunity mechanism being experienced in the community before now to avoid compensation them.

Anambra Committee on Anglican Church Demolition Submits Report

Government’s effort to broker peace between the Anglican Communion and the Nkwelle Ezunaka Community is yielding desirable result as the fact finding panel set up by Chief Willie Obiano, submitted their report on Wednesday (yesterday).
The panel has Anambra State Deputy Governor, Dr Nkem Okeke as its Chairman. Other members are; Chief of Staff to the Governor, Prof Joe Asika, Barr Azuka Enemuo (Commissoner for Local Government), Prof Kate Omenugha (Commissioner for Education), Barr Stella Onuoha (Commissioner for Lands}, Barr Chuma Mbonu (Commissioner for Transport) and Chief Tony Onyima (Commissioner for Information and Culture)

Anambra Government Launches New Emblem "" "Ndi Anambra... Light of The Nation"

Once again, Chief Willie Obiano has achieved another first in less than 6 months into his administration as Ndi Anambra now have a new identity comprising a Logo, an Anthem and a Flag.
 During the 100 Days-in-Office Celebration, the action governor proposed the new identity while expressing his determination and preparedness to expand the frontiers of excellence in Anambra State. Same day, Obiano urged all citizens to stop being “Anambrarians” but “Ndi Anambra”.

The defaming bloggers of the Anambra State Government by Ejike Anyaduba

It is fairly reasonable to say that a pattern of defaming the government of Anambra State is currently trending on the net. A tribe of bloggers, goaded by interest not readily fathomable, have continued to calumniate the state for some time now. Evidence of this can be gleaned from rehashed old lies and concocted new ones published daily in their blogospheres. Streaming all through the over half a dozen of such badly written articles are allegations of cronyism, waste, and vainglory against the government. The bloggers hide under the false notion of critiquing the government to avenge themselves of denial by the administration to engage them as online media consultants. They have since attacked governor Obiano with fierceness of a surly mastiff.    

Anambra State Government Condole Late Dinmba Igwe;s Fmily

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State yesterday mourned the death of Mr Dimgba Igwe, Vice Chairman of The Sun Publishing outfit, describing it as a sad loss which had depleted the ranks of the nation’s best minds in journalism. 
The Anambra governor said the tragic circumstances of Mr Igwe’s end in a hit and run mishap made his death a painful loss for every Nigerian. We have suddenly been robbed of a very bright star in our national firmament, Obiano said in a statement.

Anglican Primates Urge Governor Obiano To Prosecute Demolition Offenders

Primate Church of Nigeria , Anglican Communion , Archbishop Nicholas Oko led all the Bishops in Anglican Province on the Niger Anambra state to condemn the demolition of St Ebenezer’s Anglican Church Oze Nkwerre Ezunaka in Oyi local government area  of the state by unknown hoodlums even though the church members are pointing accusing fingers to the President General of the Community Elder Chris Eluemunor and the some members of the Roman Catholic church.

Anambra Church Dispute: Obiano Assures Fairness to all Parties as Committee Submits Report

Following the mid-night destruction of a church building by unknown persons in the premises of Oyolu-Oze Primary School, the governor had visited the school site on Friday August 15, 2014 and unequivocally condemned the dastardly act and promptly set up a six-man committee headed by the Deputy Governor of the state Dr. Nkem Okeke, to look into the matter.


It is an undisputable fact that Anambra State is the most endowed State in the South East of Nigeria in the area of human resources and human capital development. It is innumerable to mention names. The latest entrant into the leadership hall of fame in Anambra State as well as the entire South East region is the phenomenon known as Willie Obiano, the present Executive Governor of Anambra State. Prior to his emergence as the governor, not much was known of him in the political arena. His community and surrounding communities could testify of his humanitarian and philanthropic gestures to the people. He was however a very well-known player in the corporate world, working his way to the top.

Bishop Ezeokafor Commiserates with Dimgba Igwe’s Family …Says Govt. Has an Obligation to Protect Journalists

By Abuchi Onwumelu, Awka
The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship Most Rev. Dr. Paulinus Chukwuemeka Ezeokafor has commiserated with the family of the late Dimgba Igwe, a veteran journalist and vice chairman of the Sun Newspapers who died on Saturday morning 6/9/2014, after been hit by a car while jogging along his street at the Okota area of Lagos State.


FG set to ban Consumption Of ‘ponmo’

Federal Government may have concluded plans to ban sale and widespread consumption of hides and skins(Ponmo)which is a delicacy to most Nigerians.
This indication emerged Tuesday  when the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina called for competent regulations that would check the consumption and sale of the product.

How I Met My Hubby---Adaeze Yobo

Adaeze Yobo, former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (2008) and wife of Joseph Yobo, Fenerbache F.C centre back and Nigeria’s national football team captain is the celebrity ambassador of the just concluded 2014 Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL). In this interview at the venue of the show in Olympia, Kensington, charming Stephanie Adaeze Yobo talked about her life as a mother, wife and Ambassador for AFWL. Enjoy----

AIH Educates on The Importance of Health Sanitization in our Community

Everyone of us has a role to play in keeping Virus and diseases far away from Africa. In playing this role, We are telling one another that it is important to stay Hygienic to control the spread of any viral disease in our environment. This is a message from AIH bringing together everyone in Africa to prevent outbreaks and also to create awareness about Importance of keeping clean to save someone else’s life.
 'When it comes to health we need help from Everyone'

Jonathan orders removal of repugnant #BringBackJonathan signs

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has directed that the #Bring Back Jonathan 2015 signs and banners around Abuja which he and many Nigerians find offensive and repugnant  be brought down immediately.
This was contained in a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati.

Boko Haram shoots Obasanjo’s son, kills 24 soldiers

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s son, Adeboye,  was Monday shot in an attack by Boko Haram in Baza in Adamawa State.Vanguard online reported that the younger Obasanjo, a lieutenant colonel, suffered the injury when Boko Haram militants attacked the platoon that he led.Twenty four soldiers were killed in the shoot out.Obasanjo, an army engineer at the 3rd Division, Jos, Plateau State sustained gun shot wounds to the leg.At the time of the incident, Major Gen JS Zaruwa, Colonel Victor Ebhaleme who serves as the Brigade Commander of the 23rd Army Brigade in Yola and Lieutenant Agwu were all together advancing towards Michika when Boko Haram fighters ambushed them and unleashed the deadly attack on the soldiers.

MASSOB Calls For Immortalization Of Late Sun Vice Chairman, Dinmba Igwe

Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) is serious with a call on Federal Government to immortalize late Dimgba Igwe , Vice Chairman of Sun Newspapers. Read their press statment. MOVEMENT FOR THE ACTUALIZATION OF THE SOVEREIGN STATE OF BIAFRA (MASSOB)

via Ashiwaju.Org

ICC Calls For Sheriff, Ihejirika’s probe

A group, the Human and Environmental Development Agenda, HEDA, has petitioned the International Criminal Court, ICC, at The Hague over the possible culpability of Nigerian government officials in the terrorist activities of Boko Haram.
In a petition dated September 1, 2014, and addressed to Fatou Bensouda of the ICC’s Office of the Trial Prosecutor, HEDA demanded a comprehensive examination of the heinous crimes against humanity perpetrated by the Boko Haram group in Nigeria.

MASSOB Calls For Immortalization Of Late Sun Vice Chairman, Dinmba Igwe

Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) is serious with a call on Federal Government to immortalize late Dimgba Igwe , Vice Chairman of Sun Newspapers. Read their press statment.

These Photos Confirm True Position Of Aba, How It Stinks

These pictures are the true position of things in Aba International market , the China of Africa but look at the sorry state of things there.
When Father Frankline Mmor  wrote about Governor Theordore Orji’s International Market in pictures , I then believed some reports I read I taught was politically motivated.

Obi Set To Address The World Tomorrow On MDGs Achievement In Anambra

Former Governor Peter Obi , will next tomorrow address the world on his magic in using the Millennium Development Goals, (MDGs), through his Anambra state Integrated Development Strategy (ANIDS) to turn Anambra State around in 8 years.

  Obi an MDG Ambassador billed for New York with his team on Thursday is expected to address world leaders on his magic and to help direct how the extension of the MDG’S would be chanelled to actualize the dream of the United Nations in fighting extreme poverty.

Chibok girls: The buck stops on Jonathan’s table – Fashola

Chibok girls: The buck stops on Jonathan’s table - Fashola
GOVERNOR Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State said yesterday that it was the President and Commander-in-Chief who is in possession of the whole security report that has the final decision to make on the issue of the abducted schoolgirls from Chibok.
Fashola, who was one of the moderators at the political debate tagged: “Fixing Nigeria: The nuts and bolts” organised by the  Kukah Centre,  which also had the Governor Sule Lamido of  Jigawa State in attendance, said it was the President that was in control of the Nigerian Army and the armed forces.

Jim Iyke shares Latest Pix with Nadia Buhari On Instagram

There have been several speculations that Nollywood Actor, Jim Iyke whom people refer to as Nollywood bad boy had parted ways with his girl friend popular Ghanian star actress, Nadia Buhari.
This speculation may be wrong after all, as he just posted a picture telling a different story on Instagram, some hours ago . Continue...

Tell Nigerians why you took Modu Sheriff to Chad, APC to Jonathan

All Progressives Congress, APC, has accused President Goodluck Jonathan of exhibiting a shocking act of indiscretion by hobnobbing with an alleged Boko Haram sponsor, Ali Modu Sheriff, who is not known to have been investigated and cleared of the weighty allegation against him.
In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party wondered what message President Jonathan was sending to his compatriots and indeed to the international community when he took Modu Sheriff along during his visit to Chad Monday to confer with President Idriss Deby on cooperation against terrorism.


Governor Obiano Hands Over Three Armoured Personnel Carrier To Police to Tackle Crime In Anambra

Anambra state government has reiterated its resolve to fight crime to the barest minimum and make the state safe for investment to thrive in.
Speaking while  handling over the three refurbished Armoured Personnel Carries to the member of the Nigerian Police force, the executive governor of the state, Chief Willie Obiano promised to do all within its power to fight insecurity in the state.


LAGOS, NIGERIA. 09 September, 2014 - E-commerce in Nigeria records over $2m worth of transactions per week and close to 1.3bn per month from the 38% of Nigerians who prefer to buy products through the internet, according to a survey conducted by the business management and consulting firm Philip consulting. According to the online marketplace, these figures can be attributed to the purchasing power of the middle class.

Governor Obiano to unveil new ABS Brand Identity, as Stations holds Strategy Session

The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano is expected to perform the formal unveil of a brand new identity (logo and pay-off line)of the Anambra State Broadcasting Service (ABS) as part of the station’s repositioning and rebranding strategy. The brand identity unveil is the highpoint of a 4 - day strategy session to review the station’s operations, people and processes, and also chart a new course to meet the challenges in the media sector such as rising competition and the demands of digitization. The session which is being organized by the new management and sponsored by DFID - SAVI will hold fromTuesday, September 9, 2014 to Friday September 12, 2014, and attendance is strictly by invitation.

Obiano concludes tour of 21 LGAs, tackles waterways emergencies

The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano has concluded his thank-you tour of 21 Local Government Areas of the State with stops at Anambra West and Anambra East LGAs, mostly riverine and agricultural basin with a promise to ensure prompt response to emergencies in the riverine communities by providing floating boat ambulances on the state waterways. Governor Obiano who was speakingThursday at Umueze Anam headquarters of Anambra West said that two of the ambulances would be floated in the area to serve the people of the region.


Anambra East LG Commissions Mobile Hospital

He Executive Governor of Anambrra state, Chief Willie Obiano has charged other local government chairmen in the state to take a leave from the Emergency Mobile Clinic constructed by the Anambra East L.G. Chairman, that will serve as first aid, and reduced the number of death by road accidents in  the state.
He gave the charge while commissioning a three bedroom hospital attachments plus one standby ambulance , constructed by the Anambra East Local Government Chairman, Chief Hillary Udanoh in  Onochie community of the LG.

Obiano Flags Off Nchechukwu –Onochie –Ezu River road Aguleri , Anambra Eastt LGA

The Executive governor of Anambra state Chief  Willie Obiano has reiterated its administration resolve to ensure that the Nchechukwu –Onochie –Ezu River road Aguleri , Anambra Eastt LGA,  is actualized before the end of the year.
Speaking while flagging off the four kilometer road at Nchechukwu round about, he  said the realization of the project will be the state government Christmas gift to the people of the region.

FRSC Embarks on Operation Show Your Drivers License In Anambra

Anambra state command of the Federal Road Safety Commission has charged motorists in the state to adhere strictcly to the road safety guide embaded in the Nigerian Highway Code which is the hallmark of keeping motorists and other road users safe from road mishaps.

Obiano Expresses Satisfactions On Progress Made On Oil Rig Road Aguleri

Anambra state governor, Chief Willie Obiano has assured the speedy completion of the forty-seven Kilometer Aguleri-Orient Oil Rig road projects, which  will boost socio-economic activities in the state.
He disclosed this while inspecting the progress of work done on the site by the contractors and stressed the need for collective support from all to join hand with the state government's  resolve to speedily develop the state.

I will Hand Over These Bridges In April 2015---Obiano

The executive governor of Anambra state, Chief Willie Obiano has reiterated his administration resolve to complete the ongoing three flyovers projects in Awka, before  April Next year.
He gave the assurance while on inspection tour of the construction process, stating the importance of the bridges when completed.


Nigeria Football Federation Imbroglio Hightens

Maigari  FIFA President, Sepp Blatter  Giwa
Uncertainty in Nigerian football as a result of elections into the board of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) every four years has become the rule, rather than the exception.
Since Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima was controversially removed as chairman of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA) with the connivance of the world football governing body, FIFA, the NFF, as it is presently known, had assumed crisis as its middle name.

Is Enugu-Onitsha Expressway Dual Garriage Road A Fraud?--- Daily Newswatch

Enugu-Onitsha dual-carriage road construction ‘wayo’
Late President Umaru Yar’adua in response to the request by some South East leaders who visited him in Aso Rock, Abuja, awarded the contract for the rehabilitation of the busy Onitsha-Enugu Expressway to Consolidated Construction Company (CCC) in 2009.
Of course the rehabilitation of the road could not be completed before Yar’adua’s demise in 2010 and his successor, President Goodluck Jonathan, was said to have sustained the contract.

APC’ll survive Buhari, Atiku’s ambition with internal democracy – Bukar Abba

Senator Bukar Abba is a politician who, unlike many others, has tried to stay away from controversies. As a former governor of Yobe State, he was among those who went to court to challenge the constitutionality or otherwise of being eligible to seek re-election, for which the court gave judgment in their favour. As governor, Abba impacted positively on the lives of his people, hence their unflinching support, love and respect for him till date. In this interview with Juliet Oyoyo, he speaks on corruption, gives the recently concluded National Conference a pass mark, especially the area of allowing states create and fund local government, so that money is shared between the federal and state government. Excerpts:


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