Anambra Students Shine In Singapore International Debate Competition

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The team of five students from Anambra State that will represent Nigeria in this year’s edition of the World Schools Debate Championship has started its preparations for the Championship on a brilliant note, out-shinning the Debate Team of Katong Convent School in Singapore where it is currently under-going training in global debate best practices.

APC Interim National Women Leader Ikeazor Declares for Senate in Anambra Central Zone

The battle for the soul of the Anambra Central senatorial zone, yesterday, became tighter with the declaration of the pioneer women’s Leader of All Progressive Congress, APC, Barr. Sharon Ikeazor, who will be slugging it out with Senator Uche Ekwunife who recently declared to contest for the primary election.

APGA Anambra Passes Vote Of Confidence On Umeh & Oye's Leadership-Press Release

We received with great joy and delight, the final verdict of the Supreme Court on a matter instituted by Chief Maxi Okwu against Chief Victor Umeh on the leadership of our great party APGA.
Our delight is not on who won or lost but on the final closure to a matter that has lingered for a while, a matter that could have been resolved much earlier than now in a brotherly and sisterly manner.

APC Anambra Protects Ewkunife Against Verbal Attracts

Anambra State Chapter of APC wishes to thank the generality of our membership and the Anambra State people for  the massive support given in demonstration  of the right of  Hon Mrs Uche Ekwunife ( Iyom)  to leave a political party that has chosen to oppress a brainy woman and anchor in the safety of a dynamic party  ,APC which she acknowledges ‘ has  an admirable chain of structures ,  a leader that has capacity, and a membership bound together by love, not found elsewhere’.

Nigeria Govt.. Will Not Pay Lazy Unemployed Youths Proposed N5,000 stipends -NGIGE

The Nigeria Minister of Labour and Employment Dr Chris Ngige said indolent youths would not benefit from the N5,000 stipend that the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government promised to give the unemployed.

Rev. Fr. Mbaka Transfer Was Borne Out of Share Hatred----Parishioner

The recent transfer information about the transfer of the founder of Adoration Ministries Enugu state, Nigeria,  Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka was unconnected with his hobnobbing sphere with politicians and most recent a visit to president Muhammadu Buahri in Aso Rock, Abuja, and subsequent prophecies of assassination attempt on the president. 

Davido Announces Sack of Deekay on Tweeter Handle

Chief executive officer of HNK record label, David Oyeleke a.k.a Davido has fired his Ghanian act singer DEEKAY on issue yet to be made public.
He made this public on his tweeter handle yesterday that he is on this lookout for a new Artiste that will win subsequent Headies Awards'

Ali Baba Honours Winner In 2015 Talent Hunt Comedy Show

Acclaimed king of Nigerian comedy, Ali Baba has made good on his promise to reward the star winner of the third edition of his annual comedy talent hunt show tagged “ Ali Baba’s Spontaneity, with a car gift.

Janet Jackson Diagnose of Mysterious Ailment, Recovered Partially

Sister to the late Pop Star Artiste, Micheal Jackson, Janet Jackson on Thursday rescheduled concerts she had previously cancelled in a new sign of her solid recovery from a mystery illness. 

Celine Dion Loses Hubby To Cancer At Age 73

Celine Dion’s husband Rene Angelil, who discovered the Canadian pop diva and long managed her career, died Thursday aged 73, after a struggle with cancer.

Dion announced his passing in a Twitter message, saying: “Rene Angelil passed away this morning at his home in Las Vegas after a long and courageous battle against cancer.”

SOLAR Debunks Rift Rumour With Yinka Ayefele

One of Nigeria leading Language Gospel singers, Femi Solar has debunked the rumoured that he  is in a face-off with his mentor over his style of music semblance. 
He said he is now preparing for a new album launch that will be premiered on 10th of April, 2016,

Solar as he is fondly called assured that his Yinka Ayefele will chair the album launch.
The  protege of Yinka Ayefele owing to his style of music which he patterns after Ayefele, is planning big for the  launch with what he called an All-White party affair.

Quest For Biafra Secession Agiataion Ought To Have Died In Our Minds-----Obasanjo

Former Nigerian president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday said the the call for a sovereign state of Biafra which is currently being pushed by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) after another group, the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) appears to should not be the call in the time Nigeria need collective contribution of all section to develop her state to be the envy of all counties in Africa.


Former President Goodluck Jonathan Bags Martin Luther King’s Award---PHOTONEWS

Immediate past Nigerians President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has been awarded with 2015 series Martin Luther King’s Award From Southern Leadership Conference, USA.
Dr  Jonathan was today awarded formerly decorated with the prestigious award, for his contributions to Africa'ss development and unwavering leadership qualities  he  exhibited in the post 2015 presidential election.

Re-Run Between Ekwunife & Umeh is Survival of Igbo Nation In Nigeria Polity------APGA Pub. Sec

The publicity secretary of the All Progressive Grand Alliance APGA, Anambra state, Comrade Chinedu kwonta has expressed confidence that Chief Victor Umeh will win the February 22nd Re-Run Senatorial election in Anambra central senatorial district.


Sound Sultan traces“crap music” to undue pressure from fans

A pop artiste, Sound Sultan, on Friday traced the poor quality of music currently renting Nigeria’s airwaves to undue pressure from fans not interested in professionalism.
The musician in Lagos said that the society should benefit immensely from the type of music to hear, describing music as “ an important tool that entertainers should use

Read How Dangote reconciled Don Jazzy, Olamide---PHOTOS

Finally, a photograph detailing Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote as the one behind the reconciliation of Olamide and Don Jazzy’s following a mega rift which occurred between the two at the 10th Headies awards on January 1, 2016.

Wizkid announces world tour

Popular musician, Ayodeji Balogun, a.k.a, Wizkid, on Wednesday said he would soon kick-off his musical world tour from Amsterdam. The `Ojuelegba’ crooner who did not disclose the date of the tour also said that his highly anticipated third studio album would be ready soon too. “About to catch a flight to where I wanna be; first holiday in 3years.

FEATURE: How Ronaldo statue was Messi-ed

Cristiano Ronaldo’s statue in Funchal, capital of his home island of Madeira, has been tagged with the name and shirt number of arch-rival Lionel Messi, according to local press reports.
The graffiti was put on the statue overnight on Tuesday, just hours after Barcelona’s Argentine star Messi claimed a fifth world player of the year award, beating out Real Madrid’s Portuguese striker and three-time Ballon d’Or winner Ronaldo in the process.

Corruption embedded in world athletics – WADA

A  said Thursday that corruption was “embedded” at the world athletics body piling pressure on its new leader Sebastian Coe. The International Association of Athletics Associaions (IAAF) must have known about corruption orchestrated by its former leader Lamine Diack, it said. But Richard Pound, the former WADA president who wrote the report, said that Coe, who took over the IAAF in August is the best person to lead reforms of the world body.

CHAN 2016: Super Eagles, others aim high

Nigeria’s home-based Super Eagles and 15 other countries’ teams will clash as the Championship of African Nations (CHAN) is scheduled to begin on Jan. 16 in Rwanda.
The tournament which will run from Jan. 16 to Feb. 7 is organised by the African Football Confederation (CAF), exclusively for African players who ply trade in their respective national leagues.
Rwanda, Gabon, Morocco, Cote d’ Ivoire, DR Congo, Angola, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Tunisia, Nigeria, Niger, Guinea, Zimbabwe, Mali, Uganda and Zambia are the 16 countries that qualified for the competition.
The 16 countries have been drawn into four groups of four teams each.

Arsenal sign Egyptian midfielder Elneny

Arsenal sign Egyptian midfielder Elneny
Arsenal have signed Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Elneny from Swiss side Basel for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League leaders announced on Thursday.
“Arsenal have signed Mohamed Elneny from FC Basel,” the club announced on their website. “Everyone at Arsenal would like to welcome Mohamed to the club.”

N34bn fraud: EFCC slams 40-counts charge against Tompolo, Akpobolokemi, others

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has granted an order sought by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to serve the summons, compelling ex-Niger Delta militant, Government Ekpemupolo, a.k.a. Tompolo, to appear before the court to face a 40-count charge of fraudulent conversion of several millions of naira, dollars and property belonging to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, to personal use.


The Anambra State Government alerts members of the public about the resurgence of Avian Influenza popularly called Bird Flu in some states across the country. This disease which is usually associated with birds can also be transmitted from bird to man.
Bird Flu can be transmitted through direct contact with infected birds or poultry materials.

MISSING BUDGET: Buhari's Aide Doctored Budget--Senate

The Senate has accused the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Senate, Ita Enang, of changing the contents of the 2016 appropriation bill before making the document available to the lawmakers.
Mr. Buhari presented the 2016 budget proposal last December before a joint session of the National Assembly.

2015 SCORE CARD: NDLEA Anambra Records 68 Per Cent Success In Fighting Illicit Drug Trafficking

The Anambra state commandant of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) , Mr. Sule Momodu has solicited for accelerated hearing of drug related cases in various courts to decongest number of drug suspects in prison custodies in the state .


CBN assures Dangote of Forex to finance $14bn refinery

Aliko Dangote andCBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has given assurance to Dangote Group that it will support it access Foreign Exchange, Forex to build its proposed $14 billion refinery in the country.
Mr. Godwin Emefiele, the Governor of the CBN, said this during a tour of the refinery which is projected to refine 650,000 barrels of crude oil per day.

‘Nwobodo joined APC as a fugitive running from justice’

The South-East All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday, described ex-governor of old Anambra State, Jim Nwobodo’s entry into the party as a grand plan to shield himself from the long arm of the law, following his alleged involvement in the $2.1 billion arms deals undergoing probe by the Economic Financial Crime Commission, EFCC.

Umeh urges INEC To Abide By Court Order For Fair Rerun Poll In Anambra Central

Immediate past  National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, and candidate of the party in the Anambra Central senatorial district rerun election, Chief Victor Umeh has charged the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC to respect court order by excluding fresh candidates in the rerun polls. 

Jonathan Is Not Immune To Arrest— EFCC boss

The  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC explained, yesterday, why it has not arrested former President Goodluck Jonathan following startling revelations on how the former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col Sambo Dasuki  (retd) allegedly disbursed over $2.1 billion meant for arms purchase to various individuals.
Alarmed by the revelations, the National leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has, however, asked Dr Jonathan to speak out.

Ekwunife Tipped For Deputy Senate President----APC

The chairman, All Progressive Congress APC Anambra state chapter, Barrister Emeka Ibe has assured the state of virile development programmes the party will attract if Senator Uche Ekwunife is returned to  the senate.
He was buoyed with hope that her aspiration is in line with the programme of the APC led by President Muhammadu Buhari and solicit for  people's support to ensure she is voted back into the senate.


EFCC arrests DG NBC Over alleged N15bn fraud

The  Director-General of the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Emeka Mba, has been arrested by men of the  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), over an alleged N15 billion fraud.

I pray For My Critics To Be Delivered Because I left N600 Million In PFN Purse-----ORITSEJAFOR

Immediate past  National President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria ( PFN ), Pastor Ayo has Oritsejafor, has urged Christians not to relent on the fight to defeat Boko Haram Insurgency in Nigeria and solicit for a rallying point to touch lives of the Internally Displaced persons living in different camps in Nigeria.

Former APC Assembly Member Throws Weight Behind Senator Ekwunife's Ambition

                                                 WHO IS AFRAID OF EKWUNIFE?.
I have observed with dismay the number of people who criticize the recent decamping of Uche Ekwunife from PDP. Some even antagonize the APC for "accepting" Ekwunife. Haba. Some

Root of the Matter: Chike Okagbue Returns in a Riveting Book

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This is a book of legacies, timed to coincide with the tenth year anniversary of the death of Chief Chike Okagbue (Ezennia).  It is a special tribute collection condensed from the reflections of people most affected by Ezennia’s phenomenal life.  It seeks to uncover, from family members, associates and eyewitnesses; the forces that propelled Chike Okagbue to his outstanding achievements in business, politics and service to humanity.

On Igbo Marginalization President Buhari Erred

During his first media chat, President Muhammadu Buhari while answering the vexed question on Igbo marginalization asked what NdiIgbo wanted. Suggesting that NdiIgbo were not being marginalised as claimed in several quarters. 

APGA Trustee Assures Obiano of Second Term In Office

A member of Board of Trustees of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and the Igbo spiritual leader, Chief Rommy Ezeonwuka, disclosed yesterday that Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state would be returned for second tenure because of his achievements within one year and nine months in office.


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