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Anambra State In Nigerian Politics

Anambra State In Nigerian Politics

From Chuks Iloegbunam  Anambra is one of Nigeria’s 36 states. In size, it is the second smallest after Lagos, measuring only 4,844 km2. Lagos State is 3,577 km2. But Kaduna, Kano, Kogi States are 46,053 km2 , 20,131 km2  and 29,833 km2  respectively. Despite its tininess, however, Anambra’s motto of Light Of The Nation is

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Obi Donates N5m to Centre for Physically Challenged Inmates

Former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has donated N5 million to Rehabilitation Centre for Disabled, Old and Tramps (RECDOT) in Ozubulu, as part of the activities to mark his 60th birthday celebration. According to a statement by his media assistant, Valentine Obienyem, Obi also provided facilities to equip the computer laboratory of RECDOT Comprehensive

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Ezeife, Ex-Anambra Governor Fingers FG in Southeast Insecurity,

*Says Sponsors Don’t Want Elections, Igbo Presidency *Alleges Plot to Impose Emergency Rule in Anambra Former Anambra State governor in the third republic, Chukwuemeka Ezeife, Wednesday night suggested that the federal government may be behind the spate of bloody attacks on national infrastructure, which had claimed the lives of policemen and other residents in the

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Peter Obi Mourns Nabaruma, Judge Who Gave him Anambra Governorship Victory

Peter Obi, the former Governor of Anambra State, has described the late Chief Justice of Yobe State, Garba Nabaruma, as a good man who would “remain a compass for the judiciary in its search for justice, especially at this time of trial. Besides, his contributions to the development of the country’s jurisprudence would remain indelible

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Many Feared Dead in Anambra Communal Clash

About 50 people have declared missing after a communal clash between Umumbo and Omor communities in Ayamelum local government area of Anambra State. There are fears that some of those people may have died. At the last count,  about 300 farmers have been injured in the clash in a report confirmed on Thursday. The clash, which started

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INEC And The Verdict Of History

As controversies trail the just-concluded presidential and National Assembly elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission is in the eye of the storm. By Adekunbi Ero Even the most hardened heart would have melted at the subdued mien of Mahmood Yakubu, head of Nigeria’s electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, as he carried out

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How the Nigeria Police Saved Anambra from Post-Election Mayhem

But for the refusal of top police officers dispatched to Anambra State to supervise security during the just-concluded governorship election, the incumbent governor would have been robbed of victory  Ahead of the November 18, 2017 governorship election in Anambra State won by a wide margin by the incumbent governor, Willie Obiano of the All Progressives

69 Burnt to Death In Onitsha

No fewer than 69 persons were burnt to death from a fire outbreak that occurred after a fuel-laden tanker rammed into a building in Onitsha, Anambra State on Sunday. At least 15 L300 buses were also burnt. The tragedy occurred at about 3pm at Upper Iweka Roundabout when the tanker conveying fuel to Asaba in

4,000 Lose Jobs In Anambra

Over 4,000 workers at the Atani Road Industrial Estate, Ogbaru Local Government Area, Anambra State, have lost their jobs, following the refusal of the Federal Government to assist industrialists who lost their machines to the 2011/12-flood disaster that ravaged the state. Paul Okonkwo, Chairman, Pokobros Group of Companies said some companies in the estate closed

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