Tag: Anambra state

How seven Kano children were found allegedly sold in Anambra

The government of Kano in northern Nigeria says seven more children abducted from the state have been found and sold in the southern state of Anambra. The state information commissioner, Malam Muhammad Garba, told the BBC that five parents had already identified their children among the children identified. A committee[Read More…]

#EndSARS: Anambra Judicial panel summons Ex-SARS Head, James Nwafor

The Anambra State Judicial Commission of Inquiry has on Thursday summoned former Head of Akwusu Special Anti-Robbery Squad unit, retired Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) James Nwafor to defend himself over numerous cases of human rights violations and extrajudicial killings.  Chairman of the panel, Justice Veronica Umeh, made the call[Read More…]

“In my village, they mock me that my husband died in SARS and there is no grave where I can point that he was buried” – , Mother of seven tells Panel #EndSARS

Christina Nnatuanya, a mother of seven who alleged that her husband, Linus Nnatuanya was killed by officers of the now defunct SARS has told the Judicial panel how her late husband was brutalised and left to die in the cell.  The mother of seven told the Anambra state panel on[Read More…]

Breaking: Hoodlums set ablaze Nnamdi Azikiwe’s statue ablaze in Anambra

Hoodlums in Onitsha, Anambra State, have destroyed the statue of Nigeria’s first president, Nnamdi Azikiwe, erected in the city. The hoodlums are suspected to be some of those who hijacked the #EndSARS protest to wreak havoc. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the statue, located at Denis Memorial[Read More…]

Just In: Anambra State axis of the River Niger Bridge on fire

The Anambra State axis of the  River Niger Bridge on Friday morning was reportedly gutted by fire. It was gathered the fire emanated from a truck that went in inflames on the bridge. The Public Relations Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps in Anambra State, Paschal Anigbo, confirmed the[Read More…]

Just In: Anambra Government Closes All Motor Parks As Index Coronavirus Patient Goes Missing

The Anambra State Government has ordered the closure of private and public motor parks in the state after the index case of Coronavirus in the state went missing. The patient, who came into the state from Lagos and was tested after showing signs of the virus, has been on the[Read More…]

A Superstitious Link Between Dark Riches and Cerebral Palsy is Hurting Nigeria’s Kids

By Mercy Abang Cerebral Palsy, the medical condition that occurs in approximately 2-2.5 of 1000 live births globally according to a Paediatric cerebral palsy report in Africa – the condition is a neurological disorder caused by a non-progressive brain injury or malformation that occurs while the child’s brain is under development. But[Read More…]

Anambra Journalist Killed Ahead of Governorship Election

A cameraman with the Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS), Ikechukwu Onubogu, has been found dead four days after he was declared missing by members of his family. Although the cause of his death remained sketchy, NAN gathered that the late Onubogu, who was at home with his wife, was said to[Read More…]

Peter Obi Explains How Minister Tunde Fashola Campaigned Against Him

Former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, took great pains on Monday to explain that as a politician he has practiced politics of ideas, devoid of bitterness. Speaking during the Awka Diocesan Laity Week in the Anambra capital, Obi said even when opposing politicians came to the state to[Read More…]

I’ll Fight Willy Obiano’s Re-election With My Blood — Peter Obi Affirms

A former governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, on Wednesday, said he would fight with the last drop of his blood to stop the re-election of Governor Willie Obiano in the November 18 poll in the state. Obi, who spoke during a stakeholders’ meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party[Read More…]