Tag: Anambra

Anambra Guber: Why INEC reenlisted PDP’s candidate, Valentine Ozigbo

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has re-enlisted Valentine Ozigbo as the Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 6 gubernatorial elections in the state. Recall INEC had on July 16 released a list of candidates with the PDP not having any, following a court order[Read More…]

Anambra hoodlums burn truck conveying multimillion-naira spare parts to Kogi

Hoodlums from Nnewi have set a truck carrying N30 million-worth motorcycle spare parts to Kogi ablaze.  The vehicle, conveying spare parts from Nnewi in Anambra to Kabbar in Kogi, was burnt at Eluagu, Obupka, in Nsukka LGA, at about 6.35 a.m on Monday.  A witness, who did not want to[Read More…]

ANAMBRA ELECTION: Supreme Court to vote for the governor

By Law Mefor Anambra State is fast becoming the home of the good, the bad and the ugly. Recently, the state has been in the news mostly for the wrong reasons and many unsettling issues surrounding the coming governorship election scheduled for November have only served to heighten it. Political[Read More…]

Anambra Guber: Appeal court declares Valentine Ozigbo PDP candidate

The Court of Appeal Abuja Division has declared Valentine Ozigbo as the validly elected Anambra governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the November 6 election. Delivering judgment, the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongban- Mensem who led a three-man panel of justices held that[Read More…]

Gunmen attack police command in Anambra; kill four officers

Four policemen have been killed during an attack by gunmen on the Police Area Command in Nnewi, Anambra State. The attack which occurred on Monday was alleged to have been carried out by suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The spokesman for the Anambra State Police Command,[Read More…]

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Anambra guber: Reactions trail INEC candidates’ list

Some politicians in Anambra have expressed mixed reactions to the governorship candidates’ list released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja on Friday. The list came as a surprise to many as prominent names including that of Prof Chukwuma Soludo and Mr Valentine Ozigbo who were expected to[Read More…]

Founder Of Udala Football Club, Secretary killed by gunmen in Anambra

The Management of Anambra Independent Football League (AIFL) has confirmed the death of its Secretary, Godsent Eriobu, after an attack by armed men at Eke-Agu Market, Abatete, Idemili North Local Government Area of the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that Rev. Obinna Dike, Chairman of AIFL who[Read More…]

Anambra Elections: Soludo picks Governor Obiano’s appointee as running mate

he Flagbearer of the All Progressive Grand Alliance APGA in the November 6 Governorship Election in Anambra Professor Charles Soludo has picked Dr Onyeka Ibezim as his running mate in the coming Anambra Governorship elections Dr Onyeka Ibezim is a Medical Doctor by training and hold multiple positions in the[Read More…]

Hoodlums kill NSCDC officers, steal rifles in Anambra

Unknown gunmen have killed two officers of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps in Anambra State. The hoodlums reportedly stole rifles and set operational vehicle ablaze after a gun battle. While confirming the incident on Saturday, the NSCDC Public Relations Officer in the state, Okadigbo Edwin, said the incident[Read More…]

Anambra imposes curfew on six communities

The Anambra State government has imposed a curfew on six communities in Anambra East and Oyi local government areas. This is following the attack by gunmen that left nine people dead on Monday. Hoodlums had invaded Ukpomachi Village, Okuzu in Oyi Local Government Area of the State, destroying property and[Read More…]