Tag: Onitsha

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…]

Army Demotes, Imprisons Soldiers for Maltreating Cripple

TWO SOLDIERS DEMOTED AND IMPRISONED WITH HARD LABOUR FOR MALTREATING PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED MANSequel to the video clip of two soldiers maltreating a physically challenged man on the streets of Onitsha, Anambra State, last Tuesday, in line with our zero tolerance of infringement of human rights by troops, those involved; Corporal[Read More…]

Abang Dove: The Need For An Inland Container Terminal In Onitsha

by Abang Dove Due to the dwindling economy, the Federal Government of Nigeria, the National Assembly, and many well-meaning Nigerians have suddenly come to a moment of self realization. We have reached that point in our lives where we are forced to consider where we got it wrong, how we[Read More…]

Tragedy In Nnewi As 100 Burnt To Death In Anambra Gas Explosion [Warning, Graphic Images]

Tragedy occurred, Thursday in the industrial town of Nnewi, Anambra state when an industrial Gas plant suddenly exploded and with over 100 persons burnt to death. The explosion rocked the Inter Corp Oil limited(LPG Gas Plant), an subsidiary of Chikason Group. According to an eye-witness, the fire incident which started[Read More…]

Olusegun Adeniyi: The Man from Biafra

Most people, according to Robert Greene in his “48 Laws of Power”, have an overwhelming desire to believe in something. And principally for that reason, those smart enough in the business of emphasising “enthusiasm over rationality and clear thinking” have been able to wield considerable power. That is the way[Read More…]

Osinbajo Visits Onitsha, Commiserates With Victims Over Deadly Fuel Tanker Accident

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday commiserated with the people and government of Anambra over the fuel tanker accident, which claimed over 40 lives at Upper Iweka in Onitsha. News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that Mr. Osinbajo, who visited the scene of the accident and the injured at Toronto[Read More…]

Fuel Tanker In Onitsha Skids Into Park, 69 Burnt As It Explodes Into 11 Passenger Filled Buses

No fewer than 69 persons burnt to death Sunday evening when a trailer loaded with Premium Motor Spirit otherwise known as petrol that was descending from Army barracks side of Onitsha Enugu express way lost control and rammed into the Asaba Motor Park at Upper Iwekas Onitsha and exploded. Vanguard[Read More…]

Opinion: Second Niger Bridge, Four More Years Of Pains And Tears

In March this year, the PDP campaign organization led by President Goodluck Jonathan went to Onitsha end of the Niger Bridge to continue the endless and primitive politics of building a second Niger Bridge. The political promise to build the second Niger Bridge to lessen the burden of commuters and[Read More…]

2nd Niger Bridge Represents A Strategic National Infrastructure – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan Monday commissioned the much awaited 2nd Niger Bridge connecting the South-Eastern States and the other parts of Nigeria as part of one of the promises he made the region during the Presidential Elections. The President said the Bridge represents a strategic national infrastructure, with great socio-economic prospects[Read More…]