I LEFT $86bn IN ANAMBRA COFFERS – Peter Obi

I LEFT $86bn IN ANAMBRA COFFERS – Peter Obi

Former Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State in this encounter with Saturday Vanguard speaks on his legacy, life after governance, APGA and other issues not connected with government. You’ve just had a successful handover of the reins of government to your successor. Well, I must thank all those that collaborated and assisted us in all…

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Group Appeals To FG, To Decongest Onitsha Prison

Group Appeals To FG, To Decongest Onitsha Prison

The Campaign for Democracy on Friday appealed to the Federal Government to decongest Onitsha Prison to give the inmates a sense of love and belonging. Chairman, CD South-East Region, Comrade Uzor Uzor, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Onitsha that the prison facilities had been over-stretched due to overcrowding of inmates. Uzor said that…

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Abakaliki Rice Now Sold In European And American Markets

Abakaliki Rice Now Sold In European And American Markets

Governor Martin Elechi of Ebonyi State on Friday said that rice produced in the state had moved into markets in Europe and the United States. Elechi said that the rice was being produced from “Satake Mills” established by the state government at the cost of N1.29 billion. He made the disclosure when he spoke at…

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Two Siblings Drown In Ebonyi Village Pond

Two Siblings Drown In Ebonyi Village Pond

Two children of the same parents, yesterday, drowned in a pond at Enwugba village in Abakaliki Local Government Area of Ebonyi, according to an eyewitness. An eyewitness, who preferred anonymity, said the victims, Jideofor, 6 and Chinecherem, 4, had gone to fetch water from the pond. According to the witness, Chinecherem’s container slipped off her…

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Four Female Secondary School Students Arrested In Imo State For Cultism

Four Female Secondary School Students Arrested In Imo State For Cultism

Four female students of Ikperejere Secondary School in Ihitte/Uboma Local Government Area of Imo State have been arrested over cult activities. The students whose identities were not disclosed were allegedly arrested during an initiation ceremony within the school premises. The state Commissioner for Education, Dr. Uche Ejiogu, disclosed this at the weekend during the Inter…

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Guber Polls, Owerri Tells Governor Rochas Okorocha To Forget 2015 Election

Guber Polls, Owerri Tells Governor Rochas Okorocha To Forget 2015 Election

The People of Owerri zone, mainly the clans that own the Owerri Federal Capital territory have told the incumbent Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha to count them out in his second term bid to governor the state, as they have agreed in unison that his first outing unleashed on them untold hardships, following…

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South-East Governors, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Drums Support For President Goodluck Jonathan

South-East Governors, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Drums Support For President Goodluck Jonathan

The occasion was the South-East PDP rally, which was tagged the ‘Unity Rally.’ The three PDP governors in the zone, Theodore Orji (Abia), Martin Elechi (Ebonyi) and Sullivan Chime (Enugu), publicly announced that the South-East zone would support President Goodluck Jonathan if he chose to run for second term. At the event, the governors, one…

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Nigeria Censor Board Halts The Release Chimamanda Adichie’s “Half Of A Yellow Sun” The Movie

Nigeria Censor Board Halts The Release Chimamanda Adichie’s “Half Of A Yellow Sun” The Movie

The release of the Nigerian civil war film “Half of a Yellow Sun”, which had been set to open in cinemas nationwide on Friday, has been postponed by the country’s censorship board. The film based on the eponymous best-selling novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is about the 1967-1970 Biafra War which killed more than a…

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