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Anambra produces best candidates in 2017 Common Entrance Exams Result

Anambra produces best candidates in 2017 Common Entrance Exams Result

Two pupils from Anambra State, Emeka-Egbuna Chinecherem C. and Onubogu Chinazom Joyce, have scored the highest in the just concluded 2017 Common Entrance Exams (NCEE) into Federal Unity schools. This was made known in a statement signed by the Acting Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Education, Husseini Adamu, and made available to newsmen…

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Why I divided old Anambra state – IBB

Why I divided old Anambra state – IBB

Former Military President, Gen Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), has said the reason he broke the old Anambra state which comprised of Enugu, Anambra, and some parts of Ebonyi states in order to carve out the current Anambra state, as a separate entity, was to take development to some forgotten communities. He disclosed this at his Hilltop…

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Compensate victims of Biafra struggle, others with $5 billion – Group urges Buhari

Compensate victims of Biafra struggle, others with $5 billion – Group urges Buhari

A civil society group, International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law (INTERSOCIETY), has urged the President Muhammadu Buhari to pay the sum of $5 billion to victims of human rights abuses and extra-judicial killings that have been committed under his administration. The group made the call in Ezinifite Anambra state while presenting…

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How political inequality and uneven development began in Anambra state

How political inequality and uneven development began in Anambra state

The twenty-one local government councils of Anambra State are equally spread across the three senatorial districts of the state. But although each of the three senatorial zones has seven local councils, there is no homogeneity or uniformity in their political orientation or voting preferences. However, the disparity in political behaviour among the various councils and…

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IPOB Biafra Day Protest Illegal — Anambra Government

IPOB Biafra Day Protest Illegal — Anambra Government

The Anambra State government said the protest by IPOB, in Onitsha was illegal, noting that the group did not obtain the necessary police permit for the rally. In an announcement shortly after the Onitsha incident, government, through the state Commissioner for Information and Communications Strategy, Ogbuefi Tony Nnacheta, said: “The attention of Anambra State government…

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How Biafra Day Turned Bloody In South East

How Biafra Day Turned Bloody In South East

In the commercial city of Onitsha, sources say that about 40 people, including a soldier, were killed, while over 50 were arrested. The incident, according to eye witnesses, started at about 3 a.m. when security forces entered the premises of St. Edmund’s Catholic Church, Nkpor Agu, near Onitsha and allegedly opened fire on the worshippers,…

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Biafra Currency Set To Start Full Circulation In Biafraland

Biafra Currency Set To Start Full Circulation In Biafraland

Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has said it would start exchanging naira for Biafran currency in Igboland soon. This was part of the statement released by MASSOB’s Anambra North Director of Finance, Mr Martins Ezeala, in Onitsha, Anambra State on Sunday, where he claimed that since the value of…

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“No Amount Of Falsehood, Blackmail Will Separate Biafra From Ndigbo”

“No Amount Of Falsehood, Blackmail Will Separate Biafra From Ndigbo”

The faction of the Movement of the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has reacted to a statement credited to Hosea Karma, the Anambra state police commissioner, that the organization was one of the headaches of the police in the state. A statement from Comrade Uchenna Madu, the leader of the group reads:…

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Exclusive: Super Eagles Star Chibuzor Okonkwo Weds Lover (Photos)

Exclusive: Super Eagles Star Chibuzor Okonkwo Weds Lover (Photos)

Nigerian international Chibuzor Okonkwo, who made a surprise come back to the Super Eagles under current coach Samson Siasia, on Saturday, April 16, 2016 had his traditional wedding in Abagana, Njikoka local government area of Anambra state. The 2008 Beijing Olympics silver medalist traditionally tied the knot with his sweetheart Stella Nkiruka Ezidiegwu and had…

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Peter Obi Is Deceiving PDP, He Remains A Member Of APGA – Oye

Peter Obi Is Deceiving PDP, He Remains A Member Of APGA – Oye

Chief Victor Oye, the national chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has described the defection of the former governor of Anambra state Peter Obi to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as a sham. According to him, Peter Obi remains a member of APGA as he is only pretending he is in PDP, Vanguard reports.…

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