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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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It Is Embarrassing That Our Igbo Leaders Have Kept Mum Over Fulani Mayhem – Group

It Is Embarrassing That Our Igbo Leaders Have Kept Mum Over Fulani Mayhem – Group

An Igbo group, the Igbo Ekunie Initiative (IEI) has questioned the alleged silence of Igbo leaders in the wake of the killings Fulani herdsmen perpetrated in Igboland communities in Igboland. The IEI, comprising of individuals in Nigeria and the Diaspora, criticised the silence of Governors Willie Obiano (Anambra), Rochas Okorocha (Imo), Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu), David…

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Anambra First Lady Mrs Obiano Adopts Abandoned Baby Boy (Photos)

Anambra First Lady Mrs Obiano Adopts Abandoned Baby Boy (Photos)

Sweepers on Friday, March 25, picked a baby boy who was abandoned at a rubbish dump at Nibo near Awka, the Anambra state capital. The Punch reports that the governor’s wife, Ebelechukwu Obiano, immediately adopted the child and named him Moses. According to her, the baby as a perfect Easter gift to Ndi Anambra. Lawrence…

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Obiano To Critics: I’m Not A Hungry Governor

Obiano To Critics: I’m Not A Hungry Governor

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state has lashed out at his critics who accused him of mismanaging the state’s resources. Obiano emphatically stated that he’s not a ‘hungry’ governor, The Punch reports. The Anambra state governor had been under heavy criticism over alleged wastefulness in the handling of state’s resources, including mismanaging N75bn allegedly left…

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850 Ghost Workers Discovered In Anambra

850 Ghost Workers Discovered In Anambra

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state said his government found out 850 ghost workers among the state workforce. Dr Obiano stated that these sets of people have been draining the state of its meagre resources. He said the step was taken to prevent further wastage in the expenses of the state. The Anambra state governor…

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Anambra Govt. Seals Banks, Hotels, Schools Over N150M Tax Evasion

Anambra Govt. Seals Banks, Hotels, Schools Over N150M Tax Evasion

The Anambra Government on Thursday sealed-off no fewer than 35 buildings in the industrial town of Nnewi over the refusal of the owners to pay property rate of over N150 million. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the buildings included commercial banks, hotels, business plazas, filling stations, hospitals, residential homes as well as…

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EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: Tinubu Leads Delegate To Ngige’s Father Burial

EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: Tinubu Leads Delegate To Ngige’s Father Burial

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Nwabueze Ngige in a chat with Obindigbo.com.ng said his late father, Pa Pius Okonkwo Ngige is a man who lived and died on the principles of truth, equity, and fairness. Here are exclusive photos  of Pa Pius Okonkwo Ngige (Akunnia) burial who died at the age 105. Lots…

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Amaechi Emerges Ohanaeze Igbo Man Of The Year

Amaechi Emerges Ohanaeze Igbo Man Of The Year

Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, the minister for Transportation has won the 2015 Igbo Man of the Year Award. Speaking to newsmen at press briefing on Thursday, January 14, Mazi Okwu Nnabuike, the national secretary of the Ohanaeze Youth Council (OYC), said “the former Governor of Rivers state from the Ikwerre sub Igbo clan won the award…

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MEET Collete Nwadike, First Black Face Of The Universe Beauty Queen

MEET Collete Nwadike, First Black Face Of The Universe Beauty Queen

Nigeria’s Collete Nwadike has been crowned the new Exquisite Face of the Universe. Nwadike who hails from Anambra state beat 50 other girls from different nations across the globe to emerge winner. The new queen sets a new record as the first black contestant to win the coveted crown staged in Sao Tome and Principe.…

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Nigeria Is Better Off With Igbos – Gowon

Nigeria Is Better Off With Igbos – Gowon

Former Head of State Yakubu Gowon has said “Nigeria is better off with Igbos.” He spoke while delivering an oration at the burial service for Chief (Mrs.) Chinyere Asika, wife of the former Sole Administrator of East Central State; just as the governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, described the deceased as a woman…

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