Monday, June 14, 2021



Save Nigeria from catastrophe, Adesina tells media

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has called on journalists to use their profession to save Nigeria from impending catastrophe.

IPOB: Wamakko condemns killing of Northerners in Southeast, says ‘enough is enough’

The Senator representing Sokoto North in the National Assembly, Aliyu Wamakko, has condemned the recent violence unleashed against Northerners and their businesses by members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in the south-eastern states of the country.

Using mobile phone while driving kills – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, says using mobile phone while driving is unsafe and can endanger the lives of other road users.

IPOB sit-at-home order cripples socio-economic activities in South-East

Human and commercial activities were grounded in the South-Eastern states on Monday as residents obeyed the sit-at-home order by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.

INEC declares attacks on its facilities as national emergency

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared a national emergency on the sustained attack at its offices and facilities, especially in the South-East geopolitical zone of the country.

Gunmen attack INEC secretariat, police division in Anambra

Unknown gunmen Sunday evening attacked B Division of the Nigeria Police Divisional Station and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Akwa, Anambra.

IPOB militants attack INEC secretariat, police division in Anambra

Suspected IPOB militants have attacked B Division of the Nigeria Police Divisional Station and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Akwa, Anambra State...

2023: Igbo presidency will douse national tension – Group

A group, National Forum for South-East Presidency, NFSEP, says the emergence of a president of Igbo extraction from South-East will douse the tension threatening Nigeria`s nationhood.

Lawan, Gbajabiamila, worst NASS leaders in Nigeria’s history,  says CNPP

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties, CNPP, has described Senate President Ahmad Lawan and Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila as the worst performing principal officers of the National Assembly in the history of Nigeria.

CBN invests N3.5bn in Anambra in 2020

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, says Anambra State accessed N3.5 billion under the CBN Commercial Agriculture Credit Scheme, CACS, and Accelerated Agricultural Development Scheme, AADS, in the year 2020.

Attack on Soludo: 9 arrested suspects will be eliminated – Obiano

Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano, on Wednesday, declared that all the arrested suspect in connection with the attack on former CBN Governor, Chukwuma Soludo, will be eliminated pronto.

USAID launches $3m food insecurity grant for Nigeria

The United States Agency for International Development, USAID, in Nigeria says it has launched a COVID-19 Food Security Challenge for three million dollars in grant and technical assistance to address food insecurity.

BREAKING: IGP appoints AIG Inuwa as Force Secretary, retains Mba, Owohunwa as PRO, PSO

The Acting Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali-Baba, has appointed AIG Hafiz Inuwa, as the Force Secretary and a member of the Force Management Team.

Attack on Soludo: Police arrest 1 suspect

The police command in Anambra has confirmed the arrest of one suspect in connection with the bloody attack by gunmen at the country home of a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Charles Soludo.

3 policemen killed as gunmen attack ex-CBN governor, Charles Soludo-led gathering

Police in Anambra have confirmed gun attack on gathering being addressed by Charles Soludo, former Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN governor in his country...

Obasanjo to be part of Onitsha City Marathon in September – Organisers

The second edition of Onitsha City Marathon, OCM, has been scheduled to hold on September 25 at Onitsha in Anambra, an official said on Monday in Awka.

My detention taught me great lesson — Metuh

Olisa Metuh, former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says his recent experience in detention has taught him a ‘great lesson’. Mr...

Truck kills 4 female hawkers in Onitsha 

Four female hawkers have been confirmed dead in an accident involving a truck on Upper Iweka Flyover in Onitsha, Anambra.

Soludu joins Anambra guber race

A former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Chukwuma Soludo, has declared his intention to run for the governorship of Anambra in the...

COVID-19: Anambra govt imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew as infections rise to 1,053

The Anambra Government has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew from Monday, Feb. 8, to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

Police Service Commission promotes 20,356 senior officers

The Police Service Commission, PSC, has approved the promotion of 20, 356 senior police officers, the spokesman for the commission, Ikechukwu Ani, said. In a...

Nigerian doctors lament ‘stringent conditions’ in accessing CBN N100bn health intervention

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has decried the stringent conditions given by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, for its members to access the N100 billion health intervention funds.

INEC replaces 4,695 card readers burnt in Anambra

Days after a container laden with card readers was gutted by fire at the secretariat of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Awka, Anambra state, the commission has affirmed that it has replaced the 4,695 burnt card readers and other sensitive materials that were destroyed.

Obiano gives July 1 deadline to Okada riders to vacate Onitsha, Awka

The governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, has given commercial motorcycle riders popularly called “Okada riders” in Onitsha and Awka until July 1, to...

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