Tag: Anambra State

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 29, 2018

The Late 5: Saraki admonishes Nigerians against taking democracy for granted, Former PDP Spokesman defects to APC and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari, has on Tuesday, promised to sign the #NotTooYoungToRun ...

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AzeezNovember 17, 2017

NSCDC deploys 14,000 personnel for Anambra poll

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it has deployed 14, 000 personnel for Saturday’s governorship election in ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 18, 2017

Igbo leaders, Nnamdi Kanu meet over Anambra election

Igbo leaders under the umbrella of the Ala Igbo International Foundation are currently holding a press conference in Owerri, the Anambra ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 19, 2017

Tribute to Victor Umeh, the compassionate leader at 55

by Michael Jegede Chief Victor Umeh, OFR, an accomplished estate manager, surveyor, and valuer turned politician is 55. At 55, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 30, 2017

I was impeached for two reasons – Peter Obi

A former governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi, has said he was impeached as governor because of his refusal to ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 15, 2017

Opinion: Nigerian governors and transparent governance

by Uche Ezechukwu Increasingly, especially with the emergence of the situation whereby technology and the social media are compelling openness ...

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EditorApril 2, 2017

Governor Ambode remains at the bottom on this week’s YNaija Governors Ranking

More than enough time has passed since the Otodo-Gbame disaster. More than enough time for Governor Ambode to, if not ...

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AzeezMarch 18, 2017

There is no vacancy in Anambra – Soludo

Former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo has said Anambra state governor, Willie Obiano has achieved a ...

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EditorMarch 4, 2017

Ambode retains the number one position for yet another week, Aregbesola makes it into the top 20 | The YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Governors

Even if we hadn’t seen this wonderful video of Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode engaging veteran table tennis player Funke Oshinaike ...

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EditorFebruary 24, 2017

Rotimi Akeredolu debuts at #10, Governor Ambode retains the top spot | The latest YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Governors

This week’s YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Governors sees little movement as Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state retains the top ...

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AzeezFebruary 20, 2017

PDP calls for impeachment of Obiano over constitutional breaches

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State has petitioned the State House of Aseembly, asking it to impeach Governor ...

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EditorFebruary 16, 2017

Governor Ambode edges out Willie Obiano for the top spot in the latest YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Governors

The latest YNaija Governors Effectiveness Ranking sees Governor Akinwunmi Ambode clinch the top spot from Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano. ...

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ToluFebruary 6, 2017

Backstory: Between Governors Okorocha, Obiano and their battle of words

Have you met the “dishonourable excellencies“? This deserving title was conferred on Governors Rochas Okorocha and Willie Obiano of Imo ...

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AzeezJanuary 30, 2017

Anambra is the home of adulterated fuel products – NSCDC boss

Anambra State is the home of adulterated fuel products, Commander of Anambra State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 23, 2017

Opinion: Anambra Election 2017 | The danger of the single story and the prophecy of Chimamanda Adichie

by Ike Klinsmann   “It is impossible to talk about the single story without talking about power”…Chimamanda Adichie   Democracy ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 17, 2017

Opinion: Anambra Governorship election 2017 – The storm is gathering once again

by Ikechukwu Klinsmann Ohamadike “Lightning flashes, sparks shower; in one blink of an eye, you have missed seeing.” …Sayings of ...

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Mazi EmekaDecember 31, 2016

Union Bank unveils newly upgraded branches in Enugu

With a consistent effort to provide quality and effective banking services to customer across Nigeria, Union Bank has unveiled 2 ...

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AzeezDecember 9, 2016

FG begins N53m school feeding programme in Anambra

The Federal Government on Thursday kicked off its school feeding programme in Anambra State. Senior Special Assistant to the Vice ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 21, 2016

Opinion: Obiano does not deserve this campaign of calumny?

by James Eze Recently, the social media suddenly caught flame with stories screaming about how the Governor of Anambra State, ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 20, 2016

The Thread: Why is Governor Willie Obiano trending?

Soon after a couple of fellas put out tweets about Willie Obiano, the governor of Anambra State, he began to ...

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AzeezSeptember 20, 2016

Vote APGA in 2019 if you want bag of rice at N9,000 – Obiano

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano on Monday said the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) if voted into power in 2019, would ...

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AzeezAugust 24, 2016

59 Lassa fever contacts identified in Delta and Anambra

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it has identified no fewer than 59 people who might have had direct contact ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJuly 17, 2016

Union Bank brings state-of-the-art technology to Anambra

As part of efforts to deliver quality financial solutions to its wide customer base across Nigeria, Union Bank of Nigeria, ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJuly 17, 2016

Union Bank hosts over 200 participants at the Anambra edition of its Google training workshop in Anambra

Union Bank hosts over 200 participants at the second edition of its Google powered digital training workshop in Oko, Anambra ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 13, 2016

‘There will be no Biafra if you give Igbo people good roads, jobs’ – APGA

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), on Tuesday, said that the ongoing agitation for secession of eastern Nigeria by Indigenous People of ...

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Janeth JJanuary 6, 2016

Youth corps member dies in church… during night vigil

Tragedy struck in Delta state, when a youth corps member slumped and died in a church in the state. The ...

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Janeth JDecember 3, 2015

Governor Obiano visits mosque attacked by pro-Biafra agitators (PHOTOS)

Anambra state Governor, Willie Obiano on Thursday, visited the mosque that was attacked during pro-Biafra protests on Wednesday in Onitsha. During ...

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Janeth JJuly 30, 2015

Peter Obi says Okonjo-Iweala’s critics want to ‘pull down our best’

Former governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi says that Nigerians’ attitude towards former minister of finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is totally ...

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Janeth JJuly 4, 2015

Transfer of B/Haram detainees to Anambra Prisons: Obiano disassociates from allegations

The drama has trailed the transfer of Boko Haram prisoners to Anambra state as it was reported on Friday by ...

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Janeth JJuly 3, 2015

“Obiano lied” | Peter Obi denies knowledge of Boko Haram prisoners transfer

Anambra state governor Willie Obiano said the transfer of Boko Haram prisoners to Ekwulobia prisons in Aguata Local Government Area ...

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