Tag: awka

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SponsorOctober 31, 2017

Entrepreneurs in Awka receive business grants from Life Lager Beer

Ten entrepreneurs over the weekend in Awka received business grants of N300,000 each to grow their businesses, from Life Continental ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 25, 2017

N-Power volunteers will be excluded from paying tax – Presidential aide

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Job Creation and Youth Employment, Afolabi Imoukhuede, has announced that N-Power volunteers ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 18, 2016

Forex: DSS raids markets in Awka, Onitsha

Markets in Awka and Onitsha on Friday were raided by operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS) in Anambra. ...

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SolaJuly 12, 2015

Trailer falls on family car in Awka, kills 4 instantly; Gov Obiano responds

As that ghastly accident occured on the third mainland bridge, Lagos this morning, another was happening in Awka, Anambra state. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 24, 2014

12 HIV positive mothers give birth to HIV-free babies

by Chidi Okoye 12 HIV negative babies have been born to 12 HIV positive women attending antenatal health care at Saint ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 11, 2014

Anambra State University renamed Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University

by Akan Ido The Anambra House of Assembly has passed a bill changing the name of the state-owned university, Anambra State ...

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YEditorSeptember 3, 2014

Big red flag: NMA says some states are not ready to fight #Ebola

by Godwin Akanfe The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has raised the red flag over what it described as the ill-preparedness ...

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March 17, 2014

Obiano takes over as Anambra governor, preaches unity

by Akan Ido Society’s enduring virtues of love, unity and brotherhood are some of the central themes that dominated the ...

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March 16, 2014

Sonala Olumhense: The 2nd Niger Bridge and other broken promises

by Sonala Olumhense But here we are: 2014, and the SNB seems to be the latest proof the President intends ...

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December 12, 2013

Sad news: This Nigerian man was found dead after 3 days in his US home (PICTURED)

by ‘Jola Sotubo A Nigerian man has been found dead in his Boston apartment after no one heard from him ...

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November 17, 2013

“Where did they get the results?”: Scores of women protest in Anambra, dare police to shoot (PHOTOS)

Hundreds of women Sunday marched on the streets of Awka, Anambra State capital, protesting alleged disenfranchisement by the Independent National ...

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November 17, 2013

Just In: INEC suspends final collation of results in Anambra

The final collation of results of the Anambra elections which held yesterday has been suspended. This is due to the ...

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November 16, 2013

#AnambraDecides: Gov. Obi’s movement restricted by police, reacts to el-Rufai’s ‘detention’

by Akan Ido Governor of Anambra, Peter Obi has had his movement restricted to the vicinity of the Government House ...

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November 16, 2013

SNAPSHOT: Tight security in Anambra, APCs, police helicopters on standby

by Akan Ido As the Anambra governorship election takes place today, security formations in the state have been put on ...

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October 6, 2013

Terrible: 20 people injured in Anambra as police use tear gas in separating a fight

by ‘Jola Sotubo In an attempt to separate two men fighting over a business deal gone wrong, police in Awka, ...

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August 24, 2013

Okorocha weeps at APC rally, presents Ngige as gov’norship consensus candidate

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, wept openly on Friday during a rally in Awka where the All Progressives Congress presented ...

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August 1, 2013

How grandma from hell sold baby to child traffickers in Jos (PICTURED)

by Oge Okonkwo The law has finally caught up with four women as they were arrested by the Plateau State Police ...

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July 15, 2013

Let’s have fun: Limpopo crooner, Kcee set to drop new single with Timaya

by Oge Okonkwo Artiste, Kcee will soon be dropping a new single with Timaya. Kcee confirmed this with Timaya during ...

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May 13, 2013

Wickedness: Man strangles his mother to death over home ownership

by Isi Esene Ndubuisi Okafor, a businessman living in Awka, Anambra state has been accused of killing his mother over ...

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January 20, 2013

Terrible: 40 decomposing bodies found in Anambra river (GRAPHIC IMAGES)

by Akan Ido About 40 dead bodies were discovered yesterday floating in the Ezu river at Amansea in Awka, Anambra ...

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November 28, 2012

Human trafficking ring busted in Awka, several operators including native doctor arrested

The National Agency for Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and other related Matters on Tuesday in Onitsha said it had ...

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November 6, 2012

Former Ogun State commissioner, police orderly, shot by gunmen

by Isi Esene Sina Kawonise, the Ogun State commissioner for information under former governor Gbenga Daniel, and current managing director ...

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October 24, 2012

Teacher flogs pupil to death in Anambra State, school shut down by govt

  by Isi Esene A 12-year-old pupil, Chidimma Ukachukwu, reportedly died while being flogged by her school teacher for not ...

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October 24, 2012

12-year-old flogged to death in Awka for failing to do her homework

by Hauwa Gambo An awful story. In Awka, the Anambra capital, a 12-year-old second school pupil, Chidimma Ukachukwu, has died ...

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