Ebonyi, Anambra tense over killing of youth, 3 policemen

Tension yesterday, gripped Ebonyi and Anambra communities  as three  policemen and  a 20-year old girl were  feared killed and  another officer was declared missing. In Ebonyi,  four officers were injured during an attack in Effium Community of Ohaukwu Local Government…

Anambra election: Soludo receives certificate of return, says INEC getting better

The Anambra State governor-elect, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, and the deputy governor-elect, Dr Onyeka Ibezim, have received their certificates of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission. INEC National Commissioner Supervising Anambra, Mr Festus Okoye, presented the certificate to the duo…

*Buried in rubble of 21-storey Ikoyi building, surrounded by corpses, we thought the end had come – Survivors (Punch)*Lagos bridges turn abodes for hoodlums (Sun)

Buried in rubble of 21-storey Ikoyi building, surrounded by corpses, we thought the end had come – Survivors (Punch) He shook his head intermittently in disbelief, wiping off tears with his right palm. For about two minutes, Nurudeen Solagbade, could…

That video of Dr. Chike Akunyili’s last moments is the height of our depravity

I had the misfortune of opening a video I now wish I can unsee; the video will haunt me for a long time to come. Already I’ve had nightmares and I haven’t stopped cursing the person who sent it to…

Anambra mourns Dr Amaechi Obiora, Prof Victor Uwaifo

The Government and people of Anambra State are saddened by the sudden deaths of two distinguished Nigerians, Dr Augustine Amechi Adibua Obiora, co-founder of the famous Eko Hospital in Lagos, and Professor Victor Efosa Uwaifo, a musician and singer of…

*Gridlock: Lawmaker cautions against wrong-way driving (Punch) *Noise pollution: Shut hotels, religious centres need residents’ associations’ approval (NewTelegraph)

Gridlock: Lawmaker cautions against wrong-way driving (Punch) The Lawmaker representing Oshodi-Isolo Federal Constituency II of Lagos State at the House of Representative, Ganiyu Johnson, has urged motorists to limit the rate at which they travel to reduce gridlock on the…

The Anambra oxygen plant breakthrough – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Oxygen is life. Where there is no oxygen there is no life. It’s cool to stress that Anambra State bustles with oxygen. It was indeed a sparkling breath of fresh oxygen when on his birthday, Thursday, August 8, Anambra State…

Kaduna, Enugu, Lagos, Abia, Anambra top reformed states (ThisDay)

Five states in the country last night received awards for being top five reformed states in the year 2018. The states in descending order included Kaduna, Enugu, Lagos, Abia, and Anambra. They received their awards from Vice President Yemi Osinbajo…

Police arrest ATM fraudster in Anambra (Punch)

The Police Command in Anambra on Thursday said a suspect, Obinna Okafor, 30, was arrested over alleged Automated Teller Machine fraud. The command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Mohammed Haruna, who confirmed the arrest in Awka, said that the suspect was…

Police officers threaten strike in Anambra over unpaid allowances (Punch)

Some officers in the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police in Anambra State have threatened to go on strike over the non-payment of their 2017 promotion allowances. They called on the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to intervene in their…

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