Anambra State scores a bull’s eye in key university competition

Anambra State has extended its acute competitiveness from basic education to university education. The two oldest universities in the state have just won two out of the three prizes in the 2020 prestigeous annual Basin Evaluation Competition among geology and…

Obi donates computers, printers and generator to school

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Peter Obi, has donated 12 laptops with printers and a generator to power them to St Patrick’s International Secondary School, Awka, Anambra State. Presenting the facilities to the Senior Prefect…

Art explosion in Awka – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Awka, the Anambra State capital city, takes an esteemed pride of place in Igbo arts and culture. Blacksmithing in Awka, for instance, is the stuff of legend. It is in this light that Zimife Foundation in collaboration with the Awka…

Obiano laments Awka INEC fire, orders deployment of security, firefighting equipment

The Anambra State Government has noted with dismay the fire which engulfed the state headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters, Awka, just four days to the 2019 general election. A statement by the Commissioner for Information &…

Obi urges Nigerians to work towards enthroning a new nation

The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has charged Nigerians “to work together towards enthroning a new Nigeria that will in turn take care of all the needs of Nigerians, ranging from security through…

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…

Mentally-challenged beggar caught with N200,000 in Anambra (Punch)

A mentally-challenged beggar was on Thursday arrested with about N200,000 in her possession by officials of the Anambra State Government. Southern City News learnt that the state government officials had about a month ago set up machinery, through the Office of…

Why Peter Obi will make a good running mate to Atiku – Toni Kan

Who will Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President and PDP presidential nominee pick as his running mate. Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra state, accomplished businessman and billionaire and respected businessman has been touted as a favourite. Others say Okonjo Iweala. Obi…

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