News - Anambra

Oko Polytechnic Wants Federal Govt To Immortalise Ex-VP Alex Ekwueme

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal Polytechnic, Oko, in Anambra, has urged the Federal Government to immortalize the first Vice President of the country, the late Dr. Alex Ekwueme, for his selfless service to the nation. The polytechnic’s spokesman, Mr. Obini Onuchukwu, made the institution’s position known in a statement in Oko, Orumba North Local...

Buhari Congratulates Obiano, Commends Anambra People, INEC, Others For Peaceful Polls

3 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the people of Anambra state, the governorship candidates, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), election observers as well as security agencies and other stakeholders, on the peaceful conduct of the November 18 governorship election in the state. According to the president, the processes leading to the...

Ex-President Jonathan Mourns Ekwueme

3 days ago /
Nation 

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has commiserated with the government and people of Anambra state, on the passing of former vice President, Alex Ekwueme, who died on Sunday at the age of 85. In a letter of condolence to the Ekwueme Family, the government and people of Anambra State, Jonathan described the late statesman’s...

Court Of Appeal Orders Conduct Of Anambra Central Senatorial Election In 90days

3 days ago /
Nation 

The court of appeal has ordered the independent national electoral commission to conduct a re-run election for Anambra central senatorial district within 90 days.  The All Progressives Grand Alliance and its candidate, Victor Umeh had filed an appeal against the February 29, 2017, judgment of the federal high court which ordered the...

Buhari Mouns Ekwueme Describes Him As A Committed Democrat

3 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled Nigerians and the government and people of Anambra state, on the passing away of elder statesman and former vice president, Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme On Sunday, November 19, 2017.  President Buhari in a statement on Monday commiserated with the entire Oko Kingdom, the Aguata council of...

IGP Commends Police, Others For Peaceful Anambra Election

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has commended personnel of the police and other security agencies deployed to Anambra State to ensure adequate security during the just concluded governorship election in the state. Mr Idris gave the commendation in a statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Mr...

Dokpesi Mourns Ekwueme

4 days ago /
Nation 

Front runner for the chairmanship position of the peoples democratic party, PDP and founder, Daar communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi has commiserated with the entire family of Nigeria's Fomer Vice President, Alex Ekwueme, who died Sunday night in London The PDP chairmanship top contender prayed god to grant the Ewkueme family, the...

BREAKING: President Buhari Mourns Alex Ekwueme

4 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday mourned the death of elder statesman and former Vice President, Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme (GCON). The President, in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, condoled with Nigerians, as well as the government and people of Anambra State, on...

APGA Will Win Elections In All South-East States, Says Obiano

4 days ago /
Politics 

The Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, has expressed confidence that his party – the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), will win elections in other South- East states. The Governor made the statement said in an interview with reporters in Anambra State, shortly after he was declared the winner of the...

Obaze Rejects Obiano’s Victory In Anambra Governorship Poll

4 days ago /
Politics 

The incumbent Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, who is also the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance coasted home with a landslide victory in Saturday’s Anambra governorship election. Obiano, who won in all the 21 local government areas of the state, floored his arch rivals, Tony Nwoye of the...

Anambra Election: Osita Chidoka Concedes Defeat, ‘Salutes’ Supporters

4 days ago /
Politics 

Governorship candidate of the United Progressives Party, Mr Osita Chidoka, has conceded defeat in Saturday’s Anambra governorship election. Mr Chidoka, a former Minister of Aviation and ex-Corps Marshall of the Federal Road Safety Corps, wished the governor-elect well and thanked his supporters for standing by him. “We thank all our volunteers, party...

South-East Governors, Ohanaeze, Obiano Mourn Ekwueme

4 days ago /
Nation 

Tributes have started pouring in for former Nigerian Vice President, Alex Ekwueme, who died in a London Hospital on Sunday night. News of Ekwueme’s death filtered in the early hours of Monday and the South-East Governors’ Forum, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano have all expressed sadness over his...

Fayose Congratulates Obiano On Overwhelming Victory

4 days ago /
Politics 

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has congratulated Governor Willie Obiano for his landslide victory in the just concluded Anambra election. The governor, who spoke on Sunday through his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, was convinced that the results clearly showed that connection to the people...

APGA’s Obiano Secures Second Term By Overwhelming Victory

4 days ago /
Politics 

Candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance and incumbent Governor of Anambra State,  Willie Obiano has succeeded in his re-election bid after securing a landslide victory over 36 others gunning for his position. The Chief Returning Officer for Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra, Professor Zanna Akpagu, declared the governor winner of...

Nigeria’s Former Vice President, Alex Ekwueme, Is Dead

4 days ago /
Nation 

According to a statement released by the Ekwueme family in Anambra state, signed by the traditional ruler of Oko family and brother to the late Second Republic Vice President, Igwe Laz Ekwueme, Alex Ekwueme died around 10:00 pm in London Hospital on Sunday. “Ekwueme family regrets to announce the peaceful passing...

Obiano Wins Anambra Governorship Election

4 days ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Willie Obiano winner of the November 18 Anambra state governorship election. Returning officer for the election, Professor Zana Akpagu who declared the results said the incumbent governor defeated his closest contender, Tony Nwoye of...

Peaceful Conduct Of Polls, Low Turn Out Of Voters In Anambra

6 days ago /
Anambra Election 

Commercial and social activities were closed on Election Day in Awka, capital of Anambra state, as the people cast their votes in the governorship election. Though there was low turnout of voters at some polling centers visited as the electorate came out to exercise their civic responsibilities, the election was widely...

Ohanaeze Cautions On Anambra Election

1 week ago /
Anambra Election 

The Igbo apex socio-cultural organization Ohanaeze Ndigbo is calling on the independent national electoral commission, INEC, security agencies and other relevant stakeholders in the November eighteen Anambra state governorship election to ensure that the electorate’s votes count.  Speaking in Enugu, President General Of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Nnia Nwodo, warned that any attempt...

Anambra Election: APGA’s Obiano Has No Contender – Umeh

1 week ago /
Politics 

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Mr Victor Umeh, says Governor Willie Obiano has no contender in the Anambra governorship election. Mr Umeh, who is also the Director of Obiano Campaign Organisation, said this on Thursday in Awka, the state capital. “Political parties are registered to contest elections,” he said. “Even...

Buhari Assured Me Anambra Election Will Be Free, Fair – Ohanaeze President

1 week ago /
Nation 

The President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nwodo says President Muhammadu Buhari has assured him that the Anambra Election set to hold on Saturday, November 18, will be free and fair. Nwodo also said the people of Anambra State and all the political parties in Anambra state should turn out in...


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