News - Anambra

PDP Suspends Ifeanyi Ubah

1 day ago /
Politics 

The People Democratic Party, PDP has suspended capital oil boss and one of its aspirants in the Anambra governorship poll, Ifeanyi Ubah over his stance on the recently concluded Anambra primaries. Senator Buruji Kashamu from Ogun state was also referred to the party’s disciplinary committee for necessary disciplinary action. Senator Dayo Adeyeye...

Ifeanyi Uba Speaks On PDP Anambra Crisis

4 days ago /
Politics 

A fresh crisis might be brewing in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) following the Anambra state governorship primary which upheld Oseloka Obazee as the candidate for the party and the dissolution of the party’s Anambra executive committee by the national caretaker committee of the party. One of the aspirants and business...

Anambra Governorship: Seven Parties Meet INEC Deadline For Nominations

4 days ago /
Nation  Politics 

Seven political parties were able to submit nominations forms of their flag bearer as the build-up to the November Anambra governorship elections gathers momentum.    The submission of nomination forms to the independent national electoral commission closed on Monday. Two leading political parties, the All Progressives’ Congress, and the Peoples Democratic Party made...

Anambra Election: APC Ratifies Nwoye

4 days ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress has upheld the emergence of Tony Nwoye as the flag bearer of the party at the primary held on august 26, 2017.  Nwoye on APC fly national publicity secretary of the party, Bolaji Abdullahi confirmed the development to AIT by implication, Tony Nwoye will be the flag...

Saraki Faults Proscription Of IPOB

4 days ago /
Nation  Security 

The president of the Nigerian senate, Bukola Saraki says upon resumption from its annual recess next week Tuesday, the national assembly will immediately begin investigation into the clash between the military and members of the indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB). Saraki in a statement, called for calm and restraint by all Nigerians...

Anambra Reactions On IPOB As Terrorist Group

6 days ago /
Nation 

A cross section of in Anambra state people have condemned the declaration by the defense headquarters, Abuja, which categorized the indigenous people, of Biafra, IPOB, as a terrorist group Some of the people who spoke to ait news described that decision as giving a dog a bad name just to hang...

South East Governors Hold Emergency Meeting

1 week ago /
Nation 

An emergency security meeting of governors of the south east states of Nigeria with other leaders from the region is holding at the Enugu state government house.  Four governors of Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, and Enugu states as well as the president general of Ohaneze Ndigbo, deputy senate president and the GOC 82...

IGP Idris Assures Of Security For Anambra Election

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris, says the police in Anambra have been provided with all the necessary manpower and logistics to secure the electorates, electoral officials, elections monitoring and observers ahead of the governorship election in the state. Idris said during a situation room dialogue that additional policemen have also...

APC Considers Petition On Anambra Primary

1 week ago /
Politics 

The governorship appeal committee of the All Progressives Congress for the Anambra primary has commenced sitting in Abuja. The Party’s Governorship Candidate Tony Nwoye was grilled by the committee this Monday. One of the aspirants, Senator Andy Ubah, had petitioned the party alleging massive irregularities that enthroned Tony Nwoye as candidate during...

FG Meets NARD Over Industrial Action

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

There may be hopes for the resolution of the industrial action embarked on by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), with a meeting scheduled between the striking doctors and the Federal Government today. Representatives of both parties are scheduled to meet at the conference room of the Ministry of Labour...

APDA Suit: Abuja High Court To Deliver Judgement September 8

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

Justice Yusuf Halilu of an Abuja high court has adjourned to September 8, 2017 for judgment in the suit asking the court to stop the former interim national chairman of advanced peoples democratic alliance, Mohammed Kabir Shitu and the former interim national secretary, Emeka Okengwu from parading themselves as officers of the...

Oseloka Obaze Wins Anambra PDP Governorship Ticket

3 weeks ago /
Politics 

Mr Oseloka Obaze has emerged winner of the governorship primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State. Obaze, a former Secretary to the Anambra State Government, polled a total of 672 votes on Monday to defeat two other aspirants. His closest rival, Alex Obi-Ogbolu, scored 190 votes while the third candidate, Ifeanyi...

Anambra Election: Anxiety As PDP Aspirants Allege Hijack Of Delegates List

3 weeks ago /
Politics 

The contest for the Anambra State governorship seat is heating up, with political parties choosing their flagbearers for the poll. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is set to hold its primary election today (Monday) to decide who will be its candidate in the November 18 exercise. Six candidates; Ifeanyi Ubah, Oseloka Obaze,...

Nnamdi Kanu Sends Direct Threat Speech To President Buhari

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Leader of the Independent People Of Biafra(IPOB) has sent a direct threat to President Buhari in his new speech made at the Boys Technical College (BTC) in Aba, Abia state, paying tribute to those reportedly killed at National High School, by security agencies.

Michael Okpara University Joins ASUU Strike

1 month ago /
Education 

As the indefinite strike of the Academic Staff Union Of Universities, ASUU continues, Michael Okpara university of agriculture, Umudike, branch of the association has restated its position to be part of the ongoing strike as resolved by the national body Briefing newsmen in Awka the Anambra state capital, the chairperson of...

APDA Suit: Defence Counsel Withdraws From Case

1 month ago /
Politics 

Lawyers of the former interim national chairman of the advanced peoples democratic alliance, Mohammed Kabir Shitu and the Interim National Secretary, Emeka Okengwu have withdrawn from an action instituted against them by the party The advanced peoples democratic alliance, APDA filed an action before an Abuja high court for an order...

Use Pedestrian Bridges, FRSC Advises

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Anambra on Tuesday called on the people of the state to make use of the pedestrian bridges on major highways. The FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Mr Sunday Ajayi, made the appeal in an interview with the reporters in Awka . He said that...

Wike: If PDP Can Win Rivers With Stiff Opposition, Anambra Is Small Case

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) can win Anambra State governorship election if all members of the party in the state cooperate with its leadership. Wike who was in Anambra State to conduct the ward congress of the party with his Ekiti State...

APGA Crisis: Agbaso’s Faction Elects Guber Candidate

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Chief Martin Agbaso’s faction of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on Monday, elected Dr. Igwebuike Ifeanyichukwu Hygers as its flag-bearer for the November 18, governorship election in Anambra State. He polled a total of 1, 547 votes to emerge as the party’s flag bearer. The party elected the flag-bearer during...

Anambra: Divergence Reactions Trail The Return Of President Buhari

1 month ago /
Nation 

In Anambra state divergence reactions have trailed the return of President Muhammad Buhari after over one hundred days of medical vacation in London While some people joined other Nigerians to celebrate, others believe that his return will not add value to the life of the ordinary Nigerian and wondered whether the...


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