News - Anambra State Governor

Obaze Rejects Obiano’s Victory In Anambra Governorship Poll

3 weeks 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...

South-East Governors, Ohanaeze, Obiano Mourn Ekwueme

3 weeks 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...

Obiano Wins Anambra Governorship Election

3 weeks 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...

Ohanaeze Cautions On Anambra Election

4 weeks 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...

PDP National Chairmanship Aspirants Agree To Accept Outcome Of National Convention

1 month ago /
Politics 

As the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) heads to the December 9, 2017 national convention, all the aspirants to the position of national chairman have resolved to accept the outcome of the convention.  They reached this resolution at the government house, Enugu on Sunday night when PDP governor’s forum met with...

INEC Debunks Reports Of Missing Material For Anambra Election

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is not aware of any missing sensitive election materials for the Anambra state governorship election and that it has not received any official report to that effect. This was contained in a statement issued by the commission in response to some publications in...

Obiano Declares November 17 As Public Holiday

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has declared November 17, 2017, as a work-free day to enable civil servants in the state to relocate to their electoral wards to be able to participate in the governorship polls on the 18th. The governor announced this when he addressed civil servants during the...

INEC Says Its Ready For Anambra Election

1 month ago /
Nation 

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral  Commission, Inec, Professor Mahmood Yakubu says the commission is more than ready for a smooth conduct of the upcoming Anambra state governorship elections. Yakubu said this at the Nigeria civil society situation room dialogue session in Abuja. He expressed satisfaction with the commission’s preparedness for...

South South, South East Governors Commit To Peace, Unity

2 months ago /
Nation 

The south south and southeast Governors forum ended their third meeting on Sunday in Owerri and reaffirmed their stand to rebuild peace and unity in the two regions. The governors expressed their determination to work together towards restoring the regions’ revenue and bring back development to the areas irrespective of their...

APGA Has Never Rigged An Election, Says Obiano

2 months ago /
Nation 

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano says his party, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has never rigged an election. Obiano who is APGA’s candidate for the state governorship election, said this on Tuesday as his party prepares for the November 18 poll. “We do not believe in rigging, APGA has never rigged...

President Buhari Meets With Obiano, Others

2 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Briefing reporters after the meeting, Governor Obiano said President Buhari assured him of a free and fair governorship election in Anambra State. Meanwhile, the President held two separate meetings with Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of...

Anambra Election: APC Preaches Unity, Drums Support For Candidate

2 months ago /
Politics 

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has met with the party’s candidate for the Anambra State governorship election, Tony Nwoye, and other aspirants who contested the APC primaries for the election. The meeting, which was convened and presided on Thursday by the APC National Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun, had in...

37 Aspirants To Vie For Anambra Governorship Seat

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the list of aspirants to contest in the Anambra State governorship election. The list published on the Commission’s website contains the names of 37 candidates from various political parties accredited for the November 18 poll in the state. According to INEC, the incumbent governor,...

Ifeanyi Uba Speaks On PDP Anambra Crisis

2 months 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...

APDA Suit: Abuja High Court To Deliver Judgement September 8

3 months 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...

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

3 months 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,...

APDA Suit: Defence Counsel Withdraws From Case

3 months 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...

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

3 months 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...

Update On Ozubulu Church Attack

4 months ago /
Nation 

The people of Ozubulu community in ekwusigo local government area of Anambra state have described the sunday killing of some members of saint philip catholic church as an act of terrorism, against the position of the police that the incident was caused by a rift between two members of the...

Fayose Calls For Thorough Investigation Of Church Attack

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has called on the police and other security agencies to thoroughly investigate Sunday’s attack on St Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu in Anambra State. Governor Fayose made the call in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Idowu Adelusi, on Monday. According to the statement,...


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