News - Anambra State Governor

South South, South East Governors Commit To Peace, Unity

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week 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 weeks 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 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

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...

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...

Update On Ozubulu Church Attack

2 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

2 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,...

Anambra Church Attackers Will Face Justice, Says Osinbajo

2 months ago /
Nation 

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday that the attackers who killed 12 worshippers at St Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu, in Anambra State will be brought to justice for the “heinous crime”. "The Acting President has been in touch with the Anambra State Governor, Willy Obiano, police authorities and other security...

President Buhari Condemn Ozubulu Church Attack

2 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the Ozubulu Church attack in Anambra state, southeast Nigeria by yet to be identified gunmen, describing the incident as "an appalling crime against humanity and unspeakable sacrilege." Expressing his grief in a strongly worded statement issued by the senior special assistant on media and publicity, Garba...

Anambra Church Attack: Eleven People Confirmed Dead

2 months ago /
Security 

Eleven people have been confirmed dead following the attack by gunmen on St Philip’s catholic church, Ozubulu in Ekwusigo council area of Anambra state Briefing newsmen shortly after the incident the state commissioner of police Garba Umar said it was a rift between two members of the community that live abroad. Anambra...

Obiano Partners UNIDO On Entrepreneurial Education

3 months ago /
Nation 

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has signed a trust fund agreement with the United Nations for Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) for the ‘Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs’ Life Project’. The partnership programme is aimed at upgrading teachers, students in senior secondary schools, undergraduates, graduates, as well as those in technical and vocational...

Obiano Debunks Rumors Of Arms Importation In Anambra

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has denied rumours of the arrival of a trailer load of arms from the north to Osakwe Street, Nwanyi Imo junction, Otolo Nnewi, on Sunday.Governor Obiano debunked the rumours while addressing thousands of people at the Basilica of St. Andrews Anglican Church, Onitsha, for...

Obiano Upgrades Fire Service In Anambra

6 months ago /
Nation 

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has procured three special firefighting trucks with 10,000 litres water storage capacity for the State Fire Service. The Police and the Federal Road Safety Corps also received smart bikes and patrol cars to accompany and support firefighters during emergencies. The procurement is in line with the Governor’s...

Anambra Town Unions Declare Support For Obiano

6 months ago /
Nation 

Anambra State Association of Town Unions (ASATU), has given the nod to Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, to go on and contest in the forthcoming November 18 Governorship election.  This was the resolution reached at the Grand General Meeting of the Association at Dr. Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka, where the National...

Ebele Obiano Promises Ogbaru Women Better Days

7 months ago /
Nation 

Wife of Anambra State Governor, Mrs Ebele Obiano, has reassured the women in Ogbaru Local Government Area that Governor Willie Obiano’s administration is committed to intervening in some challenges in their various communities. She was speaking when she toured four critical communities in Ogbaru LGA to have a personal interaction with...


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