News - Anambra State Governor

Obiano Partners UNIDO On Entrepreneurial Education

5 days 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

6 days 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

2 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

2 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

3 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...

Obiano Commissions Orumba Electricity Project

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Anambra State Governor, Willie obiano, has commissioned the Orumba electricity project. Over 30 communities in Orumba North and South Local Government Areas of Anambra state and other neighboring communities in Abia state are to benefit from the 10 megawatts electrification project by the Anambra state government. Governor Willie Obiano expressed appreciation to...

Obiano Launches Smart Bikes Unit To Improve Anambra Security

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Anambra state Governor, Willie Obiano, has launched a Motor Bikes Security Unit with 50 smart bikes to complement the already existing security operations of other special units in the state. Along with the bikes, a set of fully kitted and well trained Police riders, were presented at the Governor’s Lodge,...

Gov. Obiano Gives Fallen Biafran Soldiers Befitting Burial

2 years ago /
Nation 

Determined to put the memories of the civil war of over 40 years ago behind Igbos and ensure that the spirit of all those who lost their lives in the war on the Biafran side are assured of a resting place, Anambra State Governor, Mr. Willie Obiano, on Monday in...

Anambra First Lady Visits Prisons, Donates Items

2 years ago /
Nation 

The wife of Anambra State governor, Mrs. Ebelechukwu Obiano, during the Christmas visited some prisons in the state and urged the inmates there to change their ways. She visited Onitsha, Aguata, Amawbia prisons, as well as the Daughters of Charity Orphanage at Fegge in Onitsha. “I came to celebrate with...

Former Anambra State Governor Peter Obi Joins PDP

2 years ago /
Politics 

The former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, Tuesday declared his membership of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), he announced his decision following a visit to his Onitsha residence by leaders of the PDP in the South East zone on Tuesday according to a statement by Obi’s media...

Unlawful Detention: Court Orders SSS To Apologize to El-Rufai, Pay Him N2million In Damages

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court sitting in Awka, Anambra State, on Monday ordered the State Security Service (SSS) to apologize to a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nasir El-Rufai, and to pay him N2 million in damages for unlawful detention. A statement issued by Muyiwa Adekeye, a media aide to...

National Award: Ezeife Commends FG

2 years ago /
Nation 

Former Anambra State Governor, Dr Chukwuemeka Ezeife, has commended the Federal Government for making it a duty to honor Nigerians who distinguished themselves in their various endeavors by giving them national awards. He made the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Abuja. He also said...

President Goodluck Jonathan launches Nigerian Industrial Revolution Plan

3 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The federal government is to create 774 enterprise zones in all local government areas to boost small and medium scale enterprises.

Senate Leadership may never permit the reading of the letter of defection by 11 PDP Senators

3 years ago /
Politics 

The Nigerian Senate resumed on Tuesday without a word on the letter of defection by eleven members of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party.

ANAMBRA POLLS: ANOTHER CONFLICT ROCKS THE PDP

3 years ago /
Politics 

In a rather embarrassing turn of events for the Ruling oarty, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the governorship candidate for the party, Tony Nwoye in the Anambra gubernatorial elections expressed anger at the statement of the National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Olisah Metuh, describing the election as free, fair and organized.

ANAMBRA ELECTIONS: DISENFRANCHISED WOMEN PROTEST IN AWKA

3 years ago /
Politics 

Following the numerous complaints that have trailed the Anambra state governorship elections and the very many faults attributed to the electoral body, INEC, disenfranchised women took to the streets in Awka to protest their inability to participate in the electoral process.

ANAMBRA ELECTION: TMG ANNOUNCES ELECTION MONITORING RESULTS

3 years ago /
Politics 

The Transition Monitoring Group has opined that the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) still has a lot to do to boost public confidence in electoral processes ahead of the 2015 General elections

ANAMBRA POLLS: NGIGE GATHERS SUPPORT

3 years ago /
Politics 

With the Anambra State Governorship elections just a few days away,  the APC candidate, Senator Chris Ngige  has intensified efforts to win people’s votes. In a meeting with the Knights of St. John at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Onitsha, the Senator promised to eradicate poverty through quality and free education.

MDG EDUCATION: Anambra State Governor Distribute 500 Buses for All Secondary Schools

3 years ago /
Education 

In all, 500 buses are to be distributed to all the Secondary Schools in the state.