Police Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect In Anambra

Police Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect In Anambra

Police Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect In Anambra. A suspected robber who runs a syndicate that robs passengers off their personal belongings after boarding their tricycle has been arrested by the Anambra state police. A statement released on Sunday, November 1, by the spokesperson of the command, Haruna Mohammed, said there was a distress call by one Ifejika Ogechi ‘f’ and…

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ANAMBRA: We will not relent in our fight against rape – Commissioner

ANAMBRA: We will not relent in our fight against rape – Commissioner

The Anambra Commissioner for Social Welfare, Children and Women Affairs, Mrs Ndidi Mezue, said that the ministry under her leadership, would not relent in its efforts to fight the menace of rape in the state. Mezue made this disclosure in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Awka. The commissioner said the government in its efforts…

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Money Rain As Kcee And E-Money Party In Their Hometown In Anambra

Money Rain As Kcee And E-Money Party In Their Hometown In Anambra

Money Rain As Kcee And E-Money Party In Their Hometown In Anambra. Nigerian billionaire business mogul, E-Money showed off his enormous wealth by making money rain in Anambra at his multimillion naira mansion with gold plated interiors. The 39-year-old handsome, South-Eastern businessman shared a short video that captured mind blowing views of his living and dining rooms, E-money kcee party.…

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See Prince Chianumba, Gov Obiano’s youngest appointee

See Chianumba Prince Anambra State youngest appointee

With the appointment as an executive assistant to Governor Willie Obiano, Eze Chianumba Prince has become the Governor’s appointee in Anambra State. The Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano appointed the 28-year-old Eze Chianumba Prince as an Executive Assistant. The appointment was made known in a letter issued by Chief of Staff to Anambra State governor, Primus Odili. The letter…

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Obiano threatens to arrest Anambra FA leaders over election

Obiano threatens to arrest Anambra FA leaders over election

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has threatened to arrest leaders of the state Football Association over plans to hold election in violation of coronavirus safety guildlines. According to Mr C. Don Adinuba, the Anambra State Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, he said election which is scheduled on Monday is in violation of the COVID-19 safety protocol, and that the…

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28-year old man lures, rapes 5-year old girl in Anambra

A 28-year old man, Chinonso Ugochukwu has been arrested for allegedly defiling a 5-year-old girl in Ndikokwu Umuaku, Uli in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State. The suspect, popularly known as NEPA, reportedly had carnal knowledge of the victim after luring her into his room. READ ALSO: Teacher remanded over alleged rape of student in Osun Police spokesperson, Haruna…

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Anambra: Group insists on no zoning arrangement

Anambra: Group insists on no zoning arrangement

AN Anambra state-based youths group, Anambra Ekunie, has reiterated that the 2021 governorship election in the state will not be based on any zoning arrangement. It asked those promoting social fragmentation in the State, using the zoning of the 2021 governorship election as a shield, to desist from further balkanization of the state. Read also: Ondo State Governor, Akeredolu tests…

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Anambra confirms 9 new Coronavirus deaths-Obiano

Governor Willie Obiano,the Anambra State Governor on Wednesday confirmed that nine new persons have died from Coronavirus pandemic in the the State. Governor Obiano, who disclosed while addressing the state today, said that a total of 302 samples had been collected from the state by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). He also said that out of the 230…

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Obiano gives reward to police officers who foiled robbery

Obiano gives reward to police officers who foiled robbery

The Anambra State police command yesterday foiled a robbery, an attempt by a middle-aged man to snatch a bag containing N3.5m from a victim near a commercial bank in Awka. This came as Governor Willie Obiano rewarded the gallant policemen with N2 million. Read also: Dissolve NDDC IMC now, NDRA urges FG An eyewitness said the suspect identified as Chukwuemeka…

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Anambra records 80 rape cases during COVID -19 lockdown

Anambra records 80 rape cases during COVID -19 lockdown

Awka – NO fewer than 80 cases of rape have been recorded in parts of Anambra State since the lockdown of the country occasioned by Coronavirus pandemic. Read also: My Relative Tried To Rape Me When I Was 10 – Ekiti First Lady The worrisome figure was given Monday at Isuaniocha in Awka North local government area of Anambra State…

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Niger Bridge to be closed from 7pm daily- Anambra govt

Despite the relaxation of the hour of curfew by president Muhammadu Buhari from 8pm to 6pm daily to 10pm to 4pm, the Anambra State Government has announced that the Niger bridge will be shut at 7pm daily. A public announcement by the Anambra State Government stated that the reason was because of the closure of the Asaba end of the…

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Expensive burials over in Anambra-Obiano

Expensive burials over in Anambra-Obiano

THE era of expensive burials appears to be over in Anambra State as Governor Willie Obiano has accented to the new burial law, which came into effect in the state on May 14 this year. Highlights of the new law, which provide that all the communities in the state must have burial grounds, showed that all burial/funeral ceremonies of indigenous…

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Prophet Odumeje apologises to Anambra, Imo communities

Nigerian Prophet, Chukwuemeka Ohanaemere, popularly known as Odumeje has rendered his apologises to the family of late Pericomo, People of Arondizuogu in Imo State and Awka in Anambra State, over hurtful statements he made in viral videos on their mode of worship. Recall that Odumeje in several videos that went viral on social media in April had attacked Arondizuogu people,…

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Labour Minister declares interest in 2023 presidency

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has hinted on his possible interest in the nation’s presidency come 2023, stating that he reserves the right to contest for Senate or presidency in 2023. NaN holds that Ngige made the remark while dismissing reports that he was interested in contesting for the Anambra governorship election billed for next year.…

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COVID-19: Anambra initiates plan for schools reopening

Anambra has become the first state in Nigeria to initiate plans on the reopening of schools amid the Covid-19 pandemic in the country. With the gradual lifting of lockdown measures in the south eastern state, civil servants and teachers have been directed to return to work in Anambra even as students remain at home, and the government is said to…

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10 Buildings collapse in Onitsha due to erosion

10 Buildings collapsed in Onitsha North due to erosion.

Erosion has caused the collapse of 10 Buildings in Obeleagu street and Nkissi Aroli axis in Onitsha North Local Government Area, of Anambra State, including a school and a church. Newsmen reports that Obeleagu community in Onitsha North has been threatened by gully erosion which has turned into an unending nightmare for the people of the area. Newsmen recalls that…

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Gov. Obiano confirms Anambra second coronavirus case

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has confirmed another case of coronavirus in the state but urged citizens not to panic as the state COVID-19 taskforce committee is cur­rently handling the situation. Obiano, who announced the new case Thursday eve­ning during a statewide broad­cast on the coronavirus status of the state, admonished citizens to go about their lawful activi­ties but…

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1 die, five injured, vehicles smashed in Nkpor auto crash

1 die, five injured, vehicles, tricycles smashed in Nkpor auto crash

One person was confirmed dead, while five others were seriously injured yesterday in an auto crash which occured at Nkpor, Anambra State, when a gas tanker driver lost control of the vehicle as a result of sudden brake failure and rammed into on-coming vehicles. The incident, according to eyewitnesses, occured when the tanker laden with cooking gas with Registration No.…

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Explosion averted as petrol tanker spills fuel on Niger bridge

Explosion averted as petrol tanker spills fuel on Niger bridge

Fire explosion was on Wednesday averted in Onitsha Anambra State when a fuel tanker crashed on top of the River Niger bridge, spilling its contents on the highway. The accident which occurred between Delta and Anambra states boundary axis of the bridge, involved the articulated vehicle with two persons on board. The Nation gathered that the tanker was coming into…

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FRSC officers kill colleague over whistle-blowing in Anambra

FRSC officers kill colleague over whistle-blowing in Anambra

Two  Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) officers serving in Onitsha, Anambra State have allegedly strangled their colleague, one Emeka Ojei, to death for whistleblowing. It was gathered that the deceased had a damaging corruption allegation against one of his assailants which he wanted to submit to the headquarters of the corps. The suspect, it was gathered,  had appealed to the…

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Police arrest soldier, others in military attire for kidnapping in Anambra

Police arrest soldier, others in military attire for kidnapping in Anambra

Police in Anambra State have arrested a lance corporal in the army, Ojiegbe Obinna and others in military attire for alleged kidnapping. While Obinna and two others were arrested at Ekwulobia in Aguata Local Government Area, the other two in army attire were arrested in a different incident in Ogidi, in the Idemili North Local Government Area of the State.…

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Assassins kill ex-lawmaker in Anambra

Assassins kill ex-lawmaker in Anambra

Recent reports reaching Elitempire suggest that assassins on Tuesday night shot and killed ex-lawmaker and former state chairman of the Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA), Chief Frank-Anthony Igboka, in Anambra. According to reports, Chief Igboka, who was also the President-General of the Nimo Town Development Union (NTDU) in Njioka Local Government Area of the state, was shot multiple times at close…

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Court orders INEC to investigate Ifeanyi Ubah

Court orders INEC to investigate Ifeanyi Ubah

A Federal High Court in Anambra State Capital, Awka has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to investigate the senator-elect of Anambra-South senatorial district, Ifeanyi Ubah and the Returning Officer for Anambra State during the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly election, M.N Umunweken for criminal charges brought up against them. The order was given in reaction to an application…

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Man Rapes Neighbour’s 12 year old Daughter in Anambra State

A middle-aged man, Chukwudi Nweze, in Obosi Idemili North local government area of Anambra State has allegedly raped his neighbour’s 12 years old child (name withheld). Chukwudi was said to have carried out the act on the girl at about 8:25pm on Friday in his residence in Obosi road, Isiowulu, where he shares the same compound with the parents of…

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