• 2 Suspected Thieves Burnt To Death In Anambra state ( Graphic photos)

    2 Suspected Thieves Burnt To Death In Anambra state ( Graphic photos)

    A mob on Friday set ablaze two suspected armed robbers along Onitsha-Owerri Road, Anambra State. The suspected thieves are said to have been terrorizing residents of Onitsha.

    A mob on Friday set ablaze two suspected armed robbers along Onitsha-Owerri Road, Anambra State. The suspected thieves are said to have been terrorizing residents of

  • It is a sin to owe workers in this recession – Obiano tells fellow Governors

    It is a sin to owe workers in this recession – Obiano tells fellow Governors

    Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has affirmed that it is totally wrong and callous for any government to owe its workers salaries, especially now that Nigeria is in recession.

    Obiano made this remark during the commencement of the Anambra State Fire and Safety Summit in Awka on Wednesday.

    The governor, who expressed fear that the dollar would continue to rise against the naira, predicted that it would take no fewer than 18 months for the economic downturn in the country to […]

  • Top Nollywood Actor Arrested Over Alleged Armed Robbery in Anambra State (Photos)

    Top Nollywood Actor Arrested Over Alleged Armed Robbery in Anambra State (Photos)

    A top Nollywood actor has landed in trouble after he was arrested for armed robbery in Anambra State.

    A popular Nollywood actor, Mr. Ifeanyi Azodo, has been arrested by the police in Onitsha for an alleged robbery. This was revealed by the Area Commander of Onistha Police Area Command, Abubarkar Yahaya.

    Reacting to the matter, Yahaya said; “There was a case against him and we just invited him to make statement and we released him on bail because it is a ‘bailable’ […]

  • Police dispel rumour of herdsmen attack in Anambra

    Police dispel rumour of herdsmen attack in Anambra

    The Anambra Commissioner of Police, Mr Sam Okaula, has assured the people of the state of a peaceful Eid-El-Kabir celebration.

    Okaula made the promise in an interview in Awka on Saturday.

    He said that adequate measures had been put in place to prevent breakdown down of law and order during the festival.

    He described as baseless, speculations of a possible herdsmen attack on the state during the period.

    The commissioner of police said that there would not be any of such attack.

    ”We have held […]

  • Hoodlums attack police station, steal AK-47 rifle in Anambra

    Hoodlums attack police station, steal AK-47 rifle in Anambra

    No fewer than 23 persons have been arrested in connection with the attack on a police station in Ukpo, Dunukofia Local Government of Area, LGA, of Anambra State.

    The hoodlums stole one AK-47 rifle belonging to the command.

    The state Commissioner of Police, CP, Mr. Sam Okaula, who confirmed the incident to newsmen on Tuesday said some of the hoodlums from Abagana community have been charged to court, adding that more arrests would be made.

    According to the CP, the report of the […]

  • Anambra to tackle erosion with 1m trees

    Anambra to tackle erosion with 1m trees

    The Anambra state government has concluded plans to plant one million trees in the state as part of efforts to curb the menacing effects of gully erosion in the state.

    Managing Director of Awka Capital Territory Development Authority, Mr. Michael Okonkwo, who is also the chairman of the steering committee of the tree planting exercise, said his committee had visited Lagos State to understudy that state’s Greenery Projects programme aimed at developing Parks and Gardens at strategic areas.

    According to him, Anambra […]

  • Irate youths stab Catholic Priest, beat him to a state of coma in Anambra

    Irate youths stab Catholic Priest, beat him to a state of coma in Anambra

    Irate Youths said to be Idol worshipers, yesterday attacked a Priest, Rev. Father Fidelis Ifeanyichukwu Ugozo of the St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in Ugbenu, Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State, beating him to a state of coma and then stabbing him in the face and other parts of his body.

    According to residents of the community, the priest and some of his followers were carrying out the ‘Blessed Sacrament’  procession around some of the villages when they were stopped […]

  • 6 children of same parents allegedly poisoned to death in Anambra State  … photos

    6 children of same parents allegedly poisoned to death in Anambra State  … photos

    Six children of same parents were allegedly poisoned to death yesterday in Ekwulumili, Anambra State.

    Details surrounding the tragic incident still sketchy but according to Abia Facts Newspaper, unknown person poisoned a pot of food kept in their house which the children ate. Security agents are currently investigating the

  • Police arrest 75-year-old retired teacher for forging NYSC certificates and printing of fake naira

    Police arrest 75-year-old retired teacher for forging NYSC certificates and printing of fake naira

    A retired teacher, Onuzuluike Ude has been arrested by the police in Anambra state for allegedly forging certificates and printing fake Nigerian currency.

    Ude, 75, was arrested on Wednesday alongside his 54-year-old accomplice, one Evelyn Nwoke, a business centre operator.

    The duo was accused of forging certificates of some tertiary institutions, National Youth Service Corps discharge and exemption certificates and printing fake Nigerian currency.

    The police alleged that the duo had been doing the business together for a long time but on her […]

  • Three car battery thieves paraded naked in Obosi, Anambra State … more photos

    Three car battery thieves paraded naked in Obosi, Anambra State … more photos

    Security men caught three men stealing car batteries in Anambra state. According to an eyewitness, the alleged thieves who specialized in stealing batteries from unattended vehicles had been.

    Terrorizing residents of Odume Layout Obosi in Anambra State. They were eventually caught in action by security men of the street who made them to walk around the street

  • Supreme Court declares PDP Lawmakers, Ubah, Oduah validly elected

    Supreme Court declares PDP Lawmakers, Ubah, Oduah validly elected

    According to reports, the Supreme Court on Wednesday declared all the lawmakers representing Anambra State on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in the National Assembly as validly elected. Among those affected by the judgement are Senators Andy Uba and Stella Oduah.

    Also covered by the judgement are the members of the House of Representatives. The ruling of the apex court followed the request for an interpretation of the court’s judgement on the authentic leadership of the PDP in Anambra State.

    Based on […]