• Obiano Promises To Resolve Anambra- Enugu Boundary Disputes

    Obiano Promises To Resolve Anambra- Enugu Boundary Disputes

    Governor Willie Obiano has assured indigenes that he would resolve the boundary disputes that currently exist between Anambra and Enugu states.

    In a meeting at the governor’s lodge, Amawbia, a delegation from Enugu state led by the Deputy Governor, Mrs Cecilia Ezeilo and representatives from the National Boundary Commission Office, Abuja, rubbed minds with Governor Obiano, on how to permanently resolve the boundary issues.

    Anambra and Enugu states in the southeast of Nigeria, are rich in natural resources, which has been a […]

  • Governor Obiano assures on prompt payment of salaries, pension

    Governor Obiano assures on prompt payment of salaries, pension

    Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has assured that his administration will continue to be prompt in payment of salaries of civil servants, teachers and entitlement of pensioners in the state.

    Speaking in Port Harcourt,, capital of Rivers State at an event to mark the 25 anniversary of Anambra State, the governor said he was in Port Harcourt to acquaint Anambrarians in the state of the success of his administration, adding that he would also get their suggestions on how to […]

  • Tax waiver: Obiano orders principals to refund all illegal levies or be sacked

    Tax waiver: Obiano orders principals to refund all illegal levies or be sacked

    It was gathered that the Anambra State Government has ordered principals of public secondary schools in the state to immediately refund all illegal levies collected from students or face sanctions.

    The Chairman of the state Post Primary Schools Services Commission, Mrs. Joy Ulasi, announced this in a joint management meeting with principals of schools held at the commission’s headquarters in Awka monday.

    It was gathered that this might not be unconnected with the abolition of some taxes and levies in the state […]

  • I’ve no plans to leave APGA, says Obiano

    I’ve no plans to leave APGA, says Obiano

    Obiano was reacting to speculations in the social and traditional media that he may be on the way out of APGA for another political party.

    Speaking through his Commissioner for Information and Communication Strategy, Ogbuefi Tony Nnachetta, Obiano said as the leader and chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of APGA, he is at present focused to make APGA a truly national party by building on the gains of the party not only in Anambra State but across the country […]

  • Naira may hit 500 per dollar, says Obiano

    Naira may hit 500 per dollar, says Obiano

    According to reports, the Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has said that the naira will continue to fall against the dollar till it reach N500 to the greenback.

    Obiano said this 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, said it would take no fewer than 18 months for the economic downturn in the country to subside.

    He said, “People […]

  • Market women protest ‘Obiano police’ harassment

    Market women protest ‘Obiano police’ harassment

    Market women on Silas Works Street, Fegge, Onitsha, Anambra State took to the streets on Saturday to protest what they called constant harassment by Ocha Brigade, otherwise known as ‘Obiano police’.

    They threatened to relocate to Asaba, Delta State, if the harassment was not stopped.

    Displaying placards with different inscriptions, they marched to the state-owned Anambra State Broadcasting Service to register their grievance.

    Some of their placards read, ‘Obiano, leave us alone’, ‘We voted for you, don’t prevent us from doing our business’, […]

  • We’ll deal with civil servants who steal government revenue – Obiano

    We’ll deal with civil servants who steal government revenue – Obiano

    Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has threatened to deal ruthlessly with civil servants in the state, who allegedly connive with revenue agents to swindle the state of huge sums of money, thereby sabotaging government’s efforts to shore up the state’s Internally Generated Revenue, IGR.

    Addressing permanent secretaries and directors in the state civil service at the Governor’s Lodge in Awka, the governor regretted that the action was capable of making it difficult to pay workers their salaries as at when […]

  • Governor Obiano pays for 70 cows to appease herdsmen

    Governor Obiano pays for 70 cows to appease herdsmen

    The Anambra state governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has paid compensation for about 70 cows to herdsmen.

    The cows were allegedly killed by a host community of Umumbo in Ayamelum Local Government Area of the state.

    The governor also paid compensation to a community in the state whose farmlands were invaded by herdsmen.

    The leader of the Muslim community in the state, Alhaji Garba Haruna, disclosed this to newsmen on Friday in Awka, the state capital.

    He said this understanding had brought peace between herdsmen […]

  • We’ll partner church on genotype verification for intending couples – Obiano

    We’ll partner church on genotype verification for intending couples – Obiano

    Anambra State government says it will partner churches in the state to ensure that intending couples verified their genotype before marriage to avoid issues of sickle cell disease.

    The state governor, Chief Willie Obiano, who spoke through his commissioner for health, Dr. Joe Akabuike at a ceremony to mark this year’s sickle cell day in Awka, said it was part of the state government’s efforts to eradicate sickle cell disease.

    According to him, churches would play a major role in the fight […]

  • Photos:Yakubu Gowon Visits Governor Obiano In Anambra

    Photos:Yakubu Gowon Visits Governor Obiano In Anambra

    Former Head of State Yakubu Gowon paid a visit to Anambra state governor,Willie Obiano at the state government house,

  • (Photos) Jonathan settles issues between Gov. Obiano & Peter Obi

    (Photos) Jonathan settles issues between Gov. Obiano & Peter Obi

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    On Saturday at the palace Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Achebe, the traditional ruler urged President Goodluck Jonathan, who was present at his palace to reconcile the differences between Governor of Anambra state, Chief Willie Obiano and his predecessor, Chief Peter Obi.

    Jonathan visited Igwe Achebe’s office while on his second to Niger bridge project site at the Onitsha-Asaba axis as part of activities marking his official presidential campaign tour to Anambra […]