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Monthly Archives: May 2021

Foiled Attacks in Awka Glorious Moment for Police?

…Businesses Suffer Blow They had been riding rough shod over police and other security formations across the Southeast. From Imo State to Ebonyi to Enugu, it had been same story of burning of police stations and offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, as well as killing of security personnel. They did not stop at that. They also attacked ...

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Forgive Me for I Have Sinned, Ekene Nwosu Apologizes to Bishop Ezeokafor

…He is forgiven, other Matters, Left for Church – Bishop Ezeokafor By Chioma Ndife and Precious Ukeje Oliver Ekene Nwosu, an indigene of Owerre-Ezukalla in Anambra State, who was unlawfully ordained priest in the Catholic Diocese of Morogoro in Tanzania, sequel to his suspension by Rome after diaconal ordination, last Sunday, May 23, publicly apologized to the Bishop of Awka ...

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Foiled Attack by Hoodlums, Kudos to Anambra Police

Last Sunday night, at about 8pm, the unusual happened: the unknown gunmen who had been constituting a menace to security personnel across the Southeast finally met their waterloo in Awka after they launched an attack on the B Division of the Nigeria Police and the state headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, also in Awka, very close to ...

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Awka Attack, Antithetical to Peace, Progress – Ozigbo

…Sues for Peace, Urges Community Vigilance Valentine Ozigbo, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) frontrunner in the Anambra State gubernatorial election, has described Sunday night’s attacks on police and INEC facilities in Awka, the capital of Anambra State, as unfortunate and an act capable of throwing the state into anarchy, reports Jude Atupulazi. According to press and eyewitness reports, hoodlums attacked ...

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National Forum for South-East Presidency Holds Symposium in Awka

By Abuchi Onwumelu The National Forum for South-East Presidency, NFSEP, has held a one-day symposium in Awka, with a call on participants to synergize and forge a common front as they make case for a Nigerian President of South-East extraction. In his welcome address, the convener of the forum, Dr. Patrick Enuneku, said that Igbo man believed in one united ...

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Gunmen’s Attack: Obiano Visits B Division, INEC Headquarters

By Abuchi Onwumelu Saddened by the attack on Police B Division and INEC Headquarters in Awka, the Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, last Monday, paid an unscheduled visit to the two scenes for an on-the-spot assessment. Speaking immediately on arrival at the two scenes, Gov. Obiano regretted what he described as minor damages caused by the attack, saying ...

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I Have a Divine Mandate to Help the Poor–Romanus Okoli

…Promises to Conduct LG Polls within One Year By Jude Atupulazi A gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Anambra State, Chief Rommy Okoli, says his decision to contest for the governorship election slated for November 6 this year in Anambra State is based on God’s command to him to be the governor ...

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Ibezi Endorses Soludo’s Aspiration

The governorship aspiration of former Central Bank Governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, received a major boost recently when a former national assembly member, Hon Dr Ifeanyi Ibezi, threw his weight behind Soludo, reports Jude Atupulazi. Soludo is a leading guber aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, for the November 6 election. The occasion was the hosting ...

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50 Day-Strike: ASUP Vows to Continue

…’Strike Continues till Govt meets demands’ By Cynthia Igbokwe The Association of Polytechnics lecturers in Nigeria, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has demanded that the government should at least meet the resolution it had with the Union on 27th April which was brought to an abysmal low. They made this known during a press briefing at the Auditorium of ...

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