Monthly Archives: July 2022

LP Collapses All Peter Obi Support Groups in Anambra into Party, Unveils Candidates

By Ikeugonna Eleke The Anambra State Chapter of Labour Party (LP) has collapsed all Peter Obi support groups in the state into the party. The party announced this last weekend, during the unveiling of its House of Assembly, House of Representatives and Senatorial candidates in the state. The State chairman of Labour Party, Hon Ugochukwu Eneh, who spoke at the ...

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Disputed Upper Iweka Parks: Maintain Status Quo, Court Tells Anambra Govt

By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu The High Court of Onitsha Judicial Division, has restrained the Anambra State Government from managing and occupying the Parcel B of the land of Fire Service Station, Upper Iweka, Onitsha (a disputed land) developed by Urban Transport Terminal Limited, pending the determination of the substantive suit. In its order on Wednesday, 8th June, 2022, the Onitsha High ...

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ASUU Unhappy with Organisation of NLC Protest in Anambra

By Ikeugonna Eleke There was confusion, Tuesday in Anambra State, over the solidarity strike by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) with members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Though members of affiliate unions of NLC came out for the protest, members of ASUU expressed displeasure about the organisation of the exercise. The solidarity march which started at Aroma ...

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2023: If Obi Loses, Then God Created Nigeria to Suffer- Mbazulike Amaechi

By Ikeugonna Eleke 93-year-old First Republic Aviation Minister, Chief Mbazulike Amaechi, has said if for any reason the candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Mr Peter Obi, loses in next year’s presidential poll he (Amaechi) would conclude that God created Nigeria to suffer. The nonagenarian stated this last weekend in his country home in a chat with journalists while declaring ...

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Eight People Connected with Beheading of Anambra Lawmaker Arrested – Soludo

By Ikeugonna Eleke Anambra State governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, has revealed that eight persons suspected to be  in connection with the murder of the late Anambra lawmaker, Hon Okey Okoye, have been arrested. Hon Okoye, the lawmaker who represented Aguata State Constituency in the Anambra State House of Assembly, was, Friday, July 22, buried in his home town, Isuofia. Okoye ...

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Police, Military, Kill 2 Gunmen at Okija, Recover Arms, Vehicles

By Ikeugonna Eleke Joint security operatives in Anambra State Saturday, July 23, killed two gunmen in Okija, Ihiala Local Government Area of the state. There had been news of gunshots in the early hours of Saturday, as criminals operated at Okija Junction, robbing passengers along the Onitsha-Owerri Expressway. They were however countered by joint operatives of the police and Nigerian ...

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Mrs Chinyere Anagor Emerges Amawbia Community Women’s Leader

By Jude Atupulazi Amawbia Community in Awka South Local Government Area, of Anambra State has elected Mrs. Chinyere Anagor as the new women’s leader in a highly contested election. She beat two other contestants to emerge as the winner, polling a total of 293 votes, while Mrs. Rita Odumodu and Mrs. NkiruAghanya gathered 140 and 72 votes respectively. The post ...

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Principalities and Powers

By Rev Fr Pat Amobi Chukwuma On one sunny Sunday, I was in my spiritual shop preaching in order to get enough heavenly customers. I began with praises to edify the Almighty God whose houseboy I am. Then I read a passage from the Book of Life. All eyes were focused on me like sharp cameras. Among the congregation were ...

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The Fall of Boris Johnson

By Nze Nwabueze Akabogu (JP)  The lingering crisis of confidence that had engulfed the ruling Conservative Party in the United Kingdom has finally swept out of power the flamboyant and loquacious Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. Boris Johnson who had remained defiant in the face of open rebellion by members of his cabinet who had resigned from the government was himself forced ...

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New Column Intro: Local2Global (L2G} With Ada Africa

Hello, I’m Tessie Nkechi Udegboka, fondly called Ada Africa. I am a beneficiary of multiple global opportunities that have taken me to 24 countries. I am an Empowerment Strategist, Counselor, Enterprise Developer Leadpreneur, Creative Writer and Designer. I am certified in Entrepreneurship Management from both Northwestern University, USA and Pan Atlantic University, Lagos. I underwent an Executive Program on Non-Profit ...

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