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Ikedife: We’re Losing Great Men Difficult to Replace – Obiano

By Ikeugonna Eleke Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has expressed worry over the steady loss of ‘irreplaceable great men’ in the country and the state in particular. Obiano made the observation last Tuesday in Nnewi, at the occasion of the day of tribute for the former President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Dr. Dozie Ikedife. The governor, who spoke through ...

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Police Command Commences Weekly Physical Exercise

The Anambra State Police Command is to commence a weekly physical exercise in all the Area Commands across the state for its personnel. The Commissioner of Police, Garba Umar, disclosed this when he led police officers and their wives on an early morning exercise last Monday. During the exercise organized by the Police Officers Wives Association, POWA, the men, flanked ...

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LG Coordinators Inaugurated for Godwin Maduka Destination Train

By Jude Atupulazi Ahead of the 2021 governorship election in Anambra State, the Godwin Maduka Destination Train has inaugurated a 21-member local government coordinators to spread Maduka’s gospel across the entire local government areas in Anambra State. Speaking at the meeting held at Indigo Hotel, Awka, last Sunday, the coordinator general of Dr Godwin Maduka Destination Train, Hon MacJoe Onwudinjo, ...

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Anambra PDP Takes Delivery of 340 Registers from Obiora Okonkwo

By Jude Atupulazi The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Anambra State Chapter, last Thursday took delivery of 340 party registers from a frontline guber aspirant, Dr Obiora Okonkwo. The registers are for the 326 wards of the party in the state. Receiving the registers on behalf of the party at the PDP Secretariat in Awka, the state chairman, Chief Ndubisi Nwobu, ...

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Ibeh Declares for Governorship under APGA

. . . Hosts Party Stakeholders By Abuchi Onwumelu Hon. ThankGod Ibeh has declared intention to run for the governorship race in Anambra State come 2021 on the platform of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA). Hon. Ibeh made this known while playing host to the 21 local government area women’s leaders, Orumba North/South APGA executive members, party stakeholders and councilors, ...

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Re-Run Elections: Court Orders Carried Out, Says INEC

By Precious Ukeje The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says its conduct of re-run elections in 28 constituencies in 11 states of the federation on January 25 was on court orders, reports Precious Ukeje. In a release dated 27th January, 2020, and signed by its National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education, Festus Okoye, the electoral body said the ...

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2021: Anambra Needs Home Grown Governor – Okolo

A contender in the 2021 Anambra governorship election, Sir Damian Okolo, has added his voice to the clamour for a homegrown governor come the next elections. Okolo who spoke with stakeholders in Awka, said it was imperative to have such a governor in order to accelerate development in the state, based on the person’s understanding of the terrain and the ...

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Anambra Guber: Group Wants Woman as Deputy Governor

By Abuchi Onwumelu As the gubernatorial election draws closer in Anambra State, a Non-Governmental Organization under the aegis of The Girl Child Destiny for Better Tomorrow, has advocated for a woman to be selected as the next deputy governor. Speaking to newsmen in Awka, the group’s coordinator, Amb Lady Maryann Ekeh-lzuchukwu, suggested four names for possible consideration with special emphasis ...

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Failure of Leadership, Bane of Nigeria’s Development – Obi

By Jude Atupulazi The Vice Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23, 2019 General Elections, Mr Peter Obi, has blamed Nigeria’s retarded development on the failure of leadership. This was contained in his New Year Message made available to Fides by his media office. The immediate past governor of Anambra State therefore charged Nigerians to ...

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