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Senate keeps mute on fourth IGP snub

The Senate spokesman, Senator Sabi Abdullahi has looked to divert attention from the absence of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on today’s...

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ORDER PAPER Wednesday, 23...

FOURTH REPUBLIC 8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY (2015-2019) THIRD SESSION NO. 175 1015 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ORDER PAPER Wednesday, 23 May, 2018 1. Prayers...

Obiano gives Quit Notice to Okada Riders in Onitsha, Awka

By James Eze (eziokwubundu@gmail.com) Commercial motorbike (Okada) operators in Onitsha and Awka, the capital city of Anambra State have been given until July 1, 2018...

Anambra to revive over 200 skills acquisition, entrepreneurial centres

Anambra State is set to revive 200 government and private owned skills acquisition and entrepreneurial centers across the state, the Commissioner for Youth Empowerment...

Anambra Gov Assures Residents of Continuous Investment in Security

By David-Chyddy Eleke in Awka The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has assured residents of the state that security of lives and property will...

Mace theft: I am not a coward, Omo-Agege roars

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (APC, Delta) has appeared before the joint Ad-hoc Committee investigating the invasion of the Senate and the theft of its mace...

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ORDER PAPER Tuesday, 22...

FOURTH REPUBLIC 8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY (2015-2019) THIRD SESSION NO. 174 1009 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ORDER PAPER Tuesday, 22 May, 2018 1. Prayers...

SENATE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ORDER PAPER Tuesday,...

8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY 486 THIRD SESSION NO. 170 SENATE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ORDER PAPER Tuesday, 22nd May, 2018 1. Prayers 2. Approval of the...

Buhari: Where is electricity, after billions spent by Obasanjo, others?

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said those who mismanaged Nigeria’s economy in the past, through fraudulent electricity projects and misuse of revenue...

Emir Sanusi: Path to Africa’s development

Africa’s development agenda must focus on the socio-cultural and commercial interests of Africans and the upliftment of Africa’s trade and economic ecosystem, said Muhammadu...

Ndigbo ask for Better Nigeria with Ekwueme Square Declaration

By James Eze (eziokwubundu@gmail.com) The Igbo ethnic nationality of Nigeria rose from their Summit on the Restructuring of Nigeria in...

Zimbabwe applies to re-join Commonwealth, 15 years after leaving

Lagos, Nigeria - Zimbabwe has applied to re-join the Commonwealth after the country withdrew its membership 15 years ago under former President Robert Mugabe. Commonwealth...

Konecranes Gottwald for Nigeria

Nigeria based First Index Project and Services has ordered a Konecranes Gottwald Model 2 mobile harbour crane. The diesel electric two rope crane has a...

Ohanaeze Ndigbo seeks 6-year single term for president, governors

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, a socio-cultural umbrella of Ndigbo, has called for the adoption of a six-year rotational single tenure for the president and governors of...

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is without a UK visa

British authorities have not issued a new visa to the Russian oligarch and Chelsea football club owner Roman Abramovich and it is not clear...

It’s legal to marry in Ikoyi registry, says FG

The Federal Government has faulted claims by the Lagos State Government that a Federal High Court had shut down the Ikoyi marriage registry, insisting...

A Second Term of Hope

By James Eze I would not be speaking too soon if I said that there are many people to whom Governor Willie Obiano represents the...

The best time for youth’s involvement in elective political positions ...

The former Special Adviser to Gov. Willie Obiano on political matters who is also aspiring to represent the good people of Anambra East and...

Imo APC defies Gov Okorocha’s court injunction, re-elects Ekeh as chairman

Mr Hillary Ekeh has been re-elected as Imo APC party Chairman in the just concluded APC state congress in Imo. The party delegates who described...

APC faction upsets Tinubu in Lagos, holds separate congress

A faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC appears to be challenging the dominance of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in dictating the political direction...

How I was led to become Shi’ite Muslim – Prominent Igbo...

A very prominent member of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, under the distinguished leadership of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, Haruna Normal Nwaeze of the Igbo...

This is the WhatsApp update you have been waiting for and...

This is the WhatsApp update you have been waiting for and it’s available right NOW WHATSAPP has just pushed out a huge update to its...

Man Utd star Alexis Sanchez and Paul Pogba SLAMMED after FA...

That’s according to ex-Liverpool striker Stan Collymore. The pair have been criticised for their performances this season and were powerless yesterday as Chelsea won 1-0...

Works Minister Fashola Visits Obiano, Assures On Delivery Of Federal Projects

BY  KENECHUKWU OFOMAH The State Government is to construct a super Interchange by Revenue House/Eze-uzu Junction, Agu-Awka. Governor Willie Obiano revealed this when he received the...

Police Recruitment:1,728 Successful Applicants To Sit For CBT In Jigawa

The Police Command in Jigawa says 1,728 of the 4,705 applicants who passed the medical and physical fitness screening for recruitment into the Force...

Magu now leads Commonwealth Africa anti-corruption agencies

By Harrison Arubu Nigeria, represented by Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), will henceforth lead Heads of Anti-Corruption...

Allies paralyse Rochas Okorocha

By Emmanuel Mogbede Political allies have taken to the streets to jubilate for paralysing Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha in the fight to take control...

Not so sir, Army panel tells General TY Danjuma

By Johnson Eyiangho The Nigerian Army on Friday said allegations against it by retired Gen. T.Y Danjuma that it colluded with militia in Taraba and...

Young Nigerians to Participate in Mandela Washington Fellowship

The U.S. Mission to Nigeria will send 60 young Nigerians to participate in the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship, or MFW, program for six weeks...

Nigeria’s bishops call faithful to May 22 protest of the killing...

Nigeria’s bishops are calling the faithful to a demonstration on May 22 to protest the continued violence perpetrated by mostly-Muslim Fulani herdsmen. Already in...

Nigeria will discourage citizens from seeking asylum in Canada, Immigration Minister...

Canada  :  Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen says the Nigerian government has pledged to discourage its citizens from claiming asylum in Canada by crossing between...

As the Igbo gather in Awka on Monday

By James Eze (eziokwubundu@gmail.com) Something historic will happen in Awka on Monday May 21st this year. Ndigbo from the five South Eastern states and their...

Don’t link me or Saraki with cultists, Kwara Governor warns Police

The Governor of Kwara State, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has denied “false and misleading insinuations” linking him and the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, with...

2018 budget: 1% for health care costs N57.1bn, says Senator

By Titilope Fadare The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Lanre Tejuosho, has announced that the 1 percent of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for...

Meghan Markle confirms her father will not be attending the royal...

Meghan Markle today confirmed her father will not be attending her wedding to Prince Harry. Ms Markle issued a statement confirming Thomas Markle would not...

Young Nigerians fight to create space in closed political system

A youth movement determined to change Nigeria's electoral politics succeeded in drafting a legal amendment allowing young leaders to run for office. But President...

Gunmen kill director of Dangote Cement plant in Ethiopia

Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA - Unidentified gunmen killed the manager of a plant owned by Nigeria’s Dangote Industries Limited in Ethiopia on Wednesday after he...

Silicon Valley Experts Train and Certify 100 Entrepreneurs in Nigeria

Recently, SV-NED Inc. spearheaded a six-day intensive training at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria, to groom tech talent in the country. Participating companies...

Speaker Dogara’s Message on Ramadan

As the Muslim Ummah all over the world begin the Ramadan fast, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has urged...

England’s World Cup squad confirmed: Southgate names Trent Alexander-Arnold in 23-man...

Gareth Southgate has announced his final 23-man England squad for the World Cup, with high-profile absentees including Jack Wilshere, Joe Hart and Ryan Bertrand. Former...

Senate summons DSS, Military, Police over Kaduna killings

By Titilope Fadare The Senate has summoned the State Security Service, the Military and the Police to address the incessant killings in Kaduna State. They are...

House Passes the 2018 Appropriation Bill

The House of Representatives at its plenary session of Wednesday, May 16th 2018 passed the 2018 Appropriation Bill. The Bill seeks to authorize the...

Senate Passes 2018 Appropriation Bill

The Senate at its plenary session of Wednesday, 16 May 2018, passed the 2018 Appropriation Bill. The Bill seeks to authorize the sum of...

SENATE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ORDER PAPER Wednesday,...

8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY 480 THIRD SESSION NO. 166 SENATE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ORDER PAPER Wednesday, 16th May, 2018 1. Prayers 2. Approval of the...

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ORDER PAPER Wednesday, 16...

FOURTH REPUBLIC 8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY (2015-2019) THIRD SESSION NO. 170 993 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ORDER PAPER Wednesday, 16 May, 2018 1. Prayers...

Sen. Omo-Agege absent from plenary

Embattled Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, who vowed to attend Tuesday’s plenary of the senate in compliance with a court decision failed to turn up. The Senate...

Undermining legislature is a recipe for anarchy – Ekweremadu

By Damilola Zebulun Adeniran The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has warned against the undermining of the legislative arm of government, describing...

How Senate passed company registration bill in 10 minutes

The Senate today passed 871 clauses of the Pro-Business Reform Bill, Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA), in about 10 minutes. The bill seeks to...

House Receives Report on 2018 Appropriation Bill

May 15, 2018 The House of Representatives has received the report of the 2018 Appropriations Bill. Laying the Report of the Committee on Appropriations at the...

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ORDER PAPER Tuesday, 15...

FOURTH REPUBLIC 8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY (2015-2019) THIRD SESSION NO. 168 985 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ORDER PAPER Tuesday, 15 May, 2018 1. Prayers...

SENATE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ORDER PAPER ...

8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY 477 THIRD SESSION NO. 165 SENATE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ORDER PAPER Tuesday, 15th May, 2018 1. Prayers 2. Approval of the...

Police Officer Killed in Bank Robery in Ekiti

Victor Ogunje in Ado Ekiti A police officer was reportedly killed in Ilawe Ekiti, Ekiti Southwest Local Government on Tuesday during a bank robbery operation...

Armed robbers kill security guard in Anambra

A security guard was at the wee hours of Tuesday shot dead by armed robbers in a petrol station in Awka, Anambra State. The robbers,...

Obiano’s Historic ‘Farewell’ to ex-Commissioners

By James Eze Governor Willie Obiano has continued to shine the light on the dark paths to show how we...

UAE, Nigeria exchange instruments of ratification on judicial agreements

The UAE and the Federal Republic of Nigeria on Sunday exchanged instruments of ratification on judicial agreements, signed between both countries regarding the apprehension...

Nigeria’s Abubakar to privatise parts of state oil firm if elected

Nigeria’s former vice president Atiku Abubakar will privatise parts of the country’s state oil company and allow the naira currency to float to attract...

Buhari Congratulates Fayemi as APC Guber Candidate

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on his victory in the governorship primary election of...

Woman Arrested over Death of Nigerian Attaché in Sudan

Sudanese security operatives are reported to have arrested a woman suspected of killing a Nigerian Immigration Attaché at the Nigerian embassy in Khartoum. Mr. Habibu...

UPDATE ON THE LG ELECTION IN KADUNA – APGA CHAIRMAN

We have been up and doing to ensure that our mandate is not compromised in the just concluded local government election in Kaduna State. Reports...

Photo News : I Go Dye builds health care centre in...

I Go Dye builds health care centre in his community.

Codeine syrup: NAFDAC lifts shutdown on Emzor, 2 other pharmaceutical coys

NAFDAC on Saturday lifted the shutdown order on three companies who were closed on May 7, for production of codeine cough syrups have been...

Nigerian woman removed from United Airlines flight after white male passenger...

A Nigerian woman is suing United Airlines alleging she and her children were kicked off a flight after another passenger complained about her "pungent"...

Hamburg museum says its Benin bronzes could return to Nigeria—but not...

The Hamburg Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe (MKG) is confronting the uncomfortable history of three bronzes in its collection, which it says were unquestionably...

Buhari Returns from London

President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Abuja Friday evening after his medical check up in London. A tweet from the handle of the Presidency @NGRPresident said: “President...

We Won’t Merge With Other Parties, Says APGA

Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has said it is not into any merger talks with the proponents of mega party...

Ohanaeze fetes Nwachukwu, first Eastern Region chief whip @95.

Ohanaeze has unfolded a programme to honour the first Chief Whip of the old Eastern Region, Pa Onyensoh Nwachukwu, who will clock 95 years...

Five Igbo superstitions that spell bad luck

Chimamaka Ihenacho All cultures have their superstitions and crucial dos and don'ts. The Igbo people of south-eastern Nigeria used to take such beliefs very seriously –...

Asake, CAN Scribe, is Dead

The General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Dr. Musa Asake, is dead. He was aged 66. A statement issued by Pastor...

Ngige’s Comment on Thugs Infiltrating Anambra APC Irks Party Stakeholders

David-Chyddy Eleke in Awka Recent comments by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, describing those who disagreed with him over last Saturday’s...

Flutterwave Chief Executive Joins World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders Community

Flutterwave, Nigeria Chief Executive Iyinoluwa Aboyeji has been nominated amongst one hundred that are joining the World Economic Forum (WEF) Young Global Leaders community...

Presidency condemns PDP’s petition to UN; says Buhari not behind herdsmen...

The Presidency has denied as “beer parlour” allegation that President Muhammadu Buhari is behind the spate of killings in parts of the country attributed...

CAF appoints Ifeanyi Ubah into AFCON organizing body

The impressive number of Nigerians appointed into important positions in world football since the emergence of NFF President Amaju Pinnick as CAF Executive Committee...

News Pictures Of The Day – The Uncommon Transformation in Niger...

BEFORE WILLIE MOVED IN--- STABILISING WITH LOCAL STONES, CHIPPINGS AND SHARP SAND ...

NNPC not recruiting, flags fake advert

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has disowned a recruitment advertisement currently trending in the social media. The advertisement, set in NNPC’s corporate colour with...

Davido, Wizkid, Small Doctor, others win 2018 Headies awards

Popular entertainers Davido and Small Doctor are among the numerous artistes that won the 2018 Headies awards early on Sunday. While millionaire Davido won the...

Ekiti APC primary postponed indefinitely amidst protest

The governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has been postponed indefinitely following the violence which trailed the exercise on...

Codeine Cough Syrup Fallout : Anambra moves to ban hawking of...

By Chijioke Jannah The Anambra State House of Assembly has passed a motion making it an offence to hawk drug on streets or markets in...

2019: Abdulsalami Abubakar urges Nigerians, political parties to promote peace

FORMER Head of State, Retired General Abdulsalami Abubakar, has advised Nigerians and all registered political parties to promote peace as the country prepares for...

How can Big Brother winner be Education Ambassador for Imo?

How can Big Brother winner be Education Ambassador for Imo? So what will Chimamanda and other winners of Academic contests be? Who gave us this...

Governor Obiano’s Promising 2nd Term Start

You may have heard stories of his exploits. But you may not have seen him in action. You may have read about his promising start...

Anambra election: Non arrival of video evidence against Obiano stalls hearing...

The non-arrival of video exhibit slated as an evidence against election of Gov.Willie Obiano of Anambra in 2017 stalled proceedings on Friday at the Election...

Tony Henry: West Ham ex-head of recruitment charged over African player...

West Ham's former director of player recruitment Tony Henry has been charged with misconduct by the FA over claims he said the club would...

Steven Gerrard: New Rangers manager says he can make fans happy

Steven Gerrard says he "got a special feeling" when he first spoke to Rangers about becoming their new manager as he vowed to "make...

Yaya Toure: Manchester City midfielder to leave at end of season

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure will leave the Premier League champions at the end of the season. The 34-year-old will make his final appearance against...

House Investigates the Award of Contract for the Dredging of Warri...

The House of Representatives at its plenary session of Thursday May 3 2018 mandated its Committees on Ports, Harbours and Waterways and Public Procurement...

SENATE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ORDER PAPER Wednesday, 2nd...

8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY 456 THIRD SESSION NO. 156 SENATE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ORDER PAPER Wednesday, 2nd May, 2018 1. Prayers 2. Approval of the...

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ORDER PAPER Thursday, 3...

FOURTH REPUBLIC 8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY (2015-2019) THIRD SESSION NO. 161 972 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ORDER PAPER Thursday, 3 May, 2018 1. Prayers 2....

President Buhari returns to Abuja after US trip

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday evening returned to Abuja after a successful working visit trip to US. The Presidential jet that conveyed the President...

Air Force launches new Command to enhance security

The Nigerian Air Force has established a Ground Training Command (GTC) in Enugu State. The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar...

Dogara Urges Police To Ensure Safety Of Dino’s Life

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has urged the police to prioritize the health and safety of Sen. Dino Melaye...

FCT SWAN gets new excos

By Gloria Omang/Ijeoma Okigbo It was a new dawn for Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), FCT Chapter as Chidoka Ndubueze of Federal Radio Corporation...

Dangote announces new appointments

Dangote Industries has announced new appointments to strengthen the Group’s executive management team and to consolidate on its strategic business growth trajectory The Africa’s foremost...

Meddlesome Fayose frustrated, jittery – APC

The All Progressives Congress, (APC) in Ekiti has cautioned Governor Ayo Fayose to mind his business and declared that the governor’s meddlesomeness was a...

BREAKING NEWS: Buhari Leaves London for Abuja after ‘Technical Stop Over’

* To arrive Thursday evening By Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari who had a “technical stop over” in London from Washington D.C. en route...

Decongestion Committee lauds Obiano on efforts to sanitise Onitsha

The ongoing decongestion of the commercial city inline with the decision of Governor Willie Obiano to get the city rid off touts, illegal structures...

Hillary Clinton Updates Social Media Page After Session with Chimamanda Adichie

Mary Ekah Following her promise to Chimamanda Adichie at the PEN World Voices Festival, former US secretary of State Hillary Clinton has updated her Twitter...

Police arrest car snatching syndicate in Anambra

THE Anambra State police command has arrested car snatching syndicate operating in various parts of the state, recovered 11 exotic cars of various brands...

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ORDER PAPER – Wednesday,...

FOURTH REPUBLIC 8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY (2015-2019) THIRD SESSION NO. 152 969 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ORDER PAPER Wednesday, 2 May, 2018 1. Prayers 2....

SENATE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ORDER PAPER – Wednesday,...

8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY 456 THIRD SESSION NO.156 SENATE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ORDER PAPER Wednesday, 2nd May, 2018 1. Prayers 2. Approval of the Votes and...

Davido Reveals Desire To Spend Eternity With Chioma

DMW boss, Davido, is about to break the internet with his song, Assurance, which is coming just after his romantic gesture where he was...

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA NOTICE PAPER – Monday,...

FOURTH REPUBLIC 8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY (2015-2019) THIRD SESSION NO. 60 353 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA NOTICE PAPER - Monday, 30 April, 2018 NOTICE...

Women in Podcasting: The Guilty Feminist and Not Your African Cliché

Ifeyinwa Arinze couldn't find any podcasts that reflected her experience as an African migrant - so she got together with a few of her...

How Trump stirred controversy in Nigeria

Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari became the first president from sub-Saharan Africa to visit Donald Trump's White House on Monday. But even after they neatly avoided...

Obiano Assures Workers of Improved Welfare when Resources Improve.

The governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has assured workers that his administration would lift up their conditions of service in the state...

US Issues Strong Warning to Kid-Friendly Packaging for e-cigarette Liquids

U.S. regulators issued warnings to 13 companies selling e-cigarette liquids for using child-friendly-images in their packaging, in the latest crackdown aimed at preventing tobacco-sales...

SNEPCo, partners boost training of young scientists in Abia

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company of Nigeria (SNEPCo) and its partners have built and donated a fully furnished and equipped multimillion Naira Integrated...

Imo workers get automatic promotion, as Okorocha promises ‘sleeping allowance’

By Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has announced automatic promotion for all workers in the state civil service, with the...

Diaspora Igbo group condemns attack on Nwodo’s residence

The weekend attack at the country home Ohaneze Ndigbo President, Nnia John Nwodo, has been condemned by the Igbo World Assembly, IWA. The Chairman of...

Road transporters threaten to ground Anambra over unresolved trade dispute

By Uche Usim The leadership of the Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) has threatened to ground commercial activities in Anambra if the state...

Codeine epidemic sweeps Nigeria

THE ILLICIT trade of codeine in Nigeria has become a pervasive street drug that is used among many young people. BBC Africa Eye investigated the...

Amber Rudd resigns as home secretary after Windrush scandal

Amber Rudd has resigned as home secretary after repeatedly struggling to explain her role in the unjust treatment of Windrush generation migrants. The home secretary...

In Washington, Buhari needs to speak for all of Africa

by Richard Mammah As Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari prepares to meet his US counterpart in the White House on Monday, analysts are wondering whether this...

My Memorable Afternoon with Africa’s Finest – By James Eze

“I’d like you to meet with them,” said the text message. I looked at the people described as ‘them’ twice. Lupita Nyong’o and Danai...

Anambra Govt To Convert Iwene Tansi’s Tomb To Religious Tourism Site

BY DAVE OKPOKWASILI The Commissioner for Indigenous Art Works, Diaspora Affairs, Culture and Tourism, Mrs Sally Mbanefo says efforts are in...

Press Release : Explosion Rocks Ohaneze President’s Home – By...

Ohanaeze Worldwide Breaking News. Update! The President General Ohanaeze Worldwide, Chief Nnia Nwodo's country home in Ukehe was bombed with a Improvised Explosive Device by unknown...

Donald Trump Reportedly Wants to Have Kanye West Over for Dinner

This week, Donald Trump and Kanye West became best friends, brought together by their shared “dragon energy” and over the explicit objections of John...

Afghanistan : President Ghani Accepts Credentials of Non-Residents of Slavonia, Brazil,...

Kabul -  Mohammad Ashraf Ghani President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan during separate ceremonials accepted the credentials of the new non-residents ambassadors of...

Obiano set to re-engineer Anambra’s tourism fortune —Sally Mbanefo

The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willy Obiano is set to re-engineer the tourism assets of the state for the benefits of its people...

Anambra boosts capacity of 1,500 teachers

Anambra State has commenced the training of 1,500 teachers in core subjects to acquaint them with modern teaching methods, the Commissioner for Basic Education,...

The Nigerian Youth: Taking Possession of Tomorrow from Today – By...

An Address Presented by James Eze, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Anambra State at the Law & Economics Summit organized by the...

President Buhari writes House requesting Supplementary Input to the 2018 Appropriation...

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the National Assembly requesting for the addition of the purchase of Super Tucano mlitary aircraft and other warfare...

Have you heard about Free Cleft Lip/Palate Surgery?

By Emeka Ozumba You may have heard about some of the charitable works of the wife of Governor of Anambra State, Chief (Mrs.) Ebelechukwu Obiano...

Director Jenn Nkiru on greenlighting projects, life without a mentor and...

Jenn Nkiru is a British-Nigerian filmmaker, born and based in Peckham. One of London’s most exciting rising directors, she has steadily been creating a...

Young people honoured with Commonwealth Youth Awards

A RANGE of outstanding young people aged 15-29 have been honoured with Commonwealth Youth Awards at the Youth Forum of the Commonwealth Summit. The awards...

Testimonies of CAFÉ project beneficiaries -2

The joy of indigent widows in Anambra has known no bounds since the wife of Governor of Anambra State, and founder of...

NIGERIAN YOUTHS START A MOVEMENT CALLED “LAZY NIGERIANS” AND VOW TO...

Provoked by the utterances of Buhari as he is always disgracing Nigerians before the international community during any international events; Nigerians youths have vowed...

Obiano inaugurates council for youth entrepreneurship

The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano has inaugurated the State Youth Empowerment and Creative Economy Committee in Awka, the State Capital. The 13-member committee...

Former Anambra speaker declares for Reps, vows to sack PDP

Former speaker of the Anambra State House of Assembly and immediate past commissioner for transport, Rt. Hon. Chinwe Nwaebili has declared her intention to...

BREAKING: Osinbajo Meets With Ekweremadu

  The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, is currently in a meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. This meeting is holding a few hours...

Mace theft: Names of arrested 5 suspects emerge

The names of five persons who reportedly entered the Senate to steal the mace which is the symbol of authority of the Red Chamber...

PRESS RELEASE :SENATOR OMO-AGEGE WENT TO WORK TODAY LIKE OTHER SENATORS;...

On Thursday, April 12 2018, the Senate purportedly suspended Senator Ovie Omo-Agege. However, based on legal advice & understanding of the current position of...

Zik Prize: Osodieme dedicates Award to needy, struggling women

By Emeka Ozumba The wife of Governor Anambra State, and founder of Caring Family Enhancement Initiative (CAFÉ), Chief (Mrs.) Ebelechukwu Obiano (Osodieme) has dedicated the...

Zik Prize: A Double for the Obianos!

  By Emeka Ozumba (eozion@gmail.com) When the Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano (Akpokuedike), was declared winner of the Zik Prize for Leadership in 2016,...

Osodieme, the Phenomenal Woman!

By James Eze In four years, Chief Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano has changed our understanding of what it means to be the wife of a governor. And...

Mrs Obiano: Solidarity With the Human Family

By C. Don Adinuba Only leaders regarded by their followers as caring are good enough. Leaders, whether in the private or public sector, must care...

FG confirms Anambra’s status as oil producing state

By Vincent Ujumadu & Nwabueze Okonkwo. ONITSHA—THE Federal Government has at last recognised Anambra as one of the oil producing states in the federation. National...

News Pictures Of The Day : Governor Obiano Marks Mothering Sunday...

For 86-year-old Iyom Maria Odili, this year’s Mothering Sunday came wrapped in a shimmering foil. It fell on her birthday. It was a double...

Angola Cedes to Nigeria Its Position as Main Oil Producer in...

Angola ceded the position of the largest oil producer in Africa to Nigeria, according to the monthly report of the market in March of...

Remarks by the Wife of the Governor of Anambra State, Her...

Remarks by the Wife of the Governor of Anambra State, Her Excellency, Chief (Mrs.) Ebelechukwu Obiano (Osodieme) on the occasion of Mothering Sunday on...

Obiano Assures Completion of Umueje Bridge in 3 Months

The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has assured that Umueje Bridge which opens access to the oilfields across the...

Nigeria’s ex-president unaware of any Cambridge Analytica involvement in elections: spokesman

Nigeria’s former president Goodluck Jonathan was “not aware” of any attempts by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica to interfere in elections in 2007 and 2015,...

Dominik’s Diaries (Grandma: Desperate Measures) hits 2018 London International Book Exhibition.

By Tonie Osegbo The story book written by Nigerian born 10-year old twins, Hills and Wills Nwokedi will be displayed at the 2018 International Book...

Naomi Campbell, 47, dazzles in feather-embellished and metallic tassel gowns as...

    She is an iconic supermodel who is known for her effortless sense of style and age-defying looks. And Naomi Campbell ruled the...

Obiano Urges Christians to Heal Nigeria with Love at Easter

The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has called on Nigerian Christians to heal the country with Love this Easter in commemoration of...

Watch Osodieme’s “Ripples of Kindness” on TV Tonight

In four years of compassionate service, the Wife of the governor of Anambra State, Chief Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano has made a solid impact and...

Don Jazzy weeps over Linda Ikeji’s engagement

By Ekemini Ladejobi Music mogul, Michael Collins Ajereh a.k.aDon Jazzy, who has not hidden his crush on famous blogger Linda Ikeji, has `wept’ over the...

INEC partners police to check vote buying, others

By Emmanuel Oloniruha The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) has called on the Nigeria Police Force to pay special attention to addressing open vote buying as...

Abia to End Dependency on Federal Allocation by 2022

Abia Government will cease to depend on Federal allocation from 2022 when the return on government’s current investment in oil palm will be sufficient...

Anambra Information Commissioner Adinuba Assumes Duty, Targets Re-branding State

BY DAVE OKPOKWASILI The Anambra new Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr. C. Don Adinuba, assumes duty after swearing in by Governor Willie Obiano, stating...

Anambra To Pay New Minimum Wage In July

Anambra State workers would from July this year begin to earn a new minimum wage. The Commissioner for Information, Mr. C-Don Adinuba, who announced this...

Obiano swears in 19 commissioners, 11 special advisers

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra on Monday sworn in 19 commissioners and 11 Special Advisers to form part of his cabinet for second term. The...

Anambra EXCO Retreat ends with Lecture by Magu, EFCC Boss

The two-day Retreat organized by Governor Willie Obiano to tune up his incoming cabinet for a high performance came to a glorious end at...

Obiano Kicks-off Second Term with Strategic Retreat for EXCO Members

A strategic retreat opens tomorrow, Friday, March 23rd, 2018, for the new Executive Council members whom the Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano...

Zuckerberg, Facebook Founder Speaks for the First Time After Cambridge Analytica...

I want to share an update on the Cambridge Analytica situation — including the steps we’ve already taken and our next steps to address...

Court Dismisses Evans’ Application To Quash Charges

Justice Adedayo Akintoye of an Igbosere High Court, Lagos, on Thursday dismissed the application by the suspected kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a Evans, seeking to quash...

Anambra Assembly confirms Obiano’s 19 commissioner nominees

The Anambra State House of Assembly on Thursday confirmed all the 19 commissioner nominees presented by Gov. Willie Obiano’s. The confirmation followed the adoption...

Obiano’s Four Years of Dazzling Achievements on TV Today

He is widely acclaimed as Nigeria's most result-driven governor. He changed the narrative of his people in less than four years. He introduced a...

Obiano Sends List of Commissioners to House of Assembly for Screening

The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has sent a list of 19 Commissioner designates to the Anambra State of Assembly for screening. This...

The dancing slum kids tipped for stardom by Rihanna

Living in the slums of Ikorodu, Lagos, the dance troupe was created in 2014 to get kids from poor homes off the streets. Recently, videos...

Obiano’s CPS, Eze Seeks Stronger Partnership With The Media

BY KENECHUKWU OFOMAH The State Government says the Media has a key role to play in ensuring that its lofty vision for the development of...

Anambra’s strides in mechanised agriculture

— 19th March 2018 By Okechukwu Anarado On the day of his inauguration as Anambra State Governor in March, 2014, Chief Willie Obiano announced ‘Mechanized Agriculture,...

Obiano Appoints Principal Officers

Barely 24 hours after taking his oath of office, the Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has appointed three principal officers and a...

Give Freely to Uplift the Needy, Osodieme Urges Philanthropists – By...

The Wife of the Governor of Anambra State, Chief, Mrs. Ebelechukwu Obiano (Osodieme) has called on philanthropists and good spirited individuals to give freely...

A Consolidation of Excellence-The Address delivered by the Governor of Anambra...

The Address delivered by the Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano to mark his inauguration into a second term in office on March...

Gov Willie Obiano : The Journey Towards Entrenching A Robust Legacy.

On March 17th 2014, approximately four years ago, His Excellency Gov Willie Maduaburochukwu Obiano stepped forward on that podium and delivered an acceptance speech...

Anambra Announces Three Days Celebrations for Obiano’s Inauguration

  All is now set for the second term inauguration of Chief Willie Obiano and Dr Nkem Okeke, as Governor and Deputy Governor of Anambra...

Photos: Ifeanyi Ubah Declares For Senate

Founder and Chief Promoter of AfaIgboEfuna Movement, Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah has formally declared his intention to contest the Anambra South Senatorial District Election...

Consolidating on the Vision

A Welcome Address by the Governor of Anambra State, His Excellency, Chief Willie Obiano at the 3rd Anambra Business Roundtable holding at the Governor’s...

ANAMBRA’S POLITICS OF ACCOMMODATION AND SOLIDARITY By Echezona Okechi

 14th March 2018 One thing is certain as Governor Willie Obiano gets ready for the second inauguration on Saturday, March 17: A number of the prominent...

Ohanaeze accuses INEC of deliberately disenfranchising Igbo

By Lawrence Njoku The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of using “deliberate effort” to disfranchise Igbo...

Obiano and invitation of history

— 13th March 2018 By Chuks Iloegbunam Although the world hardly knows this, the Willie Obiano administration is currently in more exciting times than during the...

Unlawful invasion: Youth President sues for peace, calls FG to take...

  By Nwafor Sunday The National President of Igbo Youth for Positive Change in Nigeria, Evang Chinedu Obigwe, on Tuesday called on the Federal Government to...

Tekno, Flavour Storm Awka for Obiano’s Inauguration

By James Eze Tekno, one of the most sensational artistes on the Nigerian music scene will perform live in the Smithcity of Awka on Saturday...

Anambra Conducts Teachers’ Recruitment Examination Across State

BY EJIKE ABANA The State government has conducted examination for recruitment of teachers across the State. As part of the interview process, the examination exercise organized...

Anambra Govt Spends Over N7Bn On Community Infrastructural Development

BY NGOZI OBILERI Anamnbra State government has expended over seven billion naira on infrastructural development of communities and markets in the state. The Commissioner for Information...

Tears as Osodieme Re-unites Woman with Family 35 Years After

By Emeka Ozumba There was virtually no dry eye at the re-unification of a lost woman presumed dead thirty-five years ago with her family by...

An $80 Million Yacht, a $50 Million Apartment, and Nigeria’s Former...

Laundering money by purchasing real estate in foreign countries is an old song. The wealthiest parts of London and New York are filled with...

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY – Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah Salutes Women...

By Eugene Boahene As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the International Women’s Day, held annually on March 8 to celebrate women’s...

UK to pay for £700,000 prison wing in Nigeria

The UK is to pay for a new wing in one of Nigeria's largest prisons to help expedite the transfer of offenders from British...

The Manchester-based author who’s won a life-changing $165k book prize

A Manchester-based author whose debut novel was initially rejected by British publishers has won one of the world's richest literary prizes. Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi -...

Obiano Has Not Sacked Appointees- Nnacheta

Anambra State Commissioner for Information and Communication Strategy, Ogbuefi Tony Nnachetta has denied media reports that Governor Willie Obiano has dissolved his cabinet, sacked...

[BREAKING] Obiano sacks 18 commissioners, other appointees

By Tony Okafor, Awka The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has sacked the 18 commissioners in his cabinet. Others fired were political appointees in ministries, departments...

Anti-immigration League presents Italy with first black senator: Toni Iwobi

Nigerian-born Toni Iwobi is the League's spokesperson on migration. The 62-year-old Iwobi of Spirano in Lombardy announced "with great emotion" on his Facebook page...

Ugo Udezue gave up job as an NBA agent to form...

Ugo Udezue was living the American basketball dream. The Lagos, Nigeria, native was an NBA agent for one of the most respected agencies, BDA...

Lagos to light up with LED upgrades

An energy efficiency firm from the UK is to install 10,000 LED street lights in the Nigerian city of Lagos. CEO of Low Energy Designs...

2019: APGA promises fair, transparent primaries

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) said its primaries for aspirants seeking to contest in the 2019 general elections would be free, fair, credible...

Anambra, Enugu Houses Of Assembly Rejects Grazing Bill

Speakers of Anambra and Enugu Houses of Assembly have dismissed the idea of initiating a grazing bill in their legislatures saying that such a...

Anambra Guber: Tribunal strikes out APP petition against Obiano

The Anambra Elections Tribunal sitting in Awka on Monday dismissed the petition of African Peoples Party (APP) challenging the victory of Gov. Willie Obiano...

Obiano Promises More Achievements In Second Tenure

BY KENECHUKWU OFOMAH Governor Willie Obiano says his second term will witness more meaningful development that will further give impetus to efforts at diversifying the...

Black Panther — A good film with many lessons for Nigeria...

By Atiku Abubakar Waziri Adamawa, former Vice President of Nigeria, a dad, businessman and philanthropist. Mar 5. Over the weekend, I joined my children to watch the...

Anambra To Upgrade 3 More Hospitals To Specialist Institutions

The State Commissioner for Health, Dr Joe Akabuike, has applauded Governor Willie Obiano on his effort at transforming the Primary Healthcare subsector. Dr. Akabuike who...

Stakeholders Score Obiano High In First Term Performance

As Governor Willie Obiano’s Inauguration for a second term in office approaches some well meaning citizens of the state have scored him high in...

Alphabet’s John Hennessy talks about helping international students with scholarships

For Solomon Oyakhire, the call from Palo Alto came during dinner time the Nigerian student was alone, eating dinner in his apartment in Lagos. On...

Nigeria Is OPEC’s Only Member To Import Gasoline

  Nigeria’s inefficient refineries are unable to meet domestic fuel demand and have made Nigeria the only OPEC member to import gasoline, according to the...

Obiano to tackle Onitsha flood with climate change fund

By Enyim Enyim ONITSHA—GOVERNOR Willie Obiano of Anambra State has commenced a study to mitigate the perennial flooding in Onitsha metropolis and its immediate environs. This...

Anambra presents compendium

A new book, the Anambra State Compendium, a comprehensive and officially endorsed manual on everything Anambra, describes the state as, “a state with a...

Revealed: All the manager jobs Arsene Wenger has turned down during...

Arsene Wenger has claimed he rejected "the whole world" to stay at Arsenal. Fresh doubts over Wenger's future have emerged following Sunday's shocking Carabao Cup...

Buhari’s Bid for a Second Term Faces Opposition

By John Campbell The Nigerian political class is deeply engaged in one of its favorite party games: speculating about whether President Muhammadu Buhari will seek...

Lupita Nyong’o And Danai Gurira Are Adapting ‘Americanah’

The Black Panther ladies—aka the backbone of the movie—may be getting back together sooner than we anticipated. Not for a sequel (yet!), but, according...

Another mass abduction blights Nigerian leader’s security record

By Alexis Akwagyiram LAGOS - When Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari took office three years ago, eradicating the “mindless, godless” militants of Boko Haram and rescuing...

Obiano Reassures Anambra Workers Of Brighter Future Prospects

BY CHIBUZOR OKOYE Governor Willie Obiano says his administration will continue to accord priority to the welfare of the State's workers. Governor Obiano made this known...

Chinese Woman Cycles from Morocco to Nigeria

Rabat – Female Chinese cyclist, Huang Shuang, cycled from Casablanca, Morocco, clear to Lagos, Nigeria. What is even more impressive is that she completed...

Enugu attack on igbo Elders :Ohanaeze Youths calls for calm in...

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, OYC, has descended on the convener of the Eastern Consultative Assembly, ECA, Evang. Eliot Ugochukwu-Uko over the botched summit...

‘African Mona Lisa’ smashes estimates at London auction

A long-lost portrait of a Nigerian princess dubbed the "African Mona Lisa" sold at auction in London on Wednesday for £1.2 million (1.4 million...

Nigeria’s ruling party passes vote of confidence in Buhari

The national executive committee of Nigeria’s ruling party has passed a vote of confidence in its leaders including President Muhammadu Buhari, it said on...

Anambra Govt Targets 600,000 Metric Tons Of Rice This Year

BY KEECHUKWU OFOMAH Governor Willie Obiano says his government targets to achieve 600, 000 metric tons of rice in 2018 with its efforts at supporting...

Kemi Badenoch: New vice-chairman of the Conservatives talks about her fight...

As a child, Kemi Badenoch carried a machete to school in Nigeria. Rubbing the joints of her right hand, the Conservative Party’s new vice-chairman...

Nigeria sets up probe into girls’ school attack, abductions

LAGOS, Nigeria – Nigeria's government says it has set up a panel to investigate the abduction of 110 girls from their school last week...

Hunting for the woman in ‘African Mona Lisa’

By Joel Olatunde Agoi She’s been described as “the African Mona Lisa”, the subject of a long-lost series of three paintings by the artist considered...

ANSG PRESS RELEASE: PASSING OF OGBUESHI JOSEPH ACHUZIA

His Excellency Governor Willie Obiano learnt with regret and emotion the news of the passing of Ogbueshi Joseph (Hannibal) Achuzia, Ikemba Asaba after a...

Atlanta airport is now offering flights to Wakanda — sort of

Atlanta airport is now offering flights to Wakanda -- sort of It started with a tweet. But given the hysteria around everything "Black Panther," the busiest...

Parents in Nigeria are wondering whether the government can keep their...

By Stephanie Busari and Bukola Adebayo Garba Tela's wife did not want him to send their daughter to school in Dapchi. She feared Zainab would...

Otti Welcomes Ex-ICAN President to APGA, Pays Medical Bills for Patients...

Otti Welcomes Ex-ICAN President to APGA, Pays Medical Bills for Patients at FMC By Emmanuel Ugwu in Umuahia As political parties keep witnessing defections and cross...

Anambra govt to begin prosecution of sanitation defaulters

THE Acting Director, Department of Environmental Health Pollution Control in the State Ministry of Environment, Beautification and Ecology, Mrs Edith Ike, over the weekend...

World Bank Lauds Anambra On Financial Prudence, Increases Collaboration On Erosion...

Anambra State Government is gearing up to continue interventions on more erosion sites. A statement endorsed by the Commissioner for Information and Communication Strategy Ogbuefi...

Troops arrest herdsman with bulletproof vest, cutlass

TROOPS on patrol have arrested a herdsman with a locally made bulletproof and cutlass at Chegba village in Logo Local Government Area of Benue. A...

Former ICAN President, Chidi Ajaegbu dumps APC, joins APGA

Former President, Institute of Charter Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN, Mr. Chidi Ajaegbu, has dumped the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the All Progressives Grand...

Anambra To Benefit From World Bank Community Intervention Fund

BY KENECHUKWU OFOMAH Anambra is to benefit from the three hundred and eighty million United States dollars provided by the World Bank for Community and...

‘Corruption getting worse in Nigeria’ — Transparency International releases 2017 index

Corruption is getting worse in Nigeria, according to the latest corruption perception index (CPI) released by Transparency International (TI) on Wednesday. While the country scored...

Nigerian official says abducted schoolgirls not rescued after all

DAPCHI - The governor of Nigeria’s Yobe state told locals in the village of Dapchi on Thursday that 76 of their schoolgirls who were...

Didier Drogba’s 17-year-old son Isaac joins French Ligue 1 side Guingamp

Former Chelsea forward Didier Drogba's 17-year-old son Isaac has joined French Ligue 1 club Guingamp. Isaac Drogba, who - like his father - plays as...

Over 90 Nigerian schoolgirls missing after Boko Haram attack: sources

Bauchi, Nigeria: More than 90 Nigerian schoolgirls are feared missing after Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram attacked a village in the northeastern state of...

Video Nnamdi Kanu: Wife begs Nigerian government for information

The wife of a Nigerian separatist leader who has been missing since last September has begged the Nigerian government for answers. Uchechi Kanu told the...

Pope Backs Down after Defending Nigerian Bishop Rejected by Locals

VATICAN CITY — A Nigerian bishop whom Pope Francis had fiercely defended has resigned after a five-year, sometimes violent, standoff with rebel priests and...

Anambra State’s Good Governance – An Attractive Model

BY EGBUNA AMUTA There is no denying the fact that Ndi Anambra have, in the past twelve years, steadily enjoyed good governance more than their...

BBC starts Igbo and Yoruba services in Nigeria

Two new language services have been launched by the BBC World Service for Igbo and Yoruba speakers in Nigeria and West and Central Africa. Their...

US Embassy in Ethiopia “Strongly” Disagrees with Country’s State of Emergency

The U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia said Saturday it opposes the Ethiopian government's imposition of a state of emergency. Ethiopia’s Council of Ministers Friday declared a...

Nigerian cinema fans celebrate ‘Black Panther’ release

Film fans, actors and comic enthusiasts in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos have been flocking to screenings of Marvel superhero movie “Black Panther” which opened...

Nigerian selected as finalist in Commonwealth Youth Awards

By Femi Asu , A young Nigerian, Miss Omowumi Ogunrotimi, has been shortlisted for the 2018 Commonwealth Youth Awards in recognition of her contribution towards...

Meet Oyeyemi Halima, 25-year-old local government councilor in Osun state .

It is no longer news that Nigerians are beginning to demand for change in the governance. Some say they are tired of the old...

In Brief:Meet Flight Lieutenant Nkemdilim Anulika Ofodile of the Nigerian Air...

She is the only female in the team of NAF's aerospace engineers who designed the Tsaigumi UAV, Nigeria's first indigenous operational UAV.

Sunday Oliseh: Fortuna Sittard deny suspended manager’s claims of “illegal activities”

Dutch second tier club Fortuna Sittard have denied that former Nigeria captain Sunday Oliseh was suspended from his role as manager due to his...

Ethiopia PM Hailemariam Desalegn in surprise resignation

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has resigned unexpectedly, saying he hoped to end years of unrest and political upheaval. In a televised address, he said...

Cyril Ramaphosa: The long road to power in South Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa is South Africa's new president. He was an activist as a student and went on to work closely with Nelson Mandela. Ramaphosa is now...

Breaking News : Jacob Zuma Resigns As South African President

In an address to the nation South Africa's Jacob announced his resignation 'with immediate effect.' South African President Jacob Zuma resigned Wednesday, bringing an end...

President Akufo-Addo leaves for Nigeria

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana for Nigeria, on Wednesday (February 14, 2018) at the invitation of the Bishop...

Dutch Club Fortuna Sittard suspends Oliseh

After four straight losses, Netherlands’ second tier side Fortuna Sittard have suspended former Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh for what it calls “unacceptable actions”. The club...

Hollywood star Kerry Washington sends Uzo Aduba birthday wishes in...

Social media was abuuz on Tuesday with Hollywood actress Kerry Washington’s birthday wishes to her Nigerian colleague, Uzo Aduba, in Igbo language. Igbo is one...

Senate amends Electoral Act, adopts new sequence of elections

The Senate on Wednesday has adopted the conference committee report of the National Assembly on the 2010 Electoral Act as amended, including the section...

Nigerian official says missing money ‘swallowed by snake’

Many a child has told their teacher that their dog ate their homework over the years. But no-one has ever been audacious enough to claim...

Chibok girls kidnapper Haruna Yahaya jailed in Nigeria

A Nigerian court has jailed a Boko Haram militant involved in the 2014 kidnapping of the Chibok girls. Haruna Yahaya, 35, is the first member...

South Africa: ANC decides Zuma must go ‘urgently’

South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC) has formally asked President Jacob Zuma to resign for the sake of the country. But despite the ANC's...

Police officer mutilated in Nigeria after herdsmen farmer clashes

A Nigerian police officer was killed and mutilated in an attack blamed on herdsmen, a police chief said on Tuesday, in the latest violence...

The Gambia rejoins Commonwealth

The Gambia is rejoining the Commonwealth, almost five years after it withdrew under the rule of ousted President Yahya Jammeh who branded it a...

Has Nigeria won the World Cup with its new kit?

There are just a few months to go until the best footballers from around the globe descend on Russia to fight it out in...

‘It was terrible’: Passenger tells of nightmare Nigeria flight

A Nigerian airline has blamed a passenger after one of its aircraft doors fell off shortly after landing. The flight from Lagos to Abuja...

Ghana president renews vow to fight crime

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo has renewed his commitment to fight crime as he promised to revamp the police force during his state of the...

Leicester boss: Mahez needs to get his head right

Leicester City manager Claude Puel says he hopes that the "magnificent" Algerian winger Riyad Mahez "gets his head right" and returns to his squad. Mahrez,...

South African-born billionaire buys LA Times

A billionaire born to Chinese immigrant parents in South Africa has bought one of America's most famous newspapers. Patrick Soon-Shiong revealed he was inspired to...

Nigeria author in running for literary award

Nigerian author Ayobami Adebayo's debut novel Stay with Me has been long-listed for a British literary award, the Wellcome Book Prize. Adebayo, 30, is the...

UN in $1bn appeal for northern Nigeria

The United Nations (UN) has launched a $1bn (£720m) appeal to help north-eastern Nigeria - the region devastated by Boko Haram's insurgency for almost...

Ben Enwonwu :Missing Nigerian masterpiece found in north London flat after...

A missing Nigerian masterpiece has been randomly found in a ‘modest north London flat’. ‘Tutu’, a portrait of a princess, was painted by Nigeria’s...

EFCC rearrests INEC official over Diezani’s alleged N30m bribe to rig...

A former official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kwara, Christian Nwosu, who is standing trial over alleged N30 million bribe to...

DNA shows early Briton had dark skin

A SCIENTIFIC analysis has shown that a Briton from 10,000 years ago had dark brown skin and blue eyes. Researchers from London's Natural History Museum...

PhotoNews : When debonair meets suave

Chief Willie Obiano, Governor of Anambra State and Rotimi Akeredolu, (SAN) Governor of Ondo State at the Valedictory Court Session for the late...

ANAMBRA STATE GOVERNMENT-BRIEFING: EXCO OF 5TH FEBRUARY 2018

ANAMBRA STATE GOVERNMENT-BRIEFING: EXCO OF 5TH FEBRUARY 2018 1. N20m COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT Council observed that a number of Communities have not completed their very first...

Obiano’s Memorable Farewell to Ekwueme

By James Eze (eziokwubundu@gmail.com) The burial of the former Vice President, Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme will go down as one...

Golden Tulip Hotel will Open before my Inauguration in March –...

By James Eze The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has assured that Golden Tulip Hotel, Agulu, formerly known as Agulu...

Anyaoku, Anambra Elders call on FG to reimburse N43b spent on...

Former secretary general of the Common Wealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku and other members of the Anambra State Elders’ Council have joined the call for...

Gridlock hurting business at Nigeria’s busiest port

By Joel Olatunde Agoi Even okadas, the motorcycle-taxis that buzz fearlessly around Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos, struggle to negotiate the road to Apapa — the...

Focus Shifts To Anambra East, West As 2019 Approaches

By NWAEZE CHUKWUEMERIE As a number of political analysts have rightly noted, Nigeria has revolved in a circle for about 35 years with almost no...

Jonathan, Osinbajo, others in Anambra as Ex-VP Ekwueme finally laid to...

Anambra State stood still on Friday as Alex Ekwueme, Nigeria’s former Vice President was laid to rest...

Celebrating His Excellency Dr Alex Ekwueme : Gov Willie Obiano...

The Governor of Anambra State, His Excellency, Chief Willie Obiano delivers a moving eulogy at the Commendation Ceremony in honour of former Vice President...

Goodbye, Nigeria’s Mandela

By James Eze (eziokwubundu@gmail.com) I guess I am the only one in this, but there is something about Dr Alex Ekwueme that reminds me of...

Peter Obi, Uche Ekwunife Absconds from Ekwueme’s Commendation Service in Awka.

By Charles Ifeanyi Obi Peter Obi and Uche Ekwunife hurried to Abuja and Okpara Square Enugu to take pictures with the corpse of Dr. Alex...

The Bond between Obiano and Ekwueme

James Eze Anambra is one of the few states in Nigeria that are blessed with many distinguished statesmen and women. A little over five years...

Ekwueme: Obiano inspects facilities for hitch-free burial

By Kingsley Ezekwelu The governor of Anambra state Chief Willie Obiano has said that the State Government will put every necessary efforts to ensure that...

Ekwueme burial: FRSC deploys over 150 officers for traffic control in...

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Anambra State Command, has announced the deployment of over 150 personnel including special marshals across the State as...

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Discovering America

The novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has had commercial and critical success: her best-seller “Americanah” won a National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction, and...

Ekwueme:‎ Anambra Govt declares public holiday

As part of the funeral arrangements for the late Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, the Anambra State Government has announced a state-wide public holiday...

Chimamanda Adichie claps back when asked if Nigeria has bookstores

When asked in a French interview if there were any bookshops in her country, Nigerian writer Chimamanda Adichie, had an epic response. “I think it...

I Ran From Boko Haram Once. No More.

By Philip Obaji Jr., CALABAR, Nigeria—I was born on Aug. 8, 1985, in the southern Nigeria town of Ogoja, the same year that the Maitatsine...

Toyin Saraki tells UNICEF what inspired her to help women and...

How a philanthropist who suffered the devastation of losing a child at birth became a global leader in the fight to improve healthcare for...

Obasanjo: This Is Your Life, By Festus Adedayo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo literally set the polity on fire during the week. In a lengthy epistolary narration during the week, he had chronicled...

The Handshake across Memory

James Eze (eziokwubundu@gmail.com) Human memory is like a river; timeless and long. That is why, to me, the recent “Handshake Across the Niger” organized by...

Two South Africans, held captive in a forest hideout in Nigeria,...

Abuja - Two South Africans kidnapped in Nigeria were released on Saturday, police said, in the latest abduction targeting foreigners. "Police put pressure on the...

Behold the New Ebubedike Aguleri!

By James Eze Like a royal peacock spreading its splendid tail to welcome the morning sun, the ancient city of Aguleri recently lit up with...

Video: Stephanie Otobo begs Suleiman, says she was paid to blackmail...

Stephanie Otobo, the Canada-based singer who claimed she was involved in a sexual relationship with Apostle Johnson Suleman of Omega Fire Ministries, says she...

(Full Text): APC reacts to OBJ’s statement on Buhari, party

Re: The Way Out: A Clarion Call For Coalition For Nigeria Movement, By Former President Olusegun Obasanjo The All Progressives Congress (APC) notes the statement...

BREAKING: Suspected herdsmen set Falae’s farm on fire

No fewer than 10 suspected herdsmen again invaded the farm of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Chief Olu Falae, in...

The verdicts are in: The 2018 Igbo International leadership and good...

The verdicts are in; the 2018 Igbo International leadership and good governance retreat organized by The World Igbo Leadership, Education and Cultural Council(WICELL)and the...

Celebrating the life of legend

January 15 is Martin Luther King Day, which honours the life and work of the revered civil rights leader. DR MARTIN LUTHER KING was one...

Buhari to grill Ortom over alleged arming of militia, Monday

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is expected to host Governor Samuel and other political leaders from Benue State on Monday with an allegation of the state...

560 Nigerian illegal immigrants rerun home from Libya

560 Nigerian illegal immigrants arrived in Port Harcourt on Saturday, bringing to 1,590, the number of Nigerians repatriated from Libya since January 7. More than...

Hoisting APGA’s Flag at the Senate

By Ifeanyi Afuba – From Octavia to Obama, the audacity of hope lives on. Also known as Augustus Caesar, Octavia dreamt of an indelible entry...

Nigeria flies migrants home from Libya after slavery scare

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has said the Nigerian government has started bringing stranded citizens home from Libya, after a global outcry over reports that...

COMMUNIQUÉ ISSUED BY THE COALITION OF INEC ACCREDITED ELECTION OBSERVER GROUPS...

We, the INEC duly accredited Domestic election observer Organizations for the Anambra State Governorship Election, 2017, having observed the November 18th 2017 Governorship Election in Anambra...

 Anambra poll: How APC lost and won (1)

By Magnus Onyibe Tony Nwoye, the governorship candidate of the APC in the November 18 election, may not have won the election in Anambra State,...

There was grand plan against the use of card readers in...

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Anambra State, Dr. Nkwachukwu Orji, in this interview with TONY OKAFOR, says the police need to improve its relationship...

Anambra government plans for late Ekwueme’s burial

Anambra State governor Chief Willie Obiano has said that the state government would set up a committee to plan and coordinate activities to give late...

PHOTONEWS: Obiano visits Buhari

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, on Friday visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Breaking: New dawn as Zimbabwe gets new President

The new President of Zimbabwe, Mr Emerson Mnangagwa, has been sworn-in by the country’s Chief Justice with all service chiefs making pledges of loyalty. The...

Breaking: Atiku officially dumps APC

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has officially resigned his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In a letter he wrote to the APC, Atiku...

SSG Disclose that Anambra govt to fast track housing project

Fresh news as Prof. Solomon Chukwulobelu, Secretary to the Anambra State Government, said the state would deploy resources to fast track the ongoing National...

Facebook launches community tech hub in Nigeria

Facebook is launching a "community hub" and training program in Nigeria, its biggest market in Africa. The hub will offer support to tech startups and...

Anambra govt plans befitting burial for Late Ekwueme

By Joe Chukindi, Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has said the state would set up a committee to give the late former Vice President,...

Igwe Emeka  Commends Ndi Anambra For Re-electing Obiano

  The traditional ruler of Umueri, Igwe Sir Ben Emeka, says the collective decision of Ndi Anambra to renew the mandate of the present administration was...

Obiano receives Certificate of Return

By Chimezie Anaso Following his victory in the Nov. 18 governorship election in Anambra State, Gov. Willie Obiano on Wednesday received a Certificate of Return...

Reps Flay CBN, FIRS Over Alleged Missing $60bn Petroleum Profit Tax...

House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions says it will investigate alleged missing 60.3 billion dollars Petroleum Profit Tax and Royalty revenues at the...

Mnangagwa To Be Sworn In As President On Friday: State Broadcaster

Zimbabwe’s former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as president on Friday following the resignation of Robert Mugabe, state broadcaster ZBC reported...

Nigerian Army Introduces New Language Policy For Officers And Soldiers

The Nigerian Army has introduced a new Language Policy. The study of foreign and local languages is world-wide practice among armies, in which officers...

Robert Mugabe Resigns As President Of Zimbabwe Bringing Tears And Celebrations...

Thousands have poured into the streets of Zimbabwe’s capital to celebrate after Robert Mugabe finally resigned as president. Parliament’s speaker Jacob Mudenda said the 93-year-old...

Buhari congratulates Obiano

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the people of Anambra State, the governorship candidates, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, election observers as well as...

 Don’t go to court, Okorocha advises contestants

Governors Rochas Okorocha (Imo) and Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto) have congratulated their counterpart in Anambra State, Willie Obiano, for emerging victorious in the last weekend...

AnambraDecides: APGA leader commends Buhari for Obiano’s victory

The Director General of the Willie Obiano campaign organisation, Victor Umeh, has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for his party’s victory at the polls on Saturday. Mr....

Anambra election: Ngige congratulates Obiano

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru THE Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has congratulated Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State on his victory at the...

Associates, business barons abandon Jonathan on birthday

Former President Goodluck Jonathan reached a milestone of 60 years today in his earth’s journey, with congratulatory  messages from President Muhammadu Buhari, the All...

Anambra Election: Governor Aminu Tambuwal congratulates Willie Obiano on re-election

Sokoto State Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Monday congratulated Mr. Willie Obiano on his re-election as Governor of Anambra State. Meanwhile in a statement issued to...

Governor Willie Obiano’s victory ‘an end to impunity’ in Anambra –...

The current trending report as an aspirant in the just concluded Anambra gubernatorial election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and...

Anambra election: PDP candidate, OBAZE congratulates Obiano, tells others to concede

Being the text of the Congratulatory  message  by the PDP candidate , Oseloka Obaze  to HE Gov. Chief Willie Obiano and his Running Mate,...

Victor Umeh Defeats Peter Obi At The Court Of Appeal

Victor Umeh Defeats Peter Obi At The Court Of Appeal The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja today set aside an earlier judgment of Justice...

Anambra election: Atiku reacts to Obiano’s victory

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has reacted to results of the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State. Incumbent Governor Willie Obiano...

Anambra Election: Full text of Obiano’s acceptance speech

Governor Willie Obiano, winner of the just concluded gubernatorial election in Anambra State has thanked Anambarians for re-electing him for a second term. Obiano in...

Anambra election: Why Obiano defeated his opponents – SSG

Prof. Solo Chukwulobelu, Secretary to Anambra government, has thanked the people of the state for re-electing Governor Willie Obiano. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)...

Commentary: Governor Willie Obiano And Media Friendliness

BY ABUCHI NWOZOR Since his assumption as the Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Maduaburochukwu Obiano, Odogwu Omambala, has shown his unqualified support and love...

Former Vice President Alex Ekwueme Dies

The Ekwueme family regrets to announce the peaceful passing away of their patriarch, the former Vice-President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Dr Alex...

Obiano Mourns Ekwueme

The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Maduaburochukwu Obiano has described the demise of the former Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,...

WILLIE – THE MAN WITH THE WILL

By Marcel Manafa Dateline 1986 – Irone Street, Aguda, Lagos He walked into his small parlour, with a swaggering saunter, his left hand in his trouser...

Obidigbo, Congratulates Gov Obiano.

 Dr Chike Obidigbo, has congratulated Gov Willie Obiano on his victory at the just concluded November 18, governorship election. Dr Obidigbo, who was an...

Davido brings ’30 Billion Africa Tour’ to Ghana via Becca’s 10th...

Davido has announced dates for his 30 Billion Africa Tour. It appears the Ghana performance would be as part of Becca’s 10th Anniversary concert,...

Ramsey Nouah reveals he has never visited his paternal home-country

Nollywood actor, Ramsey Nouah has revealed that although his paternal heritage is from Israel and Lebanon, he has never been to those two countries. He...

Obiano, Soludo and Anambra State

By Chuks Iloegbunam, Chukwuma Charles Soludo was the guest lecturer in Awka during the 3rd Anniversary of the inception of the Willie Obiano Administration. The...

Southeast governors ban IPOB

The South East Governors’ Forum has announced the proscription of activities of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB). Arising from its emergency meeting on Friday...

#Justice4PDPAnambra: Ifeanyi Ubah Support Group call on the Ahmed Makarfi-led PDP...

In the aftermath of the PDP Anambra State Governorship Primary Election which many have tagged a sham due to the spate of irregularities associated...

Anambra Poll: US Consul General Visits Anambra, Commends Obiano

By James Eze (eziokwubundu@gmail.com) The Consul General of the United States, Mr. John Bray paid a courtesy visit on the Governor of Anambra State, Chief...

Davido launches new clotheline, IF

Nigerian superstar Davido has officially launched a new clothing line, IF, alongside Adebayo Oke-Lawal, founder of the fashion label Orange culture. The launch party took...

Presidency Replies Ezekwesili on Her Comment on IPOB

The presidency has advised the Co-convener of the #BringBackOurGirls Group, Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili, to demonstrate a great sense of responsibility in the face of...

Africa’s richest man bids for PPC

Regional cement maker Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) today said it had received an offer from Nigeria’s Dangote Cement to acquire the company’s entire share...

Press Statement :RE:IPOB Activities Should Be Put Under Check- Willie Obiano

The attention of the Governor of Anambra state, Chief Willie Obiano has been drawn to a news report written by Ikenna Nwafor with the...

Imperatives of zoning in Anambra State -By Tony Onyima

Few, if any, can argue against the idea of power rotation and the peace it has brought to most states in Nigeria. Compared to...

Anambra governorship election: Police to deploy 21,084 personnel

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, on Tuesday, said the force would deploy 21,084 policemen to Anambra for the Nov. 28 governorship...

Peter Obi Is A Malignant Narcissist Masquerading As A Saint By...

By Churchill Okonkwo This is a memo to the PDP candidate in the Anambra State November governorship election, Oseloka Obaze, and an open letter to...

ANAMBRA PDP PRIMARIES : Emergence of Obaze as PDP candidate faulted.

By Osita Duru As the People’s Democrat­ic Party (PDP) Nation­al Working Committee (NWC) meets today to hear ap­peals arising from its gubernato­rial primary election held...

Obiano Inaugurates Road Project In Agulu ,Calls For More Partnership With...

BY KENECHUKWU OFOMAH Governor Willie Obiano says, in the nearest future, nothing will be impossible for the state to achieve with the way wealthy Ndi...

Don’t Neglect Motherhood for Career – Osodieme

By Emeka Ozumba Echoes from the successful Mothers' Summit 2017 continues with the call by wife of the governor of Anambra State, Chief (Mrs.) Ebelechukwu...

Anambra 2017: We Need a “Doer,” Not a Lackey    

By Ejimonu Udenka Thankfully I am a witness, having been resident and active participant in the political sphere of Anambra State in the last twenty...

Anambra PDP primaries: Aspirants petition NWC over alleged irregularities

Aspirants in the last Anambra governorship primaries of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, have petitioned the National Working Committee, NWC, of the party over...

Anambra does not Owe Salaries, Pensions & Gratuities

Press Statement: Anambra does not Owe Salaries, Pensions & Gratuities The attention of the Government of Anambra State has been drawn to a report by the...

Anambra poll: More grassroots endorsement for Obiano

As the November 18, 2017 gubernatorial election in Anambra State draws closer, the Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, has continued to attract...

WHY WILLIE WILL WIN AGAIN BY TONY ONYIMA

A few weeks back, it was easy to point with some justice to the deviousness of a tiny clique of ‘jobbers’ eager to scuttle...

Mother denies tricking Nigerian girl, 13, into flying to Britain to...

A mother who allegedly tricked a Nigerian teen into flying to the UK to be her family's slave under the pretence of a better...

GOVERNOR WILLIE OBIANO FIT TO CONTINUE By Chuks Iloegbunam

Anambra State has hit a consensus on the matter, notwithstanding the few loudspeakers blaring stridently. It all started from deep doubts. People had asked,...

Obiano’s Chief Of Staff Asike Loses Wife

The death has been announced of Maria-France Asike, wife of Professor Joe Asike, Chief of Staff to the state Governor, Chief Willie Obiano. She passed...

Obiano’s achievements confound critics

 By Ibeneme Chika Since inception the Willie Obiano administration in Anambra State has been target of high-powered conspiracies and disparaging attacks from political contractors, accidental...

Broos admits Cameroon’s World Cup hopes are over after Nigeria defeat

Hugo Broos admitted that Cameroon's 2018 World Cup qualification hopes are all but over following their 4-0 defeat to Nigeria on Friday in Uyo. The...

GODFATHERS, BRIGANDS, AND THE BATTLE FOR THE TREASURE OF ANAMBRA STATE

Presently, Anambra finds herself in the midst of a steamy but latent battle for the control of her state resources between sincere parties who...

The Battle Begins As Anambra Decides – Sahara Reporters

The various political parties presenting candidates for the November 18 Governorship Election in Anambra State have nominated their flag bearers, thereby signifying the commencement...

ANAMBRA: ‘godfather’ FUTILE DANCE

By Chinedu Nzeribe Godfatherism is dead and buried in Anambra State. It can never resurrect. Never! Anambra State is the heart of Igbo people, who are...

Anambra guber: Obiano against godsons

By Obiora Aghadinuno As the curtain rises on the November 18, 2017 gubernatorial election in Anambra State, political analysts appear shocked at what seems like...

Osinbajo hosts Boris Johnson

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo received in Abuja on Thursday a delegation from the United Kingdom Government led by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. In the...

ONE NIGERIA | See Full List and Geopolitical Zones of newly...

By Osita Duru NORTH 1. Malami Shehu, – MD Port Harcourt Refining Company. 2. Muhammed Abah, – MD Warri Refinery. 3. Umar Ajiya, – MD of NPMC. 4. Bala...

PRO-BUHARI GROUP REJECT APC PRIMARY, SAY NWOYE WORKING FOR ARTHUR EZE

More reactions on Wednesday in Abuja continued to trail the outcome of the recent primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the November...

Long Lost Family viewers in tears after Nigerian father collapses and...

Laura Aker, who grew up in Kirkcaldy in Scotland, needed to know why her father Andrew Olum Ekpang abandoned her after meeting her mother...

APC SACKS ITSELF FROM SOUTH EAST – By ECHEZONA OKECHI

APC SACKS ITSELF FROM SOUTH EAST - By ECHEZONA OKECHI — 30th August 2017 A popular Nigerian saying is that whomever the gods want to destroy, they...

Nigerian Banker Jim Ovia Gains $84 Million In One Year As...

Nigerian banker Jim Ovia has made at least $84.5 million in paper gains over the last one year as shares of Zenith Bank, a Nigerian-Stock Exchange-listed...

Ohaneze Chairman Extols Obiano On Intervention Fund To Mission Hospitals

The State Chairman of Ohanze Ndigbo Chief Damian Okeke Ogene says Governor Willie Obiano’s distribution of over two hundred and fifty million naira to...

APGA Petitions NJC over Enugu Judge

Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja and David-Chyddy Eleke in Awka The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has written a petition to the National Judicial Council...

A TIME FOR CONSOLIDATION IN ANAMBRA STATE.

By Odaa Opuo (When a good and solids foundation is laid the structure stands the test of time).   When the Enugu Appeal Court nullified the election...

OBIANO: 543 HEALTH CENTRES GET AMBULANCES, NURSES QUARTERS

By Kingsley Ezekwelu Gov Willie Obiano has described provision of infrastructures in the health sector for quality healthcare delivery and other services as not limited...

Obiano, APGA and Anambra guber poll

By Ifeanyi Afuba What went right? William Maduaburochukwu Obiano was not supposed to emerge the APGA candidate for the November 18, 2017, Anambra State gubernatorial...

Rodents force Nigerian president to work from home

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will work from home after rodents damaged his official office during a more than 100-day overseas medical absence, a presidential...

How Tinie Tempah ‘transformed’ the life of Olajumoke Orisaguna, a bread...

A Nigerian bread seller who was thrust into the limelight after “photobombing” Tinie Tempah has spoken about how the British rapper “transformed” her life....

Nigeria seizes properties linked to ex-oil minister

A Nigerian court confiscated four large housing complexes worth $7 million from a former oil minister accused of corruption on Tuesday as fraud investigators...

After long absence due to ill health, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari...

In his first speech since returning from a long medical absence in the UK, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari vowed to step up the fight...

Anambra 2017 Poll: Guber aspirant resigns from UPP

Chief Chuma Offodile, who lost the United Progressives Party (UPP) governorship candidature after the primary in Anambra has resigned his membership of the party. Offodile,...

Why I am seeking fresh mandate in Anambra —Obiano

Incumbent Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano has emerged his party, All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA’s) sole candidate  ahead of the governorship election slated for November...

Willie  Obiano: Anambra State is Becoming Hub of Night Life  

The Governor of Anambra state, Chief Willie Obiano, recently took his turn to go through the screening process for the governorship primary of the...

Why do Nigerians love the English Premier League?

  Every year for the past decade five local government areas in Kogi state,Nigeria has come together to celebrate Arsenal Day, a two-day celebration of...

Anambra 2017: Chidoka emerges UPP candidate

A former Minister Of Aviation, Chief Osita Chidoka, has emerged the gubernatorial candidate of the United Progressives Party (UPP) in Anambra. Chidoka beat his opponent,...

UPDATED: Buhari lands in Abuja, ignores guard of honour

By Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has finally arrived Abuja after over 100 days’ stay in London, United Kingdom, where he had been receiving...

The Latest: Nigeria’s president returns after 3 months away

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has returned from London on board Nigeria Air Force One jet, after spending more than 100 days receiving treatment. The President...

Anambra Elders Council Calls For Restructuring Of Nigeria, Backs Zoning In...

BY KENECHUKWU OFOMAH Anambra State Elders Council has beckoned on the Federal Government to urgently initiate the process of restructuring the country's governance architecture so...

IPOB withdraws threat to boycott Anambra election

By Chijioke Jannah The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has withdrawn its threat to stop the conduct of the November 18 governorship election in...

Press Statement: Gov Wike’s Investment In Science Education, Commendable – Obuah

The chairman of the State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Bro Felix Obuah has  again given Governor Nyesom Wike a pat on...

PRESS RELEASE-Apga Salutes the Judiciary

The leadership of APGA has reiterated it's belief in the Judiciary as the most critical institution for the sustainability of true democracy based on the...

Nigeria’s Ogenyi Onazi denied work permit to join Birmingham

Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi has been denied a work permit to play for English Championship side Birmingham City. Birmingham had agreed terms with the 24-year-old...

BREAKING: Governor Obiano wins as Appeal Court sacks Agbaso

  The Enugu Division of the Court of Appeal has  given  its judgement in favour of the mainstream  All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA. The Mainstream APGA led...

Breaking News: MARTIN AGBASO LOSES AT COURT OF APPEAL ,ENUGU

it's over for Martin Agbaso as the Court of Appeal , Enugu in a unanimous decision  sets aside the order of mandamus granted by a High...

Ozubulu and the limit of internet abuse

By Ejike Anyaduba Since the Ozubulu massacre which disrupted the peace of the rustic community and cast slur on the impeccable security profile of the...

Anambra Gov primary: APC alleges candidate bribes, asks delegates for oath-taking

Tony Okafor, Awka   Ahead of the August 19 governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress in Anambra State, a protest on Tuesday erupted at Nzam,...

Buhari’s reunion with his media team

By Reuben Abati I was really excited on Saturday when I received news of the eventual visit of President Muhammadu Buhari’s media team to him...

Anambra Election: APGA Picks Obiano As Governorship Candidate

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has emerged as the party’s flag-bear in the forthcoming governorship election in the state. The party picked Obiano as...

Ozubulu church attack and Obiano’s assurances

By Okechukwu Anarado It is most correct to conclude that in the 25 years of Anambra State, no singular act of impunity has jolted the...

APGA:1,119 delegates for primaries

No fewer than 1,119 delegates of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) will take part in the party’s primary election to produce its gubernatorial...

I will not hesitate to cut the remaining APC members in...

The governor of Rivers, Nyesom Wike, in a video published online by Gossip Mill, has said he will drive out members of the All...

Obiano’s pan-Igbo vision

By Ifeanyi Afuba It is seven months to the end of Governor Willie Obiano’s four-year mandate to steer the affairs of Anambra state. How has...

Man City sign Nigeria’s Kayode then loan him to Girona

Manchester City have signed Nigeria striker Olarenwaju Kayode from Austria Vienna on a four year deal and have immediately loaned him out to Spanish...

Nigeria’s President Buhari, abroad three months over illness, says he is...

ABUJA – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, who has been in London for treatment of an undisclosed illness for more than three months, has assured...

Why Nigeria must be restructured – Anyaoku

Former Commonwealth Secretary-General, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, has called for the restructuring of the country, in order to tackle the challenges the country currently faces...

Obiano: Why I’m Running for Second Term in Anambra

By Onyebuchi Ezigbo in  Abuja   Governor of Anambra State,  Chief Willie Obiano has cited the need to take development further to the grassroots in the state...

Anambra Guber Poll: APGA’s record will give it victory – Obiano

Governor of Anambra, Mr Willie Obiano, on Friday said the development efforts of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra would give it victory...

Nigerian Military Raids United Nations Camp for Unclear Reason

The Nigerian military raided a United Nations base early Friday in a city often targeted by suicide bombers. The raid could add tension to the...

Nigerian gay rights activist wins 13-year legal battle to be granted...

A Nigerian gay rights activist who was told by a judge that she was faking her sexuality has won a 13-year battle to be...

Kenyatta declared winner of Kenya poll

After keeping the world waiting for hours, Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission finally  declared President Uhuru Kenyatta winner of the country’s disputed election. He...

Security: Why Gang Wars Can’t Stop Anambra

By Ejimonu Udenka It felt like a scene out of American Hollywood western, a gory art of make-belief our Nollywood producers are yet master. But...

Saraki refunds pension money to Kwara

By Abiodun Esan The Secretary to Kwara State Government (SSG), Alhaji Isiaka Gold, on Wednesday said Senate President, Bukola Saraki has returned all monies paid...

Oyegun lacks moral ground to speak on good governance — Gov....

By James Eze   The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, on Wednesday said the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, John Odigie-Oyegun, lacks the...

Opposition panics as Obiano picks nomination form

By James Eze (eziokwubundu@gmail.com) The opposition camp was thrown aghast on Tuesday in Anambra State as images of Governor Willie Obiano's colourful procession to the...

Group Flays Intersociety for Smear Campaign against Obiano

  By Ekene Okoye The Renascent Anambra Transparency Democratic League (RATDL), a socio-political transparency advocacy group based in Awka, Anambra State has condemned the orchestrated...

Meet Musa Musa, Police officer responsible for robbing Jonathan’s House(Photos)

PoliticsNGR has obtained photographs of a police officer, Musa Musa, who is allegedly responsible for masterminding the robbery of ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan’s house in...

Nigeria purchase A-29 Super Tucano aircraft, weapons, and associated support from...

The US State Department has approved the sale of A-29 Super Tucano aircraft and weapons to Nigeria. The sale includes all associated training, spare parts,...

Social Media was greatest agony of Jonathan’s government ―Abati

Spokesperson of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr Reuben Abati, on Tuesday, pointed to the social media as the greatest source of agony of the...

Tribute: @ 62, Obiano holds key to better Anambra

By James Eze (eziokwubundu@gmail.com) As he turns 62 today, Governor Willie Obiano knows that this is a year like no other in his entire life. He...

Anambra church killings: Culprits to face justice —Osinbajo

ACTING President Yemi Osinbajo has said perpetrators of the “atrocious and mindless acts of violence” which occurred on Sunday at the St. Philip Catholic Church Ozubulu...

Sensitive documents, N19m stolen from our office –APGA

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The All Progressives Grand Alliance has alleged that sensitive documents and the sum of N19m were stolen from its national secretariat in...

Anambra commits N1 billion to erosion projects

Anambra commits N1 billion to erosion projects To prevent flooding and make life more meaningful for the people, the Anambra State Government has increased its...

Suspects in Anambra Church killings ‘arrested’ — Police

Suspects in Anambra Church killings ‘arrested’ — Police   The Commissioner of Police in Anambra, Garba Umar, has said that some suspects have been arrested in...

A Special Broadcast by the Governor of Anambra State, His Excellency,...

A Special Broadcast by the Governor of Anambra State, His Excellency, Chief Willie Obiano on the St Phillips Catholic Church Killings at Ozubulu on...

Osinbajo Receives US-based Nigerian Doctor Who Operated On A Foetus Successfully

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, received at the Presidential Villa, Dr. Oluyinka Olutoye, Houston, US-based Nigerian doctor who successfully led a medical team that operated...

Anambra church massacre: Sacrilegious act, black Sunday – Ekweremadu.

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has described as beastly and sacrilegious the Sunday massacre of worshippers at St. Philip’s Catholic...

Anambra State Press Statement: Ozubulu Church Shooting

Early Sunday 6th August, unknown gunmen invaded the early morning Mass at St Phillips Catholic Church Amakwa Ozubulu in Ekwusigo Local Government and shot...

Press Statement:Wike’s Action On Novotel, In Order, Not A Threat To...

The Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has again said there is no cause for alarm; regarding concerns raised by those...

Ozubulu Updated: Lone wolf kills 8 in Catholic Church, say Police-...

The police in Anambra state on Sunday confirmed that only one  gunman killed eight worshippers and injured  18 others in an early morning attack...

Church Shooting: Gov Obiano Storms Ozubulu, Visits Hospital

By Ifeanyi Aniagoh The Ozubulu community in Ekwusigo local government area of Anambra State were this morning thrown into mourning as a gun man walked...

Breaking News : BLACK SUNDAY, Unkwown Gunmen Invade Church In Ozubulu...

This morning gun men entered the  home town of Ozubulu, precisely at St Philip's Catholic Church, Amakwa Ozubulu opened fire and killed several worshippers. St Philip's...

Gatlin Stuns World By Beating Bolt

Justin Gatlin created a major shock at the World Athletics Championships by beating Usain Bolt in the 100m final, but Usain Bolt insisted he...

BREAKING NEWS: Gatlin triumphs as Bolt denied a golden 100m swansong

Usain Bolt was unable to end his illustrious career with yet another individual gold, finishing third as Justin Gatlin triumphed in the IAAF World Championships 100...

God heals, Archbishop Welby says after visiting Buhari

Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, Friday, paid a personal visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at Abuja House, London. The Archbishop and President Buhari are friends,...

APGA Condemns Invasion of Headquarters

Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The national leadership of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) led by Chief Victor Oye has issued a statement condemning what...

REJOINDER BY THE ANAMBRA STATE JUDICIARY ON THE ALLEGATIONS CONCERNING PRE-ELECTION...

The Judiciary of Anambra State is scandalised by the recent post from one “Team Oderaigbo’’ titled “Anambra Judges Revolt against Obiano, CJ, Okaa and...

WORLD SCHOOL DEBATE:Anambra Students Representing Nigeria in INDONESIA 2017

Here's Loretto Special Science School Student, Miss Akwue Frances Chidimma with 3 other contingents while on board ETIHAD AIRLINES Flight to represent Nigeria in...

Nigeria’s Goodluck Jonathan: My home was stripped bare

Nigeria's former President Goodluck Jonathan says that six televisions and three refrigerators were stolen from his home in Abuja - not 36 televisions and...

Obiano Emerges Nigeria’s Best Performing Governor…to be honoured in New York...

The Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano has emerged winner in a keenly contested online poll conducted by the African Leadership Magazine UK. Governor Obiano...

Nigerian Tycoon Gilbert Chagoury, U.S Government Settle Suit Over Leaks

Nigerian businessman Gilbert Chagoury and the U.S. government have reportedly  agreed to settle a lawsuit over anonymous leaks that suggested that the tycoon was...

Liverpool send Nigeria’s Taiwo Awoniyi on loan again

Nigeria youth international Taiwo Awoniyi has been sent for a third loan spell by his English club Liverpool. This time the 19-year-old, who is yet...

Why the Internet is wrong to call out Wale for spraying...

Recently Wale celebrated his baby girl’s first birthday and in true Nigerian style he showered cash on her and the internet did not like...

Anambra is ahead of UN on Gender Equality – Obiano

By James Eze (eziokwubundu@gmail.com) The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has observed that his administration’s dogged pursuit of the ideals of Gender Equality...

Davido: “Pere” [ft. Young Thug and Rae Sremmurd]

  Davido, who was born in Atlanta but educated in Nigeria, understands the core properties of both rap and afrobeats. On “Pere,” a new collaboration...

Successful Burial of Obiano’s Mother, an Endorsement of Achievements in Security

By Ekene Okoye The recent successful burial of the mother of governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has been described as a good testimonial...

Anambra Guber: Why Moves to Halt Obiano will fail

By Dubem Okafor (dubylove123@gmail.com) For some weeks now, the gathering clouds over the coming Anambra State gubernatorial election have served as an appetizing menu on...

Ifeanyi Ubah returns to Nigeria after one-month ‘medical vacation’

​Chairman of ​Capital Oil and Gas Limited​,​ Ifeanyi Ubah,​ has returned to the country after a one month “rest and medical vacation”. Ubah landed in...

John Fashanu held in Nigerian hell-hole jail pen with 200 other...

John Fashanu was left in a Nigerian jail pen with 200 others after being held over an alleged dodgy land deal, police have revealed. The...

APGA Leadership: Victor Oye Wins in 2 Courts, Martin Agbaso, others...

By Ifeanyi Aniagor The High court sitting in Awka has  delivered a judgment nullifying the purported removal of the National Chairman of APGA , Chief Victor...

Obiano reveals secrets of investments in Anambra

By Chinwendu Obienyi The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, has said the four pillars of development consisting of Agriculture, Industrialization, Trade and Commerce...

Nigeria lawmakers’ plan to clip presidency powers passes second stage

Nigeria's lower house of parliament voted on Thursday in favor of constitutional amendments to reduce the presidency's powers, the latest step in a power...

Top Area Commanders, Redeployed in Massive Shake-up in Nigerian Police

To ensure total success of operations Absolute Sanity currently ongoing on  Abuja-Kaduna Highway aimed at routing out gangs of kidnappers and armed robbers terrorizing...

WizKid’s Major Label Debut Is a Border-Blurring Dance Party

Twenty-seven-year-old Nigerian production wunderkind WizKid found an international audience with his appearance on Drake's worldly megahit "One Dance." On his own, WizKid turns his Afropop...

Nigerian Senate backs plans to reduce power of presidency

Nigeria's upper house of parliament backed a series of constitutional amendments on Wednesday that could weaken the presidency and boost the legislature, the latest...

Don’t use Anambra election to test your rigging strength – Umeh...

By Joe Chukindi Former national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Victor Umeh has warned that Anambra people will not allow...

Kreusel, German Ambassador Applauds Anambra

By James Eze (eziokwubundu@gmail.com) The atmosphere of peace and freedom that currently pervades Anambra State as a result of the purposeful leadership of Governor Willie...

Anambra poll and Obiano’s second term bid

By Michael Jegede The November 18, 2017 date for the Anambra State governorship election is gradually drawing closer. Political parties are getting set to conduct...

Anambra Govt. to Give Post-Training Assistance to 250 FADAMA III Trainees

The Anambra Government says it will provide support for the 250 beneficiaries of the FADAMA III Programme’s youths and women empowerment scheme in the...

IMPLOSION IN APC IS UNDERWAY…..

MY DEAR READERS..... APC will never be the same after primaries.... Engr. Barth Nwibe is the one of the oldest APC member in Anambra State. Dr....

Obiano thanks Ndi Anambra for Support During Mum’s Funeral

By Emeka Ozumba The governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has expressed profound appreciation to the people of the State, friends, family and...

Nigeria’s Richest Woman Mrs.folorunsho Alakija Celebrates 65th Birthday And 40th Wedding...

Quiet birthday celebrations are usually unheard of among the cream of Nigerian society. It comes as no surprise then that the  richest woman in...

Obiano Commended for Welfare Schemes for the Destitute

David-Chyddy Eleke in Awka Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has been commended for his efforts in ensuring that the destitute in the state are...

Lagos LG Elections : Chairman of Lagos Community Policing Youth...

Festac town community was thrown  in commotion on Friday night  as unknown gunmen attacked and killed a Lagos Community Policing Youth vanguard Leader , Emmanuel Uba(...

IGBO QUIT NOTICE | Arewa Youths Reverse Decision, Say Igbos should...

By: Osita Duru Yerima Shettima, The leader of the Arewa Youth Group  that issued a 90-day ultimatum asking Igbos to leave the North made a...

Four Chibok girls to start university in US in August

It’s many thousands of miles from the Government Secondary School in Chibok, Borno, Nigeria, to university in the United States. But, following their kidnapping on...

Nigerian Army Demotes Major General to Brigadier General

A Military Special Court Martial on Thursday demoted Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Sani, one time Chief of Transformation and Innovation Centre of the Nigerian Army, to...

Thieves Stall Nigeria Crude Supply Via Export Terminals

The Agbada 2 flow station should have been buzzing with activity, pumping crude to one of Nigeria’s largest export terminals. Instead, it remains idle...

Osinbajo, Jonathan, others extol Anambra governor’s departed mother

By Uzoma Ezeagwu (Awka) and Dom Ekpunobi (Onitsha) Prominent Nigerians, including Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, wife of the president, Aisha Muhammadu Buahri and former President...

Acting President Osinbajo meets with State Governors 

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo is in a meeting with state governors at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Ministers and heads of...

Nigerian court orders seizure of former oil minister’s property

A court in Nigeria has ordered the temporary seizure of a $37.5m (£30m) property owned by a former oil minister, according to the country's...

OBIANO MATRIARCH GOES HOME IN A BLAZE OF GLORY, ENCOMIUMS

By Kingsley Ezekwelu The remains of late Mrs Christiana Obiano, mother of Gov Willie Obiano (Akpokuedike Global)has been laid to rest in her countryhome, Eziagulu...

Vigil Mass Held For Late Mrs. Christiana Obiano, Mother of Governor...

  By KENECHUKWU OFOMAH The Final burial rites of the mother of Governor Willie Obiano, Late Mrs Christiana Obiano has commenced with a Vigil Mass at...

The U.S. Justice Department and Kleptocracy in Nigeria

Muhammadu Buhari’s 2015 presidential victory owed much to the perception among Nigerians that the preceding Jonathan administration and the governing People’s Democratic Party (PDP)...

Breaking News : Court restrains Agbaso from holding APGA primaries.

  IN THE HIGH COURT OF ANAMBRA STATE OF NIGERIA- IN THE HIGH COURT OF NNEWI JUDICIAL DIVISION BEFORE HIS LORDSHIP HON JUSTICE CHUKWUDI. C. OKAA ON...

APGA ‘ll retain power in Anambra, says Obi Ochije Comrade

Comrade Obi Ochije Modilim is a chieftain of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra state. He spoke with NWANOSIKE ONU on the...

Wizkid to bring Nairobi to a standstill on Friday at the...

Kenya  - Nigeria's singer and song writer Wizkid will be gracing the 4th edition of the Barbeque Live at the KICC in Kenya this...

Malala faults Nigeria on education

ABUJA –Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai on Monday called for a “state of emergency for education” in Nigeria, as she visited the country and...

Gov Obiano Inspects on going reclamation work at Obosi erosion site

The governor of Anambra state Chief Willie Obiano this afternoon Inspected the on going reclamation works of washout at Minaj - Onitsha Military Barracks...

Anambra State : A Case of Selective Amnesia

By Mike Obiajulu Meze (MOM) Before the year 2014, the largest single investment ever attracted to Anambra State was the USD 110 million invested by...

Malala meets her Chibok ‘heroes’ in Nigeria

Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai on Monday called for a "state of emergency for education" in Nigeria, as she visited the country and met...

BtoBet takes BetGames into Nigeria

Following meetings at last week's iGaming Super Show in the Netherlands and in Lagos, Nigeria, today, BetGames.tv has sealed a strategic alliance with BtoBet...

Nigerian banks boosting dollar spending

Lagos:  Nigerian banks are boosting dollar-spending limits for payment cards denominated in local currency as much as tenfold because of improved foreign-exchange supply, the...

Nigeria starts receiving armored vehicles from Streit

The Streit Group has delivered 25 new 4x4 armoured personnel carriers to the Nigerian armed forces, the first of 177 vehicles on order. Streit said...

Boris Becker ‘invested in Nigerian oil firms that plunged in value’,...

By Justin Huggler Boris Becker may have lost his £100m fortune in part because of questionable investments in the Nigerian oil industry, according to claims...

Mrs Obiano Receives Unique Mother Award, Tasks Church On Love And...

Mrs Obiano Receives Unique Mother Award, Tasks Church On Love And Unity BY EMMANUEL OKONKWO Religious groups in the State have been called upon to always...

LG Elections: Lagos Govt. announces restriction of movement

The Lagos State Government has announced restriction of vehicular movement on Saturday July 22, in view of the local government elections holding the state. The...

Court Papers: How Aluko, Omokore laundered $1.7b stolen from NNPC

Court papers  in Lagos Nigeria have revealed in graphic details  how oil businessmen, Kolawole Akanni Aluko and Jide Omokore laundered  the $1.7 billion creamed off the questionable...

Don’t Underrate Obiano in Guber Poll, Ngige Advises APC

David-Chyddy Eleke in Awka The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has advised members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to underrate...

Joe Hart: Goalkeeper to have medical at West Ham before loan...

England goalkeeper Joe Hart will have a medical on Monday before completing a season-long loan deal with West Ham. Hart has been told he can...

Chelsea fans split after reports Man City will allow Sergio Aguero...

Reports from Spain suggest that Sergio Aguero could be involved in a sensational transfer that would see him move to Chelsea from Manchester City. Manu...

Mourinho linked with world-record £100m Manchester United raid for 67-goal forward...

  Manchester United could be tempted in making a move for Wales international forward Gareth Bale this summer. The Premier League side, who finished sixth in...

Anambra 2017: Zoning, IPOB and UPP’s ‘hijacked’ delegates list

Sustaining the zoning pressures on APC, some non-partisan stakeholders and groups resolved that only political parties that select their candidate from Anambra North should...

REVEALED: The world’s richest companies

Apple once again claimed the throne as the world’s top company, determined by firms’ total market value. The software giant, which claimed the spot for...

US moves to seize $140m from Nigerian oil corruption

Washington - US officials plan to confiscate $144m in corruption-tainted assets of Nigerian oil executives found in the United States including an $80m yacht...

Commentary: Obiano’s Love And Passion For Ndigbo

BY EGBUNA AMUTA Recently, retired  Colonel  Joe Achuzia, one of the foremost heroes of the Nigeria-Biafra war, described Governor Willie Obiano as the most caring...

Nigeria: Obiano Urges More Igbo Investment in South East

By Igho Akeregha Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has charged more Ndigbo to invest in the South East, as he commissioned a state of the...

Cameroon forces ‘kill 97 Nigerian fishermen’ in Bakassi

Nigeria's parliament is investigating reports that 97 fishermen have been killed in the Bakassi peninsula, which the country ceded to Cameroon. Reports say that the...

WizKid Drops ‘Sounds From the Other Side’ Project Featuring Drake and...

Just over a year after appearing on Drake‘s “One Dance,” Nigerian singer-songwriter WizKid has released his Sounds From the Other Side project. If you’ve got...

Nigerian chief suspended by Lagos governor over fake kidnap

A Nigerian traditional chief in the state of Lagos has been suspended after he confessed to faking his own kidnap. Lagos state Governor Akinwunmi Ambode...

EXCLUSIVE-Nigeria budget, despite being signed into law, still being amended

Nigeria's 2017 budget, signed into law by the acting president a month ago, has still not been finalised and is being amended due to...

Capital Oil pays 2bn to NNPC over diverted products

The NNPC on Wednesday revealed that the Chairman of Capital Oil, Chief Ifeanyi Ubah under investigation for diversion of N11billion worth of petroleum products...

NNPC owes Capital Oil N16bn — Ubah

The Chairman of Capital Oil, Mr Ifeanyi Ubah, on Thursday disputed claims that he was owing Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation N11 billion. Ubah made the...

Nigeria will keep borrowing to fund 2017 budget, finance ministry says

ABUJA, July 13 - Nigeria will continue to borrow to fund its budget for 2017, the finance ministry said in a statement on Thursday,...

Prudential enters Nigeria with landmark acquisition

UK insurer Prudential is set to "redefine" the Nigerian life insurance industry after acquiring a majority stake in Zenith Life and forming exclusive bancassurance...

Vice-president visits ailing leader in London

The Nigerian vice-president, Yemi Osinbajo, has visited the country's ailing president, Muhammadu Buhari, in London. Mr Osinbajo, who has been acting president since Mr Buhari left Nigeria...

INEC Meets to Decide on Anambra Senate Election

Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will meet today to take definite decisions on the conduct of the outstanding re-run election...

Tracking Obiano’s Light up Anambra Campaign

By James Eze (eziokwubundu@gmail.com) In his critically acclaimed lecture titled “Anambra: An Emerging Start-up State and our Collective Challenge,” Prof. Chukwuma Soludo made a remarkable...

Agbaso is a member of Ward 2 Emekuku PDP – Chief...

By Chief Ben Obi ( Igwe.Apga) I want to use this medium to buttress my points on an ABS interactive program this morning. Ignorance...

Women Are Pillars of the Church – Obiano

The governor of Anambra State Chief Willie Obiano has described women as pillars of the church. Governor Obiano stated this on the occasion of...

Re: Open Letter To The Acting President In Response To The...

Re: Open Letter To The Acting President In Response To The Position And Fallacies by Arewa Youths   Your Excellency Sir,   The attention of Igbo Ekunie Initiative,...

Meet The Money-Laundering, Nigerian Oil Magnate Behind New York’s $50MM Condo...

Last night we noted that yet another luxury condo at Manhattan’s One57 tower, a member of “Billionaire’s Row,” a group of high-end towers clustered...

Nigerian artist Wizkid scoops BET Award

South Africans came up short at this year’s International BET Awards as Nigeria, Tanzania and the United Kingdom dominated with Singer Songwriter Wizkid scooping...

Quit notice to Igbo is treasonable, says Ohanaeze

  The Igbo apex socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday branded as treason, the recent quit notice issued to the Igbo resident in the north by...

Anambra Election: We’ve Taken Note of Kanu’s Threat, Says IG

Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, has said the security agency was aware of the threat by the leader...