Controversies trail N181b loan, N25b bond in Anambra govt
Controversies are trailing reported rejection of N181 billion loan requests from three banks aimed at tackling infrastructure development in Anambra State
Anambra threatens to shut down hotel after discovering murdered UNIBEN student
The Anambra State government has threatened to shut down a hotel where a student of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) met her untimely death in suspicious circumstances on August 27, 2020.
Mob sets truck ablaze for killing pedestrian in Onitsha
An angry mob yesterday set a truck ablaze in Onitsha, Anambra State after a pedestrian was killed in an accident along Onitsha-Owerri road. Eyewitnesses said the truck, belonging to a popular cement company lost control and crushed a pedestrian walking along the expressway. The death of the man, who was well known in…
Anambra clerics task FG on swift response to youths’ demands
Obiano urges prayers, counsels victims on justice Anglican Bishop of Awka Diocese, Alexander Ibezim and his Amichi counterpart, Ephraim Ikeakor, have charged the Federal Government to urgently address demands of EndSARS protesters, observing that the demonstrations were symptomatic of bad governance and violation of human rights in the country. Speaking at the seventh Anglican Prayer…
Anambra proposes N144 billion for 2021
Governor Willie Obiano has presented a N143.65 billion 2021 budget estimate to the Anambra State House for consideration.
Anambra State govt postpones 2021 budget presentation indefinitely
Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano has postponed indefinitely the 2021 budget presentation following the #EndSARS protests and unrest across the country.
Obiano sacks CSP James Nwafor, says former aide will be prosecuted
Anambra State governor Willie Obiano on Thursday said he has sacked James Nwafor as senior special assistant on security. Obiano announced Nwafor's sacking when he spoke with young persons protesting against police brutality in Anambra. "James Nwafor, former OC SARS in Anambra State is sacked and will be prosecuted," Obiano said while lending his voice…
Anambra residents decry multiple transport levies
Anambra State residents have blamed the multiple levies being collected from commercial drivers by transport unions on behalf of the state government for the high transport costs hurting them.
Ex-SSG flays divisive politics in Anambra State
Former Secretary to the Anambra State Government, Mr. Oseloka Obaze, has flayed politics of divisiveness in the state.