Awka youths defy goverment ban, celebrate Imoka festival
The annual Imoka festival, celebrated by the Awka indigenes of Anambra State in honour of the protective deity, Imoka, that saved the people from the attack of warrior-mongers
Anambra suspends Imoka festival as Awka new lunar year begins
Anambra State government has suspended this year’s Imoka festival of Awka people, citing Federal Government’s curfew and the directive on public gatherings, World Health Organisation
10th Anosike South East Cricket Championship flags off March 11
All is set for the 10th edition of the yearly Chuma Anosike Cricket Cup Championship, which will flag off from March 11 to 15, 2020 in Awka, Anambra State.
Stakeholders, talent scouts, fans throng Awka as 2020 Police Games begin
They came from all walks of life, with varying agenda to the Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka, where the 2020 Police Games was flagged off at the weekend.
Echoes from UNIZIK’s Oji Ofo Cultural Festival
The atmosphere at the Convocation Arena of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State (UNIZIK) was exceptionally convivial recently.
Stakeholders warn Nigeria’s young teachers against corrupt tendencies
Young teachers across the federation have been urged by stakeholders to shun the get-rich-quick syndrome among Nigerians in order to live aboard board and be role models for the students in particular and society at large.
Women group flays male oppressors over rape, female maltreatment
A non-governmental organisation, Worldwide Organisation of Women (WOW), has condemned the rising ugly rape of under-aged and women, calling for value re-orientation and sustenance of fight against subjugation and maltreatment of women, widows and girl-child.
Newspaper vendors in Awka embark on indefinite strike
Newspaper distributors and vendors in Awka, Anambra, on Monday, embarked on an indefinite strike, following an alleged clamp down on their members by officials of the state government’s agency.
APGA faction explains stance over national leader, inaugurates LG excos
Barely one month after two factional national leaders of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) emerged from two controversial congresses held simultaneously at Owerri, Imo State and Awka, Anambra State on May 30, 2019, a faction of the party in Abia State says it is not in a hurry to identify with any of the two…
After Awka, Hi-Life Fest heads to Asaba
Awka, the capital city of Anambra was alive recently, as the Hi-Life Fest crew stormed the town for the regional auditions that saw raw talents on display. Amazing performances, electrifying stagecraft and an ever-lively audience best describe the atmosphere on the night, as residents thronged out en masse to witness the show, which was returning…