Nigeria lost $42b to oil thieves in 10 years – Agency

NIGERIA lost about $42 billion to crude oil and allied products theft in the last 10 years.   This is contained in a document entitled “Stemming the Increasing Cost of Oil Theft... Read more »

42 suspected kidnappers, paedophiles, rapists, others rounded up in Abuja

ABOUT 42 people were yesterday paraded in Abuja for allegedly terrorising residents of the city by committing various offences.   While 32 were arrested in connection with kidnaping, four were alleged to... Read more »

Oragu unveils Faith That Heals

LITERATI, clerics, and book enthusiasts gathered at the unveiling and review of ‘Faith That Heals,’ authored by Rev. Chkwukaodinaka Oragu. The book answers to the yearning to provide a veritable tool that... Read more »

Ojukwu… courageous, people-oriented leader – Obiano

ANAMBRA State Governor, Willie Obiano has described the late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu as an evergreen leader and heritage of all Igbo race.   Speaking during the second annual memorial lecture of... Read more »

Fed secretariats in Anambra, Bayelsa, others ready soon

ON-GOING federal secretariats complex projects in Anambra, Bayelsa, Gombe, Nassarawa, Osun and Zamfara States will be ready for commissioning next year.   This is because Federal Government has given priority to completion... Read more »
Osodieme & Bianca

‘No rift between Osodieme, Bianca Ojukwu’

AGAINST speculations from some sources and social media, there is no rift between the Wife of Governor of Anambra State and Founder of Caring Family Enhancement (CAFÉ) initiative, Mrs. Ebelechukwu Obiano and... Read more »

Woman tells court she’s dumping hubby for sex elsewhere

A WOMAN who was identified as Mrs. Rejoice Emmanuel has approached an Area Court sitting in Jalingo, Taraba State, seeking a dissolution of her customary marriage with one Mr. Bitrus Maisamali.  ... Read more »

Anambra: Street trading banned

… Operators in markets charged on civic responsibility FOLLOWING recent developments and dangers inherent in the practice, street trading has been banned in Anambra State.   Similarly, the state government has read... Read more »

Ovuleria not dead – Zebrudaya

AN ICON of The New Masquerade soap, Mrs. Lizzy Lizzy Ovueme (aka Ovuleria) has dismissed rumours of her death that went viral on social media and online publications on Tuesday as a... Read more »

Thomas Aquinas Church… proceed of evangelical commitment

A Church being unveiled in this newspaper’s neighbourhood prompts mypeak into the essence of wholistic evangelism. DEDICATION of the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church edifice in Awka on Sunday, November 10, 2019... Read more »

Great scientist Marie Curie, still outstanding, century after

Today marks a posthumous birthday of Marie Curie, a trailblazer in the sciences who ended up winning the Nobel Prize. A foremost woman scientist and one of the world’s most famous scientists... Read more »

‘Dredge River Niger to curb flooding’

 THE perennial national problems of flooding and bloody clashes between herdsmen and farmers can be decisively tackled by the Federal Government simply by dredging the River Niger and establishment of modern ranches... Read more »

‘Bad leadership retards Nigeria’

THE traditional ruler of Agulu, in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State,  Innocent Obodoakor, has attributed the myriad of problems confronting Nigeria to the insincerity and faulty foundation laid by the... Read more »

Anambra to hold mega trade fair

ANAMBRA Mega Trade Fair with  theme, ‘Partnering with Government and Organised Private Sector for Economic Advancement and Job Creation’, has been scheduled to hold from November 25 to December 5, at Dr.... Read more »

Plaudits for Obiano’s new awards

GOVERNOR Willie Obiano of Anambra State has continued to receive widespread commendation for winning the 2019 Governor of the Year Award by the UK-based Afri-Serves International (Media and Development) Center together with... Read more »
Seme-border

Border closure: beyond current pains and gains

FEDERAL Government of Nigeria, in a bid to check smuggling of goods, especially rice, light arms, automobiles and other contraband items, on August 20, this year, closed the country’s land borders with... Read more »

UK seeks collaboration with Nigeria

UNITED Kingdom seeks to deepen and strengthen collaboration with the Nigerian Government to enhance the development process in both nations.   Speaking during the courtesy visit at Government House, Awka, British High... Read more »

VIOs to begin checks on road worthiness of heavy duty vehicles in Anambra – Madubuko

ANAMBRA Commissioner for Transport, Christian Madubuko has directed Anambra State Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIOs) to commence checks on road worthiness of heavy vehicles, especially trucks transporting petroleum products.   Madubuko said this... Read more »

World Stroke Day: Experts urge healthy lifestyle

2019 World Stroke Day with theme, ‘Don’t Be The One’ was last week observed with a call to people to engage in good lifestyle to help reduce the risk of stroke.  ... Read more »

Five agencies partner Anambra on TB intervention

AGBANI Partners, NNPC, Chevron, Fanfa oil Limited, BR Petrobras and Equinor, Action Health Incorporated collaborated with Anambra State Tuberclosis Control Programme on TB awareness Campaign in three LGA’s of the state.  ... Read more »