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ENTERTAINMENT

Meet 5 Nollywood Child Actresses From Anambra State (Photos)

1. Adaeze Onuigbo Adaeze Onuigbo Oby is a 16-year-old talented young Nigerian actress and model. Adaeze kicked off her professional acting career as a child actress and has so far starred in more than 50 nollywood movies, including Karate Kid, How To Train A Child, Sisters Love, and The Stolen Crown.

  11 months ago ago
Meet 5 Nollywood Child Actresses From Anambra State (Photos)

POLITICS

Anambra State: Why Senator Andy Uba's Status As APC Candidate May Be Disqualified

Barely 11 days to the Anambra state Governorship elections, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Andy Uba risks being disqualified owing to the court case contesting his position as the party's flag bearer. Recall during primaries that threw up Uba as the party's flagbearer, there were a lot of conflicting reports from the party and from the INEC officials who were sent to monitor the primary elections.

  11 months ago ago
Anambra State: Why Senator Andy Uba's Status As APC Candidate May Be Disqualified

POLITICS

Opinion : Anambra Government Should Stand Up Against IPOB Rather Than Adopt Saturdays As School Days

It is no longer news that Anambra State Government has approved Saturdays as school days. The adoption of Saturdays as school days was done to replace Mondays which have been declared by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a sit-at-home day throughout the South East region.

  11 months ago ago
Opinion : Anambra Government Should Stand Up Against IPOB Rather Than Adopt Saturdays As School Days

SOCIETY

Will Obiano review threat of sanction to civil servants, as he shifts school activities to Saturdays

Anambra has made media headlines recently for the high rate of insecurity in the state. The unlawful activities of unknown gunmen had become alarming with regards to the killing of innocent residents and the incessant attacks on police outfits and even INEC offices. All these activities were associated with the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra and their mandatory sit-at-home order.

  11 months ago ago
Will Obiano review threat of sanction to civil servants, as he shifts school activities to Saturdays

POLITICS

Why tussle between Peter Obi's faction & Olisa Metuh-led faction might affect PDP in Anambra

Ahead of the National convention of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, different positions were zoned to different parts of the country. Photo credit: Vanguard The zones adopted consensus option to field the candidates that will represent them at the National Secretariat of the party.

  11 months ago ago
Why tussle between Peter Obi's faction & Olisa Metuh-led faction might affect PDP in Anambra

POLITICS

How NSA revealed FG's plan for people who want to cause trouble in Anambra Gov'ship poll

Ahead of the November 6, governorship poll in Anambra State, the federal government of Nigeria has been trying to ensure the election take place as scheduled. Anambra State has witnessed several attacks on government facilities and security formations across the state. Innocent people have also been killed in the attacks allegedly carried out by unknown gunmen.

  11 months ago ago
How NSA revealed FG's plan for people who want to cause trouble in Anambra Gov'ship poll

POLITICS

Anambra Election: Nobody Should Test The Resolve Of The Federal Government Through Threats

Come November 6th, the election will take place in Anambra State and somebody will become the new governor of the State. Either some miscreants or sit-at-home enforcers like it or not, a democratically elected governor will be sworn in to rule the State for the next four years.

  11 months ago ago
Anambra Election: Nobody Should Test The Resolve Of The Federal Government Through Threats

SOCIETY

2 Reasons Why Residents Of Anambra State Should Not Observe The one Week Sit-at-home

It is no longer news that the secessionist group has said its members and residents of the South-East region will embark on another sit-at-home for six days except the Nigerian government unconditionally releases its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, before November 4. The outlawed group stated that the sit-at-home exercise will commence from November 5 till 10.

  11 months ago ago
2 Reasons Why Residents Of Anambra State Should Not Observe The one Week Sit-at-home

POLITICS

How The Hope Of APGA Retaining Power In Anambra State Is Crumbling

With evidence that the 2021 Anambra State Governorship election is fast approaching, They recent happenings in the ruling All Progressives Grand Alliance ( APGA) in Anambra State has shown that the party might have a tough time in Retaining power in the upcoming governorship election, Based on the fact that other Political parties like the APC and PDP are really working behind the scene to take over the state from the ruling APGA.

  11 months ago ago
How The Hope Of APGA Retaining Power In Anambra State Is Crumbling

POLITICS

Why Olisa Metuh-led faction may lose out in the fight with Peter Obi-led faction in Anambra

Ahead of the National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party slated for October 30-31, there have been a lot of controversies over the positions zoned to the states. Photo credit: Vanguard A report by Tribune explained that in Anambra State, the faction loyal to the former Governor of the State and PDP presidential running mate in 2019 election, Peter Obi and the faction led by the former national publicity secretary of the party, Olisa Metuh, have been at loggerheads because of National Working Committee (NWC) post zoned to the State.

  11 months ago ago
Why Olisa Metuh-led faction may lose out in the fight with Peter Obi-led faction in Anambra

EDUCATION

IPOB Sit At Home Order: Anambra State Government Order Schools To Open For Studies On Saturdays

According to report, due to the constant interference by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to push for the interest for freedom of their confined leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and their constant agitation in the South Eastern territories of Anambra and Enugu, the mandatory sit at home policy has interfered with the educational system of students in the South Eastern territories.

  11 months ago ago
IPOB Sit At Home Order: Anambra State Government Order Schools To Open For Studies On Saturdays

POLITICS

How FG plan to deal with people who want to destabilise Anambra Gov'ship poll

The federal government of Nigeria has not rested on its oars to make sure the November 6, governorship election in Anambra State takes place as scheduled. Photo credit: Vanguard Recall that in the last few months, Anambra, a state in the Southeast region has witnessed several attacks that were allegedly carried out by unknown gunmen terrorizing the region.

  11 months ago ago
How FG plan to deal with people who want to destabilise Anambra Gov'ship poll

POLITICS

Major Reasons Why Mass Resignation Of INEC Staff And IPOB'S Threat Will Not Stop Anambra Election

One of the major news making the headline is the mass resignation of the ad-hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, ahead of Anambra State governorship election. The resignation of many of the ad-hoc staff came on the heal of reported threat by IPOB that the group would impose a seven-day ''lockdown'' in the South East beginning from November 5, 2021 to press home their demand for the release of their leader, Nnamdi Kanu who has been in detention.

  11 months ago ago
Major Reasons Why Mass Resignation Of INEC Staff And IPOB'S Threat Will Not Stop Anambra Election

POLITICS

"My Chances Of Victory Brightens Daily" Nwankwo Expresses Hope Ahead Of Anambra Election

According to "INDEPENDENT News", Dr. Chidozie Nwankwo, candidate of African Action Congress (AAC), in the November 6, governorship election, in Anambra State, has said that the surge of admirers from other political parties, gives him confidence that he would emerge victorious in the election.

  11 months ago ago

EDUCATION

Today's Headlines: Anambra Shifts School Activities To Saturday, Abia Transporters Beg IPOB

Anambra shifts school activities to Saturday as IPOB’s sit-at-home order persists The Anambra State Government has shifted school activities to Saturday following the sit-at-home order by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The secessionist group had since June 2021, ordered and enforced a sit-at-home every Monday in the Southeast following the rearrest of its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Anambra Shifts School Activities To Saturday, Abia Transporters Beg IPOB

EDUCATION

Anambra Saturday School Days: Does It Mean The Government Of Anambra Has Bowed To The IPOB?

Governor Willie Obiano of the Anambra State Government has approved Saturdays as school days in place of Mondays, starting from this Saturday, 30th of October, 2021. The development has gathered by Daily Trust, is in response to the Indigenous People of Biafra's Monday sit-at-home directive, and the need to cover the academic curriculum of schools in the state.

  11 months ago ago
Anambra Saturday School Days: Does It Mean The Government Of Anambra Has Bowed To The IPOB?

POLITICS

Anambra: IPOB Should Think Twice As FG Vows To Deal With Anyone Plannning To Disrupt The Election

The forthcoming Anambra State Gubernatorial election has been a major cause for concern amongst Nigerians. While well-meaning citizens are preparing to elect their preferred candidate come 6 November 2021, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) are planning otherwise, as their recent sit-at-home order scheduled for 5 to 10 November 2021 will interfere with the polls in Anambra State.

  11 months ago ago
Anambra: IPOB Should Think Twice As FG Vows To Deal With Anyone Plannning To Disrupt The Election

EDUCATION

Saturday School: Questions About the Integrity of The Anambra State Government on The Sit-at-home Order

The Anambra State Government, under the leadership of State Executive Governor Willie Obiano, has endorsed Saturday as a school day. This was, in line, with the response of the state government to replace Monday, which has been declared as the sit-at-home day by the Indigenous People of Biafra.

  11 months ago ago
Saturday School: Questions About the Integrity of The Anambra State Government on The Sit-at-home Order

POLITICS

AnambraDecides: How Sit-at-home Order on Election Day May Affect Anambra and Other South Eastern States

Few days to the next gubernatorial election in Anambra State, the promoters of the sit-at-home order have issued another order to restrict residents of the state from coming out of their, respective, homes on the week of the election. Photo Credit: The Tableshakers Remarkably, November 6 has been picked for the conduct of Governorship election of Anambra State.

  11 months ago ago
AnambraDecides: How Sit-at-home Order on Election Day May Affect Anambra and Other South Eastern States

POLITICS

INEC Holds One-Day Voter Education And Sensitization For The Visually Impaired.

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has held a one - day voter education and sensitization for visually impaired persons towards an inclusive governorship election in Anambra State. The voter education and sensitization is to guide the visually impaired on voting procedures, INEC policy framework on election day activities and other factors caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

  11 months ago ago
INEC Holds One-Day Voter Education And Sensitization For The Visually Impaired.