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2 States In Nigeria Where The Governors And Their Deputies Are In Different Political Parties(Photo)

It is only on rare occasions you will see a Governor and his deputy belonging to different political parties. These rare occurrences are presently happening in two states of the federation. The two States are Anambra State in the South East region and Zamfara State in the Northern region of Nigeria.

  11 months ago ago
2 States In Nigeria Where The Governors And Their Deputies Are In Different Political Parties(Photo)

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

Today's Headlines: 74 PDP, APC Members Defect To APGA; Buhari Approves New Appointment

74 PDP, APC members defect to APGA Ahead of November 6 Anambra state governorship election, about 74 party members from People’s Democratic party (PDP) and All Progressive Congress (APC) defected to All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Ogbaru local government area of the state.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: 74 PDP, APC Members Defect To APGA; Buhari Approves New Appointment

POLITICS

[Opinion] Why The November 6 Anambra Governorship Election Should Be Postponed To a Later Date

In less than 3 weeks from now, the highly anticipated November 6, 2021, Anambra state governorship election would come up. The election which is expected to produce a successor to the outgoing Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has recently come under threats due to rising insecurity in the state.

  11 months ago ago
[Opinion] Why The November 6 Anambra Governorship Election Should Be Postponed To a Later Date

POLITICS

Anambra Election: Andy Uba Fires Obiano, Reveals Why Deputy Governor Dumped APGA

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Anambra election, Senator Andy Uba, has criticised Willie Obiano, Anambra governor, for his style of governance. Obiano is backing Charles Soludo, candidate of the ruling All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), to succeed him as governor of the state.

  11 months ago ago
Anambra Election: Andy Uba Fires Obiano, Reveals Why Deputy Governor Dumped APGA

POLITICS

Anambra Deputy Governor Breaks Silence on Alleged Guber Ambition, Reveals Why he Left APGA For APC

Dr Nkem Okeke, the deputy Governor of Anambra State, has dismissed claims and reports in some quarters that his recent defection from the ruling All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) was informed by APGA's failure to choose him as its candidate for the forthcoming November 6 gubernatorial election in the state.

  11 months ago ago
Anambra Deputy Governor Breaks Silence on Alleged Guber Ambition, Reveals Why he Left APGA For APC

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

[Opinion] Threats To Anambra Governorship Election, And The Need For The Adoption of e-Voting

It is no longer a secret that the forthcoming November 6, 2021 Anambra state governorship election, is being threatened by the activities of unknown gunmen in the South-East region, and the recently issued one-week sit-at-home order by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The election which is expected to produce a successor to the outgoing Governor of the state, Chief Willie Obiano, has undoubtedly become the cynosure of all eyes.

  11 months ago ago
[Opinion] Threats To Anambra Governorship Election, And The Need For The Adoption of e-Voting

SOCIETY

Hope For Traders As Governor Willie Visits Nkwogbe Market Which Was Razed By Fire

The Anambra State government, led by Chief Willie Obiano, visited Nkwogbe market in Ihiala that was razed by fire to commiserate with the victims. This unfortunate fire incident occurred on Sunday, October 17th, 2021. (yesterday) At the scene of the accident, Governor Willie set up a special committee that would dig deep and find out the actual cause of this disaster.

  11 months ago ago
Hope For Traders As Governor Willie Visits Nkwogbe Market Which Was Razed By Fire

POLITICS

Obiano Presents 2022 Budget Of 141.9 Billion Naira To the State House Of Assembly. (Photos)

The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, has presented a budget proposal of the sum of 141.9 billion naira as the for 2022 to the State House Assembly. Out of the draft estimate based on realistic projections on all sources of revenue, recurrent expenditure was pegged at sixty point nine billion naira at fourty three percent, while the Capital expenditure is eight one billion naira at sixty seven percent.

  11 months ago ago
Obiano Presents 2022 Budget Of 141.9 Billion Naira To the State House Of Assembly. (Photos)

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

4 Recent Defections That May Destabilize APGA Ahead Of The Anambra Governorship Election

Anambra state has been in the news recently as the state is about to conduct its governorship election on the 6th of next month, November. Ever since Peter Obi took over the mantle of leadership in 2006, the party has reigned supreme in the state producing local government chairmen, senators and state lawmakers amongst many other political offices.

  11 months ago ago
4 Recent Defections That May Destabilize APGA Ahead Of The Anambra Governorship Election

POLITICS

Governor Obiano Signs Anambra Anti-open Grazing Into Law

Chief Willie Obiano (The governor of Anambra State) has signed the bill to restrict and completely abolish open and nomadic Cattle and other livestock grazing and rearing in Anambra State, also establish Cattle and other livestock Ranches in the state and provide for related matters. The signing ceremony took place today, Friday, 22nd October 2021 at the Governor's official Lodge, Amawbia.

  11 months ago ago
Governor Obiano Signs Anambra Anti-open Grazing Into Law

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

Obi of Onitsha, Lawmakers Present As Obiano Signs Anti-Open Grazing Bill Into Law.

Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano has assented to and signed the bill to prohibit and abolish open and nomadic Cattle and other livestock grazing and rearing in Anambra State, establish Cattle and other livestock Ranches in the state and to provide for related matters. The signing ceremony was performed today, Friday, 22nd October, 2021 at the Governor's Lodge, Amawbia.

  11 months ago ago
Obi of Onitsha, Lawmakers Present As Obiano Signs Anti-Open Grazing Bill Into Law.

POLITICS

Why Anambra Deputy Governor Defected To APC - APGA

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has reacted to the defection of the deputy governor of Anambra state, Dr Nkem Okeke, to the All Progressives Congress (APC) The National publicity secretary of the party, Barister Tex Okechukwu, in a statement released on Wednesday, October 13, in Abuja, said Okeke's defection will not jeopardise APGA's chances in the November 6 governorship election in Anambra state, Channels TV reported.

  11 months ago ago
Why Anambra Deputy Governor Defected To APC - APGA

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Obiano Signs Anambra Anti-Grazing Bill Into Law, Ex Gov Yari’s In-Law Abducted

Obiano signs Anambra anti-grazing bill into law Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has signed the bill to prohibit and abolish open and nomadic cattle and other livestock grazing and rearing in Anambra State. The bill also called for the establishment of cattle and other livestock ranches. The governor signed the bill into law in a brief ceremony, which was performed at the Governor’s Lodge, Amawbia, on Friday.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Obiano Signs Anambra Anti-Grazing Bill Into Law, Ex Gov Yari’s In-Law Abducted

POLITICS

Gov Obiano present 2022 Budget.

The governor of Anambra state, Chief Willie Obiano on Thursday presented the 2022 appropriation bill of #141.9bn to the state house of Assembly which is tagged, ''Continuity, Sustainability and Development of a New Anambra. The budget is made up of #81bn capital expenditure which is 57 per cent and #60.9bn recurrent expenditure or 43 per cent of the budget.

  11 months ago ago
Gov Obiano present 2022 Budget.

POLITICS

Anambra 2021: Insight of the contenders and the pretenders

Barring any last-minute change, 13 days from today November 6, the people of Anambra State will vote for a new governor, who will take over from Willie Obiano, the incumbent governor. Obiano, who is in his second term, would have used eight years as governor by March 17, 2022, on the ticket of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA).

  11 months ago ago
Anambra 2021: Insight of the contenders and the pretenders

POLITICS

Obiano Signs Anti-Open Grazing Bill Into Law after lawmakers passed it on Tuesday

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano has signed intolaw the anti-open grazing bill. He joined his counterparts in the southern region of the country to sign this bill into the law. This bill was signed in Anambara state on Friday at the Governor’s Lodge in Amawbia, Awka, agreeing on cattle and other livestock open grazing prohibition and ranches establishment bill.

  11 months ago ago
Obiano Signs Anti-Open Grazing Bill Into Law after lawmakers passed it on Tuesday