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    Woman Bags Two Months Imprisonment For Falsely Labeling Businessman ‘Kidnapper’

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    A 30-year old lady, Ms Chiamaka Izuegbunam was yesterday sentenced to two months imprisonment for falsely labeling an Nnewi-based businessman, Mr. Bethran Onwunzo a kidnapper. Her mother, a primary school teacher, Mrs Agnes Izuegbunam had earlier last year served six months jail term for being guilty of the same offence. The presiding judge of the…

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    Anambra APC Expresses Confidence In Ekwunife

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    Against the backdrop of rumours making the rounds that the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has ditched Senator Uche Ekwunife who recently joined the party, the Anambra State chapter of the party has described her as a politician with immense political value. Besides, the APC state leadership in a press statement issued…

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    FIRE INCIDENT: Another Fire Disaster Occurs In Nnewi

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    Barely 12 days after the last year Christmas eve fire disaster at a gas plant belonging to Chikason Group of Industries at Nnewi which claimed about 100 lives with property worth millions of naira destroyed, the Anambra state’s industrial-cum-commercial city, was again yesterday covered with a huge smoke as a petrol station in the area…

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    Biafra Protest Turns Bloody, Claims 7 In Anambra

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    Agitations for the state of Biafra by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) turned bloody in Onitsha, Anmabra, yesterday, after no less than seven people lost their lives when the protesters and members of the Joint Task Force (JTF) clashed. The seven who were killed included two police men, a female passer- by…

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    Anambra: For The Godfather And Godson, The Gloves Are Off

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    In this report, OKECHUKWU OBETA examines the frosty relationship between Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State and his predecessor and erstwhile godfather, Peter Obi and suggest that the battle over who controls the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in the state is intensifying. The political atmosphere in Anambra state has been charged since the the…

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    Igbo Traditional Thrones: Origin, Concepts

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    Even among some Igbo elite, there have been strong arguments as to whether Ndigbo have kingship institutions that are venerated by the people, and that have the potency of upholding the values and traditions of the people.  In this report, MIKE UBANI, MATTHIAS NWOGU, OKECHUKWU OBETA, OBINNA OGBONNAYA, and NNAMDI MBAWIKE, examine the origins and…

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    Nigeria Is A Better Country With Ndigbo – Gowon

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    Former head of state, Gen Yakubu Gowon, has declared that Nigerians are better off with the Igbos. He made the assertion in his tribute to late Chief (Mrs) Chinyere Asika, wife of the former sole administrator of the East-central State. Also speaking at the occasion at the All Saints Anglican Cathedral, Onitsha, Anambra State at…

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  • Anambra PDP Holds Peaceful Congress

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    Despite the discordant tunes among major stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the commencement of the party’s congress in the state which started Tuesday with the Ward congress, the exercise was held peacefully in virtually all the 362 wards in the state. Leader of the 5-man Congress Monitoring Committee sent by the…

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  • Anambra Holds Mass Burial For 32 Tanker Accident Victims

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    No fewer than 32 unidentified corpses of victims of the recent fuel tanker accident at Asaba Park, Upper Iweka in Onitsha, Anambra State have been given mass burial by the Anambra State government Governor Obiano who spoke during interment service at Obosi community cemetery, near Onitsha described the incident as a calamity, saying “I pray…

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