Tag Archives: Anambra

APC sets to reposition party in Anambra for future elections

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Anambra, says it is set to reposition the party to stamp its presence and ensure victory in future elections in the state. The state Acting Chairman of the party, Mr Basil Ejidike made the disclosure while briefing newsmen at the end of the party’s State Working Committee (SWC) in Awka on Saturday. Ejidike said ...

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518 candidates jostle for House of Assembly seats in Anambra

Five hundred and eighteen candidates are contesting the March 9 election for the 30 legislative seats in the Anambra State House of Assembly. Awka North State Constituency with 23 candidates has the highest number of candidates, followed by Awka South with 22 candidates. Mr Leo Nkedife, Head Voter Education and Publicity, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), told journalists on Friday ...

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Gov. Obiano’s memo to Anambra civil servants angers Atiku

A memo allegedly sent to the administration department of the Anambra State Post Primary Schools Service Commission, PPSSC, to supply information about teachers and civil servants in the state ahead of Saturday’s presidential election, has been a source of concern for the Atiku/Obi Campaign Council. The Director-General of Atiku/Obi Campaign Organization in Anambra State, Dr. Harry Oranezi,  expressed this anxiety. ...

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PDP to INEC: Tell us what you know about fire incident at your Anambra office

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded an independent probe to unravel the cause of fire which burnt two containers of Smart Card Readers meant for 2019 general elections in Anambra. The state Chairman of PDP, Chief Ndubuisi Nwobu, made the call in an interview with journalists on Thursday in Awka. Nwobu said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as ...

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Presidential Campaign: Atiku storms Anambra, promises restructuring if elected

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Abubakar Atiku and his running mate, Mr Peter Obi have vowed to restructure Nigeria for better if elected. They made the vow during a presidential rally held at the Holy Trinity open field, Onitsha on Thursday. Addressing party faithful, the former Vice President said his administration would complete the 2nd ...

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Anambra Govt. disowns communique endorsing Atiku, blasts Ohaneze Ndigbo

The Anambra Government has disassociated itself from a purported communiqué by Ohaneze Ndigbo endorsing the candidacy of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar for the Feb. 16 presidential election. Abubakar is the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)’s presidential candidate in the February 16 election. Prof. Solo Chukwulobelu, the Secretary to Anambra Government (SSG), made the disclosure in a statement made available to newsmen in ...

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2019: Anambra top monarch donates campaign vehicle for Buhari

His Royal Highness, Igwe Dennis Ezebuilo, an Anambra monarch on Saturday in Abuja donated a Toyota Hilux vehicle to President Muhammadu Buhari for his campaign. Ezebuilo said that he made the donation in appreciation of the sterling performance of Buhari since he assumed office. The paramount ruler of Amanuke kingdom, Awka-North, Anambra State, said that the re-election of President Buhari ...

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Anambra 2019: APGA will face shocking defeat, I moved 50,000 of its members to SDP- Reps member

Chief Godson Ezenagu, Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate for Awka North and South Federal Constituency says the All Progressives Grand Alliance(APGA) will face shocking defeat in Anambra at the general elections. Ezenagu, a former chieftain of APGA and leader of the party in his constituency said this while speaking with newsmen in Awka on Thursday. He said the February election ...

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Breaking: Court sacks Anambra APC Chairman

A Federal High Court sitting in Awka, Anambra on Thursday nullified the election of  Emeka Ibe as the chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. Uzochukwu Onyekwere, a member of the APC in Anambra and chairmanship aspirant had gone to court to contest the May 19 state elective congress that brought in Ibe, over unlawful exclusion. Defendants ...

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Legislative Crisis: Anambra House of Assembly reopens amid tight security

The Anambra State House of Assembly on Thursday reopened for sitting after two weeks the Police Command in the state sealed the complex. The assembly was shut down following purported impeachment of the Speaker, Rita Maduagwu that led to crisis in the legislature. The workers in the assembly were seen in their duty posts for business of the day but ...

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