SOME OF THOSE MASQUERADING AS PDP GOVERNORSHIP ASPIRANTS BELONG TO OTHER PARTIES, AND WE’LL EXPOSE THEM- OBIORA OKONKWO

                       By Vincent Ujumadu A GOVERNORSHIP aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the November 6, 2021, election in Anambra State, Dr. Obiora Okonkwo said today that the party would soon expose those masquerading as governorship aspirants of PDP, when they were in fact, working for other political parties. Speaking in an interview at Ogidi in Idemili North local government area of the state, Okonkwo alleged that such people, having collected money from their paymasters, have…

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ANAMBRA TECHNOVATION GIRLS, IFEST BIYS WORTH BILLIONS OF DOLLARS- SILICON VALLEY GROUP

Anambra ‘Technovation’ girls, IFEST boys worth billion dollars – Silicon-Valley group Saturday, April 13, 2019 (PM News) The Silicon Valley-Nigeria Economic Development (SV-NED) says the five Nigerian girls from Regina Pacies Secondary School, Onitsha, and the four boys from St. John Science and Technical College, Alor, both in Anambra, are worth several billions of dollars. Chairman of SV-NED, Chief Temitope Ajayi, said after Jumia listed on New York Stock Exchange that the Anambra girls and boys were littered all over Nigeria, adding all they need is an opportunity. The five…

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AGAIN, ANAMBRA CENTRAL SENATORIAL CONTEST ENDS UP IN THE TRIBUNAL

  David-Chyddy Eleke writes that a repeat of the legal fireworks witnessed in 2015 for who represents Anambra Central in the Senate is imminent as Senator Victor Umeh has dragged Senator Uche Ekwunife to the tribunal over her declaration as the winner of the Anambra Central senatorial election Since 1999, when democracy returned to Nigeria, no election into the senate to represent the people of Anambra Central has gone without litigation. The outcome of this is that instead of the five senators that have represented various zones, Anambra has had…

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SEE EARLY ELECTION RESULTS FRIM ANAMBRA GUBER CONTEST

With official results of yesterday’s governorship election in Anambra being expected late last night, unofficial returns from the polling wards and units put the incumbent Governor Willie  Obiano of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in early lead. Tony Nwoye, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is also reported to be doing well, while Oseloka Obaze of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) expressed confidence that he would win. Some of the unofficial figures obtained by our correspondents are as follows: INEC Results Unit 013 Ward 1 Onitsha North APGA…

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ANAMBRA GUBER RACE: HOW THEY STAND

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInWhatsApp The stakes are high in today’s governorship election, because it is a dress rehearsal for the 2019 general elections. Though incumbent Governor Willie Obiano stands a chance of winning the contest, it remains an open contest that can be won by both the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Tony Nwoye, and that of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Oseloka Obaze. Deputy Political Editor RAYMOND MORDI, who has been following the campaigns, report. How the main ANAMBRA State has been agog with political activities in the…

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WHY ANAMBRA ELDERS ARE BEHIND OBIANO BY EZEIFE

By Vincent Ujumadu First civilian governor of the state, Chief Chukwuemeka Ezeife has given reasons why the state’s elders are backing the incumbent governor, Chief Willie Obiano for a second term. Ezeife   Ezeife regretted that the ongoing electioneering campaigns in the state were based on blatant lies and denials, adding that people were even denying the stupendous growth in the agricultural sector, as well as in infrastructural development across the state. The former governor, who is the chairman of the Elders’ Council said: “In the beginning, Governor Willie Obiano, after…

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FG REPLIES IPOB, SAYS NO GOING BACK ON ANAMBRA ELECTION

The Federal Government has called on eligible voters in Anambra Sate to disregard threats by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and turn out to exercise their franchise during Saturday’s governorship polls. Director General of the National Orientation Agency (NOA), Dr. Garba Abari, was reacting to the “vote and die” threat issued by IPOB. Members of the IPOB had on Friday marched across major roads in Onitsha, the commercial city of Anambra State ahead of the November 18, gubernatorial election in the state. Their key message is that Anambrarians…

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ANAMBRA POLICE BOSS TALKS TOUGH OVER IPOB

The Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Garba Umar, in this interview with TONY OKAFOR, says the police have the capacity to deal with any troublemaker before, during and after the November 18 governorship election How would you describe policing in Anambra State in the last three months that you assumed duty here? Policing here is easy. If someone tells you it is difficult, then he is not speaking the truth. If anyone finds it difficult, it means that the person does not have the strategy. But when you have the…

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HOW OBIANO BLEW ANAMBRA DOLLAR SAVINGS HE INHERITED

A crisis is brewing between Anambra State Governor Willy Obiano and opposition parties over the alleged secret sale of the state’s dollar savings in the last three and half years. The governor, according to sources, has disposed of the cash saved for the state by his predecessor, Mr. Peter Obi. In the last transaction, over N10 billion was realized, according to one documents The Nation stumbled on. The last transaction was carried out, following a letter of March 17, 2017 by the Anambra State Investment Promotion and Protection Agency. In the letter…

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INEC DISOWNS ELECTORAL MATERIALS FOUND IN ANAMBRA HOTEL

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, said it is not aware of any missing sensitive election material for the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State. INEC also said it had not received any official report in that regard. The National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, (APGA), Chief Victor Oye, had on Monday, alleged that two lorry loads of sensitive materials meant for the Anambra gubernatorial poll were intercepted by the police in an undisclosed hotel in Awka. But the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr. Nkwachukwu…

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