Ramadan: Andy Uba shares food, tasks Tinubu on national unity

April 10, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Anambra state, Chief Andy Uba, has congratulated the Nigerian Muslim ummah on this year’s Ramadan fast, even as he called on Nigerians to imbibe the virtues of selflessness, charity and love for one another as exemplified by the holy month. Uba, who spoke Monday in Abuja, while sharing food to the Read More

After 9 years marriage, woman gives birth to quintupulets

April 2, 2023 Admin III 0

A 28-year-old Nigerian woman, Mrs Chidinma Amaechi, has given birth to a set of quintuplets after nine years of marriage. The quintuplets, consisting of three boys and two girls, were delivered through a caesarian section on Thursday, March 30, 2023, at the Life international hospital, Awka, Anambra state. The woman, who finished her National Youth Service Corps programme in July Read More

Social media influencer, Chude Nnamdi, freed from Police custody, shares ‘horrible’ experience

March 25, 2023 Admin III 0

A popular social media influencer, Chude Nnamdi, who was arrested over alleged cyberstalking, has been released from police custody. Recall he was arrested on Saturday March 18, 2023 by the police in Anambra state and taken to Abuja. His arrest elicited criticism on social media with some Twitter users alleging he was apprehended over a petition written by Chukwuma Soludo, Read More

My time on earth coming to end, popular prophet Odumeje opens up

March 21, 2023 Admin III 0

Popular Anambra state-based prophet, Chukwuemeka Ohanere, popularly known as Odumeje, has revealed that he will die soon. He revealed he has completed his work on earth. In a Sunday service, Odumeje, told his church members that it was time for him to go. “I have called my little son, King David, and I told him that very soon, I your Read More

Anambra: PDP, LP, retire Speaker, another ranking house member, others, as YPP clinches 3 assembly seats

March 19, 2023 Okechukwu Onuegbu Awka 0

The Speaker, Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon. Uchenna Okafor, has lost his third term re-election bid to the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Ayamelum State Constituency, Hon. Abuchi Bernard Udemezue. The INEC Returning Officer for the election, Professor George Onwudiwe, said PDP pooled 12,993 votes to defeat Okafor of APGA who garnered 11,445 and others. Similarly, the Read More

2023 election: More thugs attack polling units, snatch, destroy ballot boxes in Anambra

March 18, 2023 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

Some political thugs numbering about on Saturday March 18, 2023 invaded some polling units at Odoakpu ward 7, Onitsha, Onitsha North Local Government Area, Anambra State, snatching and destroying ballot boxes. Similar incident has been reported in other parts of the state. An eyewitness, Mr Charles Efe, told Blueprint that the act forced INEC officers to end the electoral processes Read More

Breaking: Thugs invade Anambra community, attack Labour Party state assembly candidate on election day [VIDEO]

March 18, 2023 Editor 0

Labour Party candidate for Awka South 2 constituency Hon. Joseph Chukwujekwu Okeke has been attacked by hired thugs during the ongoing state assembly election in Anambra state. A viral video shows wounds on the body of the state assembly hopeful, just as his Toyota Camry car was vandalised by the hoodlums who invaded his community Nibo in Awka South local Read More

Pictures: Obi, Soludo vote as apathy forces INEC to sleep off in Anambra on 2023 state assembly election day

March 18, 2023 Okechukwu Onuegbu Awka 0

The 2023 presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP), Mr Peter Obi, and Anambra State governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, have exercised their franchise at the ongoing 2023 House of Assembly poll. This is even as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officers deployed for the 2023 House of Assembly elections at polling unit 034 Garuba Square situated inside the Nnamdi Azikiwe Read More

Breaking: Thugs invade Anambra as voter apathy mars 2023 state assembly election [VIDEO]

March 18, 2023 Okechukwu Onuegbu Awka 0

The joint security taskforce on election patrol have arrested five armed thugs at Ihiala, Ihiala local government area, Anambra State. The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr Tochukwu Ikenga, said the thugs were arrested with four pump actions. A viral video also showed Mr Aderemi Adeoye, the Commissioner of Police Anambra State deployed for the election, saying they were Read More

Pictures: Obi meets Labour Party candidates in Anambra

March 11, 2023 Admin III 0

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has met with all candidates of the party inAnambra state. This was disclosed in a statement on his verified Twitter handle on Saturday. He wrote, “Yesterday, I shared great moments with all the candidates of our great party, LP, in Anambra State, both at the Federal and State level. I reminded Read More

VIDEO: If you fail to vote APGA, development will cease in your community, Soludo threatens Anambra electorate

March 9, 2023 Editor 0

Anambra state governor, Prof. Charles Soludo, has threatened to cut off development of any community who electorate fail to vote for All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the upcoming state House of Assembly election. Soludo who had before the February 25, 2023 presidential election predicted that Peter Obi of Labour Party will not emerge victorious, again told Anambrians in a Read More

Anambra records large turnout of voters, late arrival of voting materials

February 25, 2023 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

Anambra State is currently receiving massive turnout of voters in the ongoing 2023 Presidential and National Assembly elections across her 326 electoral wards. Blueprint correspondent, who was monitoring the election, reports presence of voters at many polling units in Awka capital city, Anaocha LGA, Onitsha (Onitsha South LGA), Orumba North and Awka North LGA. At 026 Ezinano ( Agulu ward Read More

Discovered! Scores of PVCs hidden inside Anambra bush [VIDEO]

February 22, 2023 Okechukwu Onuegbu Awka 0

Barely three days to the 2023 general elections, some hunters in Nnewi, Nnewi North Local Government Area (LGA) of Anambra State, have discovered a bag full of Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) produced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in a forest. According to a trending video, the hunters whose names were not provided, saw the bag containing the PVCs Read More

Again, gunmen invade Anambra in fresh attack

February 20, 2023 Admin III 0

Less than 24 hours after an attack at Ukpo and Ogidi where three policemen were killed, six persons have been confirmed dead in an attack in Police Divisional Headquarters, Nkwelle-Ezunaka, Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State. Five of the suspects and a police officer reportedly died in the attack on Sunday. Confirming the attack, the state police spokesman, DSP Read More

Gunmen kidnap 15 NYSC members

February 15, 2023 Admin III 0

Serving corps members were kidnapped by unknown gunmen at a filling station in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra state. Blueprint learnt that the corps members were returning from their three-week orientation programme in Imo State, and were heading to Lagos. Confirming the news, the Anambra State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, said the corps members have Read More

Pictures: Anambra government hails Rojenny’s contribution to sports, assures partnership

January 27, 2023 Editor 0

The Anambra government has commended Rommy Ezeonwuka, Managing Director of Rojenny Stadium and Games Village, Oba, near Onitsha for his vision for sports development in Nigeria and Anambra in particular. Chairman of Anambra Sports Development Commission (ASDC) Patrick-Estate Onyedum made the commendation when he visited Rojenny Stadium and Games Village, Oba on Thursday as part of his tour of private Read More

Pictures: Again, fire wrecks havoc in Anambra

January 24, 2023 Admin III 0

Fire has razed a foam industry in Nodu market, Okpuno in Awka south local government area of Anambra state. The multi-million goods were destroyed by fire on Monday night. Effort put in place to put off the fire was not enough as the industry was totally destroyed.

Breaking: Again, gunmen invade Anambra, bomb LGA headquarters, kill 3

January 12, 2023 Admin III 0

Gunmen early Thursday morning invaded and bombed the headquarters of Ihiala Local Government Area (LGA) in Anambra state. Blueprint gathered that they initially engaged local vigilante operatives, subdued and killed three. While the incident, Police spokesperson, Tochukwu Ikenga, said one of the hoodlums and three vigilante operatives on duty were killed with one beheaded. He added that five buildings were Read More

Picture: Soludo offers scholarships to three pupils for building generating set

January 12, 2023 Admin III 0

Anambra state governor Chukwuma Soludo has offered scholarships to three pupils of Boys Secondary School, Igboukwu, Aguata Local Government Area for building generator, house and car. This was disclosed by a Twitter user, @TWAA_PR on Thursday. The tweet reads; “Anambra state governor, Charles Soludo offers scholarships to three pupils for building generating set, house and car.”

Court frees estate developer in Anambra

December 28, 2022 Admin III 0

An Anambra High Court sitting in Awka on Wednesday ordered the immediate release of one Mr Chukwuemeka Ekwueme, a Real Estate Developer who has been detained at the Zone 13 Headquarters, Ukpo, Anambra since December 14. The order followed an application for bail by Alex Ejesieme (SAN), counsel to the applicant in Suit no. A/Misc 461/2022 and Motion No.A /2050m/2022. Read More

VIDEO: Moment top government official stormed checkpoint, cleared way for Christmas travellers

December 24, 2022 Editor 0

After receiving complaints over alleged extortion at checkpoints along the highway, Anambra state government swung into action. In a viral video, the deputy governor of Anambra state Gilbert Onyekachukwu Ibezim was seen asking Military personnel to stop heaping undue hardship on travellers when he stormed a checkpoint near Awka, the state capital. Before his arrival, the alleged unwholesome activities by Read More