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ANAMBRA ELECTION: INEC TO PROVIDE DOCUMENTS AFTER ELECTION By John Ndu  Awka, Nov. 20, 2017 -- The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will release all necessary materials used in last Anambra State Governorship Election to all political parties and Civil Society Organisations on request.  The National Commissioner INEC, Prof. Anthonia Simbine said this during presentation of pre-election report by Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) ...
ANAMBRA GUBER: OBIANO IS WINNER By John Ndu  Awka, Nov. 20, 2017 -- The Independence National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared candidate of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Willie Obiano as winner of Anambra State Gubernatorial Election.  The election took place in all 21 Local Government Areas (LGA) of on Nov. 18, with 37 political parties participating. Some of the parties ...
OBIANO MOURNS EKWUEME By John Ndu  Awka, Nov. 20, 2017 -- Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has described the demise of a former Vice-President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme as a huge loss to Nigeria. Reacting to news of Ekwueme’s death from his Aguleri country home for in last Saturday's Governorship Election, Obiano ...
ANAMBRA ELECTION: GROUP RATES SECURITY, INEC HIGH By John Ndu  Awka, Nov. 20, 2017 -- The Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group (ISDMG) has rated high, the performance of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the conduct of the Anambra Governorship Election.  The group said this while briefing newsmen on its preliminary report released in Awka.  The Executive Director, ISDMD, Dr Chima Amadi said the group deployed ...
OBIANO EXPRESSES JOY ... COMMENDS PRESIDENT BUHARI By John Ndu  Awka, Nov. 20, 2017 -- Gov. Willie Obiano has expressed gratitude to President Muhammad Buhari for living up to his promise in providing enabling environment for credible democratic process in Anambra State.  The governor made the commendation while delivering his acceptance speech at his ancestral home, Aguleri, Anambra East Local Government Area (LGA).  ``My first and deepest ...
APGA COMMENDS FG FOR RESTORING OBIANO’S SECURITY By John Ndu/Ogechukwu Okoli Awka, Nov. 16, 2017 --The National Chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Victor Oye has commended the Federal Government for restoring security detail of  Gov. Willie Obiano ahead of the Nov. 18 Governorship Election. Announcing this on Nov. 15, to newsmen in Awka, Chief Oye said the party also commended President Muhammadu ...
ANAMBRA GOVERNMENT TO CONDUCT FREE GLAUCOMA EYE SCREENING FOR CIVIL SERVICE COMMUNITY By Chukwuma MaryAnn Chioma Awka, Nov. 16, 2017 -- Anambra State Government through the Office of the Head of Service in collaboration with the State Ministry of Health will run free glaucoma screening. The screening will commence on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. This is contained in a circular signed by Mr Ofili Obinna for the Head ...
ANAMBRA BEGINS DISTRIBUTION OF TRANSFORMERS By John Ndu Awka, Nov. 16, 2017 --The Anambra State Government has flagged off distribution of 400 transformers to communities in the state to boost power supply and encourage massive production of goods.  The Copper transformers, which were imported from Germany include, 300 to 500 grades built for various parts of the state to carry 11 KVA ...
THE MEDIA CAN MAKE YOU OR BREAK YOU -- ANAMBRA DEPUTY GOVERNOR By Chisom V Okpala Awka, Nov. 16, 2017 -- Anambra State Deputy Governor, Dr Nkem Okeke says the present government has strived to maintain good media relationship with journalists practicing in the state. He, however, promised to continue to promote the welfare of journalists. Dr Okeke said this on Nov. 15, during interactive session with the members ...
DO NOT BE PARTISAN, INEC URGES OBSERVERS FOR ANAMBRA GUBERNATORIAL POLLS By John Ndu  Awka, Nov. 16, 2017 --The Independent National Electoral Commission has urged local election observers for the Anambra Governorship Election on Nov. 18, to strive to play by the rules. ``Avoid raising false alarms that can heat up the polity,’’ Head Voter Education in INEC, Mr Emanuel Owete said during the training of election observers, organised by ...