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The Anambra police command, has recorded another significant milestone by bursting a child trafficking syndicate specialized in stealing children in the state. Nigerian Notch gathered that on the 23/1/2021,police operatives attached to Ihiala Division arrested two suspects who allegedly stole a three years old child who was later rescued in Imo State and reunited with his parent. The PPRO Anambra state police command, CSP Haruna Mohammed in his press release made available to newsmen in Awka further stated that the suspects, following discreet investigation revealed that they usually lure their victims within the markets,Churches and Schools premises were the children play, using sweets or biscuits and take them to one Mrs Malvina Uju Uba, who pays them for the children ranging from one hundred to five hundred thousand naira only. Contiuning he stated that also on the 26/1/2021 police operatives attached to SIB and Area Command, Oraifite,in an operation coordinated by the Area Commande

Supreme Court Affirms Ibezim as APC Candidate ...throws out Ararume’s Appeal

The Supreme Court today Friday February 5th dismissed the appeal instituted by Sen. Ifeanyi Ararume challenging the judgement of the Appeal Court sitting in Owerri which reinstated Sir Frank Ibezim as the APC Candidate for Imo North Senatorial Bye-Election.  The Court of Appeal had on December 4th 2020 dismissed the judgement of the lower Federal High Court Owerri which had made consequential orders mandating INEC to replace Ibezim with Ararume as APC Candidate. In a unanimous ruling, the Supreme Court panel agreed with the Court of Appeal judgement that the lower court ought not to have made the consequential orders against Sir Ibezim. The lead and concurrent judgements read by Hon. Justice Mohammed Lawal Garba and Hon. Justice Emmanuel Akomaye Agim concluded that Ibezim being not a party or privy to the matter at High Court, his fundamental rights to fair hearing were abridged. The apex court stated that the lower court also erred in judgement not to have dismissed the case filed by

Buhari extends IGP Mohammed Adamu's tenure.

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, will continue his duty as the nation’s police chief despite the completion of his tenure. This is the position of the Federal Government after President Muhammadu Buhari approved the extension of the tenure of the police boss by three months. The Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Dingyadi, announced this on Thursday while briefing reporters at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.  (Channels TV)

Young Nigerian Voices Advise Igbos To Partake Massively In The Ongoing APC Registration & Revalidation Exercise

Ndigbo have been tasked to think towards a better Nigeria, where Igbos will be at the forefront of policy making in the country. Young Nigerian Voices (YNV), a national youth group comprising of professionals and patriotic Nigerian youths across the 36 States of the federation and the FCT, have called on Igbos, to take advantage of the ongoing APC membership registration and Revalidation exercise to join the party across the country. Alhaji Ibrahim Bature, National Coordinator (YNV), stated this when the South East Zone of the group paid him a courtesy visit at his office in Abuja, recently. In his speech, He tasked the south east, to see reasons to join APC enmasse in the ongoing exercise of the ruling party, now the ovation is loud for a Nigerian President of Igbo extraction". Alhaji Bature said, having strong players at the centre matters a lot in terms of power sharing and amenities, hence the reason why the geopolitical region should register emasse in the party's registr

Azubogu calls for safety-consciousness against fire outbreaks, salutes Ndi Anambra on the New Month

The leading Governorship candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 6 election, Engr. Chris Emeka Azubogu, has called on the State government and Ndi Anambra to be safety conscious especially against fire outbreaks in the State. Anambra  State recorded over five major fire outbreaks last month (January). Azubogu, who is representing Nnewi North/Nnewi South/Ekwusigo Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, made the call in his new month message to Ndi Anambra released through his Office, Azubogu Media Office. According to Azubogu, "We had a challenging month with a number of fire outbreaks in different locations in the State last month, which was regrettable, considering the damages to our people's efforts. I therefore, call for proactive safety measures on the side of the people and government this month and going forward." The PDP Governorship aspirant for November 6 election also prayed that God will guide and protect Ndi Anambra in this

We have plans to return Onitsha as catalyst for economic growth -Azubogu

  ... Visits Onitsha, promises Strategic Urban Renewal programme  The leading Governorship candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 6 election, Engr. Chris Azubogu, on Sunday pledged to execute a Strategic Urban Renewal programme that would return Onitsha as catalyst for economic transformation of Anambra State.  Engr Azubogu made the statement in Onitsha when he met with members of PDP in Onitsha South and North LGAs over his intention to run for the Governorship of Anambra State.  According to the leading PDP Governorship aspirant, "we must reopen the conversation on the need to return Onitsha as a catalyst for a strong Anambra economy. "My promise is that if elected as the Governor of Anambra State, we are going to pursue a Strategic Urban Renewal programme for the Onitsha cluster, which will enhance the Commercial, Residential and Industrial potentials of Onitsha as a catalyst for a thriving Anambra economy of our dream." Azubogu who met w

Anambra 2021: NUF wants aspirants, parties to play by the rules.

As the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), formally announced the time table for the governorship  race  in Anambra State, November, this year the Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF) called on the stakeholders to play by the rules. The group in a statement made available to newsmen in Awka, Anambra State during the weekend  advised aspirants to go out and market themselves to the people of the State instead of thinking and plotting to win the election through the unorthodox means. The statement signed by the Presidemt General of the group Dede Uzor A. Uzor, decried the manner in which some political parties and aspirants were said to be working hard to undermine  electoral process with a view to  rigging  themselves  into office.  But the group  warned those aspirants and political parties of the dire consequences of such action and therefore asked them to perish such  plot because it cannot work out in Anambra State. The group said that opposition have a lot of issues to campaign w

Senator Ubah empowers 250 Youths & Women in Orumba South

Senator Dr Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah was in Ezira ,Umunze  Orumba South LGA to give out certificates as well as grants and various empowerment items as the three days workshop facilitated by him and organised by the Nigeria Ports Authority comes to an end. The Participants/Beneficiaries included over 250 youths and women from various communities in Anambra South.  He used the occasion to reiterate his commitment towards human capital development and consistent efforts to alleviate poverty and curb unemployment especially amongst our youths  In line with his human capital development drive, the Anambra South Senator and  National Leader of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah on Sunday, put smiles on the faces of over two hundred and fifty youths and women who participated in a three-day vocational skills training programme facilitated by his office in partnership with the Presidency and Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).  The beneficiaries which include youths, women and