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Rev Itam assumes office as Commissioner of Police Anambra State.

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  Rev Itam assumes office as Commissioner of Police Anambra State . NKIRU NWAGBO,  Nnaghe Obono Itam has assumed office as the new Commissioner of Police in Anambra following the statutory retirement of CP Aderemi Adeoye on 1st May, 2024.  According to the statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the Command SP Ikenga Tochukwu, noted that the new CP assumed duty yesterday being 13th may 2024. The statement affirmed that It am is an ordained Reverend of Foundation Faith  Church, Salem Family Worldwide. According to the statement" CP Obono Nnaghe Itam was born on 16th June 1967 in Yakkur LGA of Cross River State. He joined the Nigeria Police Force in 18th May 1992 as a cadet Assistant Superintendent at the Nigeria Police Academy Annex Kaduna.  CP Obono Nnaghe Itam holds a BSc in Sociology and Anthropology from the University of Calabar and a Master's degree in International Relations from the University of Port Harcourt. "Throughout his career, CP Obono Nnaghe It

Police in Anambra recovers three more bodies of boat mishap victims.

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  Police in Anambra recovers three more bodies of boat mishap victims. NKIRU NWAGBO Marine Police of Anambra State Command has recovered bodies of the three remaining victims of the unfortunate boat accident involving a movie cast. In a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, Anambra State Command, SP Tochukwu Ikenga noted that two of the bodies were recovered on 11th April, 2024 while the last was washed in by the tide yesterday's morning . Ikenga said that all the bodies have been deposited in hospital mortuary in Asaba while the President of the Guild of Actors and Actresses has been notified of the recovery. Furthermore, he said although the accident happened within the jurisdiction of Anambra State Command, insisting that issues relating to release of bodies of the accident victims for a decent burial  are to be handled by Delta State Police Command. "The Commissioner of Police CP Aderemi Adeoye commiserate with family, friends and fans of the actors who

CP Adeoye Consoles Families of Boat Mishap and AGN

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CP Adeoye Consoles Families of Boat Mishap and AGN By Nkiru Nwagbo. The Commissioner of Police in Anambra State, CP Aderemi Adeoye, has extended his heartfelt condolences to the families of actors who lost their lives as a result of a Boat Accident which occured on the River Niger in the afternoon  of Wednesday,  10th April, 2024.  The boat, one of two that conveyed the crew to a film location in Anambra West LGA of Anambra  State, was returning to Asaba, where it took off from when the accident happened.  On being notified of the capsize, Anambra Command Marine Police deployed for rescue operations and successfully rescued six actors and one actress from the water.  Two others who were unconscious  were also pulled out with the aid of fishermen and conveyed to the Delta  State Command Marine Police Jetty where other members of the crew who travelled in the first boat were waiting and handed over to the President of the Actors Guild for conveyance to the Hospital while the rescue team

EID-EL-FITR:Anambra Speaker calls for religious tolerance, peaceful coexistence.

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  EID-EL-FITR:Anambra Speaker calls for religious tolerance, peaceful coexistence. By Nkiru Nwagbo. Awka . The Speaker of Anambra State House of Assembly,Rt.Hon.Somtochukwu Udeze has enjoined Muslims to always promote values of universal justice, peace, mutual understanding and love in their religious obligations. In his Goodwill Message to Muslim Faithful in Nigeria on behalf of the State Legislature,Rt.Hon.Udeze noted that as Ramadan symbolizes holiness, dedication to worship and charity work, Muslims should stick to the essence of the Feast by exhibiting those virtues that will further unite the people and uplift the Nation at all times. The Speaker who called for tolerance among different religious bodies in the country,urged Muslims to strive to maintain peaceful coexistence and harmonious relationship with their Christian brothers in the interest of peace and progress of the country. He described Muslim faithful in Anambra State as being lucky to operate under Governor Chukwuma S

Anambra 2025: We Will Work Against You, Former Appointees To Soludo.

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  Anambra 2025: We Will Work Against You, Former Appointees To Soludo. Former Political Appointees of Anambra State, a conglomerate of all the political appointees who served under the former governor Willie Obiano from 2014 to 2022 , yesterday , threatened to abandon the incumbent governor, Chukwuma Soludo and his All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) to work for another political party in 2025 gubernatorial poll if he fails to pay their severance allowances within this month. The appointees, who included former commissioners, Special Advisers (SPAD), Senior Special Assistants (SSAs), Special Assistants (SA) and Executive Assistants (EA), said the ultimatum became necessary since the governor was yet to respond positively to their requests which had even been made available to him personally and through different stakeholders. In a resolution by the appointees  at the end of a town-hall meeting held at Awka, the Anambra State capital, where several members took turn to express their r

MAN Southeast urge FG to subsidize cost of materials, dole out incentives

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  MAN Southeast urge FG to subsidize  cost of materials, dole out incentives  ...hails Soludo over 1b naira Mou with Smedan BY NKIRU NWAGBO Awka The Chairman of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria South East, and the group Executive Director, Dozzy Group of companies Lady Ada Chukwudozie has  urged the Tinubu's government to subsidize the cost of raw material for manufacturers, dole out incentives and offer solutions affecting their challenges. Lady Chukwugozie while making the appeal at the stakeholders’ engagement forum and the unveiling of the MANSA Export Trade Platform by AFREXIM Bank which took place at the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) liaison office, in Anambra with its theme "Access to Finance & Cheaper Funding for SMEs in Nigeria and Organised by Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) equally hailed the Anambra State Governor Prof Charles Soludo for signing the Memorandum of Understanding with the Small and medium enterprises development Agency

Stop Destroying Police Image, Stakeholders To Human Right In Anambra.

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  Stop Destroying Police Image, Stakeholders To Human Right In Anambra. NKIRU NWAGBO. Stakeholders in Ukwulu community , Dunukofia local government area of Anambra State have  described the allegations of unethical practice leveled against the Special Anti-Cultism Squad, SPACAS, Obosi Sector, Anambra State Police Command by a human rights group  as malicious and  lacking in substance.  Ukwulu community said  the  article is   paid by some unscrupulous elements  to discredit and tarnish the image of  anti- cult in the state. They called on the public to disregard  the  malicious  outcry of the activists, published in one of the nation’s national dailies online.  The spokesperson of the stakeholders’ who preferred to remain anonymous for fear of being attacked said the raid on a family house in Ukwulu community, came through a confessional statement made by one of the suspects previously arrested who  later led   the SPACES to their den. According to the spokesman, the hideout was a   no

Fegge Landlords Association Exco Dissolved. Following Allegations Of Sit Tight Leadership.

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  Fegge Landlords Association  Exco  Dissolved. Following Allegations Of Sit Tight Leadership. By Okey Maduforo Awka . Following the allegations by member of the Fegge landlords Association in Onitsha South local government area that the leadership of the body has refused to conduct fresh election at the expiration of it's tenure of office the Council has dissolved the executive of the body . In it's place the Onitsha South local government area authority had set up a seven man Caretaker Executive led by Okwudili Obinwanne to over see the affairs of the body for three months. Speaking shortly after the inauguration the Chairman of Onitsha South local government area Chief Emeka Joseph Orji said ;  "We got a petition from some members of the association which stated that the four year  tenure of the former executive has expired on March 19th 2024 and we informed the former executive about the petition and also gave it a copy of the petition "  "I also asked them w

100 stakeholder to engage in dialogue on rebuilding trust in the electoral process - IPC

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   100 stakeholder to engage in dialogue on rebuilding trust in the electoral process -  IPC  From Uchenna Ezeadigwe  Awka No fewer than one hundred multi stakeholders will on Monday engage in  dialogue on rebuilding trust in the electoral processes, Institutions and Elections in the country.  Our correspondent reports that the International Press Centre (IPC), based in Lagos, Nigeria, lead implementing partner of Component 4 (Support to Media) under the European Union Support to Democratic Governance in Nigeria Phase 2 (EUSDGN II) project, has scheduled for Monday, March 25, 2024, to host this event which will convene about 100 electoral stakeholders to address the critical theme following the success of the inaugural session held in Abuja, this subsequent edition of the media and civil society-driven forum aims to further stimulate meaningful discussions on how to reinforce commitments and approaches to multi-stakeholder collaboration for enhancing confidence in electoral processes. 

Ozigbo underrates performance of soludo's two years in office.

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  Ozigbo  underrates performance of  soludo's  two years in office. NKIRU NWAGBO, AWKA The Candidate of Labour Party in the last gubernatorial election in Anambra State Mr. Valentine Chineto Ozigbo, has stated that he will begin to visit various radio stations to discuss the assessment of Prof Charles Soludo two years in office for what he described as an underperformance. Ozigbo who spoke during a media chat with journalists yesterday ,  equally used the opportunity to announced his intention to run for the 2025 gubernatorial election in Anambra, aiming to restore hope to Ndi Anambra.  According to Ozigbo, "after two years I have to speak and hold Soludo accountable. From this week, I will begin to visit various radio stations to discuss Prof Soludo's two years in office. 2023 can't go unnoticed, we have to make way for our people to be know where we are going and what we hold deep for them. 'People are suffering, are we going to wait and see our struggles die off