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Anambra reschedules cancelled Nkpor auto spare parts market poll

Anambra reschedules cancelled Nkpor auto spare parts market poll

By Nwabueze Okonkwo – Onitsha Following the cancellation of January 16 election of new auto spare parts market at the accreditation stage by the President of Anambra State Markets Amalgamated Traders Association, ASMATA, Chief Ikechukwu Ekwegbalu, Anambra State government, on Wednesday, notified the traders to prepare for the election on Thursday, February 6. Commissioner for […]

Tanker explosion: Welder burnt to death, 3 sustain burns in Awka

Tanker explosion: Welder burnt to death, 3 sustain burns in Awka

  The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday confirmed the death of one person, while three others sustained various degrees of burns in a petrol tanker explosion at a welder’s workshop in Amawbia area of Awka in Anambra. The FRSC Sector Commander, Mr. Andrew Kumapayi, who confirmed the incident to the News Agency of […]

UPDATED: Welder killed as tanker explodes in Anambra

UPDATED: Welder killed as tanker explodes in Anambra

By Vincent Ujumadu A welder whose name was given as Ay died on Tuesday in Awka as a result of burns sustained when a fuel tanker he was working on exploded at the Amawbia area of the state capital. An eye witness said the casualty would have been more if the tanker was loaded, adding […]

Royal tussle tear’s Gov Obiano’s Aguleri community apart

Royal tussle tear’s Gov Obiano’s Aguleri community apart

…As police take over Aguleri By Vincent Ujumadu, Awka The tussle for the royal stool of Aguleri, Governor Willie Obiano’s community in Anambra East local government area of Anambra State took a dangerous dimension yesterday as a section of Idigo dynasty allegedly locked up the Igwe’s palace where the state government- recognized traditional ruler for […]

Alor Kingdom honours young philanthropist Stanley Uzochukwu

Alor Kingdom honours young philanthropist Stanley Uzochukwu

By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja The ancient Kingdom of Alor in Anambra State has given a rare honour to a worthy young Philanthropist, Dr. Stanley Uzochukwu, in recognition of his contributions to the society and valuable service to humanity. The traditional ruler of the Alor Kingdom, His Royal Highness, Igwe Macanthony Chinedu described the Stanel […]