Friday, December 1, 2017

Anambra

    40% of UNIZIK staff watch pornography more than they work, says VC

40% of UNIZIK staff watch pornography more than they work, says VC

Joseph Ahaneku, vice-chancellor of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, has said more than 40 percent of the school staff spend more time watching pornographic videos.According to PUNCH, Ahaneku said he discovered that staff of the university work less than they watch pornography. [...]

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    Anambra poll: ‘INEC officials bribed in presence of security officials’

Anambra poll: ‘INEC officials bribed in presence of security officials’

Itodo Samson, executive director, Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement (YIAGA), says electoral officials were bribed in the presence of security personnel during the Anambra governorship election.In a statement on Sunday, Samson said the watching the vote (WTV) initiative YIAGA employed in observing the Anambra governorship election revealed six "critical incidents" of vote-buying.He said the secrecy of the ballot was [...]

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    Obaze rejects Anambra poll, calls Obiano’s landslide win ‘political aberration’

Obaze rejects Anambra poll, calls Obiano’s landslide win ‘political aberration’

Oseloka Obaze, the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has rejected the result of Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra.Obaze, in a statement on Sunday, said the result as released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) did not reflect what happened in the field.INEC had declared Willie Obiano of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) as the winner of the election [...]

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    Obiano re-elected Anambra governor by a landslide

Obiano re-elected Anambra governor by a landslide

Willie Obiano has been declared the winner of Anambra state governorship election.The incumbent governor won all the 21 local government areas of the state, based on the results announced on Sunday at the collation centre in Awka.Obiano, who is of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), defeated Tony Nwoye of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Oseloka Obaze of the People [...]

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    Obaze: I will be Anambra governor if there’s no tampering… I ran hard to win

Obaze: I will be Anambra governor if there’s no tampering… I ran hard to win

Oseloka Obaze, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, says he is confident of clinching victory in the Anambra governorship elections if the electoral process is not tampered with.Obaze made this known after voting at his polling unit in Ochuche Omuodo, Ogbaru local government area of the state."I ran hard for this campaign, I ran hard to win," he said."I’m confident that [...]

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    Anambra polls: INEC blames corps members for late arrival of materials

Anambra polls: INEC blames corps members for late arrival of materials

Solomon Soyebi, national commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says corps members are to blame for the late arrival of electoral materials at several polling units in Anambra.Soyebi told Channels Television that some corps members were hesitant to go to some areas while others did not have the right attitude towards the election."We have some problems with the corpers, especially [...]

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    Anambra poll: INEC switches to manual over card readers letdown

Anambra poll: INEC switches to manual over card readers letdown

Challenges with card readers have been a recurring problem at various local governments in the ongoing Anambra state governorship election.A notable case is that of Eri Primary School, Otuocha, where Willie Obiano, governor of the state and aspirant of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), cast his vote.The card reader failed and the governor had to undergo manual accreditation before [...]

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    How it went: Anambra governorship election

How it went: Anambra governorship election

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    #AnambraDecides: Bomb scare in Onitsha ahead of governorship poll

#AnambraDecides: Bomb scare in Onitsha ahead of governorship poll

Two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) have reportedly been discovered in Onitsha, Anambra state.The IEDs were said to have been found on Friday near a police station in Onitsha north local government area.The development is coming a few hours to the commencement of the state’s governorship election.A resident in the area told TheCable on phone that the devices were sighted around 1pm [...]

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    ‘No funny behaviour’ — NSCDC warns 14,000 personnel deployed for Anambra poll

‘No funny behaviour’ — NSCDC warns 14,000 personnel deployed for Anambra poll

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it deployed 14, 000 personnel for Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra to boost the number of personnel provided by other security agencies.The corps said the measure was also to guarantee confidence of the people in the provision of adequate security for the election.Abdullahi Muhammadu, the commandant-general of the corps, gave the [...]

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    Journalist found dead in Anambra after going missing for four days

Journalist found dead in Anambra after going missing for four days

A cameraman with the Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS), Ikechukwu Onubogu, has been found dead four days after he was declared missing by members of his family.Although the cause of his death remained sketchy, NAN gathered that the late Onubogu, who was at home with his wife, was said to have received a phone call in the afternoon on November 12.Sources [...]

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    Four arraigned over Ozubulu church attack

Four arraigned over Ozubulu church attack

Four suspects were on Thursday arraigned before an Anambra state magistrate court sitting at Ozubulu over their alleged involvement in an attack on St Philip’s Catholic Church.No fewer than 13 persons were killed and another 22 wounded in the August 6 attack on worshippers.The suspects arraigned were Chinedu Akpunonu (44), Vincent Ike (57), Chukwudi Ugwu (30) and Onyebuchi Mbanefo (46), [...]

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    Anambra: CSOs raise the alarm over election security

Anambra: CSOs raise the alarm over election security

Civil society organisations, under the umbrella of Situation Room, have expressed concern over the security situation in Anambra state ahead of the governorship election.The CSOs say the redeployment of police personnel may have led to a breakdown in inter-agency committee on election security.The inter-agency committee oversees the Independent National Electoral Commission’s preparedness in terms of security.In a statement made available to [...]

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    Anambra poll: I will win without thugs or bribes, says Chidoka

Anambra poll: I will win without thugs or bribes, says Chidoka

Osita Chidoka, governorship candidate of United Progressives Party (UPP) in Anambra, says he is confident of winning the November 18 governorship election in the state.In a statement on Thursday, Chidoka said with the strong messages in his campaigns, Anambra citizens spoke with one voice in support of the UPP “and we do not take that for granted".While thanking his supporters [...]

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    Obaze woos voters: Anambra badly broken, you deserve better

Obaze woos voters: Anambra badly broken, you deserve better

Oseloka Obaze, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Saturday's governorship election in Anambra, says the state is "badly broken".In an interview with NAN on Thursday, Obaze said he made himself available to be the chief servant of the state in order to offer his “wealth of experience”.He said he desires to transform the state to have "a semblance of [...]

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    Ojukwu’s son dumps APGA for APC — three days to Anambra poll

Ojukwu’s son dumps APGA for APC — three days to Anambra poll

Emeka Ojukwu jnr, son of late Dim Chukwuemeka Ojukwu, founder of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has dumped the party for the All Progressives Congress (APC).Ojukwu made his declaration on Wednesday in Awka at a rally for Tony Nwoye, the APC candidate for the November 18 Anambra governorship election.President Muhammadu Buhari, John Odigie-Oyegun, APC national chairman; 12 APC governors, [...]

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