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Force Headquarters Emerge Best As 2020 Nigeria Police Games End

By Ndu Chris Nwannah, ATM Guest Writer and Joseph Nwiyi, ATM Reporter The 12th Biennial Nigeria Police Games event tagged Anambra 2020 has come to a colourful close at Ekwueme Square, Awka, capital of Anambra State. The closing ceremony witnessed...

Following Project Lag, New Completion Deadline Set For Anambra Int’l Cargo Airport

.... Project misses original 36-month deadline set in April 2017 .... New 15-month deadline set at recent Anambra Council of Elders meeting .... Elders Council praise effort on the airport and other government initiatives, much to the chagrin of critical civic...

President Buhari Kicks Off Biennial Police Games in Awka

...Applauds the exploits of Police personnel in sport ...Commends Police role in fighting insurgency ...NDLEA warns athletes not to spike  their system with drugs ...14th edition of Anambra Walk For Life held, presaging Police event By Ndu Chris Nwannah, ATM Guest Writer, Joseph...

Police In Anambra State Arrest Fake Blind Woman Exploiting Teenagers To Beg

By Ndu Chris Nwannah, ATM Guest WriterThe Anambra State Police Command has nabbed a fake blind woman who specializes in recruiting teenagers to beg for alms. The 37 year old lady, whose name was given as Mrs Ngozi Dike...

Police In Anambra State Parade Suspected Car Snatchers, Kill One Gang Member

By Ndu Chris Nwannah, Guest Writer, Awka Times MagazineThe Anambra State Police Command has paraded a suspected car snatching syndicate which has been terrorizing the area in the recent past.The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr John Abang,...

EEDC Suspends Standalone Meters

... Insists on payment for proposed new meters instead of replacementBy Ndu Chris Nwannah, Guest Writer, Awka Times MagazineThe Management of Enugu Electricity Distribution plc (EEDC) has made known its intention to suspend the decommissioning of standalone meters until...

Police Ban Unauthorized Use Of Sirens, Revolving Lights, Spy, Unmarked/Covered Number Plates

...CP Abang reads riot act as directed by IGP Muhammed AdamuBy Ndu Chris Nwannah, Guest Writer, Awka Times MagazineThe Anambra State Police Command says it will start to impound all vehicles illegally using spy number plates, sirens, revolving lights...

Awka Appeal Court Division Becomes Operational

By Ndu Chris Nwannah, Guest Writer and Joseph Nwiyi, Reporter, Awka Times MagazineAwka political combatants waited in agonizing suspense for nearly three years to get a judgement from the appeals court sitting in Enugu. They had incurred inestimable costs,...

NDLEA in Anambra State Arrested 249 Suspected Drug Peddlers in 2019

.... Convicted 37 personsBy Pamela Henry- Igwe, Guest Writer Awka Times MagazineThe Anambra state command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested two hundred and forty nine suspect drug peddlers in 2019.The state Commander of...

Two Separate Fire Incidents Rock Anambra State In One Day

... INEC Office Ogidi goes up in flames... As seven persons sustain injuries in OnitshaBy Ndu Chris Nwannah, ATM Guest WriterSeven persons have sustained varying degrees of injury following a fire that gutted a storey building in Onitsha, Anambra...
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TAP Holds Town Hall Meeting with Hon. Onwuasor

By Awka Times An Awka socio-political group, the True Awka People (TAP), held a town hall meeting on January 4,...
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‘The Struggle’ (An Ode to the Igbo Revolutionary Activists)

The Struggle By Chudi Okoye Nov 26, 2021 The struggle may look like lunacy To those seduced into vain ecstasy By the Nigeria of their vast fantasy. To them, the...

Igbo Elders’ Parley with President Buhari: Contrasting Perspectives

A recent meeting of Igbo Elders with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja during which they pleaded for an ‘unconditional’ release of Nnamdi Kanu, the...

Igbo Grandees’ Wrong-headed Plea for Political Mediation of Kanu Case

Igbo political emissaries met with President Buhari in Abuja to plead for the release of Nnamdi Kanu, the incarcerated leader of the Indigenous People...

Igbo Critics and the Presumed Menace of Nnamdi Kanu

The IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, elicits resentment and dread across the Nigerian polity, even among his own people. Many Igbos acknowledge the validity of...