Sack Madubuko as Commissioner, Traders Urge Governor Obiano

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has been asked to sack his Commissioner for Commerce, Industry, Markets and Wealth Creation, Dr. Christian Madubuko,, for his alleged propensity to destroy markets in the State due to his pecuniary interest. In the petition sent to Governopr Obiano by the traders under the aegis of Integrity Traders’ Group in Anambra State, the traders alleged that the Commissioner wants to turn Anambra marektes into “personal estates”. In the petition signed by the Chief Emmanuel Okoli, Chairman of the group and Chika Anyanwu , Secretary…

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Anambra Market Rejects Imposition of Caretaker Committee

In a bid to ensure peace and stability in the Ogbaru Main Market, a suburb of Onitsha in Anambra State, the traders of the market have resolved that  they will resist the imposition of Caretaker Committee in the market with the last drop of their blood In resolution which they took after their Extra-ordinary Joint Meeting held at the Markethall yesterday,  the traders also  decided that the former chairman of the market, Chief Victor Nwawuzie (Akirika Ukpor) removed by the Commissioner for Commerce, Trade and Wealth Creation , Dr. Christian…

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Why We Want Anambra Traffic Management Commander Sacked – Campaign for Democracy

The Campaign for Democracy (CD), has decried the increasing traffic congestion in Onitsha metropolis and its environs which has created untold suffering for the people and drastically slowed down economic activities in the commercial town. The National Publicity Secretary of CD, Dede Uzor A Uzor, lamented that inspite of the increasing traffic jam, the Anambra State Traffic Management Authority (ASTMA) has failed to rise up to the occasion , rather was busy extorting money from the members of the public and sometimes openly robbed  their victims. “Unfortunately, the state Government…

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Hands Off Disputed Crowther School Now, – Anglican Bishops Tell Anambra Govt

As the feud between Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State and the Anglican Church in the State over the ownership of Bishop Crowther Memorial Primary School deepens, the Bishops of the Church in the State have dismissed the Protest on Tuesday against Bishop Owen Nwokolo, the Bishop, Diocese on the Niger, as sponsored. In a statement read to newsmen after the meeting, the Bishops said the protest by some people who called themselves as Concerned Christians  and Non-Christian citizens of Anambra State was coordinated by one Mr.Ernest Anafonye and Onyedika…

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Ogbaru Market Leaders Demand Fresh and Democratic Election from OBIANO,AMATAS

The Elders of Ogbaru Main  Market under the aegis of Ogbaru Main Markets Elders Forum (OMMEF), has called on the Anambra State Government to set machinery in motion with a view to conducting a bye election into the executive of the market. The Elders who spoke after their  emergency executive meeting appealed to Governor Willie Obiano, his Commissioner for Trade, Investment and Wealth Creation, Dr. Christian Madubuko, and the President- General of Amalgamated Market Traders of Anambra State (AMATAS), Chief Okwudili Ezenwankwo,  to in line with the Constitution of Ogbaru…

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Fresh Tension as Community Fails To Provide Corpse  In Anambra

Fresh tension is building up between Oroma-Etiti and Umuoba Anam Communities in Anambra West Local Government Area of Anambra State following the failure of Umuoba Anam people to provide the corpse of an indigene of Aroma -Etiti they allegedly killed in retaliation for their own indigene. An indigene of Umuoba Anam  was  about a fortnight ago killed by an Aroma Etiti indigenes in a cult clash but the people of Umuoba Anam in a reprisal attack beheaded an Aroma Etiti man. This led to a heightened tension between  both communities as they …

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Ogbaru Market Leaders Demand Fresh and Democratic Election from OBIANO, AMATAS

The Elders of Ogbaru Main  Market under the aegis of Ogbaru Main Markets Elders Forum (OMMEF), has called on the Anambra State Government to set machinery in motion with a view to conducting a bye election into the executive of the market. The Elders who spoke after their  emergency executive meeting appealed to Governor Willie Obiano, his Commissioner for Trade, Investment and Wealth Creation, Dr. Christian Madubuko, and the President- General of Amalgamated Market Traders of Anambra State (AMATAS), Chief Okwudili Ezenwankwo,  to in line with the Constitution of Ogbaru…

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Tension In Anambra Communities Over Reprisal  Killing…as Bishop Intervenes

Alphonsus Nweze Palpable tension is now building in  two Anam clans in Anambra West Local Government Area of Anambra State following reprisal killing  in Oroma-Etiti and Umu Oba Anam communities, which has claimed the lives of two young men. The incident was said have  taken  place last Saturday when some boys believed to be cultists from Oroma-Etiti killed a boy from  Umu Oba Anam. But in a reprisal attack, some boys from Umu Oba Anam killed another boy from Oroma-Etiti, which has heightened the tension  in the two communities. Following …

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ANAMBRA: Okpoko New PG Sues For Peace As Crisis Persists

By Alphonsus Nweze,  As the crisis in Okpoko community, a sprawling suburb in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State near Onitsha persists as two people are laying claim of the leadership of the community. Chiefs Eddy Emesinwa and Francis Emenalo, are still claiming to be the President General of the community. Emenalo who held general meeting of the community at Akpulu Hall asked the officials of Anambra State Government to flush out Emesinwa led faction to restore peace in the community. Emenalo said that the officials of Anambra State Local Government…

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Steal Government’s Money, Go To Jail, Commissioner Tells Market Leaders

The Anambra State Commissioner for Trade and Wealth Creation, Dr. Christian Madubuko, has warned  market leaders in the State of the consequences of stealing and embezzling of Government Revenue. Speaking shortly after the election of  new  leaders of Old Mercedes Spare Parts Market,Nkpor in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State the Commissioner   charged them to avoid the temptation of stealing government revenue meant for the infrastructural development of the state. Dr. Madubuka  lamented that some market leaders have been robbing state government of enormous revenue,  warning that…

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