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    Metro Anambra Elections Will Hold On Saturday: N'digbo Dares IPOB

    Ohanaeze Ndigbo,a socio-political organisation has dismissed claims by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) that those hoping to vote in next Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra State will die. Ohanaeze described those calling for the boycott of the election as enemies...
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    Politics Anambra APC Gov Candidate Meets Buhari One Month to Election Day [PHOTO]

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday received Hon. Tony Nwoye, the Anambra State APC Gubernatorial Candidate at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The election is scheduled to hold on the 16th of November, 2017.
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    Politics Anambra Election: INEC Releases Names of Governorship Candidates

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the names of all candidates for the November 18 Anambra state governorship election. The commission said on Wednesday in Abuja that political parties presented candidates. The Commission, in a statement by its Director of...
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    Politics Anambra 2017: APC Confirms Tony Nwonye Governorship Candidate

    The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday affirmed that Mr Tony Nwonye remained the party´s candidate for forthcoming governorship election in Anambra. The NWC confirmed Nwoye’s candidacy in a closed-door meeting at the party’s National Secretariat...
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    Politics [LIST] Names and Parties of Top Contenders for Anambra Gov Seat

    Having completed their primaries, Nigeria's major political parties are now ready for the upcoming Anambra state governorship elections, which is set to hold in November 2017. Here are the top parties' candidates: All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA- Chief Willie Obiano (incumbent governor)...
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    Politics Pete Edochie's 34-year-old Son Wins DPC Ticket to Contest Anambra Gov Elections

    Yul Edochie, the son of Nollywood veteran actor Pete Edochie, has secured the Democratic Peoples Congress' ticket to contest the upcoming Anambra governorship elections. Yul won the party’s primaries on Thursday in Awka, Anambra State and announced his victory on Instagram. “And I won the...
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    Politics Oby Okafor: Female Contestant Emerges for Anambra Gov Elections

    Mrs Oby Okafor has been nominated by the Advanced Congress of Democrats (ACD) for the November 18 governorship election in Anambra. Okafor emerged from a unanimous decision of 63 delegates of the party at its primary election in Awka. She is the first woman to get a party’s nomination for the...
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    Politics Anambra 2017: How Oseloka Obaze Beat Ifeanyi Uba at PDP Primary Election

    Oseloka Obaze, a former Secretary to the Anambra State Government, will be contesting the upcoming Anambra governorship elections under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party. This is after he defeated other contestants to win the PDP primary election in the state. Obaze polled 672...
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    Metro Niger Delta Militants Vow to Disrupt Anambra Gov Elections

    A Niger Delta group, the Concerned Militant Leaders (CML), has vowed to disrupt the upcoming governorship elections in Anambra State. The group said it support Nnamdi Kanu and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) for their agitation for an Igbo nation as well as opposition to the Anambra...
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    Politics Names of PDP's Candidates for Anambra Gov Elections

    The Peoples' Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday started screening 7 party members who have indicated interest to contest the Anambra governorship elections, which will take place in November 2017. Here are those screened: Ifeanyi Ubah, Chairman of Capital Oil Stella Oduah, former minister of...
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    Politics Anambra Election: 15 Political Parties Endorse Andy Uba

    An alliance of 15 registered political parties called The Mega Coalition, has endorsed Senator Andy Uba (Anambra South) as its candidate for the Nov. 18 governorship election in Anambra State. The Chancellor of the coalition, Chief Perry Opara, announced this in a statement on Monday in Abuja...
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    Politics Pete Edochie's Son, Yul, Declares Anambra Governorship Ambition

    Nollyood actor, Yul Edochie, who’s the son of veteran movie star Pete Edochie, has shared a post on Instagram, declaring his intention to contest the forthcoming Anambra governorship election. If indeed Edochie runs, the 35-year-old would be among the young Nigerians veering into a career in...
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    Politics Anambra Monarch, Igwe Chukwuma, Joins Governorship Race

    The traditional ruler of Awka-Etiti in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State, Igwe Chukwuma Angus Ojukwu, has declared his intention to contest the November 18, 2017, governorship election in Anambra State. The royal father, who declared his ambition on the platform of Mega...
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    Politics INEC Announces Date For Anambra Governorship Election

    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has fixed a date for the Anambra Governorship election. INEC announced that the election will hold on 18th November, 2017 as approved by the Commission.
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    Politics Anambra 2017: Obiano, Okorocha's Fight Get Messy

    Governor Willie Obiano and his Imo state counterpart, Rochas Okorochas has given in for a show ahead of 2017 election in Anambra state. Obiano described Imo governor, Rochas Okorocha as a “Motor park governor.” He said this on Wednesday in response to a statement credited to Okorocha who said...
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    Politics Anambra 2017: Guber Aspirants To Pay N9m Each Before Pasting Posters - Gov't

    Anambra Government said on Monday that governorship aspirants in the state are to pay N9million to government coffers for campaign posters or risk prosecution. Chief Jude Emecheta, Managing Director, Anambra State Signage and Advertisement Agency (ANSAA), gave the warning at an interactive...
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    Politics Anambra 2017: APC Begins Aggressive Mobilization Ahead Of Guber Election

    All Progressives Congress in Anambra state has started aggressive mobilization and registration of new as well as the re-validation of old members ahead of the gubernatorial election to be held in November 2017. In a stakeholders meeting held in Awka, the Anambra state capital, the Chairman of...
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    Politics Anambra 2017: Charles Soludo, 13 Others Join APC Governorship Race [SEE LIST]

    As all gets set ahead of the forthcoming governorship elections in Anambra state, thirteen aspirants that include leading and former chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, were yesterday named among those vying for the Anambra State governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress...
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    Politics Anambra 2017: Buhari's Minister, 3 Other APC Candidates Battle To Remove Willie Obiano

    Call it the 'battle of the big boys', you're not wrong. The contest for the highest seat in Anambra state is getting intense already from APC political gladiators that want to slug it out at the party primaries. This is so because so much has happened in both All Progressives Grand Alliance...
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    Politics Anambra 2017: You Should All be Ashamed – APGA Blasts Buhari, APC

    The All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, has laughed off the claim by the All Progressives Congress (APC) that it would take over Anambra State in 2017. While asking APC and its leaders to cover their faces in shame, APGA alleged that the the party had planned to use its federal might to...