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Latest News in Anambra State

Anambra State

Anambra state is situated in the south eastern part of Nigeria. The capital of the state is Awka, while Onitsha, Nnewi are the biggest commercial cities in the state. The state is bordered by Delta state to the west, Imo and Rivers state to the south, Enugu and Kogi state to the east and north respectively. Anambra state was derived fromt he Omambala River also known as Anambra River which flows in to the River Niger. 98% of anambra state population is the igbo ethnic group and 2% population of the Igalas who resides mainly in the north west part of the state. Being the number eight most populated state in Nigeria and number two most densely populated state in Nigeria, anambra is very rich in crude oli, natural gas and ceramic

Anambra state consists of 21 local governments and ther are listed below

Notable people from Anambra state are Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe (First President of Nigeria), Prof. Chinua Achebe (Renowned Author and Writer, popular for writing Things Fall Apart), Emeka Anyaoku (First Black Secretary-General of the Commonwealth), Chimamanda Adichie (a writer who won the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2007), Late Dora Akunyili (Ex Director of NAFDAC and former minister of information), Charles Soludo (Former Central Bank of Nigeria President) and Osita Osadebe (a popular highlife musician) among others

Chinua Achebe
Chinua Achebe
Chimamanda Adichie
Chimamanda Adichie

Onitsha News

Onitsha is the biggest commercial city in anambra state and also the biggest river port city in Nigeria. According to the 2006 census, Onitsha had over a quarter a million people and as of 2016, the estimated population is over 7 miilions. The city is populated by the Igbos and they are referred to as Ndi Onicha.

Onitsha main market is one of the largest markets in West Africa.

Onitsha news

Notable people from Onitsha

Notable people from Onitsha are Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe who was the first president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Owele of Onicha, Zik of Africa and many more. below are some of them

 

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