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EXCESSIVE WEALTH CAN KEEP PEOPLE FROM DOING GOD’S WILL SAYS PRELATE By Francis IgboemekaAwka, Oct. 16, 2018 (MOI) A Catholic Prelate, Most Rev. Peter Okpaleke has cautioned Christians against excessive pursuit of material wealth, saying that it can prevent them from seeing the Kingdom of God.``Wealth is good but must be used to serve God and humanity. Every gift comes from God for a purpose, and should ...
FLOODING: ANAMBRA HOLDING CENTRES RECORD 17 CHILD BIRTHS By Ebele EgohAwka, Oct. 12, 2018 (MOI) No fewer than 17 child births were recorded at various designated Holding Centres provided by Anambra State Government for people displaced by floodwaters over the last three weeks.Commissioner for Health, Dr Joe Akabuike, announced this while receiving a team of medical doctors from Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Anambra ...
ANAMBRA CELEBRATES WORLD GIRL CHILD DAY By Ebele Egoh Awka, Oct. 12, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Government has joined other states of the federation to celebrate World Girl-Child Day.The theme of this year's celebration is: ``With Her’ A skilled Girl Force’’.This means that to develop, 'A Skilled Girl Force', the global community should rapidly expand access to inclusive education and ...
TUC DISSOCIATES SELF FROM 'PENSION SCAM' SAGA, IMPENDING STRIKE IN ANAMBRA TOO By Ikenna AniagbosoAwka, Oct. 12, 2018 (MOI) Trade Union Congress (TUC) Anambra State Council, has dissociated itself from a publication carried by a certain national news organisation on Oct. 9.The report was purportedly sponsored by Organised Labour in Anambra State and entitled: `Pension Scam Rocks Anambra’. This is contained in a letter signed ...
ANAMBRA GOVERNMENT SENDS CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE TO NEW NUJ PRESIDENT By Tony NezianyaAwka, Oct. 12, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Government has congratulated the newly elected President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Mr Chris Isiguzo.The message was released by Anambra State Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr C. Don Adinuba. It said: ``on behalf of the Government and people of Anambra State, ...
INDEPENDENT CONSULTANTS ON ASSESSMENT TOURED ANAMBRA By Ifeoma AniagbadoAwka, Oct. 12, 2018 (MOI) Team of Independent Consultants were in Anambra State to assess the activities of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) assisted Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP).The team carried out the assessment programme from Oct. 8 to Oct. 9, at the Agricultural Development Programme (ADP), Hall Ministry of Agriculture, ...
SHUN GIRL-CHILD MARRIAGE, DEPUTY GOVERNOR URGES By Chisom OkpalaAwka, Oct. 12, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Deputy Governor, Dr Nkem Okeke, has tasked parents to provide quality education for their children so that they can become financially independent.``We must give our girls the opportunity to be able to fend for themselves before marriage," he said.He made the call during the International ...
FEDERAL GOVT ANNOUNCES DEADLINE FOR IDENTIFICATION NUMBER REGISTRATION By Uzo UgwunzeOjoto (Idemili South), Oct. 11, 2018 (MOI) Federal Government has pronounced Jan.1, 2019 as deadline for registration and obtaining of National Identification Number (NIN) by all citizens.The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Anambra Central Senatorial Zone Coordinator, Mr Gabriel Ekwenze announced this during Community stakeholder’s sensitisation programme facilitated by National Orientation Agency (NOA) ...
INEC IDEMILI SOUTH COMMENCES COMMUNITY PVC DISTRIBUTION. By Uzo Ugwunze,Ojoto (Idemili South LGA), Oct. 10, 2018 (MOI) Residents of Idemili South Local Government Areas (LGA) are expected to come out en masse to claim their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) when distribution begins, an official says.The Electoral Officer, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Idemili South LGA, Mr Friday Ekhaguere made the call during ...
ANAMBRA SET TO TRAIN 10,000 YOUTHS IN VARIOUS VOCATIONS By John Ndu/Chisom OkpalaAwka, Oct. 10, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Government is to train10, 000 youths in different skills annually.Gov. Willie Obiano announced this during launch of Skills Acquisition Programme in Awka.The first batch of 250 youths selected from the three senatorial districts of the state would undergo 3-week training at Nnewi, Abba and ...