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MARKET INFERNO: ANGRY MOB STOPS INTERVENTION BY FIRE SERVICE AUTHORITIES                  By Amaka Iloanya/Anthonia Okeke :Fegge (Onitsha South LGA), Oct. 17, 2019 (MOI) Chairman, Amobi wing of Anambra State Market Traders Association (ASMATAS), Mr Obiora Ibe, has blamed an angry mob for sabotaging early intervention to quench the fire that caused devastation at Ochanja Market, Onitsha.The mob in ...
PROF KATCHY URGES ANAMBRA FIRE SERVICE TO ALWAYS BE AT ALERT FOR FIRE EMERGENCY                  By Juliana Nwachukwu/Patricia Osegbue :               Fegge (Onitsha South LGA), Oct. 17, 2019 (MOI) Anambra State Chairman, Nigeria Red Cross Society, Prof. Peter Katchy has urged Anambra Fire Service to always be at alert for fire outbreaks.``Ensure that there are motorised fire-fighting services and water hydrants to take ...
ANAMBRA GOVERNMENT RECEIVES NEW ARMY GOC, ASSURES SUPPORT                  By John Ndu :Amawbia, Oct. 17, 2019 (MOI) Anambra State Government has reassured security agencies of its resolve to deploy more measures to strengthen their joint partnership to further secure the state.Gov. Willie Obiano said this when he received newly appointed Army’s General Officer, Commanding 82 Division, ...
GOVERNOR’S WIFE GIVES SUCCOUR TO SICK PATIENTS IN HEALTH FACILITY                  By Ukpa Ewa :Awka, Oct. 17, 2019 (MOI) Wife of Governor of Anambra State, Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano, has presented an undisclosed amount of money to a sick patient, Miss Francisca Chukwuemeka, receiving medical attention in a health facility.Miss Chukwuemeka, 17, was admitted at the Female Ward ...
JAMB DIRECTS STUDENTS TO OBTAIN NATIONAL IDS, NOW A REQUIREMENT FOR EXAMS                  By Obianuju Azukaego/Chinazo Okoye/Nnaemeka Egwuonwu :Awka, Oct. 17, 2019 (MOI) Senior secondary school students in Anambra State have been directed to obtain National Identity Numbers (NIN) as it is now prerequisite for Joint Admission and Matriculation Board Examinations.This is contained in a press release authorised by Commissioner ...
ANAMBRA GOVERNMENT COMMISERATES WITH VICTIMS OF ONITSHA INFERNO,‘LL SET UP PANEL                  By C Don Adinuba :Onitsha, Oct. 17, 2019 (MOI) Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra State has expressed sympathy to families of a woman and a child burnt to death during in fire accident in Onitsha.The fire also razed structures, including shops on Upper Iweka Road, ...
MINIMUM WAGE: ANAMBRA GOVERNMENT PLEDGES COMMITMENT TOWARD ADJUSTING SALARIES                  By Chukwuka Ugokwe :Awka, Oct. 16, 2019 (MOI) Anambra State Government has emphasized its commitment toward upward adjustment of workers’ salaries in line with provisions of the new minimum wage.``This will be effected immediately the guidelines for implementation are released.’’Speaking in the wake of renewed ...
VIOS COMMENCE ROAD WORTHINESS CHECK IN ANAMBRA    By Ifeyinwa Ogwo : Awka, Oct. 16, 2019 (MOI) Anambra State Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIOs) have commenced periodic road worthiness checks on vehicles plying roads in the state as part of safety measures on roads. The exercise had since commenced on the Onitsha-Enugu Expressway. Head of the VIOs, Mr Christopher Okeke noted that the inspection was to ascertain ...
ANAMBRA TO AUDIT FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AS WORLD BANK STORMS FOR DEVELOPMENT                  By John Ndu :Amawbia (Awka South), Oct. 16, 2019 (MOI) Anambra State Government is to ensure auditing of all financial commitments of the World Bank in community and social development projects in the state.Gov. Willie Obiano said this when he received the staff members of ...
HEALTH WORKERS ELECT NEW STATE EXECUTIVE                  By Chukwuka Ugokwe :Awka, Oct. 16, 2019 (MOI) New executive has been elected to pilot affairs of the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN), Anambra State Council.The election is the outcome of the 2019 Quadrennial State Delegates Conference of the union held at ...