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TRIBUNAL ADJOURNS MEGA PARTY PETITION FOR PRE-TRIAL CONFERENCE By Paulinus Onah Awka, March 7, 2018 --The Justice H. A. Olusiyi Election Petition Tribunal has adjourned to March 27 for pre-trial conference on an election petition brought by Mrs Praise Okechukwu and Megga Party against Gov. Willie Obiano. Mrs Okechukwu, Governorship candidate of Megga Party is praying the Tribunal in suite No /AN/Gov/03/2017 to declare ...
``YOU‘RE GREAT AMBASSADORS’ EZENWAKA TELL CHAMPIONS OF WIKE WRESTLING TOURNEY By Chioma MaryAnn Chukwuma Awka, March 6, 2018 -- Chairman, Anambra State Wrestling Association, Tony Ezenwaka has described three medallists, who won the laurels foe Anambra at Nyeson Wike African Wrestling Championship as ``worthy Ambassadors of Anambra’’. The Anambra State team, returned from the competition in Port Harcourt with two gold and silver medals. They are Ifeoma Nwoye, 55kg (gold), ...
HOUSE TASKS NAFDAC TO CHECK PROLIFERATION OF UNLICENSED SACHET WATER COMPANIES By Gloria Anaeze Awka, March 6, 2018 --The Anambra State House of Assembly has tasked the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to check proliferation of unlicensed sachet water companies in the state. The Assembly member representing Dunukofia Constituency, Mr Lawrence Ezeudu, moved the motion to that effect during plenary. He had expressed worries over ...
ANAMBRA MASS LITERACY BOSS CALLS FOR COMMITMENT TO DUTY By Ebele Iyke-Odili Awka, March 6, 2018 -- Acting Executive Secretary/Director, Agency for Mass Literacy Adult and non-formal Education, Mr Donatus Nwosu says the month of March is period for total concentration and commitment to duty. Nwosu said this while delivering a monthly motivational massage to staff at his office in Awka. He emphasised: ``time consciousness and management ...
TRIBUNAL DISMISSES PETITION AGAINST OBIANO By Paulinus Onah Awka, March 5, 2018 --The Anambra State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal presided over by Justice H. A Olusiyi on March 5 dismissed an election petition brought before it by African Peoples Party (APP). The party is praying the Tribunal to hold that the election was invalid by reason of corrupt practices and non-compliance with the ...
AMAWBIA, AWKA PEOPLE COMMEND OBIANO ON ROAD CONSTRUCTION By Chinyere Nwoye Amawbia, March 5, 2018 -- People of Umueze Village, Amawbia have commended Gov. Willie Obiano for the link road project from Umueze to Obinagu in Awka. Mr Akum Obi, a Teacher, resident in the area, while speaking to newsmen, expressed his gratitude to the governor for keeping his promise to the ...
SENATOR UMEH LAMENTS POOR ECONOMIC SITUATION IN NIGERIA By Regina Igwebuike Ekwulobia, March 5, 2018 -- Sen. Victor Umeh, representing Anambra Central Senatorial Zone has decried the poor economic situation in Nigeria. ``The country is passing through difficult times. Job opportunities are very slim; corruption and decay of social structures are frightening; insecurity of lives and property is alarming,’’ Umeh lamented. He said this during inauguration of the ...
ANAMBRA INFORMATION OFFICERS BEGIN INTENSIVE ICT TRAINING By Chinelo Okeke Awka, March 5, 2018 -- Some information officers from the Ministry of Information and Communication Strategy on March 5, started training in Information and Communication Technology (ICT). The training would last for two months and would hold on Mondays and Tuesdays at the ministry’s headquarters, Jerome Udoji Secretariat, Awka. Mrs Obiageliaku Umeadi, the Ag Director of Information ...
ANAMBRA BANS USE OF 'OKADA' AFTER 7PM The Anambra State Government has banned use of commercial motorcycle across the state after 7pm daily. A statement released by Ogbuefi Tony Nnachetta, the Commissioner for Information and Communication Strategy, said the measure was taken because of Government’s desire to maintain and improve on current security situation in the state. According to him Anambra remains a peaceful and ...
GOV OBIANO, IS WORKERS-FRIENDLY SAYS HEAD OF SERVICE By Amara Obiekwe Awka, March 2, 2018 -- The Anambra State Head of Service (HOS) Barr. Harry Udu has re-assured of Gov. Willie Obiano’s willingness to continue to build friendly relationship between Government and civil servants. Udu gave the assurance during the 3rd Quadrennial State Delegates Conference, organised by Association of Senior Civil Servants, Anambra State chapter at Havilla ...