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AWKA COMMUNITY STAGE PEACEFUL PROTEST OVER PARALLEL MONARCH By Anekwe Stella Awka, Dec. 8, 2017 -- Hundreds of aggrieved youths and elders of Awka Community staged a peaceful protest on Dec. 7, over an individual who alleged crowned himself as traditional ruler of Awka. The protest, which was largely peaceful, started at Ezibi Square, where protesters marched to Government House, Awka. The resultant ...
REMAINS OF APGA SECRETARY IN OROMA RETRIEVED FROM RIVER NIGER By Gloria Anaeze  Oroma  Etiti (Anambra West LG), Dec. 8, 2017 – The remains of secretary of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Oroma  Etiti Community, Anambra West Local Government Area (LGA) has been retrieved from the River Niger. The corpse of late secretary, Mr Julius Chukwudi Chinwuba allegedly murdered, floated on Nov. 17, a couple ...
ROADSIDE TRADING, A CRIMINAL OFFENCE SAYS DIV POLICE RABIU GARBA By Nwachukwu Juliana  Fegge (Onitsha South LG), Dec. 8, 2017 -- The Fegge Divisional Police Officer, Mr Rabiu Garba says roadside trading is a criminal offence and a contravention of the law. Garba explained in an interview with Anambra Information Officer when alerted about evacuation of street traders by security personnel. He criticised the level of ...
77 NDI ANAMBRA FOR CHRISTIAN PILGRIMAGE By Ikem Ngozi         Awka, Dec. 8, 2017 -- No few than 77 Ndi Anambra pilgrims are set for a journey to Israel for this year’s pilgrimage. They have since moved to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja from where they would be transported to the Holy Land. The Chairman of the Anambra State Pilgrims Board, Prof Steve Ibenta ...
ANAMBRA LIBRARIANS HOLD 2017 CONFERENCE IN AWKA By Obianuju Onu Awka, Dec. 8, 2017 -- Librarians have been urged to lead people into knowledge by sharing in all areas of human endeavour as knowledge promotes development. This is the focal point during a 2-day conference/Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Anambra State chapter of Nigerian Library Association. The theme of the conference is: ``Library; ...
OBIANO LAUDS PERSONS LIVING WITH DISABILITIES By Aniedozie Kennedy   Awka, Dec. 8, 2017 --The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has commended persons living with disabilities for voting massively for him during the Governorship polls.   The elections were held on Nov. 18 in the state. Obiano said this at the end of 2017 International Day of Persons Living with Disabilities (PLWD), ...
S/E YOUTHS ENDORSE ATIKU IN ADVANCE By John Ndu   Awka, Dec. 7, 2017 -- Youths under the umbrella of South Eastern Youth Movement for Atiku Abubakar have declared their support to the former Vice-President toward his presidential ambition.  The group with the slogan ``Hope 2019: Atiku is coming’’, had its meeting recently at Udoka Estate, Awka.  The Coordinator, South East Youths Movement, Mr ...
DON’T USE SUBSTANDARD MATERIALS IN CONSTRUCTING SOLAR MOTORISED BOREHOLES IN RURAL AREAS By Ekwughe Gladys Obianuju Awka, Dec. 7, 2017 -- The Water Supply Officer, Rural Water Sanitation and Supply Agency (RUWASSA), Mr Emeka Udeze has warned contractors bidding to sink boreholes in the state not to use substandard materials. The essence is to avoid having problems during assessment for payment for the job. Mr Udeze, an engineer, ...
JUBILATION IN ONITSHA PRISONS AS 13 AWAITING TRIAL INMATES REGAIN FREEDOM Onitsha, Dec. 7, 2017 – Emotions and jubilations were high on Dec. 6 at Onitsha Prisons, as 13 awaiting trial inmates regain freedom, as Anambra State Chief Judge, Justice Peter Umeadi visited the facility, for jail delivery services. One of them, 31-year-old, Chukwujekwu Ifejika was discharged by Justice Umeadi for a lack of criminal ...
CONTRACTORS INTERESTED IN RUWASSA JOBS TASKED TO BE PROFESSIONALS By Ekwughe Gladys Obianuju Awka, Dec. 7, 2017 -- Contractors in Anambra interested in 3rd phase, rural water works contracts have been tasked to comply with the government standards and specifications. The 3rd phase water project is under the Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Reform Programme11 (WSSSRPII). The Project Manager, Rural Water Sanitation and Supply Agency (RUWASSA), ...