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ICAN EXTOLS OBIANO ADMINISTRATION ON FINANCIAL PRUDENCE, ACCOUNTABILITY TOO By John Ndu Amawbia, March 1, 2018 – The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), has extolled financial management of Gov. Willie  Obiano in maintaining impressive accountability and transparency in governance. The 53rd President of the Institute, Alhaji Ismaila Zakari made the commendation, when he led a delegation from the National Body of the ICAN ...
STUDY OF ONITSHA URBAN STORM WATER PATTERN‘LL HELP IN DEVELOPING MASTER PLAN By Emeka AchebeOnitsha, Feb. 28, 2018 -- Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Nn’emeka Achebe has observed that issue of flooding, silted drains, building on flood channels and waste management has been major bane to development of Onitsha.   ``A study on storm water management in the commercial city will help in developing clear master plan to ...
ANAMBRA GOVT TARGETS 600,000 METRIC TONS OF RICE THIS YEAR By John Ndu  Awka, Feb. 28, 2018 -- Gov. Willie Obiano has pledged to continue to invest in agriculture by providing facilities to encourage all year round farming that will boost food production.  Obiano said the investment would give rise to additional 600, 000 metric tons of rice in 2018 to add to rice production in the state.  The Governor ...
OBIANO INSPECTS ROAD CONSTRUCTION AMIDST JUBILATION BY RESIDENTS By Patricia Osegbue Fegge (Onitsha South LGA),  Feb. 28, 2018 -- Gov. Willie Obiano has been extolled for good governance by residents of Ukpo Street, Fegge, Onitsha in Onitsha South Local Government Area (LGA) as he inspects road construction there on Feb. 27. Gov. Obiano was overwhelmed by the warmth and enthusiasm expressed by the young ...
GOV OBIANO COMMISERATES WITH GOV OKOWA ON DEATH OF IKEMBA ASABA By Chris Chikelue Awka, Feb. 27, 2018 -- Gov. Willie Obiano, of Anambra has described death of Ogbueshi Joe Achuzia as a ``monumental loss to Nigerians, Ohaneze Ndigbo and `the Asagba-in-council’ of Delta State. In a condolence message released on his behalf by the Anambra State Commissioner for Information and Communication Strategy, Ogbuefi Tony Nnachetta, Obiano voiced ...
AGRIC RECOVERY TEAM IS POISED TO IDENTIFY DEFAULTERS EXPECTED RETURN WRONGLY ALLOTTED INPUTS By Ekweaga Uzoma  Ugbenu, Feb. 27, 2018 -- An Input Recovery Team set up by Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanisation, Processing and Export on recovery of Rice Paddy and some other inputs to farmers in the state has commenced operations. The team had begun operation in Ugbenu and Awba Ofemili Feb. 22, to identify defaulters. Even though the process ...
ANAMBRA AGRIC MINISTRY ESTABLISHES RICE SEED MULTIPLICATION CENTRE By Ekweaga Uzochukwu Umumbo, Feb. 27, 2018 -- In a bid to ensure successful agricultural production in the state, the Ministry of Agriculture Mechanisation Processing and Export has established rice seed multiplication centre at Umumbo, Ayamelum Local Government Area (LGA). Speaking at a stakeholders meeting, Anambra Agric Commissioner Mr Afam Mbanefo noted that the plan to multiply seeds began in 2017 but was not initially successful ...
ODUKE RESIDENTS SEND SOS TO GOV OBIANO ON FLOODING DISASTER By Gloria Anaeze Obosi, Feb. 27, 2018 -- Oduke Layout Landlords Association, Obosi Idemili North Local Government Area (LGA), Anambra has sent a ``save-our-soul (SOS)’’, message to Gov. Willie Obiano over deplorable condition of their environment and roads. Conducting newsmen round the area, President-General (PG) of the of the association, Mr Nicholas Okechukwu said their people ...
GROUP ADVISES YOUTHS ON VOTER REGISTRATION EXERCISE By John Ndu  Awka, Feb. 27, 2018 -- Youths have been advised to register during ongoing voter registration exercise and obtain their Permanent Voters Cards (PVC). With the cards, we can play more proactive roles in determining those to be placed to administer the country. Coordinator Youth Take-over 2019 Movement, Mr Chris Ofordile said this at news ...
ANAMBRA SET TO FIGHT OPEN DEFECATION By Josephine Nwando Okeke Awka, Feb. 26, 2018 -- Mr Victor Ezekwo, Programme Manager, Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASA) in Anambra has expressed willingness to combat open defecation in the state. Ezekwo made the pledge in Awka on Feb. 24, while interacting with the newsmen. He said that Gov. Willie Obiano Administration was committed to ensuring improved ...