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ELDERS’ TIMELY INTERVENTION SAVES 2 SEX ADVENTURISTS FROM BEING LYNCHED By Chinemelu OkaforIhiala, Dec. 15, 2017 – The timely intervention of some village elders saved two sex adventurists from being lynched for engaging an open sex rumpus.This `abominable’ act took place during burial ceremony of a lady at Umuduru Village, Ihiala. It was gathered from an eye witnesses that a woman believed to be a sex ...
UNICEF ESTABLISHES VOLUNTEER INFLUENCERS AGAINST OPEN DEFECATION IN ANAMBRA By Uzo UgwunzeOjoto, Dec. 15, 2017 -- The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in conjunction with Anambra Government have embarked on establishment and orientation of Volunteer Influencers (VIs) for fast-tracking construction and use of household latrines.The programme focused on eradication of open defecation and adoption of other Essential Family Practices (EFPs) in 12 communities in ...
THERE IS ABILITY IN DISABILITY SAYS CHIKWELU By Regina IgwebuikeAwka, Dec.15, 2017 -- Commissioner for Social Welfare, Children and Women Affairs (MSWCWA), Dr Victoria Chikwelu says persons with physical disabilities in Anambra State `have abilities in disability’.Dr Chikwelu said this during a prayer Summit and an `End of The Year Party, organised by the Association of Persons with Physical Disabilities (ASPWPD) at St. Matthew’s ...
UMEH FLAGS OFF CAMPAIGN AHEAD JAN. 13 ANAMBRA CENTRAL SENATORIAL RE-RUN By John Ndu  Awka, Dec. 15, 2017 -- It was a gathering of `who is who’ at the Dr Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka for APGA flag off Campaign rally for Chief Victor Umeh for Anambra Central Senatorial election re-run. The election is scheduled to hold on Jan. 13, 2018 by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Only the ...
HERDSMEN INVASION: TC CHAIRMAN DEBUNKS GOVT INVOLVEMENT By Felix IgboanugoAnam (Anambra West LGA), Dec. 14, 2017 -- Anambra State Government has debunked rumours making the rounds that it permitted the invasion of farmlands in Umueze Anam community by herdsmen.Umueze Anam is located in Anambra West Local Government Area (LGA).The Transition Committee Chairman, Anambra West LGA, Mr Tony Collins Nwabunwanne said this when he spoke ...
OMOR COMMUNITY: GOV OBIANO PRESENTS CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION TO IGWE-ELECT By John NduOmor (Ayamelum LGA), Dec. 14, 2017 -- Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano has presented a Certificate of Recognition to Igwe Chidume Oranu, Igwe-elect of Omor, in Ayamelum Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.The event which took place at the Governor's Lodge, Amawbia attracted many Omor indigenes, including some prominent people from the community.Presenting the ...
GOV. OBIANO INAUGURATES EMBER MONTH SECURITY INITIATIVE By John Ndu  Awka, Dec. 14, 2017 -- The Anambra State Government has inaugurated the 2017 Ember Month Security Initiative, tagged ‘Operation Udoka’.The team has Superintendent Uche Eze as its Operational Commander with members drawn from the Military and Para-military forces.They include the Army, DSS, Immigration, NDLEA, NSCDC, Prisons, FRSC and the Vigilance services.Performing the ...
GOV. OBIANO HONOURS DILIGENT, FALLEN OFFICERS By John Ndu Awka, Dec. 14, 2017 -- Anambra State Government has honoured the best performing officers from various security agencies serving in the state. The agencies include the Police, Nigeria Army, Navy, Civil Defence, DSS, FRSC, Vigilance group. The awards were presented during the inauguration of ``Operation Udoka’’ at Benin Park, Onitsha.Gov. Willie Obiano ...
PRIMARY HEAD TEACHERS URGED TO SHUN NEGATIVE TENDENCIES By Mike Ezenwata Awka, Dec. 14, 2017 – Head teachers of primary schools in Anambra should re-dedicate themselves to their duties, in order to reciprocate Gov. Willie Obiano’s education friendly-posture, a top government functionary says.The chairman Anambra State Universal Basic Education Board, Chief Nzemeka Olisa made the appeal during an end of the year ...
FRSC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN FLAG-OFF By Ogochukwu M Mokwugwo Onitsha, Dec. 13, 2017 -- The Federal Road Safety Corps (RS 5.3 Anambra) in conjunction with Anambra State Government has commenced 2017 `Ember Months Awareness Campaign’. The campaign was flagged-off at Chisco Park, Upper Iweka, Onitsha, with Theme: ``Right to Life On The Highway Not Negotiable’’. Present at the occasion was Commissioner for Information ...