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UMUERI MONARCH ADVOCATES RESTRUCTURING By Nnedinma C OkekeAwka, May 21, 2018 (MOI) Ohaneze Ndigbo, a pan Igbo socio-cultural organisation has been described as an umbrella organisation that holds the Igbo Nation together.The Traditional Ruler of Umueri, Anambra East Local Government Area (LGA), Igwe Bennet Izuchukwu Emeka said this during the Ndigbo summit, held at the Dr Alex Ekwueme ...
RIGHTS DEFENDERS HONOUR SARS COMMANDER FOR EFFECTIVE POLICING By Gloria AnaezeAwkuzu, May 21, 2018 (MOI) Human Rights Defenders of Nigeria (HRDN) on May 18 honoured the Anambra State Commander, Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad (FSARS) for his gallantry in policing.The commander, Mr Sunday Okpe, a Superintendent of Police (SP) was adjudged the best crime buster.The National chairman of the group, Dede Uzor A. ...
STRIKE PARALYSES HEALTH SERVICES AT NAUTH By Mercy Akaolisa Nnewi, May 21, 2018 (MOI) Healthcare services have been paralysed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi, Anambra following strike embarked upon by the Joint Health and Allied Services Union (JOHASU). An information officer, who visited the hospital, reports that patients were being evacuated by their relations to private hospitals around. The immunization ...
NNEWI MARKET ASSOCIATION ELECTS NEW EXECUTIVE By Akaolisa Mercy Nnewi, May 21, 2018 (MOI) Mr Edward Muozom has been re-elected as Chairman, Nnewi Amalgamated Traders Association (NATA) in a recently-concluded poll held at the New Auto Spare Parts Association (NASPA), office, Nnewi. Even though Muozom was returned unopposed, he still garnered 63 votes. Other elected officers include John Nwosu, Vice-Chairman, Dozie Okafor Secretary, Rapheal ...
ANAMBRA TO CONSTRUCT `SUPER INTERCHANGE’ AT MAJOR JUNCTIONS IN AWKA By John Ndu Awka, May 21, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Government has announced plans to construct `super interchange’ at some major junctions in Awka to reduce road accidents on the Enugu-Onitsha expressway. Some of the places include Revenue House/Eze-uzu Junction, Agu-Awka and Regina Caeli Junction, Awka. Gov. Willie Obiano said this when he received the Minister ...
4TH ONITSHA SOUTH FOOTBALL TOURNEY KICKS OFF By Nkiru T Mbunabo Onitsha, May 21, 2018 (MOI) Member representing Onitsha South 2 Constituency in the Anambra State House of Assembly,  Mrs Beverly Ikpeazu-Nkemdiche says she initiated the football tournament in order to positively engage youths of her constituency. The football event, now in its 4th edition kicked off at Modebe Secondary School, Odoakpu, ...
FLOOD-PRONE LGAs RECEIVE RELIEF MATERIALS By Chinyere NwankwoAwka, May 18, 2018 (MOI) No fewer than 180 persons from flood-prone Local Government Areas received relief materials worth N10 million.The LGAs include Ogbaru, Anambra East, Anambra West, Ayamelum and Awka North.The Anambra State Emergency Management Agency (ASEMA), Awka received the materials from National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), South East zone, Enugu to ...
MINISTERIAL COMMITTEE INSPECTS SITE OF 2018 FARMING SEASON By Ifeoma AniagbadoAwka, May 18, 2018 (MOI) The Ministerial Committee, constituted for launch of 2018 farming season has inspected the farming site at Atani, Ogbaru Local Government Area (LGA).During courtesy call to the Chairman of Ogbaru LGA, Mr Arinzechukwu Awogu and the Traditional Ruler of Atani, Igwe Azuka, the Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Afam ...
2018 WAILING PRAYER SUMMIT: PRELATE URGES WOMEN TO PRAY AGAINST TEMPTATION TO COMMIT SIN By Chinelo Chizoba OkekeAmichi, May 18, 2018 (MOI) Nigerian women have been urged to pray always to avoid falling into temptation to formant trouble.The Anglican Bishop of Amichi, the Rt. Rev. Ephraim Ikeakor said this during the `2018 Wailing Prayer Summit for women’ with theme: ``Rebuilding Your Family Gate”.According to the Anglican prelate, prayer has no ...
ANAMBRA GOVT COMPENSATES EROSION RAVAGED COMMUNITIES By Jane Chizoba AnekweObosi, May 18, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Government in collaboration with Nigeria Watershed and Waste Management Project (NEWMAP) has made monetary compensations to erosion displaced indigenes of  Ire Obosi community, Idemili North Local Government Area (LGA).The Commissioner for Environment, Mr Michael Okonkwo, who presented cheques to 76 beneficiaries at the community's Town Hall, commended ...