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FOUNDATION OFFERS FREE MEDICAL CARE TO PEOPLE IN ANAMBRA By Paulinus OnahAwka, May 14, 2018 (MOI) No fewer than 6,000 persons benefited from a 5-day free medical outreach, organised by a non-governmental organisation, ``I Volunteer to Inspire and Empower (I-VIE)’’, in Awka, Anambra.The founder of I-VIE, Mr Vincent Igwe told newsmen at the close of the exercise that the gesture was aimed at impacting ...
UMERAH DISENGAGES FROM INFORMATION MINISTRY, URGES STAFF TO MAKE TEAM WORK WATCHWORD By Grace OnwukweAwka, May 11, 2018 (MOI) Outgoing Permanent Secretary (Emeritus), Anambra  State Ministry of Information and Public Enlightenment, Sir Benjamin Umerah has urged staff of the ministry to always work as a team to actualise their goals.Umerah made the call while admonishing some senior staff who rallied to bid him fare well out of ...
ANAMBRA COMMENCES CONSTRUCTION OF 2ND PHASE MMIATA-NZAM ROAD, BRIDGES TOO By Okoli SundayAwka, May 11, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Commissioner for Road Construction, Road Furniture and Maintenance, Mr Marcel Ifejiofor has appealed to communities affected by Anam-Mmiata road project to stop obstructing ongoing work on the road project.The commissioner, while on inspection tour of the project promised to look into their complaints by meeting with ...
ASSEMBLY PASSES MOTION ON COLLAPSED EZINIFITE BRIDGE By Henrietta MadichieAwka, May 11, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State House of Assembly has passed a resolution urging Gov. Willie Obiano to direct the commissioner for Road, Infrastructure, as a matter of urgency to construct the collapsed Ezinifite River bridge.The Ezinifite River Bridge connects Anambra and Imo states in Nnewi South Local Government Area (LGA).The ...
OBIANO PROMISES TO ADDRESS LABOUR THIS TIME By John NduAwka, May 2, 2018 (MOI) Gov. Willie Obiano has assured state Government workers that he will make efforts this time around to address the welfare of workers.``This is spite of persisting economic meltdown and paucity of funds,’’ he said while addressing workers as they marked the May Day Rally at Ekwueme Square, ...
MD-ATMA TO REPOSITION AGENCY By Ifunanya AjukwuAwka, May 2, 2018 (MOI) Newly appointed Managing Director, Anambra State Traffic Management Agency (ATMA), Mr Chris Uzoechina says he plans to reposition the agency for efficient service delivery.Uzoechina said this during a meeting with the Zonal Commanders at ATMA base at Agu Awka.The MD assured them that he was going to take ...
ANAMBRA INAUGURATES 18-MEMBER AGULERI, UMUERI PEACE INITIATIVE By Ifeanyi C NwegboAguleri (Anambra East), May 2, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Government has inaugurated an 18-member Peace Committee to ensure that peace reigns in the two communities.The members are drawn from Aguleri and Umueri.The Transition Committee Chairman, Anambra East council area, Mr Pius Ifeadi, who was elated at the initiative, commended the two communities ...
RUSSIA 2018: ANAMBRA PLEDGES SUPPORT TO NIGERIA EAGLES By Chisom V. OkpalaAwka, May 2, 2018 (MOI) Gov. Willie Obiano, has  pledged his  support to the Super Eagles ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup Campaign.The governor made the pledge while playing host to a delegation from the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports.The delegation was accompanied to the governor’s office by Anambra State Commissioner for ...
ANAMBRA SET TO REPOSITION ARTS SECTOR By Ogechukwu OkoliNibo (Awka South), May 2, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Commissioner for Indigenous Artworks, Diaspora Affairs, Culture and Tourism, Mrs Sally Mbanefo says plans are underway to reposition the arts sector.``This is aimed at making the state a reference point in art works,’’ she said this during inauguration of the ongoing 4-day Arts Exhibition ...
ANAMBRA BANS USE OF UNBRANDED COMMERCIAL VEHICLE FOR REVENUE DRIVE By Onunkwor Stanley Awka, May 2, 2018 (MOI) Anambra has banned use of unbranded commercial vehicles, shuttles and tricycles (okada) for revenue enforcement. The Commissioner for Road, Rail and Water Transportation, Mr Uchenna Okafor said this during a news conference at his office at the Jerome Udoji Secretariat, Awka. He lamented that some ...