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ANAMBRA ESTABLISHES ANTI-CORRUPTION DESKS IN MINISTRIES By John Ndu  Awka, Dec. 21, 2017 -- The Anambra State Government has announced the establishment of Anti-Corruption Desks in all the Ministries, Departments and Agencies. This is in concert with the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari's administration to stamp out corruption in the country.  The Commissioner for Economic Planning, Budget and Development Partners, Mr Mark Okoye announced this ...
ENTREPRENEURSHIP, KEY TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT -- PROVOST By John Ndu  Awka, Dec. 21, 2017 -- The Provost, Federal College of Education (Technical), Umunze, Orumba-South Local Government Area (LGA), Prof. Josephat Okechukwu Ogbuagu has described entrepreneurship as key to sustainable development. Speaking to journalists in his office on Dec. 18, at Umunze, Prof. Ogbuagu remarked that small and medium enterprises play crucial roles in the ...
ONITSHA DRUG MARKET INFERNO: VICTIMS TO RECEIVE SUCCOUR FROM OBIANO By Agunwa Anastacia Onitsha, Dec. 21, 2017 -- Victims of last weekend's fire disaster at Onitsha Drug Market, Bridge Head, Onitsha, Anambra have been advised to exercise patience as Gov. Willie Obiano would soon come to their aid. The Anambra State Commissioners for Health, Dr Joe Akabuike and his Commerce, Industry, Trade and Wealth Creation counterpart, ...
PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED TO BENEFIT FROM ANAMBRA LOANS SCHEME By John Ndu  Amawbia, Dec. 21, 2017 -- The Anambra State Government says it is working hard to provide loans to persons living with disabilities. The Commissioner for Social Welfare, Children and Women Affairs, Dr (Mrs) Victoria Chikwelu said this in Amawbia during the end of year summit of the Association of Persons with Physical Disabilities (ASPWPD), ...
FG BEGINS VERIFICATION OF N-POWER APPLICANTS IN IDEMILI SOUTH By Uzo Ugwunze, Ojoto, Dec. 15, 2017 -- The applicants selected under the Federal Government’s N-Power Scheme have started undergoing physical verification at the 774 Local Government Council Headquarters in the country.At Idemili South Local Government Council Headquarters, Ojoto, the verification exercise began on Monday and was headed by the National Orientation Agency (NOA).According to the Community Orientation ...
INNOSON TO START LOW COST CAR MANUFACTURING IN 2018 By Ogechukwu Okoli Nnewi, Dec. 15, 2017 -- Dr Innocent Chukwuma, Chairman of Innoson Group says the company plans to commence production of quality and affordable cars in 2018.Chukwuma made this known when he received an award from the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) on Dec. 13 in Lagos.According to him the production ...
S/E GOVS: JOIN APGA NOW OR LOOSE RE-ELECTION ...OBIANO By John Ndu Awka, Dec. 15, 2017 -- Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has urged all South East governors to defect to the All Progressive Grand Alliance (AGPA) or lose their re-election.He gave the warning on Dec. 14, during the inauguration of APGA Campaign for the Jan. 13, 2018, Anambra Central Senatorial District bye-election. Gov. Obiano while speaking at ...
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 ...