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PRODUCE OFFICERS BRAINSTORM ON WAYS TO MINIMISE POST-HARVEST LOSSES By Ifeoma Aniagbado Awka, (Awka South LGA), July 4, 2018 (MOI) A two-day workshop to ensure that Anambra State Agricultural produce attains International acceptability as local organically produced products. Declaring open the workshop, Agricultural Development Programme (ADP) Conference hall, Awka, the Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Afam Mbanefo, re-stated his preparedness to ensure that produce from the ...
EBONYI INDIGENES IN AWKA HAIL OBIANO OVER NEW STREET RENAMING By Daniel Obagha/Chukwudi Nwauba Awka, July 4, 2018 (MOI) Some Ebonyi State indigenes resident in Awka have hailed Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra for renaming a street, after its state capital `Abakaliki’. Anambra State Government recently renamed a former `Abakaliki Street’ as Club Road to reflect the events that take place there. However, following an apparent ...
ONLY 10 OF 200 APPLICANTS FOR ANAMBRA SHUTTLE BUS SCHEME MAY QUALIFY FOR FACILITY By Onah Paulinus  Awka, July 4, 2018 (MOI) Only 10 of the 200 that applied to the Anambra State Small Business Agency (ASBA) for state Government Shuttle buses possess driver’s licence, a top government functionary says. Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ASBA, Mr Clement Chukwuka explained that Drivers’ licence was a major ...
GOVERNMENT ORDERS INSTALLATION OF SPEED BREAKERS ON ONITSHA-ENUGU EXPRESSWAY By Okoli Sunday Awka, July 4, 2018 (MOI) Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has ordered the installation of speed breakers and other road signs on the Army Barrack’s end of the Enugu-Onitsha expressway. This is to forestall motor accidents on the road. Anambra State Commissioner for Works, Mr Marcel Ifejiofor, who directed on this, ...
ANAMBRA PHYSICAL PLANNING BOARD EMBARKS ON DEMOLITION OF BADLY SITED FILLING STATIONS By Okechukwu Okolonji Onitsha, July 4, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Physical Planning Board (ANSPPB) has demolition of badly sited filling stations in the state in order to safeguard lives and property of Ndi Anambra. A filling station wrongly sited in front of the Dennis Memorial Grammar School (DMGS) roundabout, Onitsha has now been demolished as it ...
NDI ANAMBRA ADJUST TO LIFE WITHOUT MOTORCYCLE AS MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION By Grace Onwukwe/Chukwuka Ugokwe Awka, July 4, 2018 (NAN) Ndi Anambra, particularly residents of Greater Onitsha and Awka affected by the restriction of Commercial Motorcycle operation `okada operation’ as a means of transportation have since moved on. This is following on the heels of the effective take off of the order from Sunday, July 1, when ...
ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION: ENVIRONMENT MINISTRY TO PARTNER PGS, CHAIRMEN By Chizoba Anekwe Awka, July 2, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Ministry of Environment has resolved that the ongoing de silting exercise in the state will get to the grassroots in order to make meaningful impact. In a bid to be more all encompassing the ministry said it was ready to partner with President Generals of ...
NAU BUSINESS SCHOOL ORGANISES MAIDEN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE By Michael Ezenwata Awka (Awka South LGA), June 29, 2018 (MOI) Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU) Business School, Awka, has organised its maiden International Conference, at Awka. The conference, with the theme: ``Industrialising Africa, Issues, Problems and Prospects’’, was aimed at brainstorming on the way forward toward Africa making quantum leap in achieving industrialisation. The Director NAU Business School, Prof. ...
ASSEMBLY SUMMONS ENVIRONMENT MINISTRY, OTHERS OVER BUILDINGS ON DRAINAGE CHANNELS By Chizoba Anekwe Awka, June 29, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State House of Assembly (ASHA) Committee on Environment has invited the Ministry of Environment, Physical Planning Board and Awka Capital Territory Development Authority (ATCDA) to a hearing. This is for them to explain why people have illegally been allowed to build on water channels and obstruct natural flow ...
VEHICLES TO UNDERGO MANDATORY TESTS BEFORE ISSUANCE OF ROAD WORTHINESS CERTIFICATES – ANAMBRA VIO By Ifeyinwa Judith OgwoAwka, June 28, 2018 (MOI) As from July 2, all private and commercial vehicles in Anambra State will be subjected to mandatory tests before being issued road worthiness certificates.This decision has been reached by the Anambra State Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIO) during interactive session with all Transport Stakeholders in the state.The session ...