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OBIANO URGES YOUTHS TO ACQUIRE NEW SKILLS

By Edokwe Chiamaka : The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has urged the youths to key into new opportunities which his administration offers to acquire skills as a means of personal development and route to gainful employment.  Gov. Obiano made this call recently at St.Mary’s Catholic Church  Awka, ...

Anambra Skills Acquisition Training, Phase 2- Over 200 Youths to Participate

Over 200 youths drawn from the twenty one (21) local Government Area of Anambra State are to participate in the second phase of Anambra state Skills Acquisition Training Program, put together by the Anambra State Government through the Ministry of Youth, Entrepreneurship and Sports Development.Speaking at the inauguration ceremony in ...

Anambra gets new Police Commissioner

By John Ndu : Anambra State Police Command has been assigned a new Commissioner, following recent retirement of the predecessor, Mr Sam Okaula, on age ground.The new Police Commissioner, CP Garba Baba Umar, yesterday resumed duty at the State Police Command Headquarters, Awka, and was received by the management of ...

Anambra Government Commences 2017 Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Drug Distribution

By Nwokedi Nwanneka : The Anambra State Ministry of Health in Collaboration with the  Federal Ministry of Health, The Carter Centre and other partner Agencies have commenced the 2017 distribution of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) drugs in the state.The exercise which has been a yearly activity in the state since ...

RENOWNED GEOLOGIST, PROFESSOR ORAJAKA, PROFFERS SOLUTIONS TO EXCESSIVE FLOODING IN ANAMBRA

By Michael Ezenwata : The member representing Dunukofia constituency in the Anambra state House of Assembly, Barrister Lawrence Ezeudu has called on the citizenry to assist the Anambra state Government in its fight to rid the state of filth.Barrister Ezeudu who spoke to the press at the Jerome Udoji secretariat ...

ANAMBRA SCREENS OVER 5,000 NEW BORN BABIES FOR SICKLE CELL DISORDER

By Nwokedi Nwannaka : The Anambra state government has so far screened a total of five thousand, one hundred and six babies for the early detection of sickle cell disorder  since the inception of the screening exercise  in 2012.The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Joe Akabuike who gave the indication at ...

GOV. OBIANO DEVELOPS NEW STRATEGY FOR PROJECTS EXECUTION

By Isima Stephanie Obianuju : Governor Willie Obiano says it is imperative for his administration to develop a new strategy to ensure active involvement of key stakeholders in the execution of projects for visibility and proper monitoring in the State.He made this know when he hosted the  UNICEF delegation led ...

DRUG ABUSE: OBIANO DONATES 5 MOTORCYCLES TO NDLEA ANAMBRA STATE COMMAND

By Ebele Iyke Odili : In a bid to sustain its unbeatable record of being the safest state in the federation, The Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano  donated five motorcycles to the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Anambra CommandSpeaking to newsmen in his office shortly after receiving the ...

GOVERNOR OBIANO HOSTS MUSLIM COMMUNITY IN THE STATE

By John Ndu : Governor  Willie Obiano has commended the Federal Government for the measures put in place to douse the tension created in the polity following a threat by the Arewa Youths to the people of Igbo extraction, to vacate the Northern part of the country.Governor Obiano stated this ...

UNICEF AND SOMTEC CONCLUDES WORKSHOP ON FAMILY HEALTH

By John Ndu : United Nations Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF) and Social Mobilisation and Technical Committee (SOMTEC) have concluded  a workshop on review/planning meeting on resolutions/ actions plan for community governance structures on essential family practices.Speaking at the workshop, in Awka, The SOMTEC Project Officer, Chineze Ileka,spoke on the need ...