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COMMISSIONER RE-STATES GOVERNMENT’S COMMITMENT TOWARD IMPROVING ART SECTOR By Ogechukwu Okoli Awka, May16, 2018 (MOI) Anambra Commissioner for Indigenous Artworks, Diaspora Affairs, Culture and Tourism, Mrs Sally Mbanefo, has re-stated government’s commitment toward improving the art sector through foreign investments. The commissioner said this during a meeting with some researchers in her office at Jerome Udoji Secretariat, Awka. The group was led by Prof. Paul Bash, a ...
DEMOLITION: TRADERS CAUTIONED AGAINST RECONSTRUCTION OF ILLEGAL STRUCTURES By John Ndu Awka, May 16, 2018 (MOI) Traders in Anambra have been cautioned against reconstructing illegal structures on major roads across the state. Anambra government gave the warning as it embarked on demolition of shanties and illegal structures in various cities within the state. A Decongestion Team constituted by government had been going round ...
PERM SEC TASKS HODS IN TRADE MINISTRY ON TEAM WORK By Rita Okonkwo Awka, May 16, 2018 (MOI) Anambra Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Trade, Commerce, Market and Wealth Creation, Mr Donald Okoli has called on all Heads of Department (HODs) in the ministry to work as a team with him in order to protect the service. Okoli, newly posted to the trade ...
VICTIMS OF 2017 WINDSTORM IN AGULERI RECEIVE ASSISTANCE By Nwankwo Chinyere Aguleri, May 16, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Government has disbursed about N25 million to Anambra State Emergency Management Agency (ANSEMA) for victims of windstorm in Igboezunu, Aguleri. The incident which occurred on March 22, 2017 destroyed not less than 90 houses and some economic trees in the area. The fund was given to the victims on ...
ANAMBRA ASSEMBLY PASSES MOTION ON ELECTRICITY FAILURE AT OJUKWU VARSITY IGBARIAM/ULI CAMPUS By Henrietta Madichie/Chizoba Okeke Awka, May 16, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State House of Assembly has passed a resolution calling on management of Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) to re-connect Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Igbariam and Uli Campuses to  National grid. The motion was moved by member representing Ekwusigo Constituency in the House of Assembly, Mr Onyebuchi Offor, ...
IMOKA FESTIVAL, A CELEBRATION WITHOUT COMPARE By Francis IgboemekaAwka, May 15, 2018 (MOI) Awka the capital city of Anambra state way agog on Sunday May 13, as indigenes trooped out en-masse to celebrate the annual Egwu Imoka cultural festival.Egwu Imoka as it is called by the citizenry is celebrated annually to thank the Imoka god, for her favours and to ...
BISHOP OKPALAEKE TASKS JOURNALISTS TO UPHOLD TRUTH, OBJECTIVITY IN PROFESSION By Paulinus OnahAwka, May 15, 2018 (MOI) Former Bishop of Ahiara Diocese Imo State has urged members of the Nigerian union of Journalists (NUJ) Anambra State Council `to uphold truth and objectivity’ as their social responsibility to the society.Bishop Okpalaeke made the call in his message to Journalist in the state to commemorate the ...
COMMISSIONER ASSURES YOUTHS OF INPUTS, SUPPORT FOR 2018 FARMING SEASON By Ifeoma AniagbadoAwka, May 15, 2018 (MOC) Anambra Commissioner for Agriculture, Mechanisation, Processing and Export, Mr Afam Mbanefo has assured the youth wing of Anambra State Association of Town Union (ASATU), of providing the required inputs for the 2018 farming season.Mbanefo gave the assurance when the executive members of ASATU Youth Wing paid him ...
UNICEF COMMEND HEALTH WORKERS, VOLUNTEERS IN IDEMILI SOUTH OVER WELL-DONE JOBS By Chidimma Okoye/Uzo UgwunzeOjoto, May 15, 2018 (MOI) Health Workers and Voluntary Community Mobilsers (VCM) in Idemili South LGA have been commended for commitment in maintaining Maternal and Child Health within communities in the council area.Dr Femi Adeyemi, HIV/Aids Specialist, Enugu Field Office, said during an `Appraisal Meeting’, in Ojoto that their hard work had been ...
DEMOLITION OF ILLEGAL STRUCTURES COMMENCES IN AWKA By Nwoye ChinyereAwka, May 14, 2018 (MOI) Awka Capital Territory Development Authority (ACTDA) has commenced demolition of illegal structures across Awka metropolis. The demolition, which is aimed at projecting Awka, the Anambra state capital in a more befitting manner, commenced at UNIZIK and Aroma junctions.Mr Tochukwu Anyim, an ACTDA official said that the roadside sellers ...