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ANAMBRA OPTIMISTIC OF PROMOTING PEACE AT BOUNDARY WITH ABIA By Chisom V Okpala Umuahia, Feb. 16, 2018 --The Deputy Governor, Anambra State, Dr Nkem Okeke says Anambra is optimistic of promoting lasting peace at the state boundary between Abia and Anambra. This was made known during joint meeting of officials of boundary/ stakeholders of Anambra/Abia Inter-state boundary at Aguiyi Ironsi Conference Centre, Umuahia. The communities involved in ...
INEC RECORDS MASSIVE TURNOUT IN CONTINUOUS VOTER REGISTRATION EXERCISE IN ANAMBRA By Orakwue Lillian/Nweke Nkechi/Nwoye Regina Anaocha, Ogidi, Feb. 15, 2018 -- The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has started recording increase in the number of people turning up for the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise at designated Centres in Anambra. The Electoral Officer, Anaocha Local Government Area (LGA), Deacon Dennis Nwabor said the Commission had been registering appreciable ...
OKRO CAN BE GROWN ALL YEAR ROUND By Kelechi N Anyikwa Anaku, Feb. 15, 2018 – An okro farmer in Umuezeagu, Anaku, Ayamelum Local Government Area (LGA) says with the right inputs, okro can be grown all year round in Anambra. In response to growing demands dome of the farmers have since launched appeal to Anambra State Government for provision of fertilizer ...
ANAMBRA TO RECRUIT 1,000 TEACHERS By John Ndu Onitsha, Feb. 14, 2018 -- Anambra State Government has commenced the recruitment of teachers to boost teaching in various fields of learning. Gov. Willie Obiano announced that the newly recruited teachers would be subjected to rigorous training to expose them to modern approach to teaching in line with global standards. He explained ...
BUSH FIRES: OBIANO ORDERS ARREST CULPRITS By John Ndu Igbariam, Feb. 14, 2018 -- Anambra State Government has directed security personnel in the state to apprehend anyone suspected to be engaged in setting fire to the farm at Igbariam The directive followed Gov. Willie Obiano’s visit to Delfarm Songhai Farm, Igbariam that razed by fire attributed to unknown persons. Gov. Obiano, who was ...
CATHOLIC PRIEST URGES CHRISTIANS TO BECOME AGENTS OF CHANGE, ALMSGIVING By Chioma F Nwankwo Onitsha, Feb. 14, 2018 -- The Catholic Priest of Holy Family Catholic Church, Nkpor Agu, Anambra State, Rev. Fr. Philip Nwafor, has tasked Christians to be  agents of change in the society. Fr. Nwafor made the appeal on Feb. 14, during a sermon to mark the Ash Wednesday’s Holy Mass to kick-off this ...
ANAMBRA TARGETS 90 PER CENT ACCESS TO WATER, SANITATION BY 2026 By Nwando Josephine Okeke Awka, Feb. 14, 2018 --The Anambra State Government says it plans to achieve 90 per cent access to water supply and sanitation reform policy by 2026. The Programme Manager, Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA), Mr Victor Ezekwo said during interview with newsmen in Awka. According to him, Anambra Government has already ...
FEDPOLY OKO LECTURERS VOW NOT TO CALL OFF STRIKE By Florence Ifeyinwa OduahOko, Feb. 13, 2018 --The hopes of students of Federal Polytechnic, Oko, that the strike embarked on by Academic Staff of the institution would be called off by Feb.12, had been dashed. At the end of the meeting by the Academic Union in the polytechnic, the Congress insisted on continuation of the ongoing ...
DEPARTMENT OF PETROLEUM RESOURCES SEALS 4 FILLING STATIONS IN ANAMBRA FOR SUSPECTED DIVERSION By Gloria Anaeze Onitsha, Feb. 13, 2018 -- The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed four filling stations in Anambra for alleged diversion of petrol.The affected filling stations are located in Ogbunike, Onitsha, Nkpor, Obosi and Nnewi. A litre of petrol now sells for between N185 and N200 at Awka, Nnewi and Onitsha.The ...
OBIANO RE-ASSURES OBOSI EROSION REHABILITATION ‘LL BE COMPLETED By John Ndu  Obosi, Feb. 13, 2018 -- Gov. Willie Obiano has re-assured Ndi Anambra that his government will continue to intervene in deplorable conditions, especially erosion threatening people's lives. Obiano said this while inspecting level of work at a major erosion site on Minaj-Onitsha Military Barracks Road, Odume Layout, Obosi, Anambra State.  It was gathered that the erosion menace which ...