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Anambra East youth council vows to fight drug abuse, negative indulgences as it empowers member By Chukwuka Ugokwe   :Aguleri (Anambra East LGA), Sept. 17, 2020 (MOI) Participants at a one-day 7th National Youth Summit have resolved to evolve a strategic work plan aimed at combating all forms of drug abuse, addiction as well as negative indulgences among youths.They emphasised the need to sustain institutional frame-work ...
2020 Ofala Onicha to be devoid of usual pomp, pageantry, holds Oct 11 - 12 in line with COVID-19 protocols By Tony Nezianya   :Onitsha, Sept. 17, 2020 (MOI) The Ofala Onicha, the highpoint of Onitsha ceremonial cycle, will be held this year without the usual display of royalty, pomp and pageantry.Some of the royalties to be scaled down include dances, tributes, parades, music and the art, in addition to other ...
Trade & Commerce Commissioner lauds entrepreneur for creating job opportunities By Stanley Onunkwor   :Awka, Sept. 16, 2020 (MOI) Commissioner for Trade and Commerce, Mr Uche Okafor, has lauded Miss Nancy Chidebe, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), of a shoe manufacturing company for creating job opportunities for fellow youths.Mr Okafor made the commendation when he received Miss Chidebe and her team in ...
Health insurance agency, best all-time gift to Ndi Anambra By Chisom Okafor   :Awka, Sept.16, 2020 (MOI) The establishment of the Anambra State Health Insurance Agency (ASHIA) is one of the biggest gifts that Gov. Willie Obiano will bequeath to Ndi Anambra.``In years to come, the Governor will be remembered for instituting the Anambra version of National Health Insurance Services,’’ ...
Health commissioner receives assessment team from Federal Ministry of Health By Chukwudi Nwauba   :Awka, Sept. 16, 2020 (MOI) Anambra State Commissioner for Health, Dr Vincent Okpala says the assessment of warehouses by a team from the Federal Ministry of Health to Anambra State is a welcome development.The warehouses are for storage of drugs and other medical supplies.Dr Okpala received the ...
Africa’s forgotten fastest sprinter Obuzoeme from Anambra State By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu   :Awka, Sept. 15, 2020 (MOI) It was the race of a lifetime. The title of Africa’s fastest girl was at stake.The lush tartan track in Dakar, Senegal was bearing witness to history in the 1979 African Athletics Championships.The fast girls of African countries that qualified for ...
Students, pupils in Ekwulobia in happy mood as schools reopen in Anambra By Chinazo Okoye/Obianuju Azukaego/Nnaemeka Egwuonwu   :Ekwulobia (Aguata LGA), Sept. 15, 2020 (MOI) Students and pupils appear delighted to be back to their classes they joined the exit classes to reopen for academic activities in Anambra State.Some information officers who toured some schools in Ekwulobia report that virtually all the schools ...
Health ministry inducts focal persons for Non-Communicable Diseases in 21 LGAs, organises workshop too By Chukwudi Nwauba  :Awka, Sept. 15, 2020 (MOI) Anambra State Ministry of Health has inducted Focal Persons in 21 Local Government Areas (LGAs) into body’s to fight non-communicable diseases.The ministry also organised a workshop on Non-Communicable Diseases for the inducted officers at the Conference Hall of the Ministry, Jerome Udoji ...
LG Commission inaugurates LINCU at Ojoto, urges workers to form co-operative societies By Uzo Ugwunze/Chidinma Okoye   :Ojoto (Idemili South LGA), Sept. 15, 2020 (MOI) Anambra State Local Government Commission has inaugurated Local Government Investigation and Compliance Unit (LINCU) at Idemili South Local Government Headquarters, Ojoto.The event was held during an assessment tour by the commission to Ojoto, aimed at monitoring the performance ...
Maintain Peace, Assembly Committee on Public Petitions tells squabbling parties in Oyi LGA By Chizoba Okeke/Anastasia Agunwa   :Awka, Sept. 14, 2020 (MOI) Anambra State House of Assembly Committee on Public Petitions has cautioned feuding parties in land dispute between Maryland Estate and Ezi Nkwelle Village to maintain peace.They should also maintain the status quo pending the resolution of the matter in a competent ...