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OBIANO DESCRIBES ELECTRICITY AS `BRAIN’ OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT By Chisom V OkpalaAwka, May 14, 2018 (MOI) Gov. Willie Obiano has described electricity as the brain for carrying on economic development in the country.Gov. Obiano said this while receiving a delegation from the Niger Delta Power Holding Company at Awka.The group was in the state to intimate the governor on activities of the company ...
CIVIL DEFENCE INTENSIFIES SECURITY IN ANAMBRA By John Ndu  Awka, May14, 2018 (MOI) The Commandant, National Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Anambra, Mr John Ahwen says the Command will always collaborate with other security agencies to achieve their security strategies in the state.   Ahwen said this while briefing newsmen on latest strategies in his office at the state Headquarters, Awka.  The commandant noted that those security ...
APGA CHIEFTAINS OKAY PARTY'S GROWING PROFILE By Michael EzenwataAmawbia (Awka South), May 14, 2018 (MOI) National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Victor Oye says, the party is the last hope of the Igbo race in Nigeria.Chief Oye gave the indication during a political forum organised by the party at Amawbia.``APGA is the only political party ...
OBIANO URGES CORPS MEMBERS TO COMPLEMENT GOVERNMENT EFFORTS IN DISCHARGE OF DUTIES By John Ndu Awka, May 14, 2018 (MOI) Gov. Willie Obiano has tasked the 2018 Batch A, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members to approach the rural populace with open minds and complement government's efforts with their talents. This he said would enable them to leave indelible marks at the end of their service year. The governor ...
FOUNDATION OFFERS FREE MEDICAL CARE TO PEOPLE IN ANAMBRA By Paulinus OnahAwka, May 14, 2018 (MOI) No fewer than 6,000 persons benefited from a 5-day free medical outreach, organised by a non-governmental organisation, ``I Volunteer to Inspire and Empower (I-VIE)’’, in Awka, Anambra.The founder of I-VIE, Mr Vincent Igwe told newsmen at the close of the exercise that the gesture was aimed at impacting ...
UMERAH DISENGAGES FROM INFORMATION MINISTRY, URGES STAFF TO MAKE TEAM WORK WATCHWORD By Grace OnwukweAwka, May 11, 2018 (MOI) Outgoing Permanent Secretary (Emeritus), Anambra  State Ministry of Information and Public Enlightenment, Sir Benjamin Umerah has urged staff of the ministry to always work as a team to actualise their goals.Umerah made the call while admonishing some senior staff who rallied to bid him fare well out of ...
ANAMBRA COMMENCES CONSTRUCTION OF 2ND PHASE MMIATA-NZAM ROAD, BRIDGES TOO By Okoli SundayAwka, May 11, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Commissioner for Road Construction, Road Furniture and Maintenance, Mr Marcel Ifejiofor has appealed to communities affected by Anam-Mmiata road project to stop obstructing ongoing work on the road project.The commissioner, while on inspection tour of the project promised to look into their complaints by meeting with ...
ASSEMBLY PASSES MOTION ON COLLAPSED EZINIFITE BRIDGE By Henrietta MadichieAwka, May 11, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State House of Assembly has passed a resolution urging Gov. Willie Obiano to direct the commissioner for Road, Infrastructure, as a matter of urgency to construct the collapsed Ezinifite River bridge.The Ezinifite River Bridge connects Anambra and Imo states in Nnewi South Local Government Area (LGA).The ...
OBIANO PROMISES TO ADDRESS LABOUR THIS TIME By John NduAwka, May 2, 2018 (MOI) Gov. Willie Obiano has assured state Government workers that he will make efforts this time around to address the welfare of workers.``This is spite of persisting economic meltdown and paucity of funds,’’ he said while addressing workers as they marked the May Day Rally at Ekwueme Square, ...
MD-ATMA TO REPOSITION AGENCY By Ifunanya AjukwuAwka, May 2, 2018 (MOI) Newly appointed Managing Director, Anambra State Traffic Management Agency (ATMA), Mr Chris Uzoechina says he plans to reposition the agency for efficient service delivery.Uzoechina said this during a meeting with the Zonal Commanders at ATMA base at Agu Awka.The MD assured them that he was going to take ...