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ANAMBRA PARTNERS CHURCH ON PROJECTS By John Ndu Awka, Nov. 6, 2017 -- Anambra State Government said it would continue to partner the Church with its managerial style in order to achieve effective delivery.  The Gov. Willie Obiano noted that Churches across the state had expressed high level of financial prudence in executing various projects under their care.  The governor said this while addressing members of the Anglican ...
ASATU ADMONISHES ON HARMONIOUS RELATIONSHIP By John Ndu  Awka, Nov. 6, 2017 -- Members of Anambra State Association of Town Union (ASATU), have been advised to maintain healthy relationship with traditional rulers of their communities. This is to assist them to eschew `unnecessary discrepancies, and achieve meaningful growth’.  Gov. Willie Obiano admonished them during their monthly General Meeting, at the union's office, ...
TEACHERS, BEDROCK OF LEARNING PROCESS SAYS PROF OMENUGHA By Patricia Osegbue Onitsha (Onitsha North), Nov. 6, 2017 -- Anambra State Commissioner for Education, Prof. Kate Omenugha has hailed the idea behind the setting up of Dr Godfrey Ajoku Teachers Resource Centre. Dr Ajoku was one of the first Nigerians to serve as principal of a college in the New York area of the U.S.  He was described ...
ANAMBRA CELEBRATES POSTHUMOUS BIRTHDAY OF OJUKWU, AS AMATAS ENDORSE OBIANO By John Ndu  Awka, Nov. 6, 2017 -- It was a double celebration as Anambra State Markets Amalgamated Traders (AMATAS) passed vote of confidence on Anambra Governor, Chef Willie Obiano for his `unprecedented administrative blueprints’. The event which took place at the Chuba Ikpeazu Memorial Stadium, Onitsha also marked the 85th posthumous birthday of leader of Igbos and APGA Chieftain Dim ...
GOVERNMENT SUES FOR PEACE ON AWKA TRADITIONAL LEADERSHIP TUSSLE By Chisom V Okpala Awka, Nov. 6, 2017 -- The Anambra State Deputy Governor, Dr Nkem Okeke says Government plans to intervene to resolve ongoing leadership tussle in Awka Traditional Council. Dr Okeke, promised that the intervention would be taken up soon after the Nov. 18 Governorship Election in the state. The Deputy Governor ...
20,000 POLICEMEN DEPLOYED TO ANAMBRA AHEAD OF GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION TO ENSURE PEACE By Osegbue Patricia           Onitsha, Nov. 3, 2017 -- The Divisional Police Officer (DPO), in charge of Fegge Police Station, Superintendent Rabiu Garba says the 20,000 policemen deployed to Anambra are to ensure free and fair Nov. 18 elections. The number included some superior officers. He disclosed this during election sensitisation lecture at the Onitsha ...
NO PASSING OUT CEREMONY FOR CORPS MEMBERS IN ANAMBRA -- NYSC COORDINATOR By Mbunabo Nkiru T   Awka, Nov. 3, 2017 -- The 2,158 members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), who concluded their service year in Anambra, have since been issued their discharge certificates. They were issued the certificates at their primary Local Government Areas of posting. The NYSC State Coordinator, Mr Ebenezer Olawale said that there was no formal passing out ...
OBIANO MERITS SECOND TENURE SAYS NNACHETTA By Chris Chikelue Awka, Nov. 3, 2017 -- Anambra State Commissioner for Information and Communications Strategy, Ogbuefi Tony Nnachetta has described Gov. Willie Obiano’s second term bid as necessary to consolidate on the work already started by him. These include the Umueri Cargo Airport Project, waste conversion to energy and the N1Trillion Gross Domestic Product (GDP) he attained ...
ARCH OKEKE ENJOINS CATHOLIC FAITHFUL TO SUPPORT SEMINARIANS IN WORK OF EVANGELISM By Nwachukwu Juliana O Awka, Nov. 3, 2017-- Catholic Archbishop of Onitsha Archdiocese, Most Rev. Dr Valerian Okeke, on Nov. 2, urged faithful to live prayerful life, worthy of impacting positively on lives of seminarians. Archbishop Okeke gave the charge at the All Hallows’ Seminary, Onitsha, where he harped on the need for parents, ...
WE ARE STILL LOYAL TO APGA, RE-ECHO AWKA SOUTH NORTH SUPPORTERS AS OBIANO OFFERS SCHOLARSHIP By John Ndu  Awka, Nov. 2, 2017 -- Anambra State Government has announced their readiness to offer scholarship to students who wish to enrol in various agricultural courses.  The scholarship scheme, which has been factored into the 2018 budget will commence next year, after the passage of the state’s budget.  Gov. Obiano announced this during the All Progressive ...