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ANAMBRA VCDP FARMERS ACHIEVE 3 CYCLES OF RICE FARMING IN A YEAR, RECORD 6.3 METRIC TONS PER HECTARE By Henry C Anagboso Omor, Feb. 26, 2018 -- In line with Gov. Willie Obiano's determination to making the state self-sufficient in rice production, farmers in Omor have achieved three cycles rice farming in a year. The farmers, under the `Value Chain Development Programme’, (IFAD Assisted), recorded 6.3 metric tons rice per hectare.  The harvest was the ...
ANAMBRA PARTNERS NEWMAP AGAINST EROSION By Chris Chikelue   Awka, Feb. 26, 2018 -- Anambra State Government is gearing up to continue the fight against widespread erosion and land despoliation in the State in collaboration with Nigeria Erosion and watershed Management project (NEWMAP).   This is contained in a press release signed by Anambra State Commissioner for Information and Communication Strategy, Ogbuefi Tony Nnachetta and made ...
ANAMBRA TO UNVEIL ONITSHA URBAN STORM WATER MASTER PLAN, VIA NEWMAP By Emeka Achebe The Anambra State Government under Gov. Willie Obiano has commenced a study to mitigate the perennial flooding in Onitsha metropolis and environs. This has been made possible through Anambra State Government’s partnership with the Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF) under the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP). The project, known as ``Onitsha Storm ...
MBOSI COMMUNITY TO COMMENCE MARKET DEVELOPMENT PROJECT By Michael Ezenwata Mbosi, Feb. 23, 2018 -- The President-General, Mbosi Town Union Mr George Obizulike says the community will soon commence construction of Eke Mbosi Market project under the 2nd phase of `Community choose-your project initiative’ of the Anambra Government. Mr Obizulike told news conference at Mbosi that the market development project comprised lock up stalls, and open ...
ANAMBRA INAUGURATES COMMUNITY SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY TO ACCESS WORLD BANK $380 MILLION FUND By John Ndu    Awka, Feb. 23, 2018 -- The Anambra State Government is to access the 380 million dollar provided by the World Bank for 27 states participating in Community and Social Development Projects.   This followed the inauguration of a 12-member World Bank’s Community Social Development Agency by government.   Performing the ceremony at Governor's Lodge Amawbia, Gov. Willie Obiano urged ...
OBIANO TO RECRUIT 1,100 TEACHERS FOR PRIMARY, POST PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN ANAMBRA By Harriet Ajoku Awka, Feb. 22, 2018 -- Anambra Commissioner for Information and Communication Strategy, Ogbuefi Tony Nnachetta says Gov. Willie Obiano will engage qualified teachers into primary and secondary schools in the state. He said this while briefing newsmen in his office Feb. 21. Nnachetta explained that Gov. Obiano was committed to ensuring that Anambra schools ...
EDUCATION, HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURE TO RECEIVE MAJOR ATTENTION IN OBIANO SECOND TENURE By John Ndu/Frances Nwabufoe/Chris Chikelue Awka, Feb. 22, 2018 --The Anambra State Commissioner for Information and Communication Strategy, Ogbuefi Tony Nnachetta says health, education and infrastructure will receive major attention in Gov. Willie Obiano’s second tenure. The governor will be sworn in for his second tenure on March 17. Nnachetta said this while briefing journalists at the ministry’s Headquarters ...
FOURTH BATCH OF ANAMBRA RETURNEES FROM LIBYA ARE HOME By Chinyere Nwankwo Awka, Feb. 22, 2018 -- The 4th batch of Anambra State returnees from Libya have arrived in Anambra State. The returnees were received by the Anambra State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) officials at the Port Harcourt Airport through their counterparts from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and other security agencies. The team leader ...
INTERNATIONAL MOTHER LANGUAGE DAY: STAKEHOLDERS LAMENT THREAT OF EXTINCTION OF IGBO LANGUAGE By Obianuju Onu Awka, Feb. 22, 2018 -- The Acting Director, Anambra State Library Board, Nkechi Udeze has condemned use of English language by parents in the upbringing of their children. Udeze made the condemnation during the 2018 International Mother Language Day celebration at Prof. Kenneth Dike Central e-library, Awka. International mother language day is an annual feature ...
OBIANO BEEFS UP SECURITY AT UNIZIK, WARNS AGAINST CRIME By John Ndu Awka, Feb. 22, 2018 -- Anambra State Government has expressed worry over clandestine activities and incessant deviant behaviours among some students of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. Gov. Willie Obiano, who expressed dismay, noted that it was regrettable that some students had deviated from their primary objective in school and joined gangs geared ...