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LEGISLATURE IS READY TO HELP INFORMATION MINISTRY IN REBRANDING ANAMBRA -- LAWMAKER By Daniel C Obagha/Azuka Nnabuife/Awal Abdul Awka, Aug.10, 2018 (MOI) The legislature is ready to support the Ministry of Information and Public Enlightenment in re-branding Anambra State, top member, Anambra State House of Assembly (ANHA) has pledged. Chairman, House Committee on Finance and Appropriation, Mr Obinna Emenaka said the legislature would assist through adequate budgetary provisions ...
ANAMBRA TO EMPOWER 40,000 YOUTHS IN 4 YEARS By John Ndu/ Evangeline Obinwa Awka, Aug.10, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Government has finalised arrangements to ensure empowerment of 10,000 youths annually.     Gov. Willie Obiano announced this during the International Youth Day celebration with theme: ``Safe Spaces for Youth’’, at Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka. Gov. Obiano, who expressed happiness over excellent performance by youths of Anambra at ...
WORKS COMMISSIONER URGES CORPS MEMBERS TO STRIVE TO CARRY OUT SELFLESS SERVICE By Okoli Sunday Awka, Aug. 10, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Commissioner for Works, Mr Marcel Ifejiofor has urged the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members serving in his ministry to maintain carrying on selfless service that the ministry is renowned for. Mr Ifejiofor commended the Corps members for their spirit of patriotism, loyalty and diligence to ...
ANAMBRA SET TO RESTORE FADING GLORY OF ONITSHA METROPOLIS By Okolonji Okechukwu/Stan Emeka Ataka Onitsha, Aug. 10, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has restated his desire to restore the lost glory of Onitsha and environs. Obiano said this during a recent inspection of the area that once served as an illegal settlement at the Marine axis of Onitsha. The Government had order the Anambra State Physical ...
ASSEMBLY TASKS MINISTRY OVER FINANCIAL RECORDS, CALLS FOR MONITORING OF MARKET PROJECTS By Rita OkonkwoAwka, Aug.10, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State House of Assembly has directed State Ministry of Trade and Commerce to prepare comprehensive details of their financial transactions for accountability purposes.The House Committee on Procurement and Tenders Board gave the directive when it paid a scheduled oversight visit to the Ministry.Chairman of the Committee, Mr Romanus ...
ANAMBRA ELDERS COMMEND FG FOR N43B REFUND INITIATIVE By John Ndu Awka, Aug. 10, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Elders' Advisory Council has commended Federal Government for initiating the process of refund of N43 billion debts owed the state.The expenditures came about as a result of extensive repairs carried out by Anambra State Government on federal roads and bridges in state.The Council made ...
ANAMBRA STATE LIBRARY BOARD ENGAGES CHILDREN ON HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES By Obianuju Onu Ihiala (Ihiala LGA), Aug. 10, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Library Board in collaboration with Zimo Art Gallery organised a 3-day Holiday Art Leadership Promotion and Leadership Camp. The training was held from Aug. 6 to Aug. 8. Addressing the school children at Umuezeawala, Ihiala LGA, the Acting Director Anambra State Library Services, Mrs Nkechi ...
GOVERNMENT INAUGURATES TARIFF HARMONISATION COMMITTEE By Stanley Onunkwor Awka, Aug. 10, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Commissioner for Transport, Mr Uchenna Okafor has inaugurated a Tariff Harmonisation Committee for the state in the transport sector. Mr Okafor urged the committee to avoid being biased in their report, enjoining them to be meticulous in their findings. The commissioner emphasised that the committee had the way forward ...
EROSION THREATENS UMUAWULU, NIBO COMMUNITIES By John Ndu Umuawulu (Awka South LGA) Aug. 10, 2018 (MOI) Nibo and Umuawulu communities, Awka South Local Government Area (LGA), Anambra have launched an appeal to Anambra Government to urgently intervene in a gully erosion threatening to divide the communities. The erosion site at Agbani Village, Umuawulu has eaten deep into the major ...
PVC REGISTRATION: CIVIL RIGHT GROUP CALLS FOR EXTENSION By John Ndu Awka, Aug. 10, 2018 (MOI) Civil Rights Group, ``Our Mumu Don Do’’, has appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to extend the ongoing voter registration exercise to December. INEC recently announced the suspension of the registration on Aug. 17. The group during a protest, matched to the INEC office, Awka, carrying different placards ...