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ANAMBRA INAUGURATES 18-MEMBER AGULERI, UMUERI PEACE INITIATIVE By Ifeanyi C NwegboAguleri (Anambra East), May 2, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Government has inaugurated an 18-member Peace Committee to ensure that peace reigns in the two communities.The members are drawn from Aguleri and Umueri.The Transition Committee Chairman, Anambra East council area, Mr Pius Ifeadi, who was elated at the initiative, commended the two communities ...
RUSSIA 2018: ANAMBRA PLEDGES SUPPORT TO NIGERIA EAGLES By Chisom V. OkpalaAwka, May 2, 2018 (MOI) Gov. Willie Obiano, has  pledged his  support to the Super Eagles ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup Campaign.The governor made the pledge while playing host to a delegation from the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports.The delegation was accompanied to the governor’s office by Anambra State Commissioner for ...
ANAMBRA SET TO REPOSITION ARTS SECTOR By Ogechukwu OkoliNibo (Awka South), May 2, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Commissioner for Indigenous Artworks, Diaspora Affairs, Culture and Tourism, Mrs Sally Mbanefo says plans are underway to reposition the arts sector.``This is aimed at making the state a reference point in art works,’’ she said this during inauguration of the ongoing 4-day Arts Exhibition ...
ANAMBRA BANS USE OF UNBRANDED COMMERCIAL VEHICLE FOR REVENUE DRIVE By Onunkwor Stanley Awka, May 2, 2018 (MOI) Anambra has banned use of unbranded commercial vehicles, shuttles and tricycles (okada) for revenue enforcement. The Commissioner for Road, Rail and Water Transportation, Mr Uchenna Okafor said this during a news conference at his office at the Jerome Udoji Secretariat, Awka. He lamented that some ...
ANAMBRA IS MOST PEACEFUL STATE IN NIGERIA SAYS ADINUBA By Chris Chikelue Awka, April 4, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr C.Don Adinuba has described the state as ``the most peaceful and most united in the country’’. Adinuba cited the example of the convergence at the second term inauguration of Gov. Willie Obiano, where attendance was drawn from different opposition parties. The commissioner said ...
ANAMBRA GOVERNMENT WARNS AGAINST INDISCRIMINATE LOCATING OF MORTUARIES By Ebele Egoh Awka, May 4, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Government has cautioned against indiscriminate erection of mortuaries and funeral homes and other unhealthy practices of their operators in the state. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Joe Akabuike gave this warning in Awka when a representative of Anambra State Association of Town Unions (ASATU) paid him an ...
ASSEMBLY PASSES MOTION TO CHECK IHITE-NANSE, IBEKWE EROSION By Michael Ezenwata Awka, May 4, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State House of Assembly has passed a resolution urging Gov. Willie Obiano to direct the Commissioner for Environment, Ecology and Beautification to check the spread of erosion at the Ihite-Nanse by Ibekwe in Ogbaru Local Government Area (LGA). The motion was moved by member representing Ogbaru II constituency ...
ANAMBRA ASSEMBLY MOVES TO ENACT LAW TO PROHIBIT HAWKING OF DRUGS By Henrietta Madichie Awka, May 4, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State House of Assembly on May 3 passed a motion making it an offence to hawk drug on streets or markets in the state. Leading the debate, member representing Awka South1 Constituency, Nnamdi Okafor said the bill sought to stop such hawking since the drugs might not ...
ANAMBRA TO COMMENCE 3RD EDITION OF SKILLS ACQUISITION By Emeka Ilozor/Evangeline Obinwa Awka, May 4, 2018 (MOI) Ministry of Youth Empowerment and Creative Economy, is set to commence the 3rd edition of skills acquisition and vocational training in the state. The Commissioner for Youth Empowerment and Creative Economy, Bonaventure Enemali announced this at the National Youth Development Centre, Mgbakwu. Enemali noted that the programme would also hold ...
WE ARE CONSTRUCTING LEGACY PROJECTS -- OBIANO By Okoli Sunday Awka, May 3, 2018 (MOI) Gov. Willie Obiano has expressed his administration’s commitment toward executing legacy projects across Anambra. The governor made the remark while inspecting the construction of Okpuno–Isuaniocha-Urum-Achalla road and bridges. The Deputy Governor Nkem Okeke, who represented Gov. Willie Obiano said that the road when completed would provide access link to surrounding ...