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ANAMBRA‘LL BE FIRST TO PAY NEW MINIMUM WAGE               By John Ndu/Chris Chikelue/Amaka Isikala Awka, March 6, 2019 (MOI) Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has vowed his Government is read to implement the new minimum wage pending final conclusion by the Federal Government. The governor said this while addressing Anambra State Workers at the State Secretariat Complex, Awka on March 5.Gov. Obiano while noting that ...
ANAMBRA SCOUTING MOVEMENT CALL FOR SUPPORT                By Chinedu NdiveNibo (Awka South LGA), March 5, 2019 (MOI) Anambra State Scout Commissioner, Mr Levi Ezeudogu has called on Government to allocate a parcel of land to the association to enable the Scouting Movement to build their camping site.The Movement also pleaded with Government in addition, to provide them monthly subvention to ...
NUJ SET TO REVISIT MEDIA SALARY STRUCTURE FOR JOURNALISTS SAYS ISIGUZO                By Grace Onwukwe/Innocent Aghanti/Daniel ObaghaAwka, March 5, 2019 (MOI) The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) is set to revisit the Media Salary Structure (MSS) for Journalists and other media practitioners.The MSS was muted under Prof. Dora Akunyili as the Minister of Information and National Orientation.``We will confront the issue once more, because a labourer ...
DON’T DESTROY NIGERIA WITH `FAKE NEWS’, NUJ PRESIDENT, APPEALS TO POLITICIANS AS HE MOVES TO CURTAIL INFLUENCERS                By Daniel ObaghaAwka, March 5, 2019 (MOI) Newly elected President, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Mr Christopher Isiguzo, has appealed to desperate politicians to stop encouraging the destruction of Nigeria through facilitating the circulation of `Fake News’.Isiguzo made the observation during his courtesy call on Anambra State Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr ...
ENDEAVOUR TO BEAR GOOD FRUITS SAYS FR. OKAFOR By Amaka IsikalaNimo (Njikoka LGA), March 4, 2019 (MOI) A cleric Rev. Fr. Walter Okafor has urged Catholic faithful to bear good fruits at all times in order to attain heaven.Fr. Okafor, who is the chaplain, St. Michael's Model Comprehensive Secondary School, Nimo, gave the advice in a homily at the school chaplaincy.He stressed ...
TRUE DISCIPLES OF CHRIST ‘LL HAVE GREAT REWARD SAYS FR OKAFOR                By Regina IgwebuikeAmawbia (Awka South LGA), March 4, 2019 (MOI) Rev. Fr. Patrick Okafor, priest in residence at St Matthew’s Catholic Church Amawbia says being a true disciple of Jesus Christ has a great rewards.Fr Okafor said this in a Sunday homily at St Matthew’s Catholic Church, Amawbia.He urged Christians to continue to do whatever ...
NO PLANS TO RESTRICT COMMERCIAL MOTORCYCLES IN NNEWI          By Tony NezianyaAwka, March 1, 2019 (MOI) The Anambra State Government is not planning to restrict the operations of commercial motorcycles in Nnewi.``There is no iota of truth in the rumour making the rounds that the government plans to ban `okada’, as commercial motorcycles are popularly called in Nigeria.``The rumours are politically motivated,’’ Commissioner ...
CHOLERA ERADICATION RESUMES WITH SENSITISATION OF NDI ANAMBRA                   By Ebele Egoh Awka, Feb. 28, 2019 (MOI) Anambra State Ministry of Health has embarked on massive sensitisation of the citizenry on causes, symptoms and measures to prevent and contain cholera outbreaks. The State Epidemiologist, Dr Chijioke Obagha in an ABS interactive programme, described Cholera as a type of ...
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE: A LEGACY PROJECT OF OBIANO GOVERNMENT SAYS ANAMBRA DEPUTY GOVERNOR                  By Chisom OkpalaAwka, Feb. 28, 2019 (MOI) Anambra State Deputy Governor, Dr Nkem Okeke says the ongoing International Conference Centre (ICC) as one of the greatest legacy projects of Gov. Willie Obiano.``This project will be a sight to behold when completed,’’ Dr Okeke said during oversight ...
PRACTICE OF OPEN DEFECATION NOW AN OFFENCE IN AGUATA SAYS TC CHAIRMAN                  By Chioma EzeiruAguata (Aguata LGA), Feb. 28, 2019(MOI) Transition Committee Chairman, Aguata Local Government Area (LGA), Mr Eche Ezeibe says Open Defecation practice will henceforth be considered as an offence.``The ugly practice will have to stop forthwith and perpetrators of such nuisance acts will no longer ...