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APGA CHIEFTAIN OPTIMISTIC GRAZING COLONY ISSUE ‘LL SOON BE OVER By Gloria Anaeze Oba, Jan 25, 2018 – A Chieftain of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) says he is optimistic that herdsmen menace across the country will be over soon with massive rejection of plan for establishment of grazing colonies in various states.``People have rather shown preference for establishment of cattle ranches, which ...
ANAMBRA DEPUTY GOVERNOR NKEM OKEKE SUES FOR PEACE OVER LINGERING ANAMBRA/ENUGU BOUNDARY DISPUTE By Chisom V OkpalaEnugu, Jan.  24, 2018 – The Anambra State Deputy Governor, Dr Nkem Okeke has called for peaceful coexistence between peoples of Awba Ofemili Community, Awka North of Anambra and Ibite-Olo Community of Ezeagu, Enugu State.There had been lingering boundary disputes between peoples of both communities, necessitating the bilateral meeting of officials of Anambra ...
UMUNZE YOUTHS UNIFY TRI-CYCLE UNIONS, CONDUCT FRESH ELECTION By Vincent E Anaebo Umunze (Orumba South LGA), Jan. 24, 2018 -- Umunze Youths Association on Jan. 24, conducted free, fair and transparent election for the Tri-cyclists under Orumba South Cyclist Union.This was after due consultations with all stakeholders, in a bid to upholding and maintaining lasting peace in the town.The Tri-cyclists (Okada) ...
BISHOP NWOKOLO TASKS KNIGHTS, LADIES ON MEANING OF KNIGHTHOOD By Onah Paulinus Onitsha, Jan. 24, 2018 -- The Bishop on the Niger, Rt. Rev. Owen Nwokolo, has underscored the spiritual and material significance of the Christian Knighthood and tasked members to imbibe the basic virtues of the order. Bishop Nwokolo said this in a homily he delivered during the family Day Celebration and Re dedication ...
APGA BOT LEADER WANTS FG TO PAY COMPENSATION TO VICTIMS OF HERDSMEN MENACE By Onah Paulinus Oba, Jan. 23, 2018 -- A member of Board of Trusty (BOT) of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Mr Rommy Ezeonwuka has urged Federal Government to pay compensation herdsmen killings in the country. According to him, many families lost members through massive killings and injuries inflicted by Fulani herdsmen across the country. He ...
YOUTHS ALERTED ON EFFECTS OF INDISCRIMINATE SPRAYING OF HARMFUL CHEMICALS By Nkiru Chukwudi-AmutaAwka, Jan. 23, 2018 -- The Commissioner for Agriculture, Mechanisation, Processing and Exports Awka, Mr Afam Mbanefo says spraying of harmful chemicals poses danger to peoples’ health.He made the observation during a Federal Government Youth Empowerment Initiative, held at the ADP Conference Hall, Awka.Declaring the programme open, Mbanefo told the participants not to keep chemicals carelessly ...
TRANSITION COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN, ANAMBRA WEST URGES DILIGENCE IN DISCHARGE OF DUTIES By Felix IgboanugoOtuocha (Anambra West LGA), Jan. 23, 2018 -- Workers have been tasked to be diligent and remain committed to duties.The Transition Committee Chairman, Anambra West Local Government Area (LGA), Mr Tony Collins Nwabunwanne said this during the monthly workers’ meeting.Addressing the workers at the Marine Office of the LG, Nwabunwanne, warned that 2018 would not ...
OKOPOLY ACADEMIC STAFF UNION STRIKE CONTINUES AS OTHER UNIONS BACK OUT By Florence Ifeyinwa OduahOko, Jan. 23, 2018 -- The Academic Staff Union of Federal Polytechnic (ASUP), Oko Chapter has continued their strike in spite of appeals to call it off.The institution's governing council had appealed to the union to call off the strike.The association had been agitating over unpaid allowances owed them by the management as well ...
MASSES BEMOAN HIKE OF TRANSPORT FARES By Azukaego Gladys Obianuju Awka, Jan. 23, 2018 -- Members of the public have decried the hike in transport fares that has lingered for a while across the country. It has worsened and has increased hardship in people’s livelihood. Some of the respondents who spoke to our correspondent complained that petrol scarcity had resulted in increase in transportation ...
INCESSANT KILLINGS: NIGERIANS WANT POLICE RESTRUCTURED TO ARREST HERDSMEN MENACE. By John Ndu Awka Jan. 23, 2018 -- The controversy surrounding activities of Fulani herdsmen have continued to attract attention of some stakeholders, especially concerned citizens from the South East, who have condemned needling killing of innocent citizens. The stakeholders including former lawmaker, Prof. Nkwo Nnabuchi, past Publicity Secretary of Ohaneze Ndi Igbo, Opalaukwu Opalaezeukwu and a Legal ...