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HEALTH OFFICIAL RE-ASSURES PANICKY MOTHER OVER DOUBLE DOSE OF MEASLES VACCINE By David Okpala/ Stella Ifeoma Okpala Akpo, March 12, 2018 -- A health official at Akpo, Aguata Local Government (LGA) has assured a panicky mother, whose child was administered double dose of measles vaccines that there was nothing to worry about. Mrs Blessing Nwokemezu, from Akpo, Aguata LGA 4-year-old son, Ifechukwu Nwokemezu was administered the measles vaccine twice. She ...
SKILLS ACQUISITION INSTRUCTORS URGE YOUTHS TO BUILD POSITIVE ATTITUDE TOWARD LEARNING By Kelechi Anyikwa Anaku, March 12, 2018 -- Instructors at Skills and Vocational centre, Ozalla Anaku have called on youths undergoing training in the centre to avail themselves of opportunities of training to improve on their skills. The Skills Acquisition and Vocational Centre, Anaku, a CAFE pet project was inaugurated in 2017 by wife of the governor, ...
ANAMBRA HEALTH CENTRES RECEIVE ANOTHER BOOST, AS OBIANO PRESENTS HOSPITAL EQUIPMENT By John Ndu Awka, March 12, 2018 -- Anambra State Government has presented 63 Tricycle ambulances and other medical equipment to the 63 Primary Health Centres across the state. The 63 Primary Health Centres cut across the 21 Local Government Areas (LGAs), three in each LG. Some other medical equipment includes refrigerators, Kidney dishes, fecus ...
GO FOR VOTER'S REGISTRATION EXERCISE -- CATHOLIC PRIEST URGES FAITHFUL By Chioma F. Nwankwo Nkpor Agu, March 12, 2018 -- The Catholic Priest, Holy Family Catholic Church, Nkpor Agu, Anambra State, Rev. Fr. Cyprian Okpalakunne, has tasked the faithful to go out for their voter's card registration. Fr. Okpalakunne made the appeal on March 11, in a homily delivered to mark the 4th Sunday of Lenten Season. He ...
UNICEF PRESENTS THREE UTILITY VANS, TWO MOTORBIKES TO ANAMBRA STATE GOVERNMENT By John Ndu Awka, March 10, 2018 -- The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has presented Three Toyota Hilux Vans and two motorbikes to Anambra State government.  The utility vans and bikes would be used by the UNICEF body in Anambra, for effective service delivery.Presenting the keys to  Gov Willie Obiano at the Governor's Lodge, ...
40 CARTONS OF ILLEGALLY RE-VALIDATED EXPIRED DRUGS CONFISCATED BY NAFDAC By Paulinus Onah Onitsha, March 9, 2018 – Not less than 40 cartons of assorted expired drugs have been confiscated by the National Agency for Food Administration and control (NAFDAC) at the, Onitsha, drug market for being illegally re-validated by traders. A Deputy Director, NAFDAC at Onitsha, Mrs Christiana Essenwa told newsmen in Onitsha that after the ...
ANAMBRA ASSEMBLY MOVES TO ENACT LAW FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF CATTLE RANCHES By Madichie Henrietta Awka, March 9, 2018 --The Anambra State House of Assembly on March 8, resolved to refer the bill on cattle ranching to House Committee on Agriculture for their input before final passage into law. The House had debated the law establishing of the cattle ranches in the state. Mr Charles Ezeani, who sponsored the ...
ANAMBRA RELEASES ULTRA-MODERN FENCING DESIGN By Harriet Ajoku Awka, March 9, 2018 -- Anambra State Government has released standard 'acceptable fencing design', for all corporate, private and government institutions on the Enugu-Onitsha expressway. The Anambra State Commissioner for Information and Communication Strategy, Ogbuefi Tony Nnachetta unveiled the model during a news conference at Awka on March 8. He said that design was ...
ANAMBRA AGRIC COMMISSIONER APPLAUDS TRAINING ON CASSAVA VALUE CHAIN By Uzoma Ekweaga Awka, March 9, 2018 -- Anambra Commissioner for Agriculture, Mechanisation, Processing and Export, Mr Afam Mbanefo, has applauded the initiative in the training on cassava value chain. The training was being anchored by the Department of Extension, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD). The commissioner, represented by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, ...
ANAMBRA HAS FACILITY FOR DRY SEASON FARMING SAYS OBIANO By John Ndu Anaku, March 9, 2018 -- Anambra State Government has commenced additional measures to boost food production and increase rice cultivation. Gov. Willie Obiano said this when he visited Coscharis Farm at Anaku, Ayamelum Local Government Area (LGA). The governor inspected ongoing land preparation to beef up the nutrient values in the soil. The land ...