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NYESOM WIKE NATIONAL WRESTLING COMPETITION: TEAM ANAMBRA SWEEPS MEDALS By MaryAnn Chioma Chukwuma Awka, Dec. 6, 2017 – The Anambra State Head of Service (HOS), Mr Harry Udu has commended the Anambra State team to the just-concluded Gov. Nyesom Wike National Competition for making the state proud.A team of 10 wrestlers attended the event that was staged in Port Harcourt, Rivers State and ...
OBIANO CALLS FOR STRONGER JUDICIAL INSTITUTION By Chisom V OkpalaEnugu, Dec. 6. 2017 -- Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra State has stressed the importance of great institutions, noting the strength of any developed country is dependent on its strong judicial process.The Deputy Governor, Dr Nkem Okeke represented Gov. Obiano, at the opening ceremony of the 2017 Law Week of the Nigerian ...
FLOOD VICTIMS IN AWKA NORTH RECEIVE RELIEF MATERIALS By Nwankwo ChinyereAwka, Dec. 6, 2017 -- The Anambra State Emergency Management Agency (ASEMA) on Monday, delivered some relief items to the 2017 flood victims in Awka North Local Government area.The materials were received from the Presidential Committee on Flood Relief and Rehabilitation Abuja in collaboration with Anambra State Government.  The event, which took place at the ...
ANAMBRA DEPLOYS RAPID RESPONSE TEAM TO CONTAIN CHOLERA OUTBREAK By Ebele Egoh Inoma (Anambra West), Dec, 6, 2017 -- The Anambra State Commissioner for Health, Dr Joe Akabuike has deployed `A Rapid Response Team’ to assess reported cases of gastrointestinal and cholera outbreak in Inoma Anambra West Local Government Area (LGA) The team has been tasked to stem the spread as well as recommend measures ...
ANAMBRA WARNS RESIDENTS AGAINST BUSH FIRE By John Ndu  Awka, Dec. 6, 2017 -- The Anambra State Government has warned residents against indiscriminate bush fire, especially during the harmattan season. The Deputy Director in charge of Administration and Strategy, Anambra State Fire Service, Mr Innocent Mbonu gave the warning while exchanging views with newsmen in Awka. Mbonu said the warning became imperative to prevent cases of ...
ACTDA, OCHA BRIGADE BEGIN DEMOLITION OF ILLEGAL STRUCTURES IN AWKA By Philista U Onyedinma Awka, Dec. 5, 2017 -- The Anambra State Physical Planning Board, Awka Capital Territory Development Authority (ACTDA) will carry out a demolition of illegal structures in Awka an environs. ACTDA will collaborate with the Ocha Brigade in conjunction with the Office of the Special Adviser to Governor on Security, Prevention and ...
CHIEF JUDGE CONDUCTS JAIL DELIVERY SERVICE AT ANAMBRA PRISONS By Chris Chikelue Awka, Dec. 5, 2017 – Anambra Chief Judge, Justice Peter Umeadi has concluded plans to conduct jail delivery service at various prisons in the state. This is contained in a Public Service notice issued by the Chief Registrar, Mr Lawrence Uzuodu. The exercise, which commenced on Dec. 5, would end Dec. 14. The delivery will hold at following ...
EXTEND ARMS OF LOVE TO LESS PRIVILEGED -- MRS OBIANO By Okafor Chineneye Agulu, Dec. 5, 2017 -- The wife of the State Governor Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano has called on Ndi Anambra at home and in The Diaspora to use this Christmas period to extend arms to the less privileged. Mrs Obiano made the call during her `thank you’ visit to Agulu, Anaocha Local Government Area ...
POLICE COMMISSIONER ASSURES OF SECURITY DURING YULETIDE By John Ndu  Awka, Dec. 5, 2017 -- Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr Garba Umar has re-stated the commitment of his command to provide tight security during and after the yuletide.  Commissioner Umar said this in an interview with Information correspondent at the Governor's Lodge, Amawbia.  He noted that he had mapped out strategies to curb crime ...
CHRISTIANS URGED TO ENSURE VIOLENCE-FREE CHRISTMAS By Ogechukwu Okoli Awka, Dec. 5, 2017 --The Commander Special Protection Unit Anambra State, Sir Chisom Ezebuilo has admonished Christians to eschew every form of violence in this Yuletide. Ezebuilo made the call during the Awka Diocesan Christmas Carols and Festival of Nine Lessons on Sunday at the Cathedral Church of St. Faith Awka. He said that ...