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MATERNAL, INFANT MORTALITY RATE REDUCES IN ANAMBRA By Chukwuma MaryAnn Chioma Awka, Jan. 15, 2018 --The Anambra State Commissioner for Health, Dr Joe Akabuike says maternal and infant mortality rate has drastically reduced in Anambra State.This he noted, was as a result of efforts by Gov. Willie Obiano and his administration.Dr Akabuike said this while interacting with some newsmen in Awka ...
OBIANO RE-ASSURES NDI ANAMBRA HE WILL FULFIL CAMPAIGN PROMISES By Ifeanyi C NwegboAwka, Jan. 15, 2018 -- Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has re-assured Ndi Anambra of fulfilling promises that he made during Governorship re-election campaign. Gov. Obiano said this during his assessment visit to a project site at Peter University at Onneh and Achina communities.The governor carried out the ...
WE‘LL JOIN FG IN ENSURING BEFITTING FUNERAL FOR EKWUEME -- SOUTH EAST GOVERNORS FORUM -- SETS UP COMMITTEE Enugu, Jan. 15, 2018 -- Governors of five South East States have resolved to work toward ensuring befitting funeral for late former Vice-President, Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme.The Governors made this known after their meeting at the Government House, Enugu. Ekwueme will be buried on Feb. 2 at his homestead, Oko, Anambra State.The Governors present at the ...
BISHOP EZEOKAFOR URGES FG TO USE MORE ENDURING MEASURE IN RESOLVING BENUE MASSACRE By John Ndu/Nwosu Obianuju GelseyAwka, Jan. 15, 2018 -- The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor says Federal Government to be more thorough in identifying those behind the Benue massacre.According to him, there should be a change of tactics as the current tactics will not produce the desired ...
5 PEOPLE COLLAPSE IN NKWO NNEWI INFERNO By Uzuegbunam UgoNnewi, Jan. 15, 2018 -- Five people collapsed on Jan. 11, when fire destroyed goods and machines worth millions of Naira at Nkwo Nnewi Timber Market.Eyewitness said that some of the traders could not bear the sight of their timbers and machines being destroyed by the inferno.It was gathered that those that ...
ANAMBRA ANNOUNCES CLOSURE OF MARKETS FOR CENTRAL SENATORIAL ELECTION RE-RUN By Nwogueze E. ChikodiliThe much anticipated Anambra Central Senatorial election re-run takes place today, 13th January 2018 and ndi Anambra residents in the seven local governments which make up the district are expected to come out en masse to cast their votes for the candidate of their choice.The seven local governments involved in ...
I ‘LL ENSURE EQUITABLE REPRESENTATION OF ANAMBRA CENTRAL VOWS UMEH By Nkiru Chukwudi-AmutaOjoto, Jan. 11, 2018 -- The APGA senatorial candidate, Chief Victor Umeh, says if voted into office as a Senator, he will ensure adequate representation of  Anambra Central.``I will implement some of my suggestions contained in the final report of the National Conference,’’ Umeh said this during a Senatorial rally held at ...
PRESIDENT BUHARI URGED TO ADDRESS MENACE OF HERDSMEN By Paulinus OnahAwka, Jan.11, 2018 -- The Ohaneze Ndigbo has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently address the issue of incessant killings of Nigerians by Fulani herdsmen across the country. The Anambra State Chairman of the Organisation, Chief Damian Okeke Ogene who made the call in Awka, said the people of the South East States ...
ANAMBRA DEMOLISHES ILLEGAL STRUCTURES AT TOLLGATE By Nkiru Mbunabo Onitsha, Jan. 11, 2018 -- Anambra State Government recently demolished illegal structures allegedly used by criminals and prostitutes on the toll gate axis of the Onitsha/Enugu Expressway. This in line with the state governments promises to make the state crime-free. Following outcry from members of the public, Gov. Willie Obiano directed ...
OBIANO ASSURES OF SECURITY, AHEAD OF JAN 13 ELECTIONS By John Ndu  Awka South, Jan. 11, 2018 -- Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has assured the people that his government has positioned security personnel at strategic places, ahead of the Jan. 13 Anambra Central Senatorial Re-run Election.  The governor gave the assurance while addressing the people of Awka South during APGA campaign rally for the Anambra ...