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Anambra soccer season kicks off: now runs from Nov. 30 to May 27 annually By Chisom OkpalaIfitedunu (Dunukofia LGA), Dec. 9, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State has launched its football season at St. Mary’s High School, Ifitedunu.The competition comprises six separate tournaments to include the U-13 Kiddies Cup, U-17 Academicals (Governor's Cup), University Soccer (VC’s Cup), Community Shield, Market Exchange (Traders' Cup) and also Security Challenge (Security Cup).Gov. Willie ...
Healthcare Agency trains staff, LG health HODs on replication of primary healthcare initiative By Obianuju Stephanie IsimaAwka, Dec. 9, 2018 (MOI) A 2-Day Orientation Training Programme was organised by Anambra State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (ASPHCDA) for staff, including Local Government Heads of Departments (HODs).The training has been aimed at establishing of the Anambra State Primary Healthcare Agency and Primary Healthcare under one Roof (PHCUOR).Executive Secretary, ...
TRADERS IN AWKA PROTEST MULTIPLE TAXATION BY ILLEGAL REVENUE AGENTS                                By John Ndu Awka, Dec. 7, 2018 (MOI) No fewer than 1,000 Traders in Awka, Anambra State have staged a protested against what they termed `multiple taxation and extortion’, by illegal revenue agents.The protesters carried placards of different inscriptions such as, `over taxation, Governor Save our souls’, `hard economic condition for street traders over ...
UNICEF DESK OFFICER TASKS COMMUNITY MOBILISERS ON COMMITMENT TO DUTY                                 By Anastacia a AgunwaNteje (Ayamelum LGA), Dec. 6, 2018 (MOI) Volunteer Community Mobilisers (VCMs) in Ayamelum Council Area have been urged to be more committed to duty to improve the number of child delivery at Government Primary Health Centres in their communities.UNICEF desk officer domiciled at Anambra State Ministry of Information and Public ...
2019 GENERAL ELECTION: OBIANO TASKS APGA CANDIDATES ON GOOD REPRESENTATION By John Ndu Awka, Dec. 7, 2018 (MOI) Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has cautioned candidates for All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) to shun campaigns of calumny and character assassination but play politics of love during the campaigns. Obiano gave the admonition on Dec. 6, during flag-off of APGA National campaigns at Alex Ekwueme ...
INFORMATION MINISTRY TO SET UP ANTI-PIRACY DESK By Chukwudi Nwauba/Innocent AghantiAwka, Dec. 6, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Ministry of Information and Public Enlightenment is to set up an Anti-Piracy Desk.This partnership with the Anti-Piracy Society of Nigeria (APSON) is in a determined bid to fight piracy in all its forms in Anambra.Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr C. Don Adinuba ...
OBIANO PRESENTS 2019 BUDGET ESTIMATE OF N157.1B                         By John NduAwka, Dec. 6, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Government has presented the 2019 Budget estimate of N157.1 billion, entitled ``Budget for sustained Economic Growth and Youth Empowerment’’.The budget proposal has 41.3per cent of the total earmarked as recurrent expenditure, while 58.7 per cent is for capital expenditure. This is less than N166.9 billion budget ...
ENNOBLING RELIGIOUS HARMONY IN ANAMBRA STATE By Uzor Maxim UzoatuPromoting social harmony through religion is a cherished path to tread. It will indeed be a sight to behold on Saturday, Dec. 8, when Francis Cardinal Arinze, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments at the Vatican, stands upfront to lead the Pontifical Mass ushering ...
OUR ATHLETES ARE READY TO WIN LAURELS AS FESTIVAL OPENS IN ABUJA, SAYS SPORTS COMMISSION CHAIR                                            By Esther Asoanya/Brendan AyikaDunukofia (Ifitedunu), Dec. 6, 2018 (MOI) All is now set for the Anambra State athletes to harvest medals for the state as the 19th National Sport Festival in Abuja kicks off on Nov. 6 in Abuja. The athletes had been grouped in three categories and camped in at three different ...
SOUTH AFRICA TO COLLABORATE WITH ANAMBRA TO TRANSFORM STATE’S ECONOMY By John Ndu  Amawbia (Awka South LGA), Dec. 6, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Government plans to strengthen measures to partner South Africa in harnessing its economic potential.Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra said this while briefing newsmen shortly after a closed door meeting with the South African Acting High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Bobby Moroe ...