Monthly Archives: August 2018

Anambra State Government, Embarks on Certification of Block Producers

By Okoli Sunday The Anambra State Government has commenced the process of issuing certificates to qualified block producers in the state. The Executive Chairman of the State Material Testing Laboratory (ASMTL), Engr. Ebosie Ezeoke, who disclosed this to newsmen, said the measure was to ensure that only certified and qualified block moulders operated in the state in order to forestall ...

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Man Kills 35-Yr Old Wife during Fight in Nnewi

By Ikeugonna Eleke A man identified as Chinasa Nnorom has allegedly killed his wife, Mrs Juliet Ogbodo, during a fight, after an altercation ensued between both of them in Nnewi, Anambra State. Nnorom, a middle aged man, was said to have engaged his wife after a quarrel on Saturday, but shortly after the couple were separated, the wife started vomiting ...

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Pay Anambra 13% Derivation for Oil/Gas Deposit, Group Tasks FG

By Ikeugonna Eleke A group, Host Communities of Nigeria (oil and gas producing communities), Hostcom, has called on the federal government to commence the immediate payment of 13 percent derivation to Anambra as it is with other oil producing states. The group which made the call while briefing journalists in Awka, decried the federal government’s stand that Anambra could not ...

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Obi Celebrates Odili at 70, Hails Wike

By Jude Atupulazi The immediate past governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has congratulated the former governor of Rivers State, Dr. Peter Odili, on the occasion of his 70th Birthday, describing him as a blessing to the Nigerian polity ‘To all of us who passed through Christ the King College (CKC), Onitsha, Senior Odili is a source of pride. ...

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Nigeria Can Beat Unemployment If Companies Implement CSR, Says Hero’s Foundation

By Ikeugonna Eleke Hero’s Foundation, a foundation under International Breweries PLC, makers of Hero brand of beer, has said that Nigerian companies, through faithful implementation of their corporate social responsibilities, can help the country beat unemployment among youths. Mr Muyiwa Ayojimi, company secretary and lawyer of International Breweries, stated this recently during a press conference to herald the commencement of ...

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Anambra NUJ Donates N.5M to Wife of Fallen Colleague

The Anambra State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, has presented a cheque of five hundred thousand Naira to the family of the late Barrister Leonard Akaolisa, a member of the union who died in active service. The cheque presentation was done at the August 2018 Congress of the Union held at Godwin Ezeemo International Press Centre, Awka. ...

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Engr Okafor Fetes Governor’s Aides from Aguata

By Jude Atupulazi A frontline House of Representatives aspirant for Aguata Federal Constituency, Engr Dom Okafor, KSM, on Sunday, 12 August, hosted all Governor Willie Obiano’s appointees from Aguata Local Government Area. At the well attended familiarization dinner, he unveiled his blueprint for the people of his constituency should he win the election to represent them. Engr Dom Okafor who ...

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Fidelity Bank Partners Anambra Govt to Promote Igbo Language, Culture

By Ikeugonna Eleke Fidelity Bank has signed a partnership with the Anambra State Government through the Anambra State Broadcasting Service, ABS, to promote the Igbo Language and Culture. The promotion will come through a television series titled, ”Nduka”, which will be run in the Igbo Language on the state owned television station. The series will address the fear of the ...

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Anambra’s New Face of Crime

When the Anambra State Government banned the operations of commercial motor cyclists known as okada riders, the chief reason given was that it was aimed at curbing the rate of crimes committed by those people. Indeed, the activities of some of those people really left much to be desired as they used their bikes to rob people and make quick ...

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My Name is Legion

Fr. Pat Amobi Chukwuma The messianic mission of Jesus Christ took him to the country of the Gerasenes, where he encountered a man who was possessed by demons for a long time. The demoniac was very wild and went about naked. He had been chained for many times, but each time he broke the chains. No one was able to ...

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