Monthly Archives: February 2019

New Anambra State FRSC Boss Assumes Duty

FRSC new boss, CC Andrew Kumapayi . . . Reels Out Plans, Promises to Consolidate On Gains Made by His Predecessor By Abuchi Onwumelu The new State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, CC Andrew Kumapayi has assumed office after the death of his predecessor, Late Sunday Ajayi Addressing newsmen in Awka, Mr. Kumapayi promised to consolidate on ...

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APGA Ward Chairmen, Others Dumped APGA for PDP

Anambra State PDP chairman, Chief Ndubuisi Nwobu addressing the decampees . . . Vow to Deliver Ekwunife The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) former Ward Chairmen and executives of the party alongside others today dumped the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) for People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The decampees numbering over one thousand gave lack of purposeful leadership and poor reward ...

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Self Reliance: Anambra State government Trains Over 750 On Different Skills

Another set of trainees By Abuchi Onwumelu The Executive Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano through the ministry of Youth Empowerment and Creative Economy, has trained over 750 youths across the 3 Senatorial zones in the State The skills which the trainees were exposed to included software development/web design, cosmetology, paint production/creative painting, make-up wig making, and gele tying, ...

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Feb 16: Adazi-Ani Youths Hold Rally

Adazi-Ani Youths led by Dr. Emeka Okeke with physically challenged persons from the community . . . Kick Against Vote Buying, Selling . . . Make Case for Physically Challenged Persons By Abuchi Onwumelu Less than 24hours to the Presidential and National Assembly elections, a youth group under the aegis of Adazi-Ani Development Advocate, has trooped out on the street ...

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How Reckless Fuel Tanker Driver Wreaked Havoc in Awka

. . . I Saw Victims Die – Witness It least, seven persons were confirmed dead, while many others sustained varying degrees of injuries in a petrol tanker explosion that occurred at Amawbia Roundabout, Saturday, February 8. The incident happened at about 8:40pm, reports Ikeugonna Eleke, with additional report by Jude Atupulazi. The Governor’s Lodge, the official residence of Governor Willie Obiano, ...

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Obi Visits Anambra Fire Disaster Scene

By Jude Atupulazi The Vice Presidential candidate of the PDP, Mr. Peter Obi, has expressed concern over the fire incident at the popular Amawbia Junction in Amawbia. Speaking at the scene last Sunday, Obi said he was saddened when he got the news and that his thoughts went straight to all those affected by the inferno, especially the families of ...

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Former Council Officials Urge Obiano to Offset their Unpaid Entitlements

Governor Willie Obiano By Mercy Hill Former local government officials in Anambra State, including councillors, supervisory councillors and secretaries, have renewed their call on the state government to offset their entitlements yet to be fully paid over two years after leaving office. Noting that those benefits were provided by the law, the ex-officials said they had served the state with ...

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State Assembly: Udo, Oganiru Campaign Team Inaugurated for APGA Candidate

L-R, Member Rep. Orumba/South Federal Contitutency; Hon. Ben Nwankwo, TC Chairman Orumba South LGA; Sir Ray Onyegu, APGA Candidate for Anambra State House of Assembly, Orumba South Constituency; Engr. Obinna Nwafor and a Elder State Man, Sir GN Muotozo at the inaugulation of Udo and Oganiru Campaign organization. . . . Vows to Deliver House Aspirant in Orumba South Constituency ...

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Amawbia Petrol Tanker Explosion: Matters Arising

The evening of Saturday, February 9, was definitely a sad one for Anambra people, especially those in Awka, the state capital. It was an evening the peace of the Amawbia Old Road area was shattered by the explosion of a petrol tanker at Amawbia Roundabout, roasting seven people to death and injuring others. The tanker driver was said to have ...

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Sad Valentine

By Uche Amunike Valentine’s day is still in the air and much as it is a beautiful season, I feel a lot of tension presently. I should feel love in the air, but I don’t. I should feel sweetness in people’s miens and see smiles on people’s faces, but I don’t. I should feel the power of love permeating from ...

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