Monthly Archives: March 2019

2019 Polls: Ohaneze Hails Anambrarians on Conduct

By Jude Atupulazi The apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohaneze Ndigbo, has congratulated the people of Anambra State on the way they comported themselves during the recent elections, noting that it was a demonstration of their maturity which fits the Light of the Nation motto of the state. The Anambra State chairman of the body in Anambra State, Chief Damian Okeke ...

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Dom Okafor Congratulates Successful Candidates in Anambra

. . . Salutes Obiano on Inauguration Anniversary By Jude Atupulazi A business mogul and politician, Engr Dom Okafor, has congratulated all the successful candidates in the just concluded national and state assembly elections in Anambra State. Speaking with Fides in Awka, Okafor urged them to be people oriented and work in synergy with ‘Our working Governor, Chief Willy Obiano.’ ...

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Obiano Commends Ndi Anambra on Polls

By Uche Amunike Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has commended the people of the state for their role in the 2019 General Elections, describing it as peaceful, forward-looking and inspiring. A statement by the state Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr C. Don Adinuba, quoted Chief Obiano as commending the people for not only coming out in their ...

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I will Offer Consultative, integrated Representation – Orumba North House Member-Elect

By Chioma Ndife The All Progressives Grand Alliance House of Assembly member-elect for Orumba North Constituency, Hon. Emeka Aforka has disclosed his intention to offer consultative and integrated representation to his constituents to ensure the fulfillment of the social contract he signed with the people. He noted that the agreement which he entered into with his people was contained in ...

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Low Voter Turnout Mars Assembly Poll in Anambra

. . . APGA Wins 24 Seats By Chioma Ndife The House of Assembly election in Anambra State on March 9, 2019 witnessed high voter apathy as voters were disgruntled about the outcome of the negative result of the presidential and national assembly elections held previously. From Awka to Onitsha, Onitsha to Anambra East and from Nando to Ihiala, the ...

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Flying? Rather You than Me

By Jude Atupulazi Some years back, a governor of this state was trying to convince me to work for him as a speech writer. While I was hedging on giving an answer, he came out with what he must have thought would force me to jump at the offer. He told me that I was going to be travelling with ...

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Infant Jesus School, Awka Holds 16th Biennial Sports Competition

The Chairman of the Occasion, Sir Mike Ekwunife (3rd right) and School Headmistress, Sr. Ukachukwu present trophy to some Members of St. Theresa’s House for one of the competitions which they participated in By Chioma Ndife Handmaids Infant Jesus Nursery/Basic School, Awka, Awka South LGA of Anambra State, has held her 16th Biennial Inter House Sports Competition. The sports Competition ...

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2019 Polls : APGA Reacts to Outcome

By Jude Atupulazi The All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, says the Peter Obi factor in the presidential and national assembly elections affected the fortunes of the party, resulting in an underwhelming performance. In those elections, the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, won two out of the three senatorial seats in the state, while the Young People’s Party, YPP, won the remaining ...

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Ohaneze Ndigbo Anambra Visits Amawbia Tanker Fire Victims

Ichie Okeke-Ogene handing over cash gift to the representative of the fire victims By Abuchi Onwumelu The Apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohaneze, Anambra State Chapter, led by its President, Ichie Damian Okeke-Ogene, has donated money to victims of last month’s tanker fire accident at Amawbia roundabout on the old Onitsha Expressway, just as it has promised to negotiate with appropriate ...

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3 Dead, Scores Wounded as Lorries Crash into Market at Umuchu

. . . Catholic Priest Wants Market Relocated . . . Hon Carter Dike Visits Accident Scene, Takes up Hospital Bills By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba Three persons were confirmed dead and many others sustained various degrees of injuries, when two lorries last Tuesday, crashed into the busy Afor Market, Ibughubu, Umuchu, Aguata L.G.A, Anambra State. According to eye witness accounts, the ...

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