Monthly Archives: April 2019

Is ASWAMA Underfunded?

Despite the best efforts of the Anambra State Waste Management Agency, ASWAMA, to succeed on its mandate of ridding the state, especially the major cities, of filth, such efforts appear like attempting to empty the ocean with a cup. One of the cities worst hit by this failure is Awka, the capital city. Fides observed a growing build-up of refuse ...

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Anambra Still the Safest State – C. Don

By Jude Atupulazi and Uche Amunike The Anambra State Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr C. Don Adinuba, is a man among his people. Simple, humble and accessible, he is a reporter’s delight. In this rare interview with Fides crew of editor-in-chief, Jude Atupulazi and assistant editor, Uche Amunike, Adinuba reflects on the journey so far by the Obiano ...

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Take Bribe, Leave Police Force Anambra, CP Warns Officers

. . . Moves against One Chance Vehicle Crime By Ikeugonna Eleke Police men in Anambra State who insist on extorting money from motorists in the state may just find themselves in the unemployment market. This follow the warning by the Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mustapha Dandaura, to police personnel in the state to shun bribery or get the ...

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Anambra Youths Protest Continued Killing, Raping Of Women by Fulani Herdsmen

By Ikeugonna Eleke Youths of Anambra West Local Government Area, Anambra State, have staged a peaceful protest against alleged continued killing of their people and raping of their daughters by Fulani herdsmen. The youths, drawn from communities including, Umueze Anam; Umuoba Anam; Mmiata; Iyiora; Ezi Anam; Umuikwu; Umudora; Oroma-Etiti; Anam and Umueme Anam, were joined by those from Igala speaking ...

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Why I Spent My Easter in Hospitals – Obi

By Jude Atupulazi The Vice-Presidential candidate of the PDP, Mr. Peter Obi, has explained why he chose to spend his Easter Holiday in hospitals across Anambra State. Obi was speaking yesterday at Umueje when he visited the Diocesan Hospital in the town in the company of the Anglican Bishop of Niger West, Most Rev. Dr. Johnson Ekwe, Prof. Stella Okunna ...

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Nwafor Orizu College of Education Nsugbe Holds 22nd/38th Matriculation Ceremony

By Abuchi Onwumelu Nwafor Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe (NOCEN), recently held its 22nd Degree and 38th NCE matriculation Ceremony at the College’s arena. The ceremony which was held at the institution’s premises had in attendance, over one thousand matriculants and academia from within and outside the school, as well as families and friends of the newly admitted students who ...

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Happy Birthday To Me

By Uche Amunike Every month of April is special to me. It is the month of my birth and so, I consider it the month where my life is centered. For over four decades now, that month has never passed me by without my special day being celebrated no matter how low keyed. I was born into a home where ...

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NUJ Exco Visits TRACAS Boss, Okunna, Ebeze

. . . Solicits Support  By Abuchi Onwumelu  The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Anambra State Council newly elected executive members recently visted the first female Professor of Mass Communication in Sub-Saharan Africa, former Head of Department of Mass Communication, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, immediate past Dean Faculty of Social Sciences, NAU, Fellow of Nigerian Guild of Editors, Fellow Nigeria ...

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