Monthly Archives: May 2019

Obiano Hails Uche Nworah on Strides at ABS

By Jude Atupulazi The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Anambra Broadcasting Service, ABS, Nze Uche Nworah, has been commended by the State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, for Nworah’s efforts in transforming the state-owned media outfit. The event which took place at the Executive Chambers during last Monday’s State Executive Council Meeting, also saw Nworah receiving a Certificate of Commendation ...

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Anambra State CSDA Embarks on Project Monitoring and Evaluation in Focal Poor Communities

By Uche Amunike Anambra State Community and Social Development Agency (ANCSDA) is an Agency set up to promote and implement development activities at the grassroot level. The Agency is currently implementing World Bank Assisted Community and Social Development Project- Additional Financing (CSDP-AF) in the state which aims at poverty reduction in rural communities using Community Driven Development (CDD) approach. ANCSDA ...

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New UNIZIK VC: Chance to be a Hero

By Jude Atupulazi In June, the new Vice Chancellor of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Prof Christopher Esimone, will be assuming duty at the helm of affairs of the institution. He will be replacing Prof Joseph Ahaneku who had called the shots for five years. There is no doubt that Ahaneku will be leaving UNIZIK better than he found it, especially in ...

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Chief Mathias Ibedu Laid to Rest @ 97

By Mercy Hill It was a celebration of a life well spent as Chief Mathias Etisiobi Ibedu, 97, was interred in his country home after a funeral Mass at S.S Peter and Paul Parish, Umuchu, Aguata LGA, Anambra State, on Friday, May 10, 2019. Late Chief Ibedu, also known as ”Amaraemenwanne” was born in the year 1922 to the family ...

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Igwe Alor Eulogises IFEST Bronze Medalists

. . Urges Youths to Embrace Technovation By Mercy Hill In a quest to harness great minds and encourage innovation, the traditional ruler of Alor community in Idemili South LGA, of Anambra state, HRH Igwe Elibe Mac Anthony Chinedu Okonkwo, recently hosted the four young students from the prestigious Saint John’s Science and Technological College, Alor, who made yet another ...

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St Anselm’s Zone of USOA Congregation Inaugurated in Awka

. . . Sr. Ejezie, Pioneer Coordinator By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba For efficient administration, the University Sisters of Assumption (USOA) Congregation, last Saturday, May 11, 2019 at St Joseph the Worker’s Catholic Chaplaincy, Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU), Awka, Anambra State, inaugurated the St Anselm’s Zone of the congregation. The inauguration which brought to three, the current total number of zones of ...

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NUASS Immediate Past President, Echegwo Awards Scholarship to 5 Indigenous Anambra Students

By Abuchi Onwumelu In fulfilment of the promise he made during his working visit to Tertiary Institutions across the Federation the immediate past national president of National Union of Anambra State Students (NUASS) Nationwide Comrade Echegwo Godwin Chibunna, recently awarded scholarship to five outstanding Indigenous Anambra State Students. Presenting the cheque of one hundred thousand Naira to the beneficiaries, Hon.  Echegwo said ...

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13 APGA House Members-elect Endorse Oye for 2nd Term

. . . Declare No Vacancy in APGA National Chairmanship Position . . . Describe those Who Shout Refund and Resign as Enemies of APGA By Abuchi Onwumelu The house of the national chairman of APGA, Ozonkpu (Dr.) Victor Ike Oye known as Grace Villa was a beehive of activities last Sunday as the 13 APGA House Members-elect (First timers) ...

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Abuchi Onwumelu of Fides Wins Media Ambassador Award

By Pascal Chibueze The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Anambra State Chapter, has honoured Comrade Abuchi Onwumelu of Fides Newspaper as the Youth Media Ambassador of the year 2019. The award was presented to him during the 2019 maiden Local Government Young Leaders Conference held in Awka on Friday, 17 May, 2017. Presenting the award the State Chairman of the Council, ...

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Police Ban Tinted Commercial Buses, Keke

. . . Defaulters to be Arrested By Abuchi Onwumelu The Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mustapha Dandaura, has ordered, with immediate effect, the arrest of any commercial vehicle driver, especially those of shuttle buses, and Keke riders found operating with tinted glasses or curtains anywhere in the state, with such vehicles to be impounded by the Police, Abuchi Onwumelu ...

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