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Monthly Archives: June 2019

Isuofia Youths Seek Withdrawal of Suit Against Anambra Lawmaker Okoye

By Sunny A. Ijomah Youths in Isuofia, Aguata Local Government Area have called on Chief. Ndubuisi Osele to withdraw the suit he filed against the Member representing Aguata constituency Two, at the State House of Assembly Mr. Okechukwu Okoye. The youths made the call during a peaceful demonstration they staged in the community. The youths who marched through major roads ...

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Alumni Demand Sack of NMTI Director, Fakuade

By Sunny A. Ijomah The alumni of the National Metallurgical Training Institute (NMTI), Onitsha, Anambra state, have criticised the director of the institute, Bode Fakuade, over alleged high handedness, incompetence and lack of transparency, which, according to the group, have lead to loss of accreditation of some of the courses offered by the institute. In a resolution signed by the ...

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Obiano Lauds Anambra Monarchs for Supporting Development Projects

By Sunny A. Ijomah The Governor of Anambra State Dr. Willie Obiano has commended the Traditional Rulers of Onitsha, Obosi and Ogbaru for their support to the construction company handling the Second Niger bridge, expected to be delivered by February 2022. He was speaking during the 2019 Traditional Rulers’ Council Seminar at the Government House, Awka. The Seminar which is ...

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ANSG Authorizes Market Chairmen to Remit Tolls to Government Coffers

Market Chairmen across the State have been authorized to collect tolls and remit to the government coffers. The Commissioner for Trade, Commerce and Wealth Creation, Dr Christian Mmadubuko, stated this at Onitsha during an interaction with the executive of Onitsha South Shop Owners Traders Association. Our correspondent reports that the meeting which was to identify with the traders and find ...

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Stop smoking Indian hemp, Obiano warns police, others

The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has decried the rate at which some personnel of the Nigeria Police and other security outfits smoke Indian hemp. Obiano warned that the substance would only damage them instead of helping them as they erroneously believed. He stated this during a lecture organised by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency to commemorate the 2019 ...

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Anambra Police Arrested Two Bank Drivers Over Threats To Abduct Female Manager

By Sunny A. Ijomah The Anambra State Police Command have been arrested two drivers attached to First Bank Plc, Awka over alleged threat to kidnap the branch Manager, Mr. Chinwe Ezenwa. The suspects, Izuchukwu Nebolisa and Simeon Obiakor, reportedly conspired and continuously threatened the manager through anonymous text message. Our correspondent gathered the suspects were said to have demanded the ...

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Amanuke Community Receives Free Health Care from Knights

By Jude Atupulazi Members of the Order of the Knights of St. Mulumba, KSM, Nigeria, last week assembled top medical practitioners from its ranks for its first free medical mission in the rural community of Amanuke in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State. Led by the Onitsha Metropolitan Grant Knight of KSM, Sir Damian Okolo, and Grand Knights, ...

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