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Monthly Archives: September 2019

Bad Roads : Awka Residents Groan

. . . Bishop Ezeokafor Sends SOS on Umueze Uga . . . We’re Awaiting End of Rainy Season – Govt By Jude Atupulazi and Ikeugonna Eleke Memories of the days when Anambra State was described as the state with the best network of roads seem to be growing distant with each passing day. This is no thanks to the ...

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Fides Editor-In-Chief Honoured by NAPPMED Njikoka @45th Anniversary

By Michael-Jude Nwolisa The Editor-in-Chief of Fides Newspapers, Hon. Jude Atupulazi, has been honoured as a Patron by the Nigerian Association of Patent and Proprietary Medicine Dealers, NAPPMED, Njikoka Unit, during their 45th Year Anniversary Celebration at the Civic Centre, Enugwu-Ukwu, September 5. The event which was aimed at celebrating the 45 years of the emergence of NAPPMED, Njikoka Unit, ...

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Save Umueze Uga from being Submerged by Erosion – Community, Bishop Ezeokafor Cry Out

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The indigenes and residents of Umueze Uga Community, Aguata L.G.A, Anambra State, have again sent a passionate appeal to the Anambra State and Nigerian Governments to urgently come to their rescue and save them from being submerged by erosion that has almost eaten up the Umumonye Quarter of the Community. Speaking to Fides at the erosion site ...

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Ex-Council Officials Drag Obiano to Court over Entitlements

By Jude Atupulazi The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has been dragged before an industrial court in Enugu by former Councillors, Supervisory Councillors, Secretaries and LG Deputy Chairmen over the governor’s failure to pay them their statutory entitlements. The litigants served in 20 out of 21 local government councils of the state on the platform of the All Progressives ...

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Ember Months: FRSC Reads Riot Act to Reckless Drivers

. . Promises Hitch-free Yuletide By Abuchi Onwumelu The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Anambra State Command, Mr. Andrew Kumapayi, has read a riot act to reckless drivers, traffic offenders, abusers and all those engaging in overloading and overspending, even as he has assured that this year’s Ember months will be hitch-free. The FRSC Boss who ...

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Poor Condition of Federal Roads Worries Lawmaker

By Abuchi Onwumelu The member representing Anambra West in the State House of Assembly, Honourable Sir Patrick Udoba, has lamented the deplorable condition of most federal roads in the state, especially the Oromaetiti -Kogi Road. Speaking to journalists at the State Assembly complex, the lawmaker urged President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the Federal Ministry of Works and other concerned agencies ...

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2nd Vice Chairman of St Michael’s Parish Council Uga, Wife Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba Having exchanged marital vows 50 years ago, the former Vice Chairman of St Michael’s Parish, Uga, Parish Pastoral Council, Noble Captain Julius Ezeonwumelu (KSJI), and his wife, Lady Pauline Ezeonwumelu, on Saturday, September 7, 2019, celebrated their Golden Jubilee Marriage Anniversary, amid thanksgiving to God. Speaking to Fides after the concelebrated Jubilee Thanksgiving Mass led by the ...

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ANPC Organizes 3-Day Productivity Orientation Workshop to Mark Double Anniversary

By Abuchi Onwumelu Anambra Newspapers and Printing Corporation (ANPC), in conjunction with At Peace Centre Limited, has organized a 3-day Productivity Orientation Workshop for its workforce, especially the editorial and non-editorial staff of Anambra-owned Newspaper, National Light. ANPC’s Management and staff during the workshop marked the 28th Year Anniversary, as well as 2-year Anniversary its Igbo Language Newspaper called “Ka ...

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Omenugha Celebrates 10th Anniversary of UNIZIK SUG Presidency

By Abuchi Onwumelu Comrade Nelson Omenugha last Monday marked the tenth anniversary of serving as the president of the Students Union Government (SUG), of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka Chapter. The former students’ leader, as part of his Tenth Anniversary as SUG president, presented textbooks and other items to his alma mater He expressed what he described as absolute confidence on ...

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