Monthly Archives: October 2019

Umuchu Lifts 2018 Ezeno Unity Cup

By Chioma Ndife Umuchu Young Stars has lifted the 2018 Ezeno GOC Unity Cup organized for youths in all the towns of Aguata 1 Constituency, Anambra State. Umuchu Young Stars defeated Uga United by a lone goal scored midway into the first half of a compelling contest decided at Combined Community School, Akpo, on Sunday, September 30, to be emerge ...

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Obiano Declares November 16, Public Holiday in Honour of Zik

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, has urged the Federal Government of Nigeria to dedicate a day in honour of Nigeria’s foremost nationalist and first President of the Nation, Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe. The Governor made this call last Monday, October 1, at a ceremony to mark Nigeria’s 59th Independence Anniversary at Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka, ...

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3000 Benefit from Emeneka’s Free Medicare

By Jude Atupulazi Over three thousand persons mostly farmers and indigent parents in Umuoba Anam have received free medical care from Pharmacist Obinna Emeneka, the member representing Anambra East Constituency at the State House of Assembly. It was the second community to benefit from this kind of gesture from the lawmaker after the launch of the 2019 Phase of the ...

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ABS Holds Maiden New Yam Festival

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS) recently at its Corporate Headquarters, Awka, celebrated its new yam festival, the first of its kind in the history of the establishment. The event attracted people from all walks of life, notable among whom were the Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Chief C Don Adinuba; Managing Director of Anambra State Signage ...

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59th Independence Mass: Bishop Ezeokafor Calls for Policy Direction

. . . Exhorts Elected Office Holders to Use Public Fund for Public Good By Abuchi Onwumelu The Catholic bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, has exhorted elected office holders to use public funds for public good, saying that without policy direction the nation will be wallowing in an irredeemable wilderness. Bishop Ezeokafor who stated this ...

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Unbranded Commercial Vehicles to be Impounded in 3 weeks

. . . Anambra Plans to Procure Vehicles for TRACAS By Chioma Ndife The Anambra State Government has issued a three-week ultimatum to commercial vehicle owners and drivers operating in the state without the approved colours, to comply or have their vehicles impounded, Reports Chioma Ndife The Commissioner for Transport, Dr. Christian Madubuko, disclosed this while speaking to journalists in ...

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Legal Aid Centre Begins Operation in Umuchukwu

. . Obiano Lays Foundation Stone of Godwin Maduka Centre for Community Development By Chioma Ndife A centre for the Legal Aid Council of Nigeria has been opened to begin operation at Umuchukwu Community, Orumba South Council Area, Anambra State. The Centre was declared opened to commence operation sequel to its commissioning by the Director General, Nigeria Legal Aid Council, ...

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We Didn’t Abandon Innoson Motors for Toyota Prado – Anambra Govt

By Ikeugonna Eleke The Anambra State Government has dismissed allegations that it dumped the first indigenous vehicle manufacturing company, Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM), which incidentally is owned by an Anambra son, for Toyota Prado SUVs, as its choice of official vehicles for lawmakers in the state. Reports in a section of the media had last week stated that lawmakers in ...

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Good Dressing Code, Value and Wise Use of Time for Nigerians

By Livinus Nnebedum How you dress will determine how you will be addressed in any occasion, environment or public gatherings. Therefore it is good to dress very well to suit the environment you find yourself. Our youths – students in schools, campuses etc are advised not to dress half-naked. It is good to observe proper dress codes. There are dress ...

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Still on Roads: Kudos Obiano, But

Following a recent cover story on the bad state of roads in Anambra State by Fides, particularly those in the capital city and immediate environs, it was observed by this paper that the state government quickly stepped up gear in an attempt to apply palliative measures on some roads within the capital city. A lane of the dual carriage way ...

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