Monthly Archives: November 2019

Arma Fulfils Promise, Begins Massive Road Repairs

By Uche Amunike In a bid to live up to the expectations of Anambra residents, the Anambra Road Maintenance Agency (ARMA), has begun to fulfil her promise to embark on massive road repairs when the rains recede. Speaking to Fides at the Ifite Road, in Awka on Thursday, where road repairs were ongoing, the Managing Director/CEO of ARMA, Engr. Emeka ...

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Anambra Has Been Conservative on Revenue – Mark Okoye

By Jude Atupulazi The Anambra State Commissioner for Budget, Economic Planning and Development Partners, Mr Mark Okoye, says the government has been conservatively managing her Internally Generated Revenue, IGR; received capital, as well as grants from VAT and FAC. The commissioner was reacting to a statement credited to the government about deficit budgets being good. Speaking with Fides in his ...

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Fire Outbreak YESS Group Visits Bishop Ezeokafor

. . . As APGA National Chairman Sympathizes By Abuchi Onwumelu The National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Ozonkpu (Dr.) Victor Ike Oye, has sympathized with the Catholic bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor over the fire incident that affected some parts of his office at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral, Awka on Saturday, ...

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Anambra Works Comamissioner Locks Out Staff over Lateness

By Okoli Sunday The Anambra State Works Commissioner, Engr. Marcel Ifejiofor, has locked out members of Staff of the Ministry who came late to work on Friday, October 25. The action, according to the Commissioner, was a way of instilling discipline in the state’s work force and make them know that it was no longer business as usual. He wondered ...

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Obiano Appoints Aniagoh DG, Digital Entrepreneurship Office

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, has appointed Rtn. Ifeanyi Aniagoh as the Director General of the newly approved Digital Entrepreneurship Office in the state. Fides learnt that the centre would serve as a Centre for ICT Development; nurture and expand Technovation, as well as a bureau for social mobility in solving youth unemployment through ...

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Obosi Indigenes Jubilate as Obinna Chidoka Wins at Appeal Court

By Ikeugonna Eleke There was jubilation in Obosi Community in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, following the announcement of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Idemili North and Idemili South Federal Constituency, Obinna Chidoka, as the winner of the last election at the Court of Appeal. Chidoka had dragged the member representing the area, Hon Ifeanyi ...

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2020 Appropriation Bill Passed

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Anambra State House of Assembly has passed the 2020 Appropriation Bill of one hundred and thirty seven point one billion Naira for the services of Anambra State Government into law. The 2020 Appropriation Law which will come into force on the first day of January, 2020 was passed during plenary in Awka. The Majority Leader and ...

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Onitsha Fire Incident: Woman, Baby For Burial November 27

By Sunny A. Ijomah The woman who died alongside her baby in the tragic Onitsha fire incident will be buried in November 27, 2019. The burial poster of the woman, Late Mrs. Deborah Ifeoma Obi aged 34 years and her Late Baby Chisimdi Victory Obi aged 8 Months were seen all over the churches and Streets in Fegge, Onitsha, Onitsha ...

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Flood Sacks Families, Schools, Markets In Anambra Community

By Sunny A. Ijomah Indigenes of Ogbaru in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State have been sacked by flood from their residences. Our correspondent, who visited the area, gathered this was as a result of constant rainfall in the area, which has sacked students and traders from schools and markets respectively. Our correspondent observed that academic activities have been ...

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Strike Looms as COOUTH Amaku Consultants Issue Tuesday Ultimatum

. . Government Reacts By Pascal Chibueze Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), Chukwuemeka Odumegwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH), Amaku-Awka Chapter, has vowed to embark on indefinite strike action from next Tuesday if the Anambra State Government fails to address their plight. MDCAN which is agitating for salary equalization, had on July 8, 2019, suspended its warning strike ...

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