Monthly Archives: November 2019

Clamour for Denominational Zoning of Governorship Position in Anambra State – A Time Bomb

By Nwabueze Akabogu The reported agitation by the Anglican Communion in Anambra State for the zoning of the governorship position to the Communion during the upcoming gubernatorial election in 2021 obviously portends grave danger and a recipe for chaos and anarchy if not quickly nipped in the bud. The call indeed was ill-conceived, mischievous and absolutely in bad faith. It ...

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Fides Kitchen – Banga Soup

By Chioma Nnagbo Banga soup is a very popular Nigeria palm nut soup. It’s a Delta/Urhobo favourite. This soup is quite different from “Ofe Akwu” which is variant found in Igbo Culture. This soup is flavoured with be banga spices which consist of a blend of Tyko, obeletientien, Rogojie and Oburunbebe stick. So, let our Banga adventure begin. RECIPE Palm ...

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Anambra Assembly Asks State Internal Revenue Service to Increase Revenue Generation Capacity

BY SUNNY A. IJOMAH The Anambra State House of Assembly Committee on Public Accounts has charged the Anambra State Internal Revenue Service to improve in revenue generation to guarantee rapid development of the state. The Committee made the call when the key functionaries of the Agency appeared before it for the verification of their audited 2018 financial transactions. The Committee ...

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National Boundary Commission Begins Additional Field Work On Boundary Dispute Between Anambra And Enugu Communities

BY SUNNY A. IJOMAH The National Boundary Commission has flagged off the additional field work on the Anambra/Enugu interstate boundary with a call on the two states to cooperate, for peaceful settlement of the issue. The flag off which was held at the Orumba North Local Government Headquarters, Ajali, had in attendance, some members of the communities involved in the ...

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Monitoring Tour: Anambra LG Service Commission Visits Awka South Council

BY SUNNY A. IJOMAH Anambra State Government is intensifying efforts towards ensuring full implementation of the new minimum wage. In view of the above, the State government under the leadership of Governor Willie Obiano has directed the screening of all the staff members in the twenty-one local government areas in the State. The Chairman Anambra State Local Government Service Commission, ...

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Anambra Flood Affected Communities Receive Government Intervention

By Sunny A. Ijomah The Anambra State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Vincent Okpala says all flood-affected communities must receive government intervention such as medical attention to avoid disease outbreaks in the State. “This is in line with Governor Willie Obiano’s directive to ensure that flood-affected communities do not suffer so much as a result of ongoing flooding.” The Commissioner said ...

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St Paul’s Parish, Adrian & Gloria Kramer School Ugwuoba, Honour Fr Law Nwankwo

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba St Paul’s Parish, Ugwuoba, Oji River LGA, Enugu State and Adrian & Gloria Kramer (AGK) Model School of the parish, have honoured the parish priest, Rev Fr Dr Lawrence Nchekwube Nwankwo, for what the parishioners and the pupils of the school, described as the priest’s large heartedness and lovely disposition. The parish stated this through an appreciative ...

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ELOVAS Foundation Awka 2 Sensitizes Students on Sex Education, Dangers of Drug Abuse, Cultism

By Adadioramma Eze As part of her plans to checkmate the prevalent girl-child sex abuse, and other social ills that negate the lives of youths and affect society, the Excellent Ladies of Valour and Steel (ELOVAS) Foundation Awka Zone 2, has advised students against falling prey to the menace of sexual harassment, drug abuse, cultism and their like, lest they ...

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Anambra Marks World Science Day in Awka, Seeks Proactive Measures to Harness Potentials of Science

By Sunny A. Ijomah When the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO, established the World Science Day for Peace and Development on 10th of November, 2001, the global body noted that the aim was to highlight the important role of science in society and the need to engage the wider public on debates on emerging and important contemporary ...

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