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Monthly Archives: April 2020

Awka South Council Area Begins Fumigation of Offices, Streets and Public Places as part of measures for the fight against COVID-19.

This was made visible when a firm known as Agukagu Global Resources LTD donated fumigation materials and for fumigating offices, streets, markets and other public places to check the spread of COVID-19 in the council area. The donation which is in response to the Anambra Sate Government’s on corporate organizations, groups and well meaning individuals in the state to lend ...

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Nice bank,Philantropist distribute relief materials to Nise Community

As the stay-at-home order resulting from the deadly spread of the coronavirus outbreak continues to take effect, well-meaning individuals and organizations in Anambra State have been assisting the indigent through donations of food items and cash to cushion the effects of the situation. Another of those gestures came from Nice Micro Finance Bank, Nise and a board member of the ...

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Between Lockdown Measures and the Revolt of the Citizens

These are certainly not the best of times for the Federal and State Governments in Nigeria regarding the handling and containment of the coronavirus pandemic that is ravaging the world. In the wake of the first confirmation of positive cases in parts of the country, the Federal and State Governments had announced measures aimed at containing the spread of the ...

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COVID-19: Obi Calls for More Testing Kits

Following what he described as the slow pace of the COVID-19 testing process, the immediate past governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi, has called on the Federal Government and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to speed up the coronavirus testing process in Nigeria. By this, Obi said he believed that a greater percentage of the population would ...

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JDPC Awka Catholic Diocese Visits Lawmakers, Constituency Offices

The member representing Orumba South State Constituency in the Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon. Engr. Emma Nwafor, has assured his constituents that he will show more commitment towards putting smiles on their faces through quality and people-oriented representation. Hon Nwafor who stated this during a legislative interactive forum organized by the Justice Development Peace Caritas (JDPC), Awka Catholic Diocese, ...

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Hon Ifediora Fetes Indigenous, Non Indigenous Constituents Embarks on COVID-19 Sensitization

The member representing Njikoka 1 Constituency in the Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon Tim Ifediora, has donated food items to the poorest members of his constituency, including some of the non-indigenous residents. At the brief ceremony which took place in his compound, the lawmaker said his gesture was to act as a palliative to the poorer elements in his ...

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COVID-19: Ibida Donates Sanitary Materials, Food Items to Constituents

The member representing Njikoka II State Constituency in the Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon. Sir Pete Ibida, recently presented food items and sanitary materials to his constituents as a way of ameliorating their plight following the COVID-19 Sit-at-home Order. Items donated included bags of rice, cartons of noodles, water dispensers, hand sanitizers, packets of facemasks, hand-gloves, cans of liquid ...

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YESS Donates to Anambra COVID-19 Support Funds Account

The Youth Earnestly Seek Soludo (YESS) group, today hearkened to the call to Ndi Anambra to assist the state government in the fight against coronavirus by the former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Professor Chulwuma Charles Soludo, by donating the sum of N360, 000 to the Anambra State Government’s COVID-19 Support Funds Account as part of the group’s ...

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Nkpor Killings: Azubogu Calls for Official Inquest Urges Restraint; Justice for the Dead

The member representing Nnewi North, Nnewi South and Ekwusigo Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Chris Emeka Azubogu, has condemned the reported killing by the Police at Nkpor, Idemili North L.G.A., Anambra State, which left two citizens dead some days ago. The incident occurred as Police operatives upped efforts to enforce the COVID-19 inspired 14-day total lockdown ordered ...

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COVID-19: Hunger Ravages Inmates in Orphanage Home

Children in an orphanage home in Anambra State are crying out for help, calling on public spirited citizens to come to their rescue as hunger takes its toll on them amid the lockdown, report Precious Ukeje and Alexander Johnson Adejoh. Fides, on a mission to find out the condition of vulnerable members of society in the period, reports a devastating ...

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