Monthly Archives: April 2020

Coronavirus Bishop Okoye Wants Measures with Human Face

Coronavirus Bishop Okoye Wants Measures with Human Face …Hails Compliance in First Phase of Lockdown  Following the hardship which the coronavirus pandemic has generated across the nation, the Auxiliary Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Awka, His Lordship Most Rev. Jonas Benson Okoye, has called on the Anambra State Government and law enforcement agencies to ensure qualitative consideration of the masses’ ...

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KSJI Commander 434, LAUX 363 Awka Visits Divine Mercy Home, Amawbia …Donates Items

In fulfillment of the Three Pillars of the Lenten Season – Fasting, Praying and Arms Giving, the executive members Of Commandery 434 & LAUX 363, Awka Knights Of St John International, led by Worthy and Respected President, Sir Raphael Nwike, recently donated some edible items to Divine Mercy Home, Amawbia. The Items donated included, braid machines to visually impaired students ...

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Why Govt Returned Food Markets in Awka to Original Sites

The issuance of a fresh directive by the Anambra State Government, ordering the return of markets to their original sites, has been attributed to a clash between Awka Youths and a known market leader, name withheld. A release by the State Government had on Monday, 13th April, stated that from Tuesday, 14th April, food markets would operate at new places ...

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COVID-19: Ozigbo Articulates 3 Issues Governments Must Prioritize

As the effects of the coronavirus induced lockdown across the nation take their toll on the citizenry, a leading philanthropist and immediate past President and Group CEO of Transcorp Plc, Mr. Valentine Ozigbo on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, articulated three things he believes that government and well to do individuals can do to cushion the hardship suffered by Nigerians. In ...

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Is Lockdown Necessary for African Countries

The biggest public health risk in Africa is not Covid-19, but the consequences of regional and global measures designed to reduce its effect on public health. The cost-benefit analysis of these measures yields a different result in Africa than in Europe, North America and large parts of Asia. By far the biggest risk factor for serious, critical or fatal Covid-19 ...

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Ikedife: We’re Losing Great Men Difficult to Replace – Obiano

By Ikeugonna Eleke Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has expressed worry over the steady loss of ‘irreplaceable great men’ in the country and the state in particular. Obiano made the observation last Tuesday in Nnewi, at the occasion of the day of tribute for the former President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Dr. Dozie Ikedife. The governor, who spoke through ...

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COVID-19: President Buhari Extends Lockdown by 14 days

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The NIgerian President, General Muhammadu Buhari in his Presidential broadcast, on April 13, announced the extension of lockdown in the country by 14 days. President Buhari who observed that the issue of COVID-19 was a matter of life and death, said the extension was necessary so as to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus. He announced ...

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COVID-19: Lockdown Records High Compliance

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The total lockdown directive issued by the Anambra State Government in the state, on April 13, recorded high compliance in various parts of the state. The 14-day total lockdown as announced by the State Governor, Willie Obiano, which took effect on April 11, 2020, was to stop the spread of the coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19, following ...

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