Monthly Archives: May 2020

Learn From the Snail

By Amarachi Okpunobi It’s raining season and it’s time to hunt snails. I loved snails while growing up and I still love snails now. In a much younger age, while in primary school, during raining season I sit with my friends to discuss our adventures of hunting snails. It was also of economy benefit to us then, we would hunt ...

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COVID-19 Bishop Okoye Makes Case for Homemade Drugs

By Chioma Ndife The Auxiliary Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Awka, his Lordship Most Rev. Jonas Benson Okoye, has called for the trial of the coronavirus vaccines which some Nigerians have developed sequel to the outbreak of pandemic in the country. Bishop Okoye made the call while speaking to Fides in his residence at Ekwulobia, Aguata LGA, Anambra State, ...

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Idemili North Political Appointees Visit Hon Chiekwu

By Abuchi Onwumelu Idemili North Political Appointees under Governor Willie Obiano, Saturday, 23rd May, paid a solidarity visit to the member representing Idemili North State Constituency in the Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon. Chief Ifeanyi Chiekwu. Intimating the Lawmaker on the essence of the visit, the Chairman of Idemili North Political Appointees Forum and the Senior Special Assistant to ...

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Awka Youths Dare Obiano, Defy Govt’s Order

…Celebrate Egwu Imo Festival Despite COVID-19 Youths of Awka Town, Anambra State, have disobeyed the order of the state governor, Chief Willie Obiano, and that of the Awka Development Union, (ADUN), to suspend this year’s Imo Awka Festival due to the coronavirus pandemic, report Mercy Hill, Alexander Johnson Adejoh and Precious Ukeje. Egwu Imo Awka, an ancient annual festival to ...

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Perishable Farm Produce: Ogbaru Farmers Want Ready Markets, Storage Facilities

By Abuchi Onwumelu In line with the state government’s call to Ndi Anambra to actively and consciously begin the planting of economic trees and vegetables in their homes as part of measures to improve food security in the state and mitigate against the adverse economic effect of COVID-19, farmers in Ogbaru Council Area have called on the state government to ...

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Justice Nabaruma, a Fine Jurist, Gentleman and Good Man – Ben Obi

By Jude Atupulazi Senator Ben Obi, CON, has joined the league of those mourning the death of the Chief Justice of Yobe State, Justice Garuba Nabaruma, describing him as a fine Jurist and a gentleman, whose many tribunal judgements were not reversed by higher courts. Part of his release on Nabaruma read: ‘I was very sad on hearing about the ...

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Bad Roads: Nimo Community Sends SOS to Obiano, Others

The traditional ruler of Nimo, HRM, Igwe Maxi Ike Oliobi, indigenes and residents of Ezira Community, Nimo, Njikoka Local Government Area, have called on the Anambra State Government, as well as philanthropists, to come to their rescue over the deplorable state of the road leading to the Ezira Village, Nimo, reports Precious Ukeje. The Secretary General, Nimo Town Development Union ...

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Igbo and 2023 Presidential Election Peter Obi, Role Model in Leadership

By Peter Nwasike Sir Peter Obi handed over the governorship of Anambra State to Sir Willie Obiano on March 17, 2014. Obiano was convienced of laudable projects built by Obi and affirmed his acknowledgement with the slogan of “CONTINUE, COMPLETE, COMMISSION, COMMENCE (CCCC)”. This meant that he shall continue with on-going projects of Obi, complete them, commission them and then ...

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The Reality of Coronavirus among Children & Elderly People

By Uchechukwu Enem Research has shown that the feeling of helplessness, loneliness and being socially excluded from loved ones, friends, peers, could lead to a higher number of mental health conditions which are usually common in any epidemic. Coronavirus affected many people in society but in this interview with Rev. Fr. Livinus Obianisi, we will focus on how it affected the ...

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Diversification: ANPC Floats Agric Scheme

…Unveils Media Target Platform By Abuchi Onwumelu In a bid to complement Governor Willie Obiano’s efforts in ensuring food security and sufficiency for the people of the state, the Anambra Newspapers and Printing Corporation (ANPC), publishers of National Light Newspaper, Ka odi Taa and SportsLight Xtra, has floated an agricultural scheme tagged, ”Ugbo Azu Uno”. Speaking while conducting people round ...

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