Monthly Archives: May 2020

Oba Ogunwusi Donates Fumigators to Anambra

By Ikeugonna Eleke The traditional ruler of Ile–Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has donated motorized fumigators to the Anambra State Government to support the state’s effort in combating Covid-19. Oba Ogunwusi who delivered the fumigators at the Governor’s Lodge, Amawbia, through his emissaries, said the donation was because of his long standing friendship with the Governor of Anambra State, Chief ...

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EEDC Condoles Family of Woman,Daughter Electrocuted in Nnewi

By Ikeugonna Eleke Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has condoled the family of a 56 year-old woman who was electrocuted last week in Nnewi alongside her daughter while in their shop. Fides had reported that the woman and her daughter had been electrocuted after a high tension wire fell on the roof of her shop. EEDC in a press statement ...

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Aforka Distributes Food, Cash, to Constituents in Orumba North

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Deputy Majority Leader of the Anambra State House of Assembly and member representing Orumba North State Constituency, Hon Emeka Aforka, has distributed food items and cash to his constituents in Orumba North. Hon. Aforka flagged off the distribution of items to his constituents in his country home, Umudiabor, Ndiowu. Some of the groups that received food ...

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Ngige Fetes Poor Anambra People, Says Gesture, not Political

By Ikeugonna Eleke The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, last Sunday, May 24, provided food and cash gifts to vulnerable people in Anambra State as part of efforts to ameliorate the hardship caused by the outbreak of the coronavirus disease. Ngige, who presented cash and food items, totaling N15m to some vulnerable persons in his hometown, Alor, ...

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Obiano Urged to Provide Free Medical Services for Vulnerable

By Ikeugonna Eleke Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has been urged to declare free medical services in the state, as one of the measures to fight COVID-19 in the state. A philanthropist and governorship hopeful on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr Johnbosco Onunkwo, who made the appeal to the state governor, stated that the gesture ...

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12-Year Old Boy Escapes after Being Trafficked into Anambra from Benue

By Ikeugonna Eleke A 12-year old boy, last Tuesday, reportedly escaped from the home of a family into which he was trafficked by unknown persons. The Anambra State Police spokesperson, SP Haruna Mohammed, who disclosed this to Fides on Tuesday, said the boy was trafficked into Anambra from Benue State, but escaped from the home he was taken, and later ...

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Senator Oduah Provides Succour to Woman in Viral Video

By Mercy Hill, Alexander Johnson Adejoh and Precious Ukeje The Senator representing Anambra North Senatorial Zone, Princess Stella Adaeze Oduah, last Monday, lent a helping hand to the elderly woman in a viral video, published by Fides, Mrs. Maria Nwaobachili. The woman in the video published on Fides Facebook page and reposted on several platforms by other social media users, ...

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Obiano Urged to Provide Free Medical Services for Vulnerable

By Ikeugonna Eleke Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has been urged to declare free medical services in the state, as one of the measures to fight COVID-19 in the state. A philanthropist and governorship hopeful on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr Johnbosco Onunkwo, who made the appeal to the state governor, stated that the gesture ...

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Ngige Fetes Poor Anambra People, Says Gesture, not Political

By Ikeugonna Eleke The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, last Sunday, May 24, provided food and cash gifts to vulnerable people in Anambra State as part of efforts to ameliorate the hardship caused by the outbreak of the coronavirus disease. Ngige, who presented cash and food items, totaling N15m to some vulnerable persons in his hometown, Alor, ...

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COVID-19: IMPACT AND CHALLENGES IN THE NIGERIA CONTEXT

Tony Okolo CSSp Coronavirus or COVID-19 is a virus of the century which has been described as an enemy that, unfortunately, is gradually eluding all known strategy and armament. This assertion is easily verifiable from the glaring NEGATIVE IMPACTS of this present global scourge. Medically, COVID-19 has been described as a virus which largely channels its damage well beyond the ...

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