Monthly Archives: June 2020

COVID-19, a Lesson for Nigerians

By Okeke NKIRUKA Fellow Nigerians, notwithstanding all the difficulties and frustration of the moment, I have a dream. It is a dream that is deeply rooted in every Nigerian that whatever has a beginning equally has an ending. I have a dream that whether from the deserts and of the North, or of the grassland of the savanna belt or ...

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Migration of Northerners to East, Miyetti Allah Urges Caution

Alhaji Gidado Siddiki, Chairman, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, Southeast Zone The Southeast Zonal chairman of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, MACBAN, Alhaji Gidado Siddiki, has cautioned Nigerians against inflaming ethnic passions in order to ensure peaceful coexistence. Siddiki who spoke to Fides while appraising his performances as the leader of Miyetti Allah, and while specifically addressing the issue ...

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UDWAAS Raises Alarm over Plot to Hijack Revenue Collection by Group

By Chioma Ndife Members of Urban Drivers Welfare Association, Anambra State (UDWAAS), have raised an alarm over a plot by another association to storm the road and hijack the collecting tolls and levies from the drivers on roads in the state. The group however urged the drivers in Anambra State not pay any levy to another body as government had ...

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Hon Smart Builds Bungalow for Childless Widows in Nnewi

By Abuchi Onwumelu The member representing Nnewi North State Constituency in Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon Nonso Smart Okafor, recently built a 3-bedroom bungalow which he furnished and handed over the keys to three childless and aging widows – Mrs Gladys Obibulu, Anthonia Obibulu and Bridget Obibulu, married to one husband in his constituency, Okpuno Nnewichi, Nnewi. The three ...

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Obiano Rewards Policemen for Foiling Bank Robbery in Awka

By Ikeugonna Eleke Eight police officers who helped to foil a bank robbery at a branch of commercial bank in Awka on Monday have been rewarded with N2million by the Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano. The officers were also rewarded with 25kg of rice each by the wife of the governor, Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano. The spokesperson of the Anambra ...

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