Monthly Archives: June 2020

Obiano Sets Up Task Force to Enforce Covid-19 Law

By Jude Atupulazi The Anambra State Government has set up COVID-19 Law Monitoring and Enforcement Task Force charged with the responsibility of operationalizing enforcement of the newly signed Anambra State Covid-19 Law. Rising from a meeting of the Committee on Tuesday, 16th June, 2020, the Secretary to Anambra State government (SSG), Professor Solo Chukwulobelu, said Governor Willie Obiano had at ...

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Mrs Obiano Decries Obnoxious Practices Against Widows

By Chioma Ndife The Wife of Governor of Anambra State and founder of Caring Family Enhancement Initiative (CAFE), a Non-Governmental Organization, Dr. (Mrs.) Ebelechukwu Obiano (Osodieme) has decried the sustenance of obnoxious practices which deny widows basic rights in some communities. She called on those who promote such discriminatory and degrading acts to discard them and accord widows their rights ...

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Speak, Rise Up Against Rape

By Uche Amunike The National Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ, has just concluded her 7 day campaign against Rape and violence against women. It was an activism that reverberated round the globe, so much so that my dear friend and brother in far away United States of America, heard our cry and wrote articles in solidarity to this very sensitive ...

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CBN MAGPAMAN Flags off 2020 Wet Season Farm Input Distribution

By Chioma Ndife The Anambra State Chapter of Maize Growers, Processors and Marketers’ Association of Nigeria (MAGPAMAN) in partnership with the Central Bank of Nigeria, flagged-off the farm input distribution for the 2020 wet season farming. The 2020 wet season farm input distribution of MAGPAMAN was flagged-off under the aegis of the Central Bank’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) on Friday, ...

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Chiekwu Commissions Boreholes at Obosi, Umuoji, to Mark One Year in Office

By Abuchi Onwumelu The member representing Idemili North State Constituency in the Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon. Chief Ifeanyi Arthur Chiekwu, recently, at Old Motor Car Parts Market, Ugwuagba, Obosi, otherwise known as Mgbuka Obosi, in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, commissioned a borehole he constructed. Hon. Chiekwu also commissioned another borehole the same day at ...

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Zoning: Group Urges Ekwunife not to Run

By Uche Amunike The Senator representing Anambra Central Zone, Mrs Uche Ekwunife, has been advised not to go against the zoning formula in the state by refraining from contesting for the governorship of the state next year. A group known as Equity Movement, a.k.a. Turn by Turn, stated this in a press statement made available to Fides which was signed ...

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Oko Poly Rector Inaugurates Polytechnic Management Committee

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Engr. Dr. Francisca Unoma Nwafulugo, has inaugurated the institution’s Management Committee in line with the new Polytechnic Amendment Act. It will be recalled that the new Polytechnic Amendment Act, as contained in Cap F17, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2014, was in 2018 enacted by the National Assembly of the Federal ...

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Man Arrested For Stealing Phone during Mass

By Ikeogonna Eleke Police in Anambra have arrested a 29 years old man, Valentine Chikwado Chukwu, for stealing a phone in a Catholic Church in Awka during mass. SP Haruna Mohammed, disclosed this to journalists last Monday, saying that another suspect, Osoko Chukwuma, had first been arrested with a Huawai phone worth over N80, 000, but further investigation showed that ...

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Police Take Over Achalla, Urum Communities over Communal Land Dispute

By Ikeogonna Eleke Police in Anambra State have taken over Achalla and Urum Communities in Awka North Local Government Area, over a communal clash that erupted last Monday. The communities had been having misunderstanding over ownership of a parcel of land and had previously been cautioned not to take the law into their hands. But on Monday, hostilities erupted in ...

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First Female District Governor of Rotary International District 9142 Elected

Rotarian (Mrs.) Grace Chiboagui Okaro a media personality and social development guru, has been elected the District Governor of Rotary International District 9142, Nigeria, to serve during the Rotary year 2022-2023. Rotarian (Mrs.) Okaro, who has been serving humanity through Rotary for the past seventeen years, clinched the coveted position after a keenly contested election with two other male contenders, ...

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