Monthly Archives: June 2020

Teaching on Air: Anambra State Govt to Provide Over 3000 Radio Sets to Children in Hinterlands

Anambra State government says it will provide over three thousand Radio sets to school Children living in the hinterlands to boost the participation of Teaching On Air programme amidst COVID-19 lockdown. The Commissioner for Basic Education Professor Kate Omenugha, disclosed this during a function organized by the Rotary Club of Awka Central in partnership with the Ministry of Basic Education ...

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Anambra Insists on Proper Wearing of Face Masks

By Jude Atupulazi The Anambra State Government is to prosecute defaulters of proper wearing of face mask in a bid to reduce the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the state. This was contained in a press statement signed by C. Don Adinuba, the Commissioner for Information & Public Enlightenment and made available to Fides. Adinuba noted that since the ...

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Nigeria’s Economic Woes, Fuelling Drug Abuse among Youths – Obi

By Uche Amunike The Vice Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in 2019 election, Mr Peter Obi, has blamed the horrible spate of drug abuse among Nigerian youths to the ever worsening economic realities prevalent in the country, saying that a visible economic recovery will see a drastic reduction in the number of drug abusers in the country. ...

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Understanding the Ukpo/Abba Feud

By Jude Atupulazi Some 20 years ago, Anambra State witnessed what to date has perhaps been the worst inter-communal war in her history. It was between the Aguleri and Umuleri Communities in Anambra North Zone. The governor of the state then was Dr Chinwoke Mbadinuju. That war accounted for the loss of many lives and destruction of property across the ...

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Bad Road: Lawmaker Cries Out to Obiano

By Abuchi Onwumelu The member representing Onitsha North II State Constituency in the Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon. Eward Obiefuna Ibuzo, has cried out to Governor Willie Obiano over what he described as the deplorable condition of roads in his constituency. Hon. Ibuzo stated that most worrisome was that roads in the area were infested with potholes that were ...

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Youths Kill One, Set Four Houses Ablaze in Urum

Youths Kill OFour houses have been allegedly set ablaze and one person shot dead when some youths said to be from Achalla invaded a village in Urum, Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State. The incident which happened on Monday, June 22, at about two o’clock in the afternoon caused panic in the community. An eye witness, Mr Ifeanyi ...

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The Era of Coronavirus

An era is a long and distinct period of history. In other words, it is a period of time in which particular events happened. On my own side I was ordained a priest during the ‘Oso Abiola’era, when there was commotion in Lagos as a result of MKO Abiola’s effort to reclaim his mandate in the annulled June 12, 1993 ...

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Anambra State Govt, FG Team, Embark on Assessment Tour of Tourist Attractions

Anambra state Ministry of Diaspora Affairs, Culture and Tourism under the new Commissioner, Dr. Christian Madubuko and the team from the Presidency have embarked on assessment tour of tourist attractions in Anambra state with a view to harnessing tourism potentials for the development of Anambra State. They visited Ogba-Ukwu Cave and Waterfalls, Owerre-Ezukala in OrumbaSouth Council area, Ogbunike Cave in ...

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