Monthly Archives: June 2020

Father Of Three Defiles His 3 Year – Old Daughter at 33 Area, near Onitsha

A forty – three year old man from Ikeduru- Ogwah, Mbaitolu Local Government Area of Imo State, Mr. Ikechukwu Ekenta allegedly raped his daughter, Kamsiyochukwu Ekenta who is three years and ten months old. Our correspondent gathered that the girl was defiled on 28th of April 2020. when her mother put to bed. Narrating her ordeal, little Kamsimyochukwu said her ...

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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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Hon Nnamdi Okafor Distributes 2nd Phase of COVID-19 Palliatives to Constituents

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Majority Leader of Anambra State House of Assembly and member representing the Awka South I State Constituency in the 7th Assembly, Hon. Dr. G Nnamdi Okafor, has distributed the second phase of COVID-19 palliatives to his constitutents. It will be recalled that on the 8th of April, 2020, Hon. Nnamdi Okafor conducted the first phase of ...

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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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Mpanaka

By Amarachi Okpunobi The cool breeze from the ukwu ọjị was comforting and chilling. A perfect night for a stressful day. We had finished dinner and done the dishes while Papa and Mama sat in their chair at the other end of the hut gisting. I envy so much the kind of love Papa usually demonstrated towards Mama. Mama, on ...

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