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Monthly Archives: July 2020

Ex-lawmaker Alleges Gang-up against Soludo Ahead 2021

By Ikeugonna ElekeA former lawmaker in the Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon Paully Onyeka, has alleged a gang up by Anambra politicians to stop former Central Bank Governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, from contesting the 2021 governorship election in the state. Onyeka in a press statement made available to Fides in Awka on Tuesday said some governorship aspirants who afraid ...

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Obi Hails Okigbo Obi Akunyili over International Honour

By Jude AtupulaziThe Vice Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in the last election, Mr. Peter Obi, has praised three illustrious individuals from Anambra State who were recently celebrated on the international stage for their professional and intellectual excellence. The Founder of Nextier, a Consulting Firm based in Abuja, Mr Patrick Okigbo, who hails from Ojoto in Idemili South ...

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ASBA Begins Disbursement of Agric Loans to Beneficiaries

By Precious UkejeThe Anambra Small Business Agency, headed by Mr Clement Chukwuka, has begun the disbursement of agriculture loans to beneficiaries across the state. This was made known to Fides by the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the agency, Tuesday, July 7, at the agency’s office along Enugu-Onitsha Express Way, Awka. The Director who noted that they were at the ...

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Agency Rescues 53 Anambra Communities with Infrastructural Projects

By Ikeugonna ElekeThe Anambra State Community and Social Development Agency, (ANCSDA), says it has provided improved infrastructure in 53 vulnerable communities in the state. The General Manager of the Agency, Mr. Chudi Mojekwu, who spoke to Fides in Awka during the commissioning of some of its projects, said the Agency had so far provided infrastructure in over 50 communities in ...

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Hon Dike Kicks off Skill Acquisition Training for 100 Constituent

By Abuchi OnwumeluIn a bid to prepare his constituents adequately for the realities of post COVID-19, the member representing Aguata I State Constituency, Hon. Dr. Carter Dike Nnamdi Umeh, has commenced the training over one hundred constituents on various skill acquisitions. Addressing the beneficiaries, Hon. Dike said that entrepreneurship and creativity would be a massive driver of the economy due ...

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New Tertiary Education Commissioner Visits ANSPOLY

The new Commissioner for Ministry of Tertiary Institution, Science and Technology, Solid Minerals and Energy, Anambra State, Barr. Sally Mbanefo, recently paid a familiarization visit to Anambra State Polytechnic (ANSPOLY), Mgbakwu, in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State. Fides reports that the visit kick-started the commissioner’s familiarization tour of state-owned tertiary institutions under her ministry. Speaking during her ...

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FG Postpones Resumption of Schools WASSCE

…Says Environment not yet Safe By Alexander Johnson AdejohThe joy of parents and students following an earlier announcement that students would be returning to school has been dashed. This comes in the wake of a fresh announcement by the Federal Government, reversing its earlier decision to reopen schools amid the ravaging COVID-10 pandemic. It was also announced that students would ...

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Obiano Vows to Complete Peter Varsity Road

By Abuchi OnwumeluThe Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, has vowed to complete the 4.311km St Peter’s University Achina-Onneh Road, in Aguata-Orumba Council Areas of Anambra State. According to the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Willie Obiano on Communication, Hon. Iyke Aniagboso, the Governor gave the assurance during an exclusive interactive session tagged, ”Meet the Media” with the Commissioner ...

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Cult Clashes Okopoly Exonerates Students from

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Management of the Federal Polytechnic Oko, in Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State, has exonerated its students from cultism and cult related activities. In a release signed and made available to newsmen in Awka, the Public Relations Officer of the Institution, Obini Onuchukwu, debunked the rumour making the rounds that Okopoly students were involved ...

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