Monthly Archives: February 2021

Osha Horror Incident Anambra Govt to Care for Rescued Kids

By Jude Atupulazi The Anambra State Ministry of Women’s and Children’s Affairs is planning to take custody of the three children rescued from a prophetess in Onitsha recently where they were held captive and believed to be awaiting their turn to be killed before being pounded in a mortar for ritual purposes. It will be recalled that three kids, two ...

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Police Vow to Bring Killers of Officers to Justice …As Attack Leaves 2 Dead, 2 in Critical Condition

The people of ANAMBRA State were left stupefied last Wednesday after news filtered in about the gruesome killing of two police men attached to two patrol teams at Nkpologwu and Omogho in Aguata and Orumba North LGAs of the state, reports Jude Atupulazi. According to reports, gunmen who drove in both a saloon car and a black Mercedes Benz 4Matic ...

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Vocational Education Enhances People – Bishop Okoye

…Flags off Construction of Access Road, Landscaping at JIMATECH Neni By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The Auxiliary Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev Jonas Benson Okoye, has described vocational education as what enhances and enriches human persons the most. Bishop Okoye stated this in his remarks when he flagged off the construction of access road and main avenue, as well as landscaping ...

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Celebrate the Living More, Obi Advises

By Jude Atupulazi The Vice Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 presidential election, Mr Peter Obi, has frowned at what he described as an unprofitable lifestyle of wasting huge amounts of resources in celebrating the dead, as against giving the living a befitting life. Addressing journalists recently, Obi said if all the financial resources spent ...

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Orlu Invasion: Where are Our Governors?

Last Monday, Gov David Umahi, the chairman of the Southeast Governors Forum, which is the umbrella body of the governors of the Southeast Zone, made haste to intervene on the face-off between the immediate past Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha; now a senator, and his successor, Hope Uzodimma, both of same party. Umahi, who intervened on behalf of the Southeast ...

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IPMAN Blames Hike in Petrol Price in S’East on Shortage of Supply

By Ikeugonna Eleke The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) says the current increase in the pump price of petrol in the Southeastern part of Nigeria was because of shortage in the supply of the product. Chairman of IPMAN, Enugu Depot in charge of Anambra, Enugu and Ebonyi States, Mr Chinedu Anyaso, while speaking with journalists in Awka, Friday, ...

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Rotary Club of Awka GRA Holds Spouses Night

By Cynthia Igbokwe Rotary Club of Awka GRA Spouses night celebration has ended in a glowing note with honour to two distinguished women, Prof. Mrs Bekky Ngozi Adirika, and Dr Mrs Chioma Ajator. Briefing Fides, the President of the Rotary Club of Awka GRA, Rotarian Somadina Okweluogu, said the event was scheduled for last year but the coronavirus pandemic outbreak ...

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APGA N’Assembly Caucus Backs Soludo for Governor

By Ikeugonna Eleke Members of the National Assembly from Anambra State on the platform of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, have resolved to support former Central Bank Governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, to clinch the ticket of the party for the November governorship poll. This was revealed during a meeting of the caucus with the state executive committee of the party, ...

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No Double Ration, Group Warns Guber Aspirants

By Jude Atupulazi Aspirants in the November 6 governorship election in Anambra State have been warned against taking the people for a ride by gunning for the guber election while still serving elective positions. A political pressure group, Equity Movement, Turn by Turn, who disclosed in a press statement made available to Fides through its chairman, Hon Gaius Ezeh, in ...

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Protests Trail Hike in Keke Fare in Awka

By Cynthia Igbokwe People living within Awka and environs have cried out about the hike in the fare charged by keke or tricycle riders. Fides gathered that the tricycle operators though banned from operating on the highways by the Anambra State Government, are heavily patronized by members of the public who see their services as offering one of the easiest ...

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