Monthly Archives: February 2021

Add Value to Yourselves – NOA Tells Corps Members

By Adejumoke Alebiosu Mrs Moriyike Pade-Omishakin, Representative of National Orientation Agency, NOA, last Saturday, February 13, charged the 2020 Batch A Corps Members to ensure they add value to themselves in anything they engage themselves with in order to contribute their quota in the development of the country. Pade-Omishakin stated this while taking the corps members through lectures on core ...

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Buhari offers Employment, Scholarship to 110 Ex-Corps Members

By Adejumoke Alebiosu President Muhammadu Buhari has recently offered automatic employment to 110 former corps members in the federal civil service and scholarship for the pursuit of post-graduate studies up to the doctoral level in any university in Nigeria. Buhari, who spoke, recently, at the virtual 2018/2019 President’s National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) honours award ceremony held at the State ...

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Congratulations to Women Who Inspire Nigeria

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala a global finance expert, is an economist and international development professional with over 30 years of experience working in Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America. Currently, Dr Okonjo-Iweala is Chair of the Board of Gavi, the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation. Since its creation in 2000, Gavi has immunized 680 million children globally and saved ten ...

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Sir/Lady Ekwunife Mark 50th Wedding Anniversary

By Precious Ukeje Sir Alphonsus and Lady Grace Ekwunife, were on Sunday, December 27, 2020, feted by their children and well-wishers, as they marked the 50th anniversary of their wedding; a development which explains that the duo got married in 1970. At a concelebrated Mass held at St Joseph Catholic Church, Ebenebe, officiated by Rev. Fr Anthony Mbonu, the parish ...

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UNIZIK Pedestrian Bridge is Free

… Govt Decongests, Sacks Traders By Cynthia Igbokwe It was cheering news for the users of the Pedestrian Crossing at UNIZIK Junction Awka, last Monday, when the Anambra State Government moved into action to sack the street traders and decongest the bridge. The action came days after Fides ran a story about how the bridge had been turned to an ...

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ACTDA Orders Demolition of Shops in Awka

…Traders Weep, as PPSSC Reacts By Mercy Hill, Alexander Johnson Adejoh, Precious Ukeje and Adejumoke Alebiosu Batchers and shops along Roban Road, very close to the Vehicle Inspection Office, VIO, in Awka, the Anambra State Capital, have been demolished. This followed an order by the office of the Awka City Town Development Authority, ACTDA, to evacuate what it described as ...

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Continue Promoting Education, Obi to New Bishop of Mbamili

By Jude Atupulazi The Vice Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 elections, Mr Peter Obi, has expressed joy at the consecration of the Bishop-elect of Mbamili Diocese, Anglican Communion, Rt Rev Obiorah Uzochukwu, at All Saints Cathedral, Onitsha. The event which was presided over by the Primate of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, His Grace Henry Ndukuba, ...

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Ongoing Library Research to Uncover Unregistered Schools in Anambra

Anambra State is one among many states that have joined in a research being carried out by the National Library Board. The intent of the research is to ascertain that every school, public and private, across the country, has a functional library stocked with required books and manned by a professional librarian. Precious Ukeje reports that Anambra State, however, has ...

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Obiano Lifts Ban on New Motor Spare Parts Market, Nnewi

By Jude Atupulazi The Anambra State Government has lifted the ban on Agbedo Spare Parts Market, Nnewi. A press statement to that effect signed by the Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr C. Don Adinuba, last Wednesday, said the lifting of the ban followed the pleas by the traders and stakeholders after the closure and government’s consideration of the ...

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LG Service Commission Boss Warns against Abusing Constituted Authority

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Chairman Anambra State Local Government Service Commission Awka, Dr Peter Egenti, has warned all council staff of the 21 LGAs to shun all forms of gross misconduct and disrespect to constituted authority. Dr Egenti gave the warning at Ukpo, the Council headquarters of Dunukofia, while addressing three NULGE Executive members in the Council that tendered public ...

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