Monthly Archives: June 2021

Crisis Looms at New Auto Parts over Construction of New Shops

…Govt Orders Stay of Action Land/shop owners at New Auto Spare Parts, Nkpor, Idemili LGA of Anambra State, are spoiling for a fight over what they termed the unilateral decision of the leadership of the market to build additional shops on top of the existing ones; a decision, the land owners say, is fraught with danger, reports Jude Atupulazi. Addressing ...

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Is Nigeria’s Democracy Sustainable?

The Nigerian Democracy Day is a national holiday in Nigeria held annually on June 12. It is a day that commemorates the restoration of democracy in Nigeria. It was originally held every May 29. Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, had on June 6, 2018, announced June 12 as the new Democracy Day. He also gave a posthumous award to the late ...

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Eucharist, Summit of Catholic Faith – Fr Okoye

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba As the Holy Mother Church celebrates the 2021 Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Jesus Christ, the Director of the Catholic Diocese of Awka-owned Archbishop A.K. Obiefuna Retreat, Pastoral and Conference Centre, Okpuno (ABAKORPACCO), Awka South LGA, Anambra State, Rev Fr Chimaobi Polycarp Okoye, has described the Holy Eucharist as the summit of the ...

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Edo 2020: Obiano Fetes Anambra Contingent, coaches

By Chioma Ndife The Anambra State Governor, Chief. Willie Obiano, has awarded medalists and coaches to the just concluded National Sports Festival (NSF) tagged Edo 2020, N20 million. Obiano, who received them in his Aguleri home, Anambra East Local Government Area, on Monday, June 7, applauded the team for their feat at the festival in spite of the challenges in ...

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Why We Closed Amawbia Flyover – FRSC

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, Anambra State Command, has said the partial closure to traffic of the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway through Amawbia flyover is to enable the construction company handling maintenance project at the site to lay the final asphalt layer on that stretch. A statement signed by the Command’s Public Education Officer, Florence Edor, on behalf ...

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UNIZIK VC Marks 2 Years in Office

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Vice Chancellor of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Prof Charles Esimone, Saturday, June 4, 2021, at the varsity campus, marked 2 years in office. Fides reports that Prof. Esimone assumed office as the 6th substantive Vice Chancellor of UNIZIK on June 4, 2019. Professor Esimone, while marking 2 years in office, flagged off about 5 new students’ ...

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Robbers Attack Newly Deployed Corps Members Near Lodge in Awka

By Ifeoma Ogbodo Three Batch A Stream 2 corps members who left the Umuawulu\Mbaukwu Orientation Camp in Anambra State last Monday, were attacked by armed robbers along Juhel Parential Drug Ltd, opposite Mano Hotel, Nodu, Okpuno in Awka South LGA. The incident took place just few houses away from the National Association of Catholic Corps Members (NACC) Lodge at same ...

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Cultism, Root Cause of Youth Criminality – Anambra CP

By Jude Atupulazi The Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Chris Owolabi, has identified cultism as the root cause of youth criminality in the state. The police chief made this assertion last Tuesday during a Peace and Security Summit organized by the Zone B of the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Auditorium, Awka. Represented by the ...

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Hygers Promises More Economically Viable State

By Chioma Ndife Ahead of the November 6 governorship election in Anambra State, a frontline aspirant under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr. Hygers Ifeanyi Igwebuike, an indigene of Umuomaku in Orumba South LGA, has pledged to be transparent, selfless and vibrant in leadership; provide succour to the generality of Anambra people; as well as develop and ...

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