Monthly Archives: June 2021

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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World Environment Day: ASWAMA MD Demands Strict Adherence to Environmental Law

By Mercy Hill, Alexander Johnson Adejoh, Precious Ukeje, Adejumoke Alebiosu, Elizabeth Bassey and Ifeoma Ogbodo The Managing Director of the Anambra State Waste Management Agency, Mr Amechi Akorah, has called on residents of Anambra State to adhere to environmental laws as provided in ASWAMA  Law. Mr Akorah made the call while he spoke during the 15th Episode of Weekend Gist ...

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Preserve your Environment, Ibida Tells Anambra Communities

By Abuchi Onwumelu The member representing Njikoka II State Constituency in the Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon Sir Peter Ibida, has called on Presidents-General and community leaders across the state to join hands with the government in the ongoing effort to preserve the environment. Dr Ibida, who is also the Chairman, Anambra State House of Assembly Committee on Local ...

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Anambra PDP Leadership Hasn’t Changed – Nwobu

By Jude Atupulazi The leadership of the Anambra State Executive of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, is still under Ndubuisi Nwobu. Nwobu who disclosed this to newsmen at the state secretariat of the party at Udoka Estate, Awka, last Thursday, said the clarification became necessary due to an Abuja High Court judgement obtained by one Samuel Anyakorah, June 9, which ...

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Political Leaders Urged to Emulate Jakande

By Chioma Ndife It was an outpouring of commendations as academics and political leaders of thought eulogized the good legacies left behind by the first civilian Governor of Lagos State, the late Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande, while calling on Nigerian leaders to learn from his selfless style of leadership. In a well-attended Memorial Lecture organized by the Federal Social Democrats ...

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