Monthly Archives: June 2021

Anambra Govt Intensifies Measures To Check Encroachment On Property In Enugu

By Sunny A Ijomah A delegation, made up of the Secretary to the State Government, Professor Solo Chukwulobelu, the Executive Chairman, Anambra State Physical Planning Board and Special Adviser to Governor Obiano on Digital Economy, Barrister Chike Maduekwe, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Awka Capital Territory Development Authority, the Venerable Barrister Amaechi Okwuosa, among others visited five different locations, where ...

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Cross River State Health Commissioner, Tells How She Made Unknown Man To Become Airforce Officer

By Sunny A Ijomah I got to my office this morning, and just as l opened the door of my car, I got a strong salute from a fully dressed Military man wearing camouflage. I was confused, I am not in the military, I am not married to a military man. How did I get this honour? Looking closely I ...

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Delta SSG Drums Support for Okowa

By Sunny A Ijomah Determined to see that the Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa finished stronger, Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Chief Patrick Ukah, has canvassed for support for him. Chief Ukah, made the call when a delegation of Amachai Community, Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area visited him to felicitate with him on his recent appointment as ...

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Red Card To Jungle Justice

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi The occurrence and frequency of Jungle Justice in Nigeria have been a major concern to human rights communities, state and non-state actors.  It takes away people’s right to life, and is a strong indication of lawlessness and lack of respect for rule of law, which of course is common in Nigeria. It contravenes the Nigeria’s Constitution, section ...

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Chimamanda Adichi her Father’s Daughter!!!

By Uche Amunike Chimamanda Adichie’s father, Professor James Nwoye Adichie, died on Wednesday June 10, 2020. In this piece, she talked about the grief of losing a dearly beloved parent, how raw the pain is, and the frustrations of being stuck in the US, unable to travel to Nigeria due to COVID-related restrictions when it happened last year. She also ...

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Anambra: the Fear Factor is Back

By Jude Atupulazi Has anyone noticed? Ever since the citizens took their destiny in their hands in terms of securing themselves, the major cities of Anambra which had lately been notorious for high level criminality, have suddenly gone quiet. The cultists are no more killing one another in Awka as before and the spate of robberies in the commercial hubs ...

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Two Million Rural Dwellers Benefit from NYSC Healthcare Scheme

By Adejumoke Alebiosu The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has stated that over two million rural dwellers have benefited from the NYSC Health Initiative for Rural Dwellers (HIRD). The DG disclosed this last Tuesday in Abuja when the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) unit of the NYSC flagged off its HIRD activities in Damaganza ...

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NIPR Honours Aremu, Others for Contributions to Human Capital Development

By Adejumoke Alebiosu A professional body, Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Anambra State Chapter has conferred meritorious service Award on Mr Kehinde Aremu, NYSC Anambra State Coordinator and other deserving individuals for their contributions to human capital development. The Institute conferred the award on Aremu and other Awardee during its 2021 Reputation Summit and Award Ceremony held at Hilton ...

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NYSC Has Fostered National Unity Among Nigerians, Made Landmark Achievements ― DG

By Adejumoke Alebiosu It has been observed that Youth Corps members who have served the country for the mandatory one year service to their fatherland over the years have made landmark achievements in building national unity among Nigerians. The observation was made by the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, last Monday in Bauchi. The NYSC DG ...

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This Should Be Our Project

By Rev Fr Theodora Ekwem Many years ago, I introduced myself in a circle of older priests. When I mentioned my home town (Owerre Ezukala), one of the priests muttered : Fr Aaron Ekwu; and I proudly nodded with smile. Communities since ages past are gifted with special individuals. Often, these individuals become reference points and icons for the community ...

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