Monthly Archives: September 2021

Anambra Communities Honour GUO Son With Chieftaincy Title

BY SUNNY A. IJOMAH Ten Communities that constitute Anocha Local Government Area in Anambra State, have honoured one of the sons of the Founder/Chairman of GUO Group of Companies, Chief Godwin Ubaka Okeke, Dr. Emeka Okeke, with a Chieftaincy title of “Ikemba Di Ugwu” (meaning, the strength of a people that is glorious). The Communities are; Aguluzigbo, Agulu, Neni, Ichida, ...

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Obiano Advocates 50% Revenue Allocation To States

BY SUNNY A. IJOMAH The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has proposed fifty percent allocation to States, thirty percent to Local Governments, and twenty percent to Federal Government in the ongoing new revenue sharing formula review. He made the proposals during the opening ceremony of the three-day interactive session with Federal Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission, in ...

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90,000 Anambra Children Don’t Go To School- Workshop

BY SUNNY A. IJOMAH No fewer than 90,000 children in Anambra State are out of school. A Research Fellow of the Institute for Development Studies, University of Nigeria, Dr. Ben Nwosu stated this on Wednesday in Awka at a work organised by a non-governmental organisation, Evidence and Collaboration for Inclusive Development/Christian Aid. He described the statistics as worrisome putting into ...

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Avoid Induced Rejection, Unauthorized Journeys, NYSC DG Charges Corps Members

By Adejumoke Alebiosu Corps Members have been advised to avoid induced rejection, rather accept their posting in good faith and settle down to contribute their quota to the development of their host communities. NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu lbrahim stated last weekend while de-briefing the 2021 Batch ‘B’ Stream Two Corps Members and Camp Officials. He said any Corps Member ...

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Get Multiple Streams of Income- Baderinwa

By Adejumoke Alebiosu NYSC Anambra State Coordinator, Mrs Yetunde Baderinwa Corps trainees under the NYSC Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development programme in Anambra State have been advised to have multiple streams of income. The advice was given last Friday during the inter platoon SAED  competition and exhibition held at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Unity NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp Umuawulu/Mbaukwu, Awka South ...

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Masari Pledges to Provide Covid-19 Vaccines for Corps Members

By Adejumoke Alebiosu Katsina State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Masari of has promised to provide adequate COVID-19 vaccines for all the Corps Members in the state. Masari made the pledge, when the Director-General of the National Youths Service Corps, Brigadier General Shu’aibu Ibrahim paid him a courtesy visit at the Government House, Katsina. He requested the NYSC Secretatriat to liaise with ...

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Onebunne Foundation Awards Scholarship to 11 Students in Ezinator

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba Eleven students who sat for and excelled in the examination for the 2021 Annual Scholarship Award of Onebunne Foundation, were on Saturday, September 11, awarded with scholarships as the beneficiaries of the maiden edition of the Foundation’s Education Scholarship Award for indigenes of Ezinator, Awka South LGA, Anambra State. Fides gathered that the event which was held ...

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Isulo Indigenous Religious Celebrates 25 Years Anniversary

… Dedicates Anniversary to Parents, Prays for Increased Vocation By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The first and currently only indigenous religious of Isulo Catholic Community, Rev Sr M. Geraldine Ifeyinwa Enemuoh, DDL, has dedicated the Silver Jubilee Anniversary of her First Religious Anniversary to her late parents, Sir Pius and Lady Alice Enemuoh, who she said, made her who she is. Rev ...

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Where Lies Our Christianity

By Jude Atupulazi Some days ago the Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano, threatened to seal any filling station that sold fuel above the normal price of N165. The task force saddled with its enforcement followed it up by going round to monitor petrol stations to ensure compliance. In the course of their duty, a popular petrol station just after Regina ...

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I saw myself running a parish as a junior seminarian for about a month Fr Theodore Ekwem

….a story of patience and resilience By Mercy Hill If patience and resilience were to be a person, it will be Rev. Fr Theo Chukwuedozie, the Principal cum Manager, Bubendorff Memorial Grammar School (BMGS), Adazi-Nnukwu, Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State. On this week’s inspirational personality, we got in touch with a man whose dream of becoming priest was ...

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