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Monthly Archives: January 2022

Remove Road Blocks, Court Orders Police, Obiano..As Govt, Police, Keep Mum

By Jude Atupulazi The days of police barricades at strategic places in Anambra State may soon be over. This follows the judgement by an Anambra State High Court which has ordered the Anambra State Government and the state Commissioner of Police to remove all roadblocks in the state. In his judgment in the case of Francis Moneke v. Anambra State ...

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Chapel Priority of Tansi Int’l College Awka – Bishop Ezeokafor

…Sues for Proper Human Formation The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, has called on parents, friends and supporters of the Awka Diocese-owned Tansi International College, Awka (TICA), to donate towards the building of a befitting chapel for the worship of God in the College, reports Ifeoma Ezenyilimba. Bishop Ezeokafor, who gave the call in his homily ...

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Umeh, Ekwunife to Clash Again for Anambra Central Senatorial Ticket

By Ikeugonna Eleke Senator Victor Umeh and Senator Uche Ekwunife set to renew rivalry Former national chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Senator Victor Umeh and the incumbent senator representing Anambra Central Zone, Senator Uche Ekwunife, will in 2023 lock horns in a Senatorial contest. This will be the third time Umeh and Ekwunife will be challenging each other ...

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NCAA Grants Anambra Approval to Operate Boeing 737-700 Aircraft

By Ikeugonna Eleke The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has granted the Anambra State Government the approval to operate Boeing 737-700 aircraft or its equivalent at the Anambra International Cargo and Passenger Airport, Umueri. The state governor, Chief Willie Obiano, disclosed this, Wednesday, after receiving a letter from the agency. He said the approval was based on a satisfactory inspection ...

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Soludo, So Far So Good

If first signs are anything to go by, then Anambra State may already be on the threshold of consolidation of good governance, courtesy of the actions of the state’s governor-elect, Prof Chukwuma Soludo. While inaugurating members of his transition committee recently Soludo once again reassured the people of the state of his desire to turn the fortunes of the state ...

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Labour Crisis: We Have Only One Recognized NLC Leadership in Anambra -Stakeholders

…Pass Vote of Confidence on Nwafor By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu Former chairmen of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Anambra State Chapter and other relevant stakeholders have passed a vote of confidence on Sir Humphrey Nwafor led NLC leadership in Anambra State, describing it as authentic and constitutional. The past Labour leaders and critical stakeholders unanimously endorsed Nwafor and his team, even ...

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Anambra Records 23 Auto Crash Deaths in One Month

By Jude Atupulazi A total of 23 deaths have been recorded in Anambra State in road accidents over the past one month. The Anambra State sector of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) gave this disclosure last Tuesday in Awka. It also said 33 road crashes were recorded within the period under review. The Sector Commander, Adeoye Irelewuyi, disclosed this ...

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Invest in Education to Reduce Poverty, Insecurity – Obi

By Uche Amunike Former Anambra Governor, Peter Obi, has again called on government at all levels to see investment in education as a veritable tool in the war against poverty, insecurity and other societal ills in Nigerian society. Obi made this remark in his message to mark the International Day of Education, 2022. He explained that he had always believed, ...

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KSJI Awka Grand Commandery Gets New Officers

By Daruwana Daku The new Grand President, Awka Grand Commandery, Sir Jonathan Ezeuchu, takes salute from officers of the Commandery shortly after taking over the leadership of the Commandery, Jan 22, 2022, at KSJI Hall, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Awka. As the tenure of Brig. Gen Tony Okeke came to an end in December 2021, the Ancient Noble Knights of St ...

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Fire Guts Mount Olive Plaza in Onitsha Main Market

By Ikeugonna Eleke Goods worth millions of Naira were destroyed by a late-night fire that occurred at Mount Olive Plaza, Chief Chidozie Nwankwo (Witchtech) is the owner of the plaza by Okwey Street/Moore Street near Onitsha Main Market in Anambra State on Wednesday. According to an eyewitnesses account, the fire also destroyed shops on the third floor of the three-storey ...

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