Monthly Archives: June 2022

Funeral Mass of an icon of generosity, Chief Lady Ngozi Umeoji

By Mercy Hill and Adejumoke Alebiosu Ezinifte in Aguata LGA of Anambra State, Nigeria, witnessed an unprecedented gathering of men and women of faith, business, politics, government, corporate world, and indeed, all walks of life, from Wednesday 8 to Thursday, 9 June 2022, for the     vigil Mass and funeral Mass of the late Chief Lady Ngozi Florence Umeoji. She ...

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Attack on Catholic Church, Eye Opener -Bishop Ezeokafor

…Calls for Vigilance By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Reverend PaulinusEzeokafor, says the attack on St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo State, that left over many people dead on Sunday, June 5, 2022 is an eye opener to the Mother Church and all churches in Nigeria. Bishop Ezeokafor who stated this at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral, ...

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Teachers’ Recruitment Exercise: 50%is Cut Off Mark

By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu The Anambra State Government through the Ministry of Education, has approved a 50 per cent cut off mark for the ongoing recruitment exercise in the state. The Commissioner for Education, Prof. Ngozi Chuma  Udeh, made this known after the State Executive Council meeting at the Government House, Awka on June 14. According to the Commissioner, Governor Chukwuma ...

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Insecurity: Anambra Community Declares ‘Operation Know Your Tenants’

By Ikeugonna Eleke Uke community of Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State has declared what it calls ”Operation know your tenants”. This is coming on the heels of the fight against criminal gangs in the state, especially as it is believed that some of the criminal elements in the state are non-natives. In a press release by the ...

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PVC: UNIZIK VC Attracts INEC Registration Point to Campus for Students, Staff

By Ikeugonna Eleke Following the spike in the number of new persons seeking to get registered in the ongoing continuous voter registration exercise, the Vice Chancellor of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Prof. Charles Esimone, has attracted a registration point to the institution. The registration point will help staff members and students of the university who have not obtained their Permanent Voter ...

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Anambra’s Security Measures: Time for Stock Taking

Some two weeks ago, the Anambra State Government of Prof Chukwuma Soludo reeled out some tough measures aimed at aggressively addressing the deteriorating security situation in the state. The summary of the measures include: That any community and/or individual land used as camps by terrorists would be forfeited to the government. The use of tricycles, motorcycles and shuttle buses banned ...

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Soludo Moves to end Caretaker Syndrome in Communities

…As Min of LG, Chieftaincy and Community Matters Set to Sanction Corrupt Staff The Anambra State Government of Prof Chukwuma Soludo is set to end the vexatious issue of caretaker committees in many communities in the state. It will be recalled that many of such committees were set up by the immediate past administration arising from leadership disputes in those ...

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Unacceptable to Christians,

By Ikeugonna Eleke The presiding bishop and General Superintendent of Grace of God Mission International, Bishop Paul Nwachukwu, has said that Nigeria is a secular state for which a Muslim-Muslim ticket for the 2023 presidential election will be unacceptable to Christians. Nwachukwu admonished the two leading political parties that had chosen Muslims as their flag bearer to remember that choosing ...

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Democracy Day: I See Hope – ASATU Boss

….Asks Nd? Anambra to Embrace Agriculture      By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu     As Nigerians marked this year’s Democracy Day last Sunday and the 22 years of uninterrupted democracy, the Anambra State Association of Town Unions (ASATU), the umbrella body of the 179 communities of Anambra State led by its National President, Hon Barr Titus Akpudo, expressed the hope that the ...

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Ministry of Youth Ends 4-Week ICT Training Programme

….Provides Computers, Issues Certificates to 21 Desk Officers Trained on ICT The Anambra State Commissioner for Youth Development, Mr. Patrick Aghamba, has provided laptop computers and certificates of participation to 21 Youth Desk Officers that participated in a 4-week ICT training programme. The training, which was concluded recently, had 34 desk officers registering at the inception with only 21 of ...

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