Monthly Archives: February 2023

Cashless Policy Hits Hard

…Traders Bemoan Low Patronage By Gloria Ibesi and Ogoo Nwaokafor The recent scarcity of bank notes in Nigeria is biting hard on many Nigerians, with many now resorting to buying and selling of goods and services, using bank transfers through their mobile phones and Point of Sale (POS) terminals other than the use of cash. According to CBN Governor, Godwin ...

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Fides Celebrates Feast of St Valentine

By Nwaokafor Ogochukwu The Fides, Media last Monday marked the Feast of St Valentine at Bishop Obiefuna Auditorium, Fidesplex, Okpuno, Awka. This event, originally planned to hold on February 18, was attended by the Management of Fides and staff members, as well as some guests. The Director of Fides, Reverend Father Robert Anagboso, in his opening remarks, welcomed the staff ...

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SOLUDO’S COMPASSIONATE TAX REVIEW CONTINUES TO ECHO:

SUSPENDS TAX PAYMENT FOR HEAVY DUTY VEHICLES, SLASHES RATES FOR TRANSPORT OPERATORS By Christian Aburime The Governor of Anambra State, Prof. Chukwuma Charles Soludo, has suspended tax payments for heavy duty loading and offloading in the transport sector. The State Government, transport operators, and other key stakeholders met at the Prof. Dora Akunyili Women’s Development Center in Awka to brainstorm ...

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SUMMARY OF GOVERNOR CHUKWUMA CHARLES SOLUDO’S TAX REVIEW FOR TRANSPORT OPERATORS IN ANAMBRA STATE

  1) KEKE DRIVERS: From N15,000 To N10,000 Monthly. That’s 2,500 Per Week 2) SHUTTLE BUS: From N20,000 To N12,000 Monthly. That’s N3,000 Per Week 3) MINI TRUCK: From N20,000 To N15,000 Monthly. that’s N3,750 Per Week 4) OKADA RIDERS: From N7,500 To N4,000 Monthly. That’s N1,000 Per Week 5) TAXI DRIVERS: From N17,500 To N12,000 Monthly. That’s N3,000 Per ...

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SOLUDO: A HARVEST OF MODEST ACHIEVEMENTS

As the 5th democratically elected governor of Anambra State, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo,  CFR, has literally brought governance from its high horse to the down-trodden. Within a short period of four months the people of Anambra State are feeling the positive impacts of Soludo’s people’s oriented government In Security, Law and Order. He Created a new Ministry of Homeland Affairs ...

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Road Construction: Time is Running Out

There is little doubt that the Anambra State Government of Prof Chukwuma Soludo is desirous of fixing the dilapidated roads in the state, given the rash of road flag offs across the state. This is a development that has brought joy to many owing to the collapse of many roads all over the state. While flagging off the roads, the ...

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Soludo Inspects Akpaka/Federal Housing/Male Hostel Drive/Akpaka-Nsugbe Roads

Governor of Anambra State, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, has inspected three select roads in Onitsha. The roads are, Akpaka Road (2.896Km); Federal Housing Link Road (972m); Spur to 3-3; Male Hostel Drive (585m). Also inspected was the 3.341 km Akpaka-Nsugbe Road. Rehabilitation and reconstruction of the roads is being handled by Tec Engineering Nigeria LTD. Speaking during the inspection, Governor ...

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Lenten Season: Humble Yourself, We Are Mere Dust,

Bishop Ezeokafor Tells Christians By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship, Most Reverend Paulinus Ezeokafor, has called on Christians, world over, to make humility, selflessness and Christ-like love their watchword, noting that they are dust and unto dust they shall return. Bishop Ezeokafor who stated this at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral, Awka, during this year’s Ash ...

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Journalists Urged to Fight Fake News

 By Gloria Ibesi and Ogoo Nwaokafor The president of Association of Digital Media Core Advocates (ADMCA), Dr. Chuma-Odili Harris, has urged media practitioners to desist from propagating fake news which incites political violence and intolerance in society. In a media summit held on February 16, 2023, which was geared towards sensitizing media practitioners in Anambra State on ”The Role of ...

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Police Declare Anambra Corps Member Wanted Over Alleged Impersonation,

Possession of Firearm By Ikeugonna Eleke The Anambra State Police Command has declared a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mr Emeh Nnamdi Daniel, wanted. The State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Tochukwu Ikenga, who revealed this in a press release, gave Emeh’s age as 26. He was declared wanted on the offence of unlawful possession of a ...

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