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Ibida Insists On Legislative Autonomy

By Abuchi Onwumelu The member representing Njikoka Constituency II in the Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon Dr Pete Ibida, says the full autonomy of the legislative arm of government in Nigeria, especially of the State Houses of Assembly, is the primary step that must be taken in the restructuring of the country. Dr Ibida shared this opinion while speaking ...

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Lawmakers Pass Bill for Law Establishing Riverine Areas Dev Commission, 2021

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Anambra State House of Assembly has passed a Bill for a law to establish the Riverine Areas Development Commission, 2021. The House passed the bill during last Tuesday’s plenary in Awka. Fides reports that the Riverine Areas Development Bill seeks to tackle developmental challenges in the riverine areas of Anambra State. The Bill saddles the Development ...

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Obiano Appoints Akabuike New CMD of COOUTH

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Government of Anambra State has appointed Dr Josephat Akabuike, former Commissioner for Health in Anambra State, and current Chairman of Governing Council, Anambra State College of Health Technology, Obosi, as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, Amaku, (COOUTH), Awka. Governor Willie Obiano made the appointment while commiserating with the ...

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EU Sponsored Water Project Collapses in Aguleri, Obiano Protests

By Ikeugonna Eleke A European Union (EU) sponsored water project meant to supply water to four communities in Anambra State, has collapsed in Aguleri, Anambra East Local Government Area. The project which was sited in Aguleri, where Governor Willie Obiano hails from, reportedly collapsed on Monday afternoon. An eye witness said there were no casualties, despite the high overhead tank ...

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16 Years After, Bishop Okpaleke Visits Holy Ghost Academy Amaokpala

By Precious Ukeje Most Rev. Peter Ebere Okpaleke, the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Ekwulobia (CADEK), on Saturday, March 6, 2021, was at Holy Ghost Academy, Amaokpala (HGAA), Orumba North LGA, where he celebrated Holy Mass for the Feast/Parents’ Day of the school. The event took place sixteen years after the last visit of the Catholic prelate to the ...

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Adazi Vocational Association, Adazi-Nnukwu Town, Pay Tribute to Sr Ibeh

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba More tributes have continued to roll in honour of a USA-based Adazi-Nnukwu indigenous female religious, the late Rev Sr Margaret Mary Ngozi Ibeh, of the Mystery of Love Congregation, describing her as a great woman whose generosity and affection for others were second to none. The Old Adazi Parish Vocational Association in a funeral oration that was ...

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CMO-CADEK Opens Office in Ekwulobia

…Presents Customised Uniform to Bishop Okpaleke By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The Catholic Men’s Organisation of Catholic Diocese of Ekwulobia (CMO-CADEK), last Wednesday, March 10, opened its twin office complex at St Joseph’s Cathedral, Ekwulobia, Aguata LGA, Anambra State, for the smooth running of the organisation. Blessing the office complex which will serve as a temporary secretariat for the CMO, the Bishop ...

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Illegal Oil Exploration Causes Spillage In Anambra

By Sunny A Ijomah Aquatic life, agricultural activities and ecosystem were brought to a halt on Wednesday in Ogwu-Anaocha and Ogwu- Ikpere Communities in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State. The incident which was as a result of illegal oil exploration by a company known as SEEPCO in the past five years with the use of military personnel to ...

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Anambra Assembly Passes Bill for Law to Establish Riverine Areas Development Commission 2021

By Sunny A Ijomah The Anambra State House of Assembly has passed a bill for a law to establish the Riverine Areas Development Commission 2021. The House passed the bill during Tuesday plenary in Awka. Our correspondent reports that the Riverine Areas Development Bill seeks to tackle developmental challenges in the riverine areas of Anambra State. The bill saddled the ...

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IWD: Female Officers of FRSC, NPF, NSCDC, NCS Give Succour to Patients of COOU Teaching Hospital Awka

By Sunny A Ijomah In commemoration of the 2021 International Women’s Day celebration, female officers from the various commands of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Nigeria Police Force, NPF, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC and the Nigerian Correctional Service, NCS, in Anambra State have shared different household items to patients at the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching ...

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