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Bishop Ezeokafor Eats New Yam

… Welclomes 2022/23 Episcopal Household Seminarians By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu Awka Diocesan priests, religious, 2021/2022 out-going and 2022/2023 in-coming Episcopal Household, last Tuesday, filed out at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral’s refectory to witness the celebration of Bishop Paulinus Ezeokafor’s annual Iwaji ceremony. The priests were seen in their numbers adorning all manner of traditional attires. Speaking during the event, Bishop Ezeokafor ...

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Anambra Now Safe, Police Declare

…Announce Arrest of Masterminds of Okija Attack on Operatives By Ikeugonna Eleke The Anambra State Police Command yesterday took stock of its achievements in the state, and declared that the state is now safe. Anambra had since last year fallen under the grip of criminals notoriously known as unknown gunmen. The criminals came close to stalling the governorship election in ...

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Don’t Let Social Media Take Your Jobs, Anambra Commissioner Tells Journalists

By Ikeugonna Eleke The Commissioner for Information in Anambra State, Mr Paul Nwosu, has advised journalists to step up their game of information gathering and dissemination, in order to beat social media users. Nwosu said this when he hosted journalists from the Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Anambra State Council, in his office on Wednesday. He said ...

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Akpu Community Celebrates 2022 New Yam Festival

…As Igwe Okoli Sues for Peace across Quarters By Chioma Ndife The traditional ruler of Akpu in Orumba South Local Government Area, Igwe Marcel, Ezeukwu 11 of Akpu Kingdom, has celebrated the town’s 2022 New Yam. The ceremony which was held at his palace, Friday, August 26, was graced by the chairman of Orumba South Traditional Rulers Council, and traditional ...

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A New Madness in Town

On Saturday, September 3, many Nigerians, especially those in Anambra, were shocked to the marrows when videos of a sex romp began to circulate on social media involving some young men and women who engaged in open sex at the poolside of a hotel in Ifite, Awka. Prior to the event, a banner had been seen on same social media ...

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Journalists Beaten as Traders Protest Turns Sour in Nkpor

By Jude Atupulazi It was a harrowing experience for some journalists in Anambra State, last Tuesday when they were assaulted by suspected thugs and members of the Anambra State Vigilante Service, AVS, at New Auto Spare Parts Market Nkpor, where they had gone to cover a protest by some traders against an alleged plot by the leadership of their association ...

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Mustafa Chike-Obi to Head ANSIPPA

By Jude Atupulazi Mr Mustafa Chike-Obi has been appointed the chairman of the board of Anambra State Promotion and Protection Agency (ANSIPPA). This follows the reconstitution of the board by the Anambra State Government. A press statement signed by the Anambra State Commissioner for Information, Sir Paul Nwosu, and made available to Fides, said Chike-Obi, currently the chairman of Fidelity ...

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Anambra’s Achievements, Enormous-Petroleum and Mineral Resources Commissioner

In commemoration of the 31st anniversary of the creation of Anambra State, the State Commissioner for Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Barr Anthony Ifeanya, has commended the various key players in the state, saying that the state had a lot to boast of in terms of human, material and economic resources. Barr Ifeanya in his reaction said a lot had been ...

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Anambra to Establish Oil Palm, Coconut Processing Centres

By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu The Governor Chukwuma Soludo led administration, through the Ministry of Agriculture, has concluded plans to establish processing centres across the state for oil palm and coconut fruits. Disclosing this while taking delivery of some consignment of oil palm seedlings at the ministry’s premises, the State Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr Foster Ihejiofor, said government intended to maximize economic ...

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Anambra CP Warns Newly Promoted Officers, Says Force’ll Not Tolerate Indolence

By Ikeugonna Eleke The Anambra State Police Commissioner, CP Echeng Echeng, has said that the Command will not tolerate any form of indolence from errant officers. Echeng gave the warning while addressing officers of the State Police Command who were promoted from Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) to the rank of Superintendent of Police (SP). The commissioner said the Inspector ...

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