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Deputy Governor’s Defection to APC

…Anambra Govt Says it’s Unconstitutional, Inconsequential I Won’t Talk Now – Dep Gov The defection of the Anambra State deputy governor, Dr Nkem Okeke, to the All Progressives Congress, APC, within the week, has been waved away by the Anambra State Government as nothing of consequence, even as it describes it as unconstitutional, reports Jude Atupulazi. The deputy governor had ...

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One Nigeria, Not At All Costs – Bishop Ezeokafor

By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship Most Reverend Paulinus Ezeokafor, says he believes in one Nigeria but at the same time warns it should not be pursued at all costs. Bishop Ezeokafor who stated this at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral, Awka, while speaking on the state of the nation, said that a lot of things ...

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Ifesinachi Emerges Vice President, NUJ, Southeast Zone C

By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu Comrade Emmanuel Ifesinachi, immediate past chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Anambra State Council, has emerged the new Vice President, Nigeria Union of Journalists, South East, Zone C. Speaking shortly after his emergence at the 7th National Delegates Conference held in Umuahia, Abia State, Comrade Ifesinachi expressed gratitude to God and thanked his colleagues for ...

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Anti-Open Grazing Bill Passed by Anambra Lawmakers

By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu A bill for a law to prohibit open grazing, nomadic cattle and livestock rearing in Anambra State; as well as the establishment of ranches, has scaled Third Reading and has been passed into law in a plenary presided by the Speaker of the Anambra State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Uche Victor Okafor, Tuesday, October 12. The ...

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Team Anambra Arrives Ilorin for 6th National Youth Games

By Jude Atupulazi Athletes and officials of Team Anambra have arrived Ilorin, capital of Kwara State, for the 6th National Youth Games (NYG) which is holding from 10th to 20th October, 2021. The contingent was in high spirit when they arrived in a convoy of buses at the University of Ilorin, Sunday night for the annual National Sporting event. The ...

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Obi Restates Commitment to Better Health Sector as He Invests in Health Institution

By Chioma Ndife In line with his constant support for critical areas of national development, Mr Peter Obi, former Vice Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has again invested N2 million in St Joseph’s Hospital and St Joseph’s School of Midwifery, Adazi-Nnukwu, for the upgrade of their health services. Obi made the cheque presentation to the Proprietor of ...

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NES Inaugurates New Chapter in Anambra

By Cynthia Igbokwe The Nigerian Economic Society has inaugurated a new chapter of the society in Anambra State, with it being domiciled in the Department of Economics, Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU), Awka. The ceremony held at Adam Smith Hall, Alhaji Ishaku Umar Building at the Economics Department, NAU, Awka, Thursday, September 30. In his opening remarks, the President of the ...

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Social Transformation needed in Support of Girls’ Rights-Bishop Okoye

By Chioma Ndife As the world celebrates the International Day of the Girl Child, the Auxiliary Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Awka, His Lordship, Most Rev. Jonas Benson Okoye, has said that social transformation is greatly needed in the world in support of girls’ rights. Bishop Okoye made the statement while speaking on ”Digital Generation, Our Generation”, the theme ...

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Andy Uba Has All It Takes to Govern Anambra -APC Chieftain

By Chioma Ndife The Zonal Publicity Secretary of APC, Anambra Central and Media Coordinator for Senator Andy Uba, Igboeli Arinze Napoleon, has stated that his party’s candidate has all it takes to govern the state. He made this known at an All Progressives Congress, APC, function in Abagana, Njikoka, Anambra State. Arinze, who spoke with journalists, described the candidature of ...

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