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Zoning Has Gone Round and Must Go South – Equity Movement

By Jude Atupulazi For those now suggesting that the governorship of Anambra State should return to the Central Senatorial Zone, it will benefit them to study the history of the governorship of the state according to the zones of past leaders from the state’s inception. This was contained in a press statement by a group, Equity Movement Turn by Turn, ...

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FiBROM First Time Winner Sheds Tears

…As Ndife Presents Wedding Card By Precious Ukeje It was an emotional scene, last Monday, as Miss Cynthia Igbokwe, a reporter with Fides Media, emerged the winner of Fides Best Reporter for the Month for February, 2020. It was the first time Igbokwe won the award since its inception in November, 2020. Miss Igbokwe, who, joined Fides last November, won ...

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ACTDA Demolition of Shops in Awka, Traders Resume Business after 25-Day Break

Some traders along Archbishop A.K Obiefuna Retreat Centre Road at Awka, Anambra State, have resumed commercial activities after the demolition of their shops and batchers by the Awka City Town Development Authority, ACTDA, report Mercy Hill, Alexander Johnson Adejoh, Precious Ukeje and Adejumoke Alebiosu. The traders who lamented the demolition of their shops without the intervention of the state government, ...

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Why I Celebrate My Birthdays with Elderly Priests, Prisoners – Mercy Hill

Fides Media Insipirational Personality Page Anchor, Miss Mercy Hill, has explained why she always celebrates her birthdays with elderly priests, reports Alexander Johnson Adejoh Speaking at Awka Diocesan Priests’ Welfare Home, Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State where she celebrated her birthday, Wednesday, March 3, 2021, with the elderly priests and inmates of correctional centre (prison) Awka, the ...

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Monsignor Amateze Hails Fides Media

… Brands Atupulazi a Prophet, Living Legend A Catholic Clergy, Monsignor Simon Amateze, recently applauded the Management of Fides Media for what he termed Excellent Reportage, reports Alexander Johnson Adejoh and Adejumoke Alebiosu. Monsignor Amateze who disclosed this, Wednesday, March 3, during the birthday celebration of Fides Inspirational Personality Page Anchor, Miss Mercy Hill, congratulated Fides Director, Rev Fr Dr ...

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I love what I do at Aroma, Says Physically Challenged Beggar

Abdullahi Khalid Auta, a short man with a visible leg deformity who always wears a red reflector jacket with a face cap, has long become a familiar sight as he unfailingly blows his whistle and makes animated gestures to control traffic at Aroma close to Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS), reports Alexander Johnson Adejoh. Fides discovered that  Auta, who was said ...

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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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