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CSDA Embarks On Sensitization in Orumba North LGA

By Egodi Nkiruka Okeke In a bid to re-orientate and help in curtailing poverty in society, the Anambra State Community and Social Development Agency, CSDA, held a One-Day Sensitization Seminar in partnership with the World Bank last Tuesday at Orumba North Local Government Hall, Ajalli. The meeting was strictly for traditional rulers, presidents general, women’s leaders and youth leaders of ...

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Obiano Commissions Water Borehole by Iruba in Unubi

By Abuchi Onwumelu Succour has come the way of the people of Unubi in Nnewi South Constituency I with the commissioning of a water borehole to end their perennial search for water from neighbouring communities. The project, which was executed by the member representing Nnewi South Constituency I in the Anambra State House of Assembly, Mr Kingsley Iruba, is situated ...

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Hon Emeneka Donates Wheel Chair, Free Drugs in Aguleri

By Jude Atupulazi Most people present at the Immaculate Heart Hospital Aguleri, venue of Hon. Pharm. Obinna Emeneka’s Free Medical Outreach, Saturday, August 18, could not hold back their emotions as a sick old woman broke down in tears of joy after taking delivery of a wheel chair donated by the House of Assembly member representing Anambra East State Constituency, ...

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34 Traffic Offenders Convicted By FRSC

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Federal Road Safety Corps, Anambra State Command Mobile Court in Awka, has convicted thirty four motorists for various road traffic offences. The Anambra State Sector Commander of the Corps, Mr. Sunday Ajayi, while speaking to journalists, disclosed that the measure would go a long way in reducing road traffic accidents, and ensure the safety of motorists ...

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Anambra State Government, Embarks on Certification of Block Producers

By Okoli Sunday The Anambra State Government has commenced the process of issuing certificates to qualified block producers in the state. The Executive Chairman of the State Material Testing Laboratory (ASMTL), Engr. Ebosie Ezeoke, who disclosed this to newsmen, said the measure was to ensure that only certified and qualified block moulders operated in the state in order to forestall ...

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Man Kills 35-Yr Old Wife during Fight in Nnewi

By Ikeugonna Eleke A man identified as Chinasa Nnorom has allegedly killed his wife, Mrs Juliet Ogbodo, during a fight, after an altercation ensued between both of them in Nnewi, Anambra State. Nnorom, a middle aged man, was said to have engaged his wife after a quarrel on Saturday, but shortly after the couple were separated, the wife started vomiting ...

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Obi Celebrates Odili at 70, Hails Wike

By Jude Atupulazi The immediate past governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has congratulated the former governor of Rivers State, Dr. Peter Odili, on the occasion of his 70th Birthday, describing him as a blessing to the Nigerian polity ‘To all of us who passed through Christ the King College (CKC), Onitsha, Senior Odili is a source of pride. ...

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Pay Anambra 13% Derivation for Oil/Gas Deposit, Group Tasks FG

By Ikeugonna Eleke A group, Host Communities of Nigeria (oil and gas producing communities), Hostcom, has called on the federal government to commence the immediate payment of 13 percent derivation to Anambra as it is with other oil producing states. The group which made the call while briefing journalists in Awka, decried the federal government’s stand that Anambra could not ...

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Nigeria Can Beat Unemployment If Companies Implement CSR, Says Hero’s Foundation

By Ikeugonna Eleke Hero’s Foundation, a foundation under International Breweries PLC, makers of Hero brand of beer, has said that Nigerian companies, through faithful implementation of their corporate social responsibilities, can help the country beat unemployment among youths. Mr Muyiwa Ayojimi, company secretary and lawyer of International Breweries, stated this recently during a press conference to herald the commencement of ...

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Anambra NUJ Donates N.5M to Wife of Fallen Colleague

The Anambra State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, has presented a cheque of five hundred thousand Naira to the family of the late Barrister Leonard Akaolisa, a member of the union who died in active service. The cheque presentation was done at the August 2018 Congress of the Union held at Godwin Ezeemo International Press Centre, Awka. ...

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