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Awka Traffic Pains Have Road Users Been Left to their Fate?

FRSC Officials, Govt Promise Action By Jude Atupulazi, Ifeoma Ezenyilimba, Chioma Ndife, Abuchi Onwumelu, and Ikeugonna Eleke If the bad condition of roads in Awka capital city and environs is bad enough, the attendant traffic gridlock in virtually every major junction in the city has turned driving into one big nightmare, with road users spending excruciating hours on the roads ...

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Anti-Sit-at-Home Directive: Well Done, Obiano

There can only be one recognized government at any point in time in a civilized society. Anything other than this leads to chaos. It is therefore the duty of a recognized government to ensure the existence of law and order. A look at happenings in the Southeast recently has however revealed what appears to be a gradual setting in of ...

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Aftermath of Fides Report Amambra Govt Begins Work on Amansea Spot

By Ikeugonna Eleke Days after Fides Newspaper beamed its spotlight on the condition of the Amansea portion of the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway, the Anambra State Government has commenced work on the road. A Fides reporter who visited the portion along the expressway reports that work has commenced on the road, with one lane of the express already being salvaged with stones ...

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Anambra Gets New CP

The Anambra State Police Command has a new sheriff. He is CP Tony Olofu, who replaces CP Chris Owolabi. The police officer who has already assumed duty, was born on 24 October 1963 in Benue State and hails from Apa Local Government Area of same state. He obtained a Bachelor of Science (BSC) degree in Sociology from University of Jos. ...

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Set Up State Oil Producing Areas Dev Commission, Group Tells Obiano

By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu The host communities of Nigeria Producing Oil and Gas, (HostCom) have urged Gov Willie Obiano of Anambra State to urgently set up the state Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (ANAMSOPADEC). Dr Benjamin Tamaranebi, National President, HostCom, made the call at the convention and inauguration of 21 Local Government Areas Coordinators and Executives of HostCom, Anambra Chapter, in ...

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FG’s GDP Growth, Meaningless with Rising Poverty – Obi

The Vice Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in the 2019 general elections, Peter Obi, has faulted the latest National Bureau of Statistics report which stated that the country’s economy has recorded a five per cent growth to  Gross Domestic Product growth, reports Jude Atupulazi. Obi, immediate past governor of Anambra State, who added that growth with rising poverty ...

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3SC, Tornadoes, Gombe United, Remo Stars, to Replace Ifeanyi Ubah, Others, in NPFL

By Abuchi Onwumelu Four football clubs have gained promotion to the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) from the Nigeria National League NNL. The clubs, comprising 3SC of Ibadan; Niger Tornadoes of Minna; Gombe United of Gombe and Remo Stars of Abeokuta, got promoted to the elite division at the end of the Super 8 playoff concluded at Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, ...

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Lawmakers Want Overhead Cost for Secondary, Primary Schools Increased

By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu The Anambra State House of Assembly Committee on Basic Education has called for increment of the overhead cost for secondary and primary schools across the state to enable auditors of education zones to discharge their duties effectively. Fides reports that the chairman of the committee, Honourable Ejike Okechukwu, made the call when the committee met with internal ...

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2nd Edition of Engineering Lecture Series Holds at Unizik

By Ikenna Nwokedi The Faculty of Engineering, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, is set to hold her second edition of Engineering Lecture Series. The Lecture Series which is expected to hold on Wednesday, 22nd September 2021, with the theme: ”Oil and Gas and The Economy of Anambra State”, will take place at the Needs Assessment Building of the Faculty. The Guest ...

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We’ll Clamp Down on Illegal Outdoor Advertisements –ANSAA

…Set to Begin Full Scale House Numbering in Major Anambra Cities By Abuchi Onwumelu The Anambra State Signage and Advertisement Agency – ANSAA is to embark on enforcement of laws against illegal outdoor advertisements across the state. Disclosing this in Awka, the Managing Director of the Agency, Chief Jude Emecheta said many people, especially politicians, were not complying with the ...

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