Monthly Archives: February 2021

Anambra Guber: The Fire Next Time

By James Eze Aspirants jostling to take over Anambra State from Governor Willie Obiano must come prepared. Anambra has had long glimpses of paradise. Ndi Anambra will not settle for purgatory. Or a shadow of hell! Sixteen years of result-driven leadership by the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) have created a deep appreciation of purposeful leadership among the people. A ...

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Senate Confirms Bawa As EFCC Chairman

The Senate, after a two-hour session on Wednesday at plenary confirmed the appointment of Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa as Chairman of the Economic and Financial Commission. Bawa was nominated for the role by President Muhammadu Buhari. Speaking during the screening, the new Chairman denied an allegation that he sold the seized property in EFCC custody at its Port Harcourt Zonal office. ...

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Anambra: Hoodlums Kill Police Officer In Ekwulobia, Raze Down Vehicle

Hoodlums on Wednesday killed a police officer and razed down a patrol vehicle in Ekwulobia in Anambra State, Nigeria’s South-east. Ekwulobia is one of the largest cities in Anambra State after Awka, Onitsha, and Nnewi. The circumstances surrounding the attack remain hazy, for now. A video clip posted on Twitter showed the body of the slain officer dumped at a ...

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Anambra Hospitals Should Be Strengthened To Manage COVID-19 Menace — Ezeudu 

Raymond Ozoji,  Awka The Chief Whip of the 7th legislature of Anambra state and member representing Dunukofia state constituency, Hon. Lawrence Chukwuweike Ezeudu, has stressed the dire need for what he described as a radical approach to ensure that all the health care centres in the state will have capacities to manage symptoms of COVID-19. Ezeudu who spoke with journalists ...

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Anambra Gov: I’m Not Afraid Of Any Aspirant, Says Umeoji 

…elicits support from a PDP Chieftain  Raymond Ozoji,  Awka The lawmaker representing Aguata Federal Constituency at the National Assembly and frontline contender in the November 6 governorship election in Anambra state, Hon. Chukwuma Umeoji, has declared that he is not threatened by Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo and a host of other aspirants jostling for the ticket of the All Progressives ...

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Celebrate The Living More, Obi Advises

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 elections, Mr Peter Obi, has frowned on what he described as an unprofitable lifestyle of wasting huge amounts of resources in celebrating the dead, as against giving the living a befitting life. Addressing journalists recently, Obi said if all the financial resources spent on giving the dead ...

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Poor Rural Infrastructure Holds Back Food Production By Small Nigerian Farmers

A woman drying red chillies outside her hut in Niger State, north central Nigeria. Photo by Jorge Fernández/LightRocket via Getty Images Abiodun Olusola Omotayo, North-West University; Abeeb Babatunde Omotoso, and Saidat Adebola Daud Agriculture is an important part of development and poverty mitigation in low income countries. It depends on infrastructure such as good roads, safe drinking water, adequate power ...

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Okonjo-Iweala In The WTO Top Job: Breaking The Glass Ceiling Is A Win For All Women

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Eric Baradat/AFP via Getty Images Monica Orisadare, Obafemi Awolowo University Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has become the first woman and the first African to be chosen as director general of the World Trade Organisation. The Conversation Africa’s Wale Fatade asks Dr Monica Orisadare, an assistant professor of economics and director of the Centre for Gender and Social Policy ...

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