Tag Archives: Anambra

PDP Rules Out Zoning In Anambra 2021 Gov Election

■ Affirms Nwobu as state chairman The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declared that it will not zone its ticket for the 2021 governorship election to any particular zone in Anambra state. This brings to an end agitation by some politicians from Anambra State who had mounted a campaign to force the party to zone ...

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Anambra NMA Holds Training Of Trainers On COVID-19 Infection Prevention And Control

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Project Training of Trainers on infection prevention and control (IPC) by the Anambra state branch of the Nigeria Medical Association, (NMA) will take place in Anambra state next week Tuesday,18th August, 2020 at Golden Tulip hotel, Agulu, Anambra state. The Chairman, NMA Anambra State, Dr Jide Onyekwelu, says Governor Willie ...

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Anambra To Establish Rural Electrification Agency

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Rural areas in Anambra state will in no distant future bid farewell to perennial power outage as the state assembly calls for the establishment of Power and Rural Electrification Agency. The bill for a law to set up the rural electrification agency which was sponsored by the Deputy Majority Leader of the state assembly and lawmaker representing ...

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Anambra Takes Delivery Of 55 Trucks Of CACOVID Food Items

Anambra State Government has received a total of 55 lorry loads of food items from Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID), a private sector-led organisation. The organisation was established to assist the government in combating the Coronavirus pandemic in the country. The food items comprised bags of rice, Noodles — Indomie, Spaghetti — Salt and other consumables; they were for distribution to ...

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Plans By Anambra Monarchs To Report Obiano To Buhari Fails

The bid by 13 traditional rulers from Anambra State to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari and tender a petition against their state governor, Chief Willie Obiano, failed yesterday as the meeting was put on hold at the eleventh hour. The traditional rulers’ visit was facilitated by billionaire businessman, Chief Arthur Eze, who has been having a running battle with Governor Obiano. ...

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Victimisation Of Teachers: Anambra Basic Education Commissioner, ASUBEB Chairman, Others Under Fire

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Report of the House of Assembly Committee on Public Petitions, headed by the lawmaker representing Orumba-North state constiuency, Hon. Emeka Aforka, was the crux of the matter during the committee of the whole as lawmakers deliberated on the flagrant disregard of Governor Willie Obiano’s standing order by authorities in the state education sector. Aforka who presented a ...

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Man Rapes Two Underage Boys In Anambra

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The police in Anambra state have arrested a youngster who allegedly had forceful carnal knowledge of two underage boys in Awka, Anambra state. A statement from the Police Public Relations Officer of the state command SP Haruna Mohammed further disclosed that the suspect had made voluntary confessional statements and admitted commission of the said crime; attributing the ...

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Potholes Claim One Life, Injure Others On Anambra Road

Raymond Ozoji, Awka It was a wild Wednesday morning about 9am at the sloppy hills of Agulu near Golden Tulip hotel, Anaocha local government area of Anambra state where a fatal road traffic crash claimed the life of one person and left a few others severely injured. The remote cause of the unfortunate incident was said to have been lane ...

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Don’t Confuse Malaria With COVID-19, Adinuba Admonishes

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Anambra State Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr. C. Don Adinuba, has admonished the citizenry not to mistake malaria symptoms for COVID-19 symptoms. He said symptoms like constant coughing, feverish conditions, loss of sense of taste and smell, constant sneezing and a host of others were signs and symptoms of COVID-19 infections, even though he said ...

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