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APGA COMMENDS FG FOR RESTORING OBIANO’S SECURITY By John Ndu/Ogechukwu Okoli Awka, Nov. 16, 2017 --The National Chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Victor Oye has commended the Federal Government for restoring security detail of  Gov. Willie Obiano ahead of the Nov. 18 Governorship Election. Announcing this on Nov. 15, to newsmen in Awka, Chief Oye said the party also commended President Muhammadu ...
ANAMBRA GOVERNMENT TO CONDUCT FREE GLAUCOMA EYE SCREENING FOR CIVIL SERVICE COMMUNITY By Chukwuma MaryAnn Chioma Awka, Nov. 16, 2017 -- Anambra State Government through the Office of the Head of Service in collaboration with the State Ministry of Health will run free glaucoma screening. The screening will commence on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. This is contained in a circular signed by Mr Ofili Obinna for the Head ...
ANAMBRA BEGINS DISTRIBUTION OF TRANSFORMERS By John Ndu Awka, Nov. 16, 2017 --The Anambra State Government has flagged off distribution of 400 transformers to communities in the state to boost power supply and encourage massive production of goods.  The Copper transformers, which were imported from Germany include, 300 to 500 grades built for various parts of the state to carry 11 KVA ...
THE MEDIA CAN MAKE YOU OR BREAK YOU -- ANAMBRA DEPUTY GOVERNOR By Chisom V Okpala Awka, Nov. 16, 2017 -- Anambra State Deputy Governor, Dr Nkem Okeke says the present government has strived to maintain good media relationship with journalists practicing in the state. He, however, promised to continue to promote the welfare of journalists. Dr Okeke said this on Nov. 15, during interactive session with the members ...
DO NOT BE PARTISAN, INEC URGES OBSERVERS FOR ANAMBRA GUBERNATORIAL POLLS By John Ndu  Awka, Nov. 16, 2017 --The Independent National Electoral Commission has urged local election observers for the Anambra Governorship Election on Nov. 18, to strive to play by the rules. ``Avoid raising false alarms that can heat up the polity,’’ Head Voter Education in INEC, Mr Emanuel Owete said during the training of election observers, organised by ...
MY LIFE IS IN DANGER -- OBIANO CRIES OUT By John Ndu Awka, Nov. 15, 2017 -- Barely a few days to Nov. 18 Governorship Election in Anambra, the Nigerian Police has withdrawn security details attached to me as Anambra State Governor. Gov. Willie Obiano, cried out during a stakeholders meeting, organised by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at Prof Dora Akunyili Women Development ...
WITHDRAWAL OF OBIANO'S AIDES: TRADITIONAL RULERS, ASATU REACT By John Ndu  Awka, Nov. 15, 2017 -- Reactions have continued to trail the removal Gov. Willie Obiano’s senior security aides. The Chairman Anambra State Traditional Rulers Council (ASTRC), Igwe Alfred Achebe advised the Federal Government agencies responsible for the withdrawal to immediately restore the governor’s aids. Igwe Achebe noted that the action coming, just a ...
ANAOCHA BENEFICIARIES OF CCT RECEIVES CHEQUES By Ginika Oguji  Neni, Nov. 15, 2017 -- No fewer than 100 residents of Anaocha Local Government Area (LGA) have benefitted from conditional Cash Transfer, an empowerment programme, for the elderly and less privileged in the state. The beneficiaries, according to the Transitional Committee Chairman of Anaocha LGA, Mr Ikeobi Ejiofor are drawn from the 10 communities ...
OBIANO TO BE RE-ELECTED, SAYS NEW POLL By Cdon AdinubaA survey  on the disposition of Anambra citizens on the November 18 gubernatorial election published in Awka yesterday has shown that it will be  keenly contested‎ with the incumbent Governor, Chief Willy Obiano  still retaining  his position. In the survey carried out by Aristop statistical designs, a stratified sample ...
ANAMBRA ELECTION: VOTER, THINK BEFORE YOU BLUNDER By Chuka Nnabuife THE axe is on the tree trunk. Any moment from now we will commence the felling of the tree or cutting it to required shape. In a matter of days, the highly craved date, Saturday, November 18, 2017 will come to pass. The suspense, frenzy and upbeat heart pulses that have marked the date will ...