Sunday, November 18, 2018

Anambra

    Obiano raises Anambra workers’ salaries by 15 per cent

Obiano raises Anambra workers’ salaries by 15 per cent

Willie Obiano, the governor of Anambra state, has increased the salaries of workers in the state civil service by 15 per cent.The pay raise, announced on behalf of the Anambra state executive council by Tony Onyima, the commissioner for information, culture and tourism, takes effect from January.According to Onyima, the decision was in fulfillment of Obiano's promise during his maiden meeting [...]

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    Cholera outbreak claims 8 in Anambra

Cholera outbreak claims 8 in Anambra

Eight out of the 25 people who suffered cholera in Anambra state in January 2015 have died, Joe Akabuike, the Anambra state commissioner for health, confirmed on Tuesday. Speaking while receiving drugs and hospital equipment donated by a Lagos-based pharmaceutical company, Akabuike said the outbreak, which was recorded in Innoma community in Anambra west local government area of the state, was already under control.The [...]

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    2015: 22 aspirants pick APGA forms in Anambra

2015: 22 aspirants pick APGA forms in Anambra

Twenty two aspirants for political offices have picked the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) forms in Anambra for the 2015 elections in the state.The party began the sale of forms for house of assembly and house of representatives elections on Tuesday.Mike Kwentor, state chairman of the party, said this while receiving Ernest Elochukwu, a former president of Association of Nigeria [...]

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    Obiano celebrates supreme court victory

Obiano celebrates supreme court victory

Governor of Anambra state, Willie Obiano, has described the judgment of the supreme court reaffirming his election as a victory for the people.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared him the governor, while the election petitions tribunal and the court of appeal, subsequently upheld the declaration until the pronouncement by the apex court.Expressing appreciation to the people who converged [...]

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    Anambra names state university after Ojukwu

Anambra names state university after Ojukwu

Late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu was on Thursday immortalised by the Anambra the state house of assembly, as a bill naming the state-owned university after the former Biafra hero was passed into law.Honourable Rita Maduagwu, representing Nnewi South 2 constituency and chairman of the house committee on education, said the bill was long overdue since it passed second reading on [...]

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    Ebola: Anambra community bans display of corpses

Ebola: Anambra community bans display of corpses

The people of Ifitedunu community in Dunukofia LGA of Anambra have banned the public display and keeping of corpses in mortuaries beyond a day.The Eze-Dunu of Ifitedunu, Igwe Chukwuemeka Ilouno, told NAN on Tuesday in Ifitedunu near Onitsha, Anambra, that the ban was part of efforts by the community to ward off the Ebola virus.Ilouno, who is also a medical [...]

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    Anambra government inaugurates six-man tenders board

Anambra government inaugurates six-man tenders board

The Anambra State government has inaugurated a six-man tenders board to ensure transparency in governance.The board will be headed by Mr. Gregory Obi, the state of commissioner for finance.Chief Tony Onyima, the state’s commissioner for information, announced the inauguration after a meeting of the state executive council in Awka on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.Onyima named other members of the board [...]

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