Ukwulu monarch and need to monitor erring traditional rulers

ALTHOUGH Gov. Willie Obiano promptly rose  to the occasion and averted what was clearly stampeding Ukwulu town in Dunukofia Local Government Area...

Halting growing cult activities in Anambra

IN recent time, activities of cultists in Nigeria have become worrisome.   THEIR objectives remain bizarre to people and...

School resumption: Matters arising

AHEAD THE August 4 date approved by Federal Ministry of Education for nationwide resumption of secondary school pupils in classes for West...

Anambra: Time to call killer truck drivers to order

DWELLING on road accidents in contemporary Nigeria may sound absurd because  no day passes without  accounts of such havoc on the roads....

Of Nigeria’s spiking COVID-19 toll

BARELY two months after easing the nationwide lockdown imposed to curb the rising tide of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country,...

Need for free drainages, waterways

WITH the outset of rainy season, the drains by the streets and roads are heavily stuffed. Hence there is need to excavate...

Hike in electricity tariff… urging caution

STABLE power supply has been a vexxed issue in Nigeria. Facts show that over decades, the country has  tried and continued to...

Demolition of shanties as vital security, environmental safeguards

INSECURITY has become a nation-wide issue and it is incumbent on the national and sub-national governments to go and plug all identified...

Demolition of shanties as vital security, environmental safeguards

INSECURITY has become a nation-wide issue and it is incumbent on the national and sub-national governments to go and plug all identified...

June 12 as Democracy Day

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, on June 6, 2018, declared June 12 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day. Thither to, it was   May 29. The latter...

Media workers as unsung heroes in COVID-19 pandemic frontline

Most times, media job in Nigeria comes across as a futile venture. The enterprise  is so thankless and arduous  that even when...

Moving almajiri across country, dangerous

IN RECENT weeks, there have been news of interception of forcefully moved homeless children (almajiri) in some northern states to several states...

Lockdown relaxation as opportunity to win the war, not kill ourselves

AS  COVID-19 cases rise daily  in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, approved a phased and gradual remodification of lockdown measures in...

COVID-19 pandemic: Time for active citizenship, committed philanthropy

AS THE coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic  continues to hold the world to ransom and people are willy nilly locked down in their homes,...

Too early to link COVID-19 to 5G

AS NOVEL coronavirus (COVID-19) sweeps the globe do fake news and rumours about what caused it and how it spreads. One of...

Blocked drainages: Time to take action

WITH only a handful rains this year, many roads and streets of cities in Nigeria, particularly Anambra State are littered with dirt...

COVID-19: Misinformation will help nobody

 THESE are harsh times for the entire humanity. Nations and businesses are going into lockdown, induced by rampaging novel coronavirus plague. Despite...

Towards winning Coronavirus war

AS THE Covid-19 pandemic spreads across the globe, many countries are stepping up measures to contain the level of the disease. Nigeria on Monday,...

Consolidating and sustaining current pace of devp in Anambra

RECENTLY, former Secretary-General of Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku stressed the need for sustaining the tempo of development currently going on in all...

COVID 19: Clarion call for more vigilance, active citizenship

NIGERIA became the third African country to record the COVID-19. News of the first index case of the coronavirus victim was reported last Friday,...

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Ihiala celebrates New Yam Festival

THE traditional ruler of Ihiala,  Oluoha Thomas Obidiegwu has extolled Governor Willie Obiano and Anambra State  Commissioner Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr....

Nigerian Embassy in Swiss debunks calling police on Nigerians

THE Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has denied claims that the Nigerian Embassy in Switzerland called police on some Nigerians who were...

Oba pleads for completion of Umuoji-Oba -Akwu Ukwu Rd

OBA community in Idemili South Local Government Area has called on Anambra State Government to complete the construction of Umuoji-Oba -Akwu Ukwu...

Anambra marks Peace Day, attracts $4b investment

ANAMBRA State joined the rest of the world to commemorate the 2020 World Peace Day in Awka.    The...

Nkwelle-Ezunaka boils over hijacked constituency projects

THERE is  uneasy calm in Nkwelle-Ezunaka, in Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State, sequel to alleged diversion of two constituency projects...

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