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 of all sorts of debris.  It is no longer news... Read more »

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 concerted efforts at global and national levels to contain the... Read more »

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, recorded her first death and currently have 51confirmed... Read more »

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 sectors and communities of Anambra State. Anyaoku spoke as Chairman... Read more »

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, throwing the nation into fear. THE epidemic which... Read more »

Abusing roads with man-made obstacles

LAST week, Anambra State Government directed traditional rulers and presidents-general of town unions of the state’s 181 communities to remove all, no matter under whose authority they were erected, along all asphalted... Read more »

Internal security issues across country

THOUGH protests across the South West zone are flagged by the controversial internal security scheme ‘Amotekun’ established without due process by joint effort of all the states of the region, the crust... Read more »

2020: New year new direction

THE much talked about year 2020 is finally here with hopes of good tidings for Nigeria, Nigerians and the rest of the world. THERE is no doubt that Nigeria and her people... Read more »

Yuletide… celebrate but tarry

IN five days, it will be Christmas and  Nigeria will join their counterparts around the world to commemorate the birthday of Jesus Christ once again. This spiritual and social festival comes with... Read more »

N1t constituency project palaver: Whither the matter?

MANY Nigerians have not yet come to terms with whatever makes controversy a constant factor in current democratic dispensation. From inception on May 29, 1999, it has been controversy all the way... Read more »

Tolling the bell against bush burning

ON  DECEMBER 30, 2018, an inferno that razed the mortuary section of the general hospital in Enugwu-Ukwu, Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State, burnt   over 100 corpses  beyond recognition.  Before the... Read more »

Preserving Anambra’s future through refocused education sector

IN  AUGUST 2018, Anambra  State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano presented N1 million cheque each to six secondary school pupils. They are Adaeze Onuigbo, Vivian Okoye, Promise Nnalue, Nwabuaku Ossai, Jessica Osita and... Read more »

Gastroenteritis in Lagos: Towards averting national outbreak

IN LINE with anaemic selective amnesia that traditionally tenors public opinion in Nigeria, the recent epidemic of gastroenteritis that broke out in Lagos State may have been rolled back in public memory.... Read more »
Seme-border

Border closure: beyond current pains and gains

FEDERAL Government of Nigeria, in a bid to check smuggling of goods, especially rice, light arms, automobiles and other contraband items, on August 20, this year, closed the country’s land borders with... Read more »

Reducing flood, erosion menace in Anambra through society’s effort

ANAMBRA State is one of the states  with the highest cases of gully erosion in the world. In Nigeria, she tops the harsh ranking as she usually experiences heavy flooding during rainy... Read more »

Danger: Fuel tankers, articulated trucks on our bad roads

THE rate of avoidable ghastly accidents on  Nigerian roads is alarming. Worrisome, particularly, are  those accidents  involving tankers and articulated vehicles. Most of such accidents  normally trigger fire incidents that claim lives... Read more »

Operation Kpochapu II: Anambra solves security challenges with new tech

GOV. Willie Obiano of Anambra State, last Friday, elevated his quest against criminals to the next level, when he launched Operation Kpochapu II at Dr. Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka. The governor did... Read more »

Toll plazas and Nigeria’s horrendous high ways

THE federal government advanced the need to restore toll gates in major highways across the country. The rationale, according to the Minister for Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, is to generate sufficient... Read more »

Towards sustenance of Anambra’s lead in 2020 budget proposal

BY LAYING Anambra’s 2020 budget before the state legislature last week ahead all other governors across country, Gov. Willie Obiano has once again lived up to the billing of an adroit master... Read more »

Need to stem low basic education enrolment

ABOUT 10.5 million Nigerian children are out of school. This is worrisome. THIS is according to  a recent United Nation’s story which states that 60 per cent of  out-of school children are... Read more »