ANHIS: Achieving quality healthcare for ndi Anambra

GOVERNOR of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, last week, launched Anambra State Health Insurance Scheme (ANHIS), which ensures that everyone, both the rich and...

INEC’s CVR score card and 2019 elections

RECENTLY, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) concluded the 2018 Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise in all the states of the federation. The exercise, which...

New Yam Festivities and hopes for Igbo cultural revival

FESTIVALS abound in Igboland but the New Yam Festival, arguably, is the most common. It offers communities opportunities for reunion. It is often a...

Urging caution as ‘mber’ months come

TODAY is the sixth day of September, the first of the four ’mber’ months. It is a period that ushers in the most frenzied...
Loan Profile

Anxiety over Nigeria’s rising commercial loan profile

A RECENT Debt Management Office (DMO) report states that Nigeria's Commercial Debt Profile has within the last three years risen to $8.8bn. THE analysis revealed...

27 years of landmark devp

EXACTLY, 27 years ago, current Anambra State was created from a defunct state of same name. The old Anambra State with capital in Enugu...
Obiano at 63

Celebrating Obiano @ 63

TODAY is a special day for the entire people of Anambra State given that it marks the 63 birthday of the executive governor of...

Reducing the expenses, stress of families during August Meeting

SOON, it will be August meeting in almost every part of the South East. The peculiar women's rally, popularly known as 'August Meeting' or...

Calling for standard measures for grains in markets

RECENTLY, Anambra State Commissioner of Agriculture, Mechanisation, Processing and Export, Mr Afam Mbanefo, during a policy dialogue by major stakeholders on standard weight and...

Nigeria’s security crises and impending food shortage

SINCE Nigeria gained independence, from British colonial government, on October 1, 1960, it has never found itself in such deep security crisis as it...
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Making everybody win from okada restriction

DEADLINE for the stoppage of commercial motorcycle operation in metropolis of Anambra State capital, Awka and the commercial nerve centre, Onitsha, is Sunday, July...

Hope rises on HIV/AIDS cure

EARLY last week, experts and stakeholders on the fight against the HIV/AIDS scourge from across Nigeria gathered in Lafia, Nasarawa State to brainstorm on...

Pondering DMO and new major roads across Nigeria

RECENTLY, the Debt Management Office (DMO), announced new measures to promote optimal private sector productivity and boost competitive output in the domestic market. ACCORDING to...

Welcoming ‘Not Too Young To Run Law’

PRESIDENT Mohammadu Buhari, last Thursday, signed the 'Not Too Young To Run Act', passed by the National Assembly into law. THE law, aimed primarily to...

Wanted: Task Force on indiscriminate dumping of refuse

BARELY two months into the rainy season, flood has already started causing havoc in many parts of the country. In Anambra State, the menace...
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Increasing threats to press freedom

TODAY is World Press Freedom Day. It is a day set aside to celebrate the fundamental principles of the freedom of the press, as...
Delfarm Songhai Farms

Safety in schools: Hailing Obiano’s school marshals’ concept

RECENTLY, Anambra State initiated the school mashals’ program in her basic schools. Governor Willie Obiano while proposing it said that its intention was to...

While we celebrate Easter

ON Sunday, April I, Christians around the world will begin the celebration of the yearly festival that caps their faith – commemoration of the...

Obiano brings trust, pro-economy governance

TODAY, Governor Willie Obiano is climbing the podium to take a new four-year mandate of his second tenure as governor of Anambra State. THIS is...

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10-yr-old Anambra girl, Stephanie dazzles in Nat’l Sports Fest

... Wins gold, other medals in gymnastics ... Says ‘I want to win in Olympics’ NATIONAL...

Umahi congratulates new FUTO Vice-Chancellor

GOVERNOR of Ebonyi State and Chairman South East Governors 'Forum, David Umahi has congratulated Professor Nnenna Oti on her emergence as the...

Why Mathematics keeps scaring away students

IT IS a known fact that most students all over the world despise mathematics because it is assumed to be the most...

Why price of cement is high — Dangote

THE management of Dangote Cement Plc. has said that that the price of a bag of cement from its factories and plants...

JAMB commences registration for 2021 UTME, Direct Entry exams

JOINT Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the commencement of registration of candidates for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and...

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