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Coalition of Soludo Support Groups enroll 60 children into ASHIA, a Medicare insurance scheme

Ozubulu (Ekwusigo LGA)-A coalition of Soludo Support Groups enrolled no fewer than 60 children from Rehabilitation Centre for the Disabled, Old and Tramps (RECDOT), Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area (LGA) into the Anambra State Health Insurance Agency’s (ASHIA’s) scheme. Secretary of the Groups, Dr Nelson Omenugha explained that the gesture was to celebrate Prof. Chukwuma […]

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Vet your structural plan through ACTDA to escape demolition — Ven Okwuosa urges builders

Awka-Managing Director, Awka Capital Territory Development Authority (ACTDA), Ven. Amaechi Okwuosa has directed developers in the state to desist from erecting structures without submitting their building plans through the Authority. “Those who fail to abide by the directive risk, their structures being demolished.’’ Ven. Okwuosa issued this warning while speaking to newsmen at Iyiagu Crescent […]

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Ezeokafor blesses Divine Mercy Compassion Home, Amawbia, calls for financial support

Amawbia (Awka South LGA)-Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese has blessed Divine Mercy Compassion Home, Amawbia while calling for more financial support for the upkeep of the orphanage. The event, which took place at the orphanage on Sept. 26, had in attendance priests, the religious and lay faithful. The home, formally a […]

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World Cleanup Day: ASWAMA, NEWMAP, NESREA pick 650,000 plastic waste bottles in Anambra

Awka-Anambra State Waste Management Authority (ASWAMA), in collaboration with some agencies in the environment-related field, engaged in picking up plastic waste bottles from various parts of the state. The agencies — the Nigerian Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) together picked up 650,000 plastic bottles from across […]

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Obasanjo, Fayemi, Akeredolu, Oyetola, others attend Fasoranti’s Autobiography Launch

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has stressed the need for Nigerians to resuscitate and sustain reading culture at this critical point when the country is confronted with a debilitating and anti-intellectual culture. Dr. Fayemi stated this at the public presentation of Afenifere Leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti’s autobiography in Akure, Ondo State at […]

Medicine

Suspension of US aid to Ethiopia is yet another example of Trump’s disregard for Africa

America’s Department of State recently suspended $130 million worth of aid to Ethiopia because of “a lack of progress” on negotiations pertaining to the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the River Nile.   According to state department officials, the decision to cut aid came as a result of a direct “guidance” from […]