Covid-19: Extortion, suffering galore at Niger bridge

Covid-19: Extortion, suffering galore at Niger bridge By Alphonssus Nweze Motorists, commuters and pedestrians have decried the high level of extortion, corruption and callousness by the security operatives and agents of Covid-19 of Anambra and Delta States. They said Covid-19 has unmasked the oppressive and corruptive instincts of officials of both State Governments who they alleged collude with security operatives […]

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Anambra Commissioner, keke operators settle lingering rift

Anambra Commissioner, keke operators settle lingering rift By Chinaza Nwachukwu Onitsha The lingering rift which would have marred the cordial relationship between the State Commissioner for Transport, Hon Christian Madubuko and the Commercial Tricycle Owners and Riders Welfare Associtation of Anambra State, CTORWAAS, led by its State President comrade Sylvester Obiora, has been amicably settled. It was gathered that the […]

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Abia Traditional Ruler Seeks Govt Attention Over Gradual Collapse Of Imo River Bridge

Abia Traditional Ruler Seeks Govt Attention Over Gradual Collapse Of Imo River Bridge By Ify Ashi Umuahia The traditional ruler of Oriendu Autonomous community HRH Eze Ambassador Philip Ajomiwe has called on Abia and Imo government to save the Imo river bridge been threatened by erosion. out for urgent help to safe the Imo river bridge which cut across Abia […]

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Reappraising Ugwuanyi’s five-year stewardship amid Covid-19

Reappraising Ugwuanyi’s five-year stewardship amid Covid-19 By Louis Amoke Pushing further a transformational vision of Enugu State, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi continues to deploy special focus and an intimate understanding of his turf to address key human development, infrastructure, economic and sundry challenges and perhaps not surprisingly, is indeed changing the Enugu story. As his administration clocks its fifth year, the […]

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Demolition of 2 hotels; Gov Wike under fire as CLO demands justice

Demolition of 2 hotels; Gov Wike under fire as CLO demands justice By Chinaza Nwachukwu Onitsha Nigerians have continued to condemn in its totality, the demolition of two hotels, Prudent hotel located at Alode, Eleme and Etemete hotel at Onne, by Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state, for allegedly violating the lockdown order against the spread of coronavirus pandemic, with […]

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Dangers in implementing Oronsaye Report – Uba

Dangers in implementing Oronsaye Report – Uba By Chiwuike Uba (Nigeria)-Following the decision of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to commence implementation of the Oronsaye Report of 2014, Dr. Chiwuike Uba has expressed concerns bordering on “inevitable dangers”. For a development and governance expert, and the Board Chairman of Amaka Chiwuike-Uba Foundation (ACUF), Dr Chiwuike Uba, the decision for […]

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Electricity: High tariff by DISCOS blamed on NB Plc

Electricity: High tariff by DISCOS blamed on NB Plc FROM CHUMA AUSTIN, ENUGU THE incessant power outage experienced by electricity consumers in Southeast geo-political zone has been blamed on the alleged failure by the Nigerian Brewery Plc to redeem it’s pledge, an Engineer, Kenechukwu Agu has said. Agu in a press briefing in Enugu on Monday decried his inability to […]

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COVID-19: Ekweagbalu directs Anambra markets to comply with preventive measures

COVID-19: Ekweagbalu directs Anambra markets to comply with preventive measures By Alphonsus Nweze The President General of Anambra State Markets Amalgamated Traders, ( ASMATA), Chief Ikechukwu Ekweagbalu, has directed all the markets in Anambra State to comply fully with the Coronavirus preventive measures. Addressing newsmen in Onitsha Wednesday at Traders’ House, Chief Ekwegbalu, threatened that the State Government will not […]

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COVID-19: SEAMATA directs market leaders to provide sanitisers, soap, water tap containers

COVID-19: SEAMATA directs market leaders to provide sanitisers, soap, water tap containers From Our Reporter The South East Amalgamated Markets Traders Association (SEAMATA) has directed market leaders to provide sanitisers, soap and water tap containers in visible locations in markets to check spread of coronavirus. Chief Gozie Akudolu, President-General of SEAMATA, umbrella body of all traders in the South-East, gave […]

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Group urges Obiano to ensure credible election at Onitsha Drug market

Group urges Obiano to ensure credible election at Onitsha Drug market By Alphonsus Nweze The concerned members of Onitsha Drug market popularly known as “Ogbogwu” have urged the governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano to direct for an immediate credible election in the market. They also affirmed that credible election has become necessary to restore peace and order in […]

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