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Akpabio Preaches Message of Hope at Christmas Carol

President of the Senate, Senator Godswill Akpabio says in spite of the challenges and uncertainty surrounding the world today, Nigerians should not despair saying Jesus Christ remains the beacon of hope. He also admonished the Christian faithful to embrace Jesus’s teachings in order to discover strength, redemption and the promise of eternal life. Akpabio made this known in his speech as the Chief Host to the 20th Anniversary edition of the Service of Nine Lessons tagged 'the National Carols 2023" jointly organised by the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Radio Nigeria and Voice of Nigeria (VON) at the National Ecumenical Centre, Abuja. He noted that the power of hope resonates deeply within Nigeria urging Nigerians to show compassion and forgiveness towards one another. “As we gather here today, united in celebration and joy, we are reminded of the true essence of Christmas – the birth of Jesus Christ, our eternal hope. Let us, therefore, reflect upon this prof

Akpabio Tasks Govt Agencies on Revenue Drive for Success of 2024 Budget

The President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio has charged the revenue generating agencies of government to gear up for the successful implementation of the 2024 budget that is yet being processed. He specifically tasked them to plug loopholes of leakages and wastages for an improved revenue drive. Akpabio spoke in Abuja on Tuesday at a stakeholders retreat, organised by the Senate Committee on Appropriations, on the 2024 Appropriation Bill. The Senate President was satisfied with the attendance of ministers and other top government officials at the retreat. Speaking towards the close of the event, Akpabio said: "So far its being a great success but the icing on the cake will be the implementation of the budget itself. "My message is very simple. Revenue drive. Revenue drive and Revenue drive. We cannot achieve much unless all the revenue agencies rise to the occasion. Because no matter how beautiful the budget is, if there is no money to spend, the budget will not

Anambra Student Wins Best WAEC Student Award for Handicapped Candidates

Anambra State has continued with its winning streak in educational competitiveness, as one of its indigenes has been declared the best candidate in the category of visually impaired students in Nigeria in the 2022 Senior Secondary School Certificate examination conducted by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC).   Miss Precious Nzube Mbajiorgu, who wrote the examination at St John of God Secondary School in Awka, has just been rewarded by the WAEC Nigerian headquarters office in Abuja for her academic excellence despite being physically handicapped.   She performed brilliantly in the nine subjects she wrote.   An indigene of Ihiala in Anambra State, Ms. Mbajiorgu is currently a fresh-year student at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, where she is studying guidance and counselling.    Now 21years old, Ms Mbajiorgu lost her sight in 2008 to glaucoma when she was in her terminal class in a primary school in Awada near Onitsha. She subsequently lost some years while adjust


The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company PLC (EEDC) wishes to inform her esteemed customers in Anambra State of a planned outage which will take place from 2nd to 6th December, 2023.  The outage is to enable the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) engineers to carry out maintenance on their facility.  As a result of this planned maintenance, the 60MVA power transformer at the GCM station will be shut down for the four days the maintenance will last. This will mainly affect  our customers under Ogbaru District and some under Onitsha District as the following feeders will be without supply: Harbour 33KV, Golden Oil 33KV, Dozzy 11KV, BridgeHead 11KV, E-Amobi 33KV, Atani Water Works 11KV, Premier 11KV, Housing EBH 11KV, Iyiowa 11KV, Wharf 11KV,Fegge 11KV, Uga 11KV, Market 11KV, Bida 11KV, Iweka 11KV, and Market 11KV feeders.  Consequently, all customers fed by these feeders which include the whole of Atani, Bida, Main Market, Iweka, Fegge and its adjoining estates as well a


A director with the Niger-Delta Development Commission NDDC, Chijioke Amu-Nnadi has charged journalists to maintain truth as a core value in the discharge of their duties to the society.  Chijioke Amu-Nnadi who spoke on the theme: Dangers of Gagging the Media in Contemporary Society at  the NUJ press week in Enugu on Thursday, stated that as professionals, journalists can only enjoy the respect of the public when they honour truth and report without bias. In his address the NUJ chairman, Enugu State Council Sam Udekwe emphasised the role of journalism in informing the public factually, and holding the leaders accountable. He noted that the media have unique ability to amplify the voices  of marginalised communities, shed light on corruption  and bring attention to the most pressing issues that will shape the our future. While commending the Governor of Enugu state, Dr. Peter Mbah for  maintaining the path of  conviviality with the Journalism community, he appealed to Govern

APC Anambra holds stakeholders meeting, welcomes Ubah, Ekwunife others

  .....Frowns at anti party activities ......Calls for synergy among party Faithful The All Progressives Congress (APC) Anambra state chapter on Saturday 2nd December 2023 welcomed Senator Dr Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah, Senator Uche Lilian Ekwunife, with their supporters and others to the party. This is the first time Senator Dr Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah after joining the APC on the 12th of October 2023 is visiting Anambra to the fold of the APC.  While welcoming them to the APC, the state Chairman of the party Chief Basil Ejidike, Senator Andy Ubah and others thanked them for joining the party. They stressed in theIr individual statements, that they are happy to welcome such personalities with pedigree into their fold and however called on them to be diligent in propagating the internal harmony of the party in Anambra state. In his keynote address, the Chairman of the party in Anambra state, Chief Basil Ejidike used the opportunity to thank stakeholders of the party for coming forth for the part

Dr Ngozi Ukachukwu Eulogizes Chikaosolu Ojukwu, others as CJN inaugurates 58 Senior Advocates of Nigeria

Dr Lady Mrs Ngozi Ukachukwu, the CEO Gific Group, and the aunt to Chikaosolu Ojukwu (SAN) has described the newly inaugurated SAN   as a selfless personality whose interest is for the people and not even himself. She stressed that Chikaosolu Ojukwu, despite everything, has always strived to be the best in his life pursuits and thanked God for giving him the grace to be a senior advocate. She however advised him to continue in the spirit of helping the poor and needy with his new position as he has always done in the past. The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Olukayade Ariwoola on 27/11/2023 inaugurated 58 new senior advocates of Nigeria at the supreme court. Justice Olukayode Ariwoola in his keynote address at the event, said "time has come for Nigerians to pursue alternative dispute resolutions methods as this will help free the courts, of unnecessary over-stretching of both human and material resources. Justice Ariwoola gave the advice during the commencement of the S

Chikaosolu, Oseloka others inaugurated as Senior Advocates of Nigeria

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Olukayade Ariwoola yesterday 27/11/2023 inaugurated 58 new senior advocates of Nigeria at the supreme court. Justice Olukayode Ariwoola in his keynote address at the event, said "time has come for Nigerians to pursue alternative dispute resolutions methods as this will help free the courts, of unnecessary over-stretching of both human and material resources. Justice Ariwoola who gave the advice during the commencement of the Supreme Court’s 2023/2024 legal year and conferment of the rank of Senior advocates of Nigeria on 58 senior lawyers, also noted that there was the need to collectively build a virile legal framework to effectively grow the country.  It's however worthy to note, that the Industrial town of Nnewi got two senior advocates in the person's of Chikaosolu Ojukwu and Oseloka Osigwe. Ndi Nnewi, both at home and in the disapora came in their numbers to honor their own at Abuja, for the reception of this grand honor


Prince Ifeamuma Nwafor Orizu, the PDP Chairman of Nnewi North LGA has felicitated with Chief Sir Olisa Metu, (AKAJIUGO NNEWI) on his birthday. In life, one needs to accept the reality of the meaning of "Be Good" in Life. It's a dynamic life style. When one places others above self, he is said to be a phenomenal human being. Chief Olisa Metu is indeed a phenomenal being. Today Chief Sir Olisa Metu, a great son of NNEWI, conferred with the Chieftaincy title of AKAJIUGO NNEWI by the oldest traditional ruler in Nigeria, His Royal Highness, Igwe Dr. K. O. N. ORIZU 111,Igwe Nnewi confirmed him a man with a difference. Chief Sir. Olisa Metu has been an institution that has produced many successful individuals both in politics and businesses.  It's not in doubt that AKAJIUGO NNEWI is phenomenal in the Nigerian political landscape. As a politician it's a bold to state that many Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors, Senators, House members and other politica

Ugboaja felicitates Osigwe, Ojukwu, on their inauguration as Senior Advocates of Nigeria

The CMD of NAUTH, Prof  Joseph Ugboaja has felicitated with Oseloka Osigwe on his inauguration as a senior advocate of Nigeria. While interacting with newsmen in Abuja,Prof Ugboaja said "it's a happy thing and it's an outstanding achievements especially Nnewi. This is the apex of the legal profession and I am happy for both of them, as it's a good thing for one to achieve the apex of one's profession. So we are very proud of them.  He stressed that as senior advocates,the quality of their representation and services will go a notch better than what it used to be and that, as they are now at the apex of the legal profession, theIr is need to aling with them in seeking legal solutions for the development of the country. He however urged them to use their new positions to impact positively on the lives of people around them and also to those,that approach them for legal counsel.  Prof Ugboaja, however retirated the confidence he has in the duo, as he descr