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Showing posts from November 10, 2019

Governor Ihedioha inaugurates Visitation panels to IMSU, IMSUTH, others

... Unveils plan to upgrade four general hospitals to specialists hospitals Imo State Governor, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha CON, has reinstated his administration's commitment towards transforming the state. The governor disclosed this in a press release made available to newsmen today. He said that his administration would not lend itself to the “whims and caprices of personal discretion”, noting that the, “greater good of the people of the state, would at all times take priority position”. This is as he disclosed plans to upgrade the General Hospitals in Orlu, Okigwe, Aboh Mbaise and Awo Omamma Council areas into the status of specialist hospitals in specific areas of medical specialization. The Governor stated this at the inauguration of the visitation panels to Imo State University, Imo State Teaching Hospital, Imo State Polytechnic and the Board Imo State Hospitals Management, held at Expanded Executive Council Chambers, Government House, Owerri on Wednesday. He sai

Hon Azubuogu sues for industrial growth, set to attract over 10MW electricity project to Anambra.

The Federal House Member representing Nnewi Federal Constituency at the national Assembly has engaged in advanced level talks with  some power companies on the need to generate more power for EEDC in Anambra, and the south east in generally to help stem the growing tension between consumers and EEDC. This was the import of the meeting he held with Mr Benjamin Amaechi, the commercial manger of Green Fuels Energy Ltd  in Lagos on Sunday morning after meeting with the Anambra community in Lagos the previous day. Our correspondent who monitored the meeting reliably gathered, that the  meeting was successful, to the extent that  negotiations have commenced on how to reach EEDC, to provide an enabling platform to evacuate over 10MW of electricity from the company which will help reduce the present cost of buying power, which has been a major problem facing EEDC over the years. Hon Chris Azubuogu while thanking Mr Benjamin Amaechi for the drive to improve on the latest technology


President Buhari has congratulated Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama on his appointment as Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja by the Holy Father, Pope Francis, following the retirement of John Cardinal Onaiyekan.  As the immediate past President of Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), former Archbishop of Jos, former President of the Episcopal Conference of West African Catholic Bishops and former Chairman of the Plateau State Interreligious Committee for Peace, the President recognises the roles Archbishop Kaigama had played in promoting peace, interfaith dialogue and mutual understanding between Christians and Muslims in the country.  As His Grace, Archbishop Kaigama begins a new phase of his ministry, the President joins all members of the Catholic Church across Nigeria in praying for a successful and memorable tenure in office that will see the Church accomplish great things for the unity and prosperity of the nation, while complementing government's eff

Ikeduru to generate over N10M from cash crops in 2020, says Council Boss

By Kizito Duru The Interim Management Committee chairman of Ikeduru Local Government Area (LGA) of Imo State, Anselam Opara, has said that the LGA will generate around Ten Million Naria (10,000,000) from cash crops in one year. The Chairman stated this while addressing some select journalists in his office at the council headquarter in Iho, recently. He said that in line with the Agro initiative of the state governor, Emeka Ihedioha, the LGA under his watch had embarked on cash crop and poultry farming. He said the agro revenue will increase in subsequent years. The Council boss announced that in a short while, Ikeduru LGA will produce Tomatoes, Cucumber, Lettuce, pepper, egg, et al, for commercial purposes. The Chairman noted that the investment on Agro-industry will boost the Internally Generated Revenue (1GR) of the LGA and create job opportunities for the people of Ikeduru. He added that the Agro-industry will empower the beneficiaries of the state government's