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Covid19: Anambra Concerned Citizens Call For Proactive Synergy to fight the Scourge.

By Chigozie Igbo Jr The Anambra Covid-19 Network, comprising of Civil Society Advocates, Media Professionals,  State and Non-State Actors and other concerned Citizens, have called on Anambra state government to form a synergy with the civil society to fight the scourge in the state. The group comprising of Prince Chris Azor, Chairman, Anambra State Civil Society Network (ANCSONET), Convener, Alfred Ajayi, Media Consultant, Chukwemeka Jideani Legal Practitioner. Executive Director, Ethics and Corporate Compliance Institute of Nigeria, Gab Okpalaeze (ED, Media Rights Initiative), Iyom Faustina Igbasi.(Udo Women Organization), Chisom Chude esq, FIDA, Juliet Ifechukwu, Anambra State Coordinator, International Youth Alliance For Family Planning, Francisca Ebelechukwu.Sustainabe Development for Peace and Social Responsibility Centre, Dr Mmasinachi Umeh, Life  Care Protection Rehabilitation and Safety Organization, Kenechukwu Makwudo.(Academia), made this call after a thorough and care

EASTER CELEBRATION; CP Abang felicitates with Ndi Anambra

Urges them to pray for victory against COVID-19 global Pandemic while strictly adhering to the restriction order* The Anambra State Police Command  assures all "Ndi Anambra" particularly Christian faithful that this year's Easter period , like the previous ones would be celebrated peacefully.  Consequently,the Commissioner of Police *CP John B.Abang,fdc* while wishing all "Ndi Anambra" a happy and peaceful Easter celebration also enjoined them to use the period and pray for total victory against the dreaded COVID-19 global pandemic in Nigeria and the World at large. Meanwhile, the public are enjoined to strictly adhere to the restriction order and all the safety precautions against the Corona virus. The Command also assures the public of it's commitment to ensure Safety and Security in the State during and after the Easter period,please.


The governor of Imo state,H.E Sen Hope Uzodimma,has approved Friday April 10  for Imo people and residents to  shop for food items for the Easter celebrations. In a release signed by Hon Declan Emelumba Commissioner for information and strategy, and made available to this newspaper, stated that 10th of April 2020 relaxation of the Lockdown is to enable IMO indigenes shop for easter period. The release said that, this  means that the total lock down of the state will be temporarily relaxed on Friday (tomorrow) April 10, to enable Imo people and residents shop only for food items for the Easter celebrations.  Consequently food markets and food vending supermarkets will be allowed to open from 6am to 6pm tomorrow.  All concerned are advised to adhere strictly to the time allowed and ensure that they shop only for food items. Boutiques, jewellery shops and all other non food markets and outlets  remain shut tomorrow. The total lock down of the state resumes with full force from

Veteran Imo Broadcaster Doles out Palliatives

Veteran IMO Broadcaster,  Mr. Chimezie Ndukaku, has towed the line of IMO state government in cushioning the effects of the covid19 stay at home directives, to stop the spread of the virus. In a private post today on his WhatsApp handle, Mr. Chimezie Ndukaku said he has waived two months of house rent to the tenants in his house. Mr. Chimezie Ndukaku who anchored the popular program on radio (Eche na Madu wu Ewu) tasked other landlords in IMO state to follow suit, so as to reduce the sufferings the shut down has placed on Nigerians and Ndi IMO in particular. He said "to God be the  glory. I have granted 2 months free rent to the 5 Tenants of the 5 Flats in my house at the water logged Onwujiariri St,  Umuofor, Egbu (opposite Christina Hospital) ie March & April to help them cushion the effects of Covid-19 and also in the spirit of Easter." He therefore called on other landlords to do likewise. By assisting one another, which will be to help our Govt and as well p

Breaking: Office of Accountant General on Fire

There is fears that the fire that is now on a the office of the accountant general may destroy the building if nothing is done about it now. The accountant general office in Abuja Nigeria is on fire. Details Later......

FG insists on Chinese doctors, says they will bring “scarce medical supplies

The 18-member team of Chinese experts will be arriving soon with “globally scarce supplies” in the fight against the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). This is coming days after the  Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC)  rejected the invitation by the Federal Government of a Chinese medical team to help Nigeria in its coronavirus response. Dr Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health, disclosed this on Monday in Abuja, at the Presidential Taskforce (PTF), briefing on COVID-19 in the country. “On Friday, April 3, I announced that a team of Chinese medical experts will arrive. They are expected to arrive Nigeria in a few days with a consignment of globally scarce medical supplies, to augment government efforts and build capacity to contain the COVID-19 outbreak. “The donation by Chinese Companies in Nigeria, includes Personal Protective Equipment, PPE, medical consumables, over one million surgical masks for health workers and even ICU ventilators, valued at o

Court sentences Funke Akindele, husband to 14-day community service.

Ikeja – An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday Sentenced Nollywood star, Funke Akindele, and her husband, AbdulRasheed Bello, to 14 days community service each for violating social distancing regulation of Lagos State. The couple had admitted guilt before Chief Magistrate Yewande Aje-Afunwa during arraignment on Monday. Aje-Afunwa also imposed a fine of N100 on each of them and ordered that each of them should be isolation for 14 days. The chief magistrate had stood down the case after the couple pleaded guilty. She imposed the sentence when proceedings resumed more than an hour later. Aje-Afunwa while sentenc described their actions as reckless. “The defendants shall pay a fine of N100,000 within three days from today. They are to serve community service for a period of 14 days – for three hours from 9am-12pm daily – excluding Saturday and Sunday. “The community service shall be done in any public place in Lagos. “The defendants shall be made to visit 10 import

Relating 5G to Coronavirus*

1. In this country, the Deeper Life Church told us that television is a *devil's cupboard* and asked her members NEVER to use them, today Deeper Life air their programs on television. 2. In this country, the Orthodox churches and some Pentecostal authorities told her congregation not to use soft copy of the Bible during church services claiming that the devil is using it to make believers be ashamed of Christ by way of not carrying the hard copy, but today, all pastors of every denomination uses softcopies of the Bible from Laptops, Ipad, Smartphones, etc to preach right inside the church auditorium. 3. In this country, at the early stage of christianisation, some churches banned the use of musical instruments in the guise of it's unbiblicality, but today, any church that does not have a musical equipment won't attract the (younger fellowers). 4. In this country, women putting on trousers were demonised not to talk of wearing same close to church auditorium, but toda