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Renowned Anglican Archbishop, Onyemelukwe Immortalised in Anambra

Late Archbishop Johnathan Onyemelukwe, a renowned clergyman of the Anglican communion, who led the church in various positions from 1974 to 2000, establishing several educational institutions and branches of the church has been immortalized with an estate named in his honoured. Mr Enuma Okoli, promoter of Onyemelukwe Glory Estate revealed this to journalists in Anambra in a press conference recently. Okoli who is also a ranking member of the Anglican Communion said, "the need to immortalise Archbishop Onyemelukwe arose from his work in the Anglican Communion, during his time as Bishop of the diocese on the Niger. The estate which has been named after this powerful Man of God is situated in Umuegem, Ufuma, Orumba North LGA, and we want to recreate Victoria Island, Lagos there. "The estate is targeted to be one of the most decent and modern estates in the southeast of the Niger and we invite men and women of honour and dignity to apply for some plots. A total of 183 plots are m

FG Orders For Reopening of schools

THE federal government has given directives for the reopening of all schools in the country by October 12 This came after about six months closure of schools nationwide by the government to stem the transmission of COVID-19 pandemic. The minister of education, Adamu Adamu who made the announcement on Friday in Abuja, also directed all Federal Colleges also known as Unity schools, to reopen on October 12. Adamu who said the decision was reached after exhaustive discussions with education stakeholders in the public and private sector as well ad international and development partners, urged all state and private schools to work out their modalities to reopen their schools. He advised all institutions to obey and adhere to the presidential task force guidelines on reopening of schools.


All roads will lead to Umuelemai, the headquarters of Isiala Mbano LGA of Imo State as the APC Candidate for Imo North Senate Election, Sir Frank Ibezim, is billed to flag off his pet project of illuminating all the communities without light, in Okigwe zone through the Rural Electrification Agency, Federal Ministry Of Mines And Steel Development. In a statement made available to Nigerian Notch by, Hon.Irouno Chukwunonye, Director, Media & Publicity of Sir Frank Ibezim's campaign team, stated that to ensure a smooth and unhindered takeoff,a team of Engineers led by Engineer Adeleye Mathew has already arrived the state for this event and will capture all rural and unserved communities in Okigwe zone billed for this destiny changing project. The statement further read that "Indeed, this is a dream come through for Frank Ibezim and Okigwe people of goodwill and positive consciences as it will not only change the narratives of the zone's backwardness but become a quantum le


  .......URGES THE STATE TO KEEP STRENGTHENING VARIOUS INSTITUTIONS. As Nigeria marks its 60th Independence anniversary, the Senator representing Anambra South and National Leader of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), Dr Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah has urged Nigerians to remain disciplined and focused as the future of the country is certainly brighter than imagined. The Senator made this known in an independence day message he personally signed on Thursday. According to Senator Ubah, Nigerians must be united not only by a common purpose, but also by common values of love, honour, morality, progress, courage and patriotism.  Congratulating Nigerians on the celebration, the YPP national leader said that despite numerous challenges, Nigeria has continued to achieve enviable successes on varied fronts. He further urged the government and good people of the country to continually build and strengthen institutions of accountability, justice and fair play. The Anambra South Senator further saluted

Shell to cut 9,000 jobs in Nigeria, others due to oil price crash as it shifts to clean energy

The Royal Dutch Shell Plc has revealed plans to cut thousands of jobs globally, including in Nigeria. Anglo-Dutch giant, Royal Dutch Shell Plc, has concluded plans to cut as much as 9,000 jobs globally, including Nigeria, as part of its cost-cutting measure due to the crude oil crash and the oil firm’s move to overhaul its business to embrace clean energy. The oil and gas giant, which employed 83,000 workers at the end of last year, expects to save up to $2.5bn annually from the cost-cutting plan that includes shedding between 7,000 and 9,000 employees before the end of 2022. This represents as much as 11% of the workforce that includes about 1,500 people taking voluntary redundancy this year. The global staff-cut comes as Europe’s largest oil company prepares to invest more in a low-carbon energy future while battling the market fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, which has slashed demand for oil. The Chief Executive Officer of Shell, Ben van Beurden, in a statement said, “We have to

HURIDE lauds Obiano over ingenious handling of Covid-19 pandemic in Anambra

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has been commended for the ingenous manner he managed the Covid-19 pandemic in the State. The  Human Rights,  Liberty Access,  and Peace, Defenders 'Foundation (HURIDE), which made the  commendation said because of the professional and humane way Governor Obiano handled Covid-19 pandemic in the State,  there was no spiking of the pandemic, while the people did not suffer unnecessarily as in other states like traders, Schools and other other busines interests stakerholders. The Governor, said the group,  in a statement signed by Dede Uzor A Uzor, chairmam, Board of Trustees (BoT) of HURIDE in Awka has always believed in delicate balancing in the management of the pandemic to reduce the spread of the pandemic  and the economic impact on the citizens. They noted that when others completely knocked down, the Governor understood the peculiarity of the  economy of his State and the adverse impact it would have had on the people and ordered the open

Road Rehabilitation: Ward Managers Laud Stella Oduah

The ongoing rehabilitation of Obodo-Ukwu and Ede Roads in Okpoko, Ogbaru Local has elicited rare commendation  for Senator Stella Oduah, representing Anambra North Senatorial zone in the Senate. The two roads are the most strategic in the area as they  connect Atani road leading to Senator Odua's ancestral home and Onitsha-Owerri Expressway. However, the administration of  Governor Willie Obiano abandoned the roads in spite of outcry by the citizens especially Okpoko residents and human rights community who protested over deplorable condition of the roads  The deplorable state of the road , said the chairman of chairmen  of Oduuh Ward Managers, Chief Fabian Ohananya, also affected negatively  the economy of  Okpoko, Iyiowa, Harbour Industrial  Estate and Ogbaru Local Government Area in general. The chairman  said three bankers have lost their  lives due to  the deplorable nature of the roads when they were sweeps away by rampaging floods at the closure of their work.  He said artic