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Chief Akagburuonye has sent a Save Our Souls(SOS) message to the Federal Government for an immediate repair of the road of the Mgbidi Onitsha express road to reduce the sufferings of motorists in the state and adjoining states. Akalgburuonye who's popularly known as Akara Ugo made this Clarion call at Omuma, the headquarters of Oru East local Government area in Imo State during inauguration of the council area leadership of Onwa Grassroot Mobilisers for Good Governance of which he is the State Patron. He pointed out that the road is very crucial in the nation's transformational and developmental agendas lamenting how he,  his entourage and other Nigerians were stocked up for hours at the bad spot which is not up to a kilometer and eventually the lorry carrying the palliatives he intended to personally share at the occasion to the down trodden in the area were trapped as they managed to rescue just  few of the items, informing that efforts are being made to recover and bring dow

2023: Group Insist on Igbo Presidency.

.... Converge in Awka, Launch Global Movement for Igbo Presidency. A group known as Global Movement for Igbo President 2023, yesterday in Awka, Anambra state capital maintained that there is no going back on the project to ensure that the presidency of Nigeria come 2023 will be an personality from Igbo extraction. While leading the pack of prominent personalities of Igbo extraction yesterday, the former Governor of Anambra state Dr Chukwuemeka Ezeife, called on Igbos to unite for the actualisation of a President of Igbo extraction. He said that the clamour for an Igbo President come 2023 can only be realised when other zones in the country support the project, hence the need to lend out a hand of fellowship to them, while stressing that a President from Igbo extraction is long overdue. He hinted that “Power is taken,  and rather not given. In his words he said that "we shall send our Steering Committee members to Bola Tinubu and Northern aspirants to see reason why Igbo's shou

Imo SWAN Thumbs up Governor Uzodimma's Appointment of Heartland FC Interim Management

.........Tasks Heartland management to live up to expectations The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria(SWAN), Imo Chapter has hailed the bold move of the Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma in appointing an interim Management Committee for Heartland FC and thus brought to a halt the lingering leadership crisis in the club. In a statement made available to this newspaper reads thus " It's pertinent to recall that Heartland FC have been in the news for the wrong reasons lately with the tussle over the identity of who leads the club,thus  threatening the existence of the club that had once brought laurels, honour and pride to the state in the past right from when it was formed as Spartans FC before the change in nomenclatures to Iwuanyanwu Nationale FC and Heartland FC." The statement further stated that "this prompted members of the State SWAN as critical stakeholders to issue a press statement alerting Governor Hope Uzodimma on the danger and also informing


Facts speak for themselves. And that is what we present at this auspicious season of the first year anniversary of Chief Dr. George Nnadubem Moghalu, as the Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority. At moments of a  commemoration like this, it is for a clarion call for a detailed evaluation of the immensity and profundity of efficiency and effectiveness. Also, it is a time for reckoning, and accounting for stewardship. This is usually of two phase; at the introspective level and at the communicative level in order to determine the extent events have advanced. Without any shred of doubt, for Chief Moghalu, everyday is usually like judgment day, in which he gives account of his works and aim to improve and develop the country’s inland waterways. Practically, he works day and night, spending himself and being spent for that singleness of purpose which is to serve God and man. His life is characterized by sharing values, transmitting faith and giving life. The result is the

Senate Moves to investigate SEAMATA’s claims on delay of their cargoes and imposition of excessive charges on their containers by PIL

........... Hearkens to Senator Ifeanyi Ubah’s motion. The Senate on Wednesday, resolved to look into the complaints by the South East Amalgamated Market Traders Association (SEAMATA) over delayed cargo and imposition of excessive charges on their containers by PIL Shipping Company, a shipping agency with operational base in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.  The Senate resolution was adopted because of the comprehensive motion, on the urgent need to rescue, South East Amalgamated Traders Association businesses from total collapse, by the uncomplimentary attitude of PIL Shipping Agency, moved under Order 43 by the Senator representing Anambra South, Senatorial District Senator Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah on tuesday July 7, 2020.  While moving the Motion, Senator Dr Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah informed the Senate on the excruciating pains and extortion suffered by SEAMATA in the hands of PIL Shipping agency entrusted with the task of delivering their containers from China to Nigerian Ports.  Senator U


MANAGING Director/Chief Executive Officer (MD/CEO), National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Chief Dr George Moghalu, on Sunday said that with functioning of Onitsha Port- economic gateway of Anambra and the South East economy have been opened. He said that it will reduce unnecessary and avoidable expenses for transporting containers from Lagos ports and Port Harcourt port to South-East.Dr Moghalu, who disclosed this in NIWA office Onitsha during commisioning of the long awaited Onitsha Port. He said, “it is obvious that my aim and commitment to bringing functions to Onitsha Port is no longer a mirage and elusive as many thought. My good intentions as an Anambra-born MD of NIWA are to make the port operational in order to boost economic activities in Anambra State and South East, create jobs and wealth, improve ease of doing business, give South East sense of belonging, reduce bottles necks in clearing goods and save monies wasted in transporting containers from different ports to t

Benneth Nwankwo & Chioma Okonkwo now Brand Ambassadors of De-GraceLand Home Consults.

Real Estate brand, De-GraceLand Home Consults is now the official sponsor of Straight Talk With Benneth Nwankwo. The talk show, which hit the Nigerian media waves in August 2020 is a syndicated talk show that sheds light on established and new figures in the worlds of literature, fashion, entertainment, popular culture, and sometimes politics.  The show airs on ABS TV Channel 113 Startimes and Channel 29 Metrodigital.  As part of the sponsorship deal, Benneth Nwankwo, the talk show host, will now serve as brand ambassador of De-GraceLand Home Consults. In a press statement signed by the company's Managing Director, Hon Okoli Okechukwu, the company also announced the signing of Former Miss Impact Anambra State as Brand Ambassador.  Part of the statement reads “Our commitment to be the leading Commercial Real Estate Consultant and development company in  Nigeria that will service/provide the highest number of decent, accessible, comfortable and affordable Land/houses in the country w


The ultra modern medical facility built by Anambra progressives under the leadership of Senator Dr Patrick Ifeanyi at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital's permanent site, has commenced medical services in Nnewi, Anambra South East Nigeria. In a statement made available to this newspaper, by the Head of Strategic  Communications, Hon. Kamen Chuks O, to Senator Dr Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah reads thus " this is to formally inform Ndi Anambra as well as other residents especially our people  residing in Anambra South Senatorial District , that the above mentioned hospital built and commissioned a few weeks ago by the Anambra Progressives Union ably convened by the Most Distinguished Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Ubah has commenced full medical services at the facility in the permanent site in Akammiri."  The statement further stated that "It may interest you to know that prior to yesterday, the teaching hospital  has been

Award Winning Poet, Chijioke Amu-Nnadi Emerges Chairman of Nsukka Journalists Foundation

By Emmanuel Ikechukwu-Jonathan, JP. Award winning poet, Mr. Chijioke Amu-Nnadi, has been elected Chairman of Nsukka Journalists Foundation (NJF) alongside other members to pilot the affairs of the foundation for the next three years as the executive committee arm of NJF. Amu-Nnadi pulled a total of 51 votes to emerge victorious ahead of Prof. Nick Idoko who scored 2 votes while one of the Vice Chairmanship candidate, Obioma Ogili, stepped down for Amaka Ukwuaba of NTA, who was declared winner as an unopposed candidate.  The said election was part of the programmes of the year 2020 Annual Convention of the Nsukka Journalists Foundation (NJF) which was held on Friday, October 2, 2020, at Jerry Marriot Hotel, Nsukka, under a convivial atmosphere, with members from across the country in attendance.  The Convention started by 10am with the safety and health measures established to observe Covid-19 protocols in place. It will be recalled that the Nsukka Journalists Foundation has been operat


- As Police Arrest 2 FSARS Operatives, 1 Civilian Accomplice in Lagos State  The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has banned the personnel of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) and other Tactical Squads of the Force including the Special Tactical Squad (STS), Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Anti-Cultism Squad and other Tactical Squads operating at the Federal, Zonal and Command levels, from carrying out routine patrols and other conventional low-risk duties - stop and search duties, checkpoints, mounting of roadblocks, traffic checks, etc - with immediate effect. In addition, no personnel of the Force is authorized to embark on patrols or tactical assignments in mufti. They must always appear in their police uniforms or approved tactical gear. The IGP’s directives come against the backdrop of findings by the leadership of the Force that a few personnel of the Tactical Squads hide under these guise to perpetrate all forms of illegality, contrary to the