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Federal Ministry of Works Reaffirms approval issued to Senator Dr Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah on repair Roads in Anambra.

The Federal Ministry of Works and Housing has retracted their earlier letter dated November 4, 2020 which the government of Chief  Willie Obiano has held firm and was circulating on social media claiming that Senator Ifeanyi Ubah did not obtain approval before embarking on maintenance of federal roads in Nnewi and its environs. In an official letter, made available to Nigerian Notch today, November 13, 2020 and signed by the Federal Controller of Works, federal ministry of works and housing, however explained why it issued the first letter, which it stated, that it was as a result of communication gap between the ministry and  contractor handling  repair works in the said roads.  Governor Obiano some weeks ago had attempted to stop  Senator Dr Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah from rehabilitating  federal roads in Nnewi and its environs, with claims, that approvals were not sought. The government in the state regrettable went so low to state that approvals from the state or LG authorities to repair

BREAKING: Imo House of Assembly Speaker Impeached for Financial Impropriety.

The Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Mr Chiji Collins, has been impeached by the Assembly. According to Channels TV, Collins was removed from office by the lawmakers on Friday during a plenary at the legislative chamber of the Assembly complex in Owerri, the state capital.   It’s been reported that the former speaker’s impeachment was backed by a move which was supported by 19 out of the 27 members of the House.   Collins was impeached over allegations of, financial impropriety, high handedness, gross misconduct among others. Following his impeachment, the lawmakers elected Mr Paul Emeziem from Onuimo Local Government Area as the new Speaker of the House.


Contrary to news making the rounds that the Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District is somehow involved in the skirmishes amongst his former workers that occurred in the premises of the company last week. It is imperative to set the records straight in order to avoid falling into the hands of political detractors who are hellbent on misleading the public. The former workers of the company in the past few months has been involved in negotiations with the management of the company to find closure to their situation since the illegal actions by Amcon that affected their work , remuneration and welfare for some years. In line with it’s resolution to pay off the workers, the company had several meetings with its workers and reached an agreement with them on a six months severance package and has commenced making the payments to the workers that signed the resolution, while this was going on seamlessly , some junior workers started illegal collection of fees (6k each) amongst

Moghalu hails Etiaba at 78, describes her as a role model to women

The Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Chief Dr. George Moghalu has felicitated with the former first and only female Governor in Nigeria, Dame Virgy Etiaba (Mama Anambra ) on her 78th birthday celebration. Moghalu described the Dame Virgy Etiaba as a woman of excellence, great motivator, seasoned Educationist, and a detribalised role model to Nigerian women, who has used her God given talent in human and national development, which has benefited a lot of Nigerians home and abroad. “Mrs. Etiaba is a core educationist and a reputable scholar who stands out as a role model to many students and colleagues who have come in contact with her. Her motherly disposition towards her state earned her the appellation of ‘Mama Anambra” “Her excellency historical elevation and position in Nigeria political history is a proof that there are possibilities that women can do well in leadership positions,” the NIWA boss added. While praying God to continue to strengthen Dame

NCC clears 5G tech in Nigeria

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said the trial of the fifth generation mobile network, showed that there was no health hazard associated with the use of the technology. The commission stated this in a draft consultation document on Deployment of Fifth Generation Mobile Technology in Nigeria, adding that the trial was conducted in six cities – Abuja, Lagos, Ibadan, Abeokuta, Kano and Calabar. The regulatory body said the tests were conducted in accordance with the 1998 International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection guidelines for general public exposure to varying electromagnetic fields, which were in force at the time of the trials. It said the results of EMF radiation indicated that the highest radiation at 26 GHz millimeter wave at 5m away from source was 4.3 per cent and at 30m from the source was 0.14 per cent. According to NCC, the highest radiation at 3.5 GHz at 5m away from the source was 11.4 per cent and at 30m away from the source was 1.9 per cent