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  …OFFERS 30% DISCOUNT ON OUTSTANDING ARREARS The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company PLC (EEDC) has felicitated with her customers in the spirit of the yuletide, appreciating them for their support and patronage through the year. The company also reminded its customers that the energy bills for December, which is for energy consumed in the month of November, has been distributed, appealing to them to pay up their current charge and part of their arrears to avoid being disconnected during the festive period. The Head, Corporate Communications, EEDC, Mr. Emeka Ezeh, made this known on Thursday in Enugu, during a chat with newsmen. According to Ezeh, as part of efforts to ensure that its customers enjoy the Christmas and New Year celebrations, the company has commenced network maintenance works to deliver reliable power supply. Ezeh appreciated the cooperation and support the customers have extended to the company and affirmed that the company can only sustain its operations and conti


By Christian ABURIME The Anambra State Law Review Committee has concluded its review. The Committee which was set up by the immediate past administration paid a courtesy call on Governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo at the Governor's Lodge, Amawbia, to officially submit it's report. The Committee was led by the former State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Dr. Uju Nworgu. Recieving the Committee, Governor Soludo commended their efforts on the onerous task which they successfully discharged, emphasizing on the significance of digitizing Anambra State Laws. "Part of what we would like to achieve is in line with our vision of making Anambra the digital tribe of Nigeria. "We will liaise with our learned justices, the Chief Judge as well as the State House of Assembly to ensure that these requirements of hardcopy and so on and so forth will be a basic investment. "By the time ndi Anambra gets acclimatized with the digital culture we are striving to imbibe, th

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Wing asks Southerners to resist the reign of terror sponsored by Ekpa

  Apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has asked the people of Southeast to resist a full reign of terror being sponsored by enemies of Ndigbo through Simon Ekpa. Ekpa, a self acclaimed discipline of the IPOB leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu had ordered Ndigbo to stay at home for five days. Reacting, the National President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, Mazi Okwu Nnabuike said it was now clear that Ekpa was being sponsored by enemies of Igboland. He wondered how any right thinking person would ask people to sit-at-home for five consecutive days at a time the country's economic woes were biting harder. According to him, "We are a few days away to the Christmas and New Year celebration, with a lot of bills for parents to pay, including house rent and school fees by January.  "But someone who is in far away Finland, in the comfort of his room is telling parents and breadwinners to stay at home for five days.  "It is even mo


  His Excellency, Distinguished Senator Hope Uzodimma today, received in audience, a delegation from the Embassy of the People's Republic of China, who came on a courtesy visit. The Governor expressed gratitude to his visitors for identifying with the State on possible partnership in harnessing the great potentials of the State. His Excellency, therefore, restates the State's availability for any productive relationship. The leader of the delegation, Mr. Wu Baocai, Directing Officer of the Embassy, commended the Governor, on behalf of his team and the Government of China, for the warm reception while pledging their readiness for a possible partnership. #HopeNewAndElectronicMediaCenter


By Christian ABURIME Anambra State Governor, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, CFR has identified the church as a critical strategic partner to his administration. While speaking during a Harvest and Bazzar Mass at St. Matthew's Catholic Church, Amawbia, Governor Soludo told the church to join hands with the government in propagating and driving the message of his administration to the grassroot. The Governor stated that his government promotes ecumenism in the Anambra project while maintaining that the body of Christ remains one The Governor further said, "the Government House Chaplain, Father Raphael conducts mass at the Governor's Lodge on Sundays, the Pentecostals lead service on Mondays, the Anglicans take their turn on Tuesdays, then the Catholics take over. The Governor disclosed that his administration is working 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to carry out the task ndi Anambra employed him for. He advised the church leaders to help in further spreading the message

2023: Publish Your Campaign Fund Sources, SERAP Tells Presidential Candidates

Civil society organization, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the 18 presidential candidates contesting the 2023 election to regularly and widely publish the sources of their campaign funding. SERAP, which made the demand in an open letter it wrote to all the candidates, said this would demonstrate leadership, transparency and accountability if they direct their campaign councils and political parties to publish the sources. The group in the letter signed by its deputy director, Kolawole Oluwadare, SERAP insisted that it is concerned about the vulnerability of political parties to corruption because disproportionately large donations seeking specific outcomes or preferential treatment can subvert the wider public interest. The presidential candidates are Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP); Asiwaju Bola Tinubu of the All Progressive Congress (APC); Mr Peter Obi of the Labour Party (LP); Mr Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria

7th INEC Facility Burnt In 4 Months As Arsonists Attack Imo Office

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Oru West local government area of Imo State whas been burnt down, increasing the number of attacks on the Commission’s facilities to seven located in five states of the Federation in the last four months.  The arsonist attack, according to a statement signed by the National Commissioner and chairman,Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, made available to journalists on Sunday in Abuja. The statement said the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Imo State, Prof Sylvia Uchenna Agu, reported that the office was attacked at about 4.00am on Sunday, December 4, 2022

World Cup 2022 - England 3-0 Senegal: 'Gareth Southgate's critics must admit he got it spot on again'

Jordan Henderson's sweeping finish was not simply the pivotal moment in England's World Cup win over Senegal but a vindication of manager Gareth Southgate's sure touch in team selection. Henderson has been a lightning conductor for critics ready to poke at Southgate's perceived conservatism, but if one pick showed the England manager's priceless ability to shut out the noise and focus on the requirements of tournament football it was his decision to stick with Liverpool's 32-year-old captain. Needless to say, the court of social media opinion was vociferous in its condemnation of the choice before the game but Southgate is impervious to such outside influence and Henderson was central to a 3-0 win that sets up a quarter-final with France on Saturday. England beat Senegal to set up France quarter-final How to follow England quarter-final with France Fifa World Cup: Groups and schedule When England were struggling against the USA in the group stage, Southgate igno

Lawyers Announce New Body To Rival NBA, Founding Secretary Kicks

Some legal practitioners in Nigeria have established another professional association of lawyers known as the Law Society of Nigeria (LSN) thereby splitting the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). The association which is led by Kunle Ogunba (SAN), according to its promoters, was formed to break the monopoly of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), which is the sole umbrella body for the legal profession in Nigeria since 1933. A copy of its certificate of registration, seen by newsmen, showed that it was registered as far back as December 1994 On its Twitter page @LawSocietyofNig, the association describes itself as an alternative for change. It has Ogunba as its president, Hon. Nimi Walson-Jack as the vice president and Abdulquadir Alhaji Sani as the secretary. Other members are Olasupo Ojo as its welfare secretary, Chioma Ferguson as its treasurer and Douglas Ogbankwa (publicity secretary). In a swift reaction to the formation of the group, Richard Oma Ahonaruogho (SAN) who described himse

Ifeanyi Ubah holds training workshop for social media influencers in Anambra

  Senator Dr Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah, the senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District at the Senate has organized a one day media seminar, workshop for youths under his media structure to better equip them on the modern trends in the social media world. The programme with theme, social media influencing as a veritable career option, was geared towards delivering quality influencing options while staying in line with basic information dissemination devoid of fake news.  The guest speakers at the event which took place at Classic Munich Hotel Nnewi, took turns to teach the Ifeanyi Ubah media structure on the need to use the social media as a veritable tool for self and community development.  Dr Justin Nwankwo, spoke on the pros and cons of the social media and how it can be used for added advantage towards delivering quality content to the public devoid of fake news.  In the same vein Ebuka Onyekwelu, took them on  election reporting and effective feedback from the situation on