Major road to Nnewi market about to cut off - Traders cry out
Featured South East

Major road to Nnewi market about to cut off – Traders cry out

Traders in Nnewi, Anambra State have raised the alarm over deplorable state of roads leading to Timber Market in Agbo Edo area of the industrial city. They said the road, constructed four years ago and serving Timber (Ogbor Osisi) Market Agbo Edo, Building Materials Market, Spare Parts Market, Nkwor Nnewi and others has collapsed. Speaking

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Uneasy calm over crowning of two monarchs in Anambra community
South East

Uneasy calm over crowning of two monarchs in Anambra community

The traditional ruler of Amichi community in Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State, Igwe Ofobuike Ezeoke, has debunked his alleged dethronement and enthronement of another traditional ruler to take over from him. He also refuted alleged division, vacancy and contest for the traditional stool of the community. Certain members of the community had

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Anambra landlords protest epileptic power supply
South East

Anambra landlords protest epileptic power supply

Landlords at Ofuobi Estate, Ameri Layout, Nkwelle-Ezunaka, Oyi Local Government Area, Anambra State defied weekly Monday sit-at-home order to protest epileptic power supply in the area. The protesters who carried placards with varying inscriptions as “Emeka Offor, EEDC, Governor Soludo, Stakeholders, come to our rescue, we are being exploited,” alleged hijack of installation of electrical

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Buildings swallowed as gully erosion wrecks havoc in Abia
Metro South East

Buildings swallowed as gully erosion wrecks havoc in Abia

A gully erosion in several communities in Bende Local Government Area of Abia State swallowed a two-storey building and a four-bedroom bungalow after a torrential rain that lasted for over 16 hours. The two-storey building belonged to an indigene living outside the country, while the other belonged to another indigene residing in the state. The

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Stop accusing my staff of inducement when you don't have evidence - ANSPPB
South East

Stop accusing my staff of inducement when you don’t have evidence – ANSPPB

The Chairman, Anambra State Physical Planning Board (ANSPPB), Barr Chike Maduekwe has urged residents of the State to report any staff of the agency involved in any form of misconduct for appropriate sanctions. He cautioned those accusing the staff of financial inducement but unwilling to expose them to desist from tarnishing the image of the

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Gov Soludo commences massive road construction in Anambra
South East

Gov Soludo commences massive road construction in Anambra

In fulfilment of his promise that Anambra will become a massive construction site after the rainy season, Gov Charles Soludo has commenced massive road constructions in the state. Gov Soludo on Wednesday flagged-off construction of nine roads in Okpoko and the Mmiata-Anam-Nzam road which has two bridges. This is in tandem with his administration’s promise

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Refuse disposal: Revisit house-to-house collection approach - NUJ urges Soludo
South East

Refuse disposal: Revisit house-to-house collection approach – NUJ urges Soludo

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Anambra State Council has commended the Governor Chukwuma Soludo-led government for its efforts in evacuating refuse dumps littering the state. It however expressed misgivings over the workability of the planned house-to-house refuse collection approach, urging the government to consider revisiting the plan. In a communique issued by the Chairman,

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Sanitation: ASWAMA Board worried over traders' poor compliance in Anambra market
South East

Sanitation: ASWAMA Board worried over traders’ poor compliance in Anambra market

The Chairman, Governing Board of the Waste Management Authority, ASWAMA, Dr Emma Ezenwaji has urged market leaders in Anambra State to support the government in its bid to sanitize the market environment.  Ezenwaji who made the call during the monthly market sanitation exercise at Nkwo-Amaenyi market in Awka, condemned the attitude of traders, who went

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Woman slumps over demolition of new duplex by Anambra govt
South East

Woman slumps over demolition of new duplex by Anambra govt

A yet-to-be-identified woman has reportedly slumped following demolition of her new duplex apartment in Edoji, Uruagu Nnewi in Nnewi North Local Government Area of Anambra state. The facility was among the structures affected by last Friday’s demolition carried out by Anambra State Physical Planning Board (ANSPPB) after being marked for situating on access roads, thereby

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Soludo appoints Fidelity Bank chair to head ANSIPPA, ex-Commissioner Okoye as MD
South East

Soludo appoints Fidelity Bank chair to head ANSIPPA, ex-Commissioner Okoye as MD

Tha Governor of Anambra State, Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo has reconstituted the Board of Anambra State Promotion and Protection Agency (ANSIPPA) with Mr. Mustafa Chike-Obi as the Chairman.  Commissioner for Information, Paul Nwosu, in a statement said former Anambra State Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Mr. Mark Okoye is now the Managing Director of

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Don't enforce anti-open grazing law - Miyetti Allah begs Soludo
Featured South East

Don’t enforce anti-open grazing law – Miyetti Allah begs Soludo

Leadership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MCBAN), South East zone,  has appealled to the Anambra State Governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, not to enforce the anti open grazing law, for now. The cattle breeders who made the appeal on Monday, said implementing the law would adversely affect its members’  source of survival

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