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Christian Madubuko

35 illegal revenue collectors arrested in Anambra

Thirty-five illegal revenue collectors terrorizing Onitsha particularly Upper Iweka and Niger Bridge Head Onitsha and its environs have been arrested by the Anambra State anti tout outfit, Focused Initiative Against Touting, FIAT, set up by Anambra State Government Ministry of Transport.

Governor Obiano : Anambra to pay minimum wage from January

Anambra Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has assured the work force in the state that will start payment of new minimum wage to workers January 2020
The members and union of the Tomatoes Dealers unoin in Onitsha Tomatoes market has called on Stakeholders and Anambra State Government to immediately intervene and save them from untold tormenting and agony of extortion by some people in Onitsha using government’ s name to perform their ugly act .

Tomato dealers decry multiple taxation in Onitsha

The members and union of the Tomatoes Dealers Unoin in Onitsha Tomatoes market has called on Stakeholders and Anambra State Government to immediately intervene and save them from untold tormenting and agony of extortion by some people in Onitsha using government’s name to perform their ugly act .

Governor Obiano denies evil spirits invasion of Anambra government house

Giving government explanation to the story Eze said: “The first thing to note is that Governor Obiano was not anywhere near the venue of the prayer rally event where the report claimed the statement was made.”

Anambra government moves against tanker drivers

Petrol-bearing tankers are no longer permitted to move around during day time in Anambra State, Information and Public Enlightenment Commissioner Don Adinuba, said on Friday.
About 48 hours after petrol tanker accident resulted to fire disaster at Upper Iweka and Ochanja areas of Onitsha, another petrol tanker caused yet more damage early on Friday morning in Onitsha.

Fuel-laden trucks restricted in Anambra following accidents

The Anambra State government has restricted the time which vehicles laden with petroleum products can move in the state saying such vehicles can be allowed to move within the State from 8pm to 5am.

Anambra earmarks N100 million for malaria control, elimination

The Anambra State Government says N100 million is earmarked for malaria control and elimination programmes in the state 2020 budget.

Three killed in beer parlour fire in Nnewi

An early morning fire at a beer parlour in Nnewi, Anambra State, on Friday killed three female workers who were sleeping in the building.
Christian Madubuko

Anambra government will dismiss ATMA officers extorting motorists – commissioner

The Anambra State Government on Tuesday said it would dismiss any officer of the Anambra Traffic Management Agency (ATMA) who extorts motorists.

Anambra lawmakers task MDAs on budget implementation plan

Ministries, departments, parastatals and agencies of the Anambra State government have been tasked to ensure that they come up with realistic budget implementation plans as they begin budget bilateral discussions from Monday next week at the state Assembly.

Minister urges federal government to declare emergency on erosion, environment

Mrs Sharon Ikeazor, the Minister of State for Environment, on Thursday, called for the immediate declaration of a state of emergency on erosion ravaging several parts of the country to comprehensively tackle the menace.

Anambra governor didn’t tell Fulanis to pay N500,000 for killing any person

Anambra State government yesterday described as untrue the reports circulating in the social media that Governor Willie Obiano had told Fulani herdsmen to pay N500,000 for any Anambra person they killed, describing the report as the handiwork of the opposition.

Kenyans dominate first Onitsha City Marathon

Kenya’s Bernard Sang, 39, and Esther Chesand, 25, have won the male and female categories of maiden Onitsha City Marathon held in Onitsha, Anambra on Saturday.
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Only 300,000 people pay taxes in Anambra – commissioner

The Anambra Government says not more than 300,000 residents of the state pay taxes out of a population of 4.5 million.
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National, Houses of Assembly urged to raise funds for flood victims

The Anambra State Chairman of Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), Vincent Ezekwueme, has urged National and State Houses of Assembly to raise funds for victims of flood disasters across the country.

Anambra lawmakers asked for Prado – government

Anambra State government reacted weekend to the alleged preference of Innoson SUV cars to Toyota Prado Jeeps by members of the State House of Assembly, saying the lawmakers actually asked for Prado Jeeps.

Innoson getting enormous support, patronage from President Buhari’s government – chairman

Chief Innocent Chukwuma, Chairman, Innoson Group of Companies Nigeria limited, says the Federal government, under President Muhammadu Buhari, has given enormous patronage and support to his firm, Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM).

Anambra earmarks N6 billion for cargo airport

The Anambra Government has earmarked six billion naira for the construction of the Anambra State International Cargo Airport at Umueri, near Awka.

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Juergen Schedema, the Log Yard Manager of the ICC, was discovered dead early Wednesday morning, January 22.

German businessman shot dead in Liberia

Details of the incident are unclear, however, a government statement gave his name as Juergen Schedema and local media reported that he worked as a manager in a logging firm in the West African state.
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China advises against travel to Wuhan as coronavirus deaths surge

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“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

Kaduna introduces electronic traffic enforcement

The Kaduna State Traffic Law Enforcement Authority (KASTLEA) is being automated to make traffic enforcement in more efficient, a government statement said on Wednesday.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party to show proof of allegations that the state treasury is empty.

Governor Obaseki’s aide escapes gunmen, raises the alarm over threat to life

Comrade Solomon Okoduwa, Senior Special Assistant, (SSA) Edo State Governor on Anti-Human Trafficking Issues, on Wednesday cried out over what he described a series of threats to his life.