Mamora Decries Rot, Under-Utilisation of Onitsha Port

The new Managing Director of Nigerian Inland WaterWays, Senator. Olorunnimbe Mamora, has decried the rot in Onitsha river port and its under-utilisation. Fielding questions from newsmen yesterday after inspecting the port facilities, Senator Mamora said the Port which was built during  President Shehu Safari’s administration and rehabilitated in 2012 by the administration of Goodluck Jonathan has been lying fallow unused since then. He lamented that the equipment have been lying fallow that they become disused, saying that it like abandoning one’s car for along time when you return back to…

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JUST IN: ANAMBRA ASSEMBLY IMPEACHES SPEAKER, APPOINT UZOZIE AS NEW SPEAKER

Tony Okafor, Awka The Speaker of the Anambra State House of Assembly, Rita Maduagwu, has been impeached. She was impeached by 20 out of the 30 members of the House on Tuesday. The motion to impeach her was moved by Ikem Uzozie, representing Aguata II constituency. He was seconded by Onyebuchi Offor(Ekwusigo constituency) Maduagwu was accused of financial impropriety, gross misconduct and sundry allegations. Ikem Uzozie was appointed the new speaker of the house. Details later…

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CD, HURIJE Lauds IG, Anambra CP Over Appointment of CPS DPO

The Inspector-General of Police (IG) and the Anambra State Commissioner of Police (CP)Alh.Umar Baba Garba have been lauded for appointing a Police officer of an Igbo extraction Ifeanyi Iburu, as the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Central Police Station, Onitsha. The Campaign for Democracy and Human Rights, liberty Access and Peace Defenders Foundation which  made the commendation after their third Executive session in Enugu, Enugu State called on the State Commissioner of Police to deploy more Igbo officers to strategic positions in Police formation in the State and entire South East Dede Uzor…

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Return Nwawuzie and Probe Madubuko – Ogbaru Traders To Gov Obiano

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has been urged to as a matter of urgency  restore the removed Chairman of Ogbaru Main Market, Chief Victor Nwawuzie, to bring lasting  peace and sanity to the market. Mr Chukwunonso Uzodinma, chairman of Concerned Ogbaru Main Market  Traders (COMMTs) who made the call also requested the Governor to prevail on the Commissioner for Trade, Commerce and Wealth Creation, Dr. Christian Madubuko, to desist from his undue meddlesomeness into the affairs of the market. He attributed the recent instability and high turnover of leadership in the Market…

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Why We Want Anambra Traffic Management Commander Sacked – Campaign for Democracy

The Campaign for Democracy (CD), has decried the increasing traffic congestion in Onitsha metropolis and its environs which has created untold suffering for the people and drastically slowed down economic activities in the commercial town. The National Publicity Secretary of CD, Dede Uzor A Uzor, lamented that inspite of the increasing traffic jam, the Anambra State Traffic Management Authority (ASTMA) has failed to rise up to the occasion , rather was busy extorting money from the members of the public and sometimes openly robbed  their victims. “Unfortunately, the state Government…

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IGWETE STOOL : MONARCH INAUGURATE HIGH CHIEFS

The Igwete of Amai Kingdom His Royal Majesty Eze Paul Solomon Ifeneziuche has inaugurated the newly constituted Council of Chiefs into the Igwete In-council in line with the law of the land. It was indeed a celebration galore for the entire people, especially Chiefs from the various quarters of the kingdom who witnessed the inauguration of their representatives to the Igwete In-council and as well as those who were appointed by their most peaceful and loving monarch. The monarch had earlier on mandated the various Ruling Houses to select the…

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