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Anambra State Govt. mobilises contractors with N10 billion

Anambra State

The Anambra State Government says it has mobilised contractors with N10 billion to asphalt various road projects across the state before the rainy season. Governor Willie Obiano made the disclosure during an inspection of road projects leading to Amansea -Unizik Road, Awka on Tuesday. Mr. Obiano urged all contractors handling road projects in the state to accelerate work, as there ...

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11 dies as building collapses in Anambra

building collapse

At least eleven persons are feared trapped in a building that collapsed at Okpuno, in the Nnewi North Local Government Area of Anambra State. Our correspondent gathered that the incident happened on Wednesday night. According to a source, some of the persons trapped are masons from Ghana and Togo. When our correspondent visited the scene, rescue workers and security agents ...

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Senate lauds Anambra for commitment to National Housing Scheme

National Housing Scheme

Senate Committee on Lands has hailed Anambra State government for their commitment towards partnering the Federal Government in the contribution to the National Housing Scheme. Chairman, Senate Committee on Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Banabas Gemade, said this when he led his committee on a courtesy visit to Governor Willie Obiano, at Governor’s Lodge, Amawbia, on Tuesday. Other members who ...

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Fashola assures citizens that FG won’t watch Niger bridge collapse

road projects

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) has said that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration cannot fold its hands and watch the Niger Bridge, which was built in the 1950s, to collapse. Fashola stated this while inspecting ongoing repairs and maintenance works on the Niger Bridge, adding that the Federal Government was mindful of the fact ...

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Anambra State flags off the Umueri Airport City Project

Umueri Airport City Project

Chief Obiano reports that  Anambra State flagged off the Umueri Airport City Project. It has a model that will accommodate an airport with two runways, an aviation fuel dump, an airport hotel, an industrial business park, an international convention centre as well as a facility for aircraft maintenance. The project is estimated to cost over 2 billion US Dollars. It ...

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Anambra State bans illegal mining, to recruit 200 disabled persons

Anambra State bans illegal mining, to recruit 200 disabled persons

The Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano has banned illegal mining and extraction of solid minerals in the state. The Guardian reports that the ban was announced by the governor while he was receiving a delegation from the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) in Awka, the state capital. The delegation is on a nationwide tour, The Guardian reports. ...

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Erosion displaces 500 residents, destroys 100 houses in Anambra

Erosion displaces 500 residents, destroys 100 houses in Anambra

Reports show that erosion has displaced over 500 residents, and destroyed 100 houses in Enugwu-Ukwu community, Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State. The Guardian reports that, when officials of the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) visited the erosion site to ascertain the level of damage caused by erosion in the area, a community leader, Mr. Nwadinigwe Emmanuel, said ...

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Land Grabbers Descend On The Army of The Lord In Nnewi

land grabbers

Only last week, we brought you a report on the 21-years jail term slammed on land grabbers in Lagos state. Guess what? They are in the news again, only this time it’s in the South-East region of the country. Armed youths in Nnewi believed to be land-grabbers, last weekend, stormed a prayer ground in Umudioka, Awka South Local Government Area, ...

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