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Updated: Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, Dies After Reported Covid-19 Affliction

By Chudi Okoye The Chief of Staff to the Nigerian president, Mallam Abba Kyari, is dead. His death was confirmed in a tweet posted at 12:44 am local Nigerian time on Saturday, April 18, 2020 by Mr Femi Adesina,...

Religious Leaders, Governor, Felicitate With Christians At Easter

... Archbishop Ibezim charges Christians not to lose focus due to coronavirus ... Bishop Ezeokafor calls for commitment to serving God ... Obiano says Easter offers hope to humanity By Ndu Chris Nwannah, ATM Guest Writer The Archbishop of the Ecclesiastical Province of...

ANSG Imposes Fresh Two-Week Restrictions As Coronavirus Makes Landfall in Anambra

.... First positive Covid-19 case confirmed in Anambra State   .... ANSG imposes more stringent lockdown to combat the crisis .... More private individuals and entities donate relief packages   By Ndu Chris Nwannah, ATM Guest Writer, and Chudi Okoye The Anambra State...

Governor Obiano Gives Update On Fight Against Coronavirus

... Test results for samples from Anambra State were negative; awaiting other results  ... State completed two isolation centres and work progressing at a third centre ... Sharing of 200 bags of rice to elders in the state’s 181 communities...

Covid-19: Culprits Arrested for Posing as Health Workers

By Pamela Henry-Igwe Four persons allegedly impersonating government agency on the Covid-19 pandemic have been arrested by the Anambra state police command. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, Mr. Haruna Mohammed, disclosed in a statement that the impersonators...

Awka Times Tracking: Number of Confirmed Coronavirus Cases in Nigeria and Africa

As the incidence of coronavirus infection in Nigeria and Africa builds up, Awka Times has launched a reporting initiative to track the development. We have built mapping and charting constructs to report the cases. Hopefully this will help to...

Police in Anambra Discover Decomposing Body Of Woman In Amawbia, Awka South

... Alleged to have been killed by husband ... Transfer case to State CID Awka By Ndu Chris Nwannah, ATM Guest Writer. The Police Command in Anambra State has launched investigations into circumstances surrounding the death of a 31 year old married...

COVID-19 Forces a Fervid 14-Day Market Closure in Anambra State

By Ndu Chris Nwannah, ATM Guest Writer As part of measures taken to stop the spread of coronavirus, the Anambra State government has directed that all markets in the area should be closed for business ‪from Monday, 30th March, 2020...

Roman Catholic Priest Dies In His Car In Anambra West

By Ndu Chris Nwannah, Awka Times Guest Writer Tragedy struck the Christian community in Nigeria on 24 March 2020, following the reported death of a Roman Catholic priest in Anambra State. The priest who was identified as Reverend Father Charles Okeke-Odogwu...

Rivers Raises the Bar: Closes All State Borders to Combat COVID-19

• Raises constitutional issues relating to inter-state freedom of movement By Chudi Okoye In a dramatic new measure to check the spread of coronavirus within its administrative territory, the government of Rivers State in Nigeria has announced that air, sea and...
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Easter Meditations: Is Prayer Most Powerful as Sound, Thought or Light?

By Chudi Okoye We are at this moment more than midway through the Holy Week in Christendom, a period requiring...
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20% Population, 1% Political Power

20% Population, 1% Political Power By Chudi Okoye The math is simply mind-bending Bleaker even than in racist America Where once the beleaguered Black, Considered as White man's chattel, Were...

Stooperpower

Stooperpower By Chudi Okoye Anthony Blinken blinks inartfully At the spate of unspeakable horrors Visited upon Gaza by America's vexed ally. Joe Biden, his boss, bends unabashedly To the whims...

Supreme Court Ensnares the South East

With the recent Supreme Court ruling reinstating the terrorism and treasonable felony charges leveled against Nnamdi Kanu, danger looms for the South East. The...

Merge or Submerge: A Hobson’s Choice for Major Opposition Parties

With Nigeria sliding into a Hobbesian state, major opposition parties face a Hobson’s choice: remain fragmented and ineffectual, or adopt ‘cooperative strategies’ involving an...