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Anambra State Government Takes Critical Steps To Contain COVID-19

... Inaugurates Ad-hoc Committee with Professor Iwu as member ... Directs civil servants to proceed on 14 day leave ... Suspends all public gatherings By Ndu Chris Nwannah, ATM Guest Writer Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has announced new measures aimed at...

One Week After Lagos Explosion: New Fatalities Reported, Occupancy Rights Distorted, and Community Life Utterly Contorted

… New fatalities reported in past few days, bringing total body count so far to 23 and about 500 displaced … Salvage work and clearance underway, but massive destruction defies easy solution … State government sets up relief fund, but reconstruction...

Nigeria Shuts Out Travellers From 13 Countries As Domestic Coronavirus Cases Increase

… Follows example of other African countries … Schools, public events and gatherings begin to be shuttered … ANSG launches sensitization, bans public assembly from 23rd March … CBN cuts interest rate and will inject ₦1 trillion into economy By Chudi Okoye and...

ANSG Congratulates Mr. Chudi Offodile On Appointment As NIMASA Director

By Ndu Chris Nwannah, ATM Guest Writer The Anambra State Government has issued a statement congratulating Honourable Chudi Offodile on his appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari as an Executive Director in the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). Offodile...

At 14th UNIZIK Convocation, Youths Charged to Take Advantage of African Free Trade Agreement

... African Export-Import Bank boss, Professor Oramah, urges youths to harness African Continental Free Trade Agreement which takes effect by July 1, 2020 By Ndu Chris Nwannah, ATM Guest Writer, and Chudi Okoye It had taken an immense amount of gritty...

UNIZIK Honours Deposed Emir Sanusi, Others, During 14th Convocation Ceremony

... University confers doctorate degrees on deposed Emir of Kano, along with MDs of Innoson Motors and Dozzy Group ... Graduates 49 First Class materials, 339 doctorate degree holders ... Tackles infrastructure decay, staff, students' indiscipline ... Orders Confucius Institute officials in...

Removal of Emir of Kano: Questions for Awka

The dramatic dethronement of the powerful Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, on March 9, 2020 by the governor of Kano State is a compelling story all its own, but it highlights the question of why the long-lingering kingship...

Force Headquarters Emerge Best As 2020 Nigeria Police Games End

By Ndu Chris Nwannah, ATM Guest Writer and Joseph Nwiyi, ATM Reporter The 12th Biennial Nigeria Police Games event tagged Anambra 2020 has come to a colourful close at Ekwueme Square, Awka, capital of Anambra State. The closing ceremony witnessed...

Following Project Lag, New Completion Deadline Set For Anambra Int’l Cargo Airport

.... Project misses original 36-month deadline set in April 2017 .... New 15-month deadline set at recent Anambra Council of Elders meeting .... Elders Council praise effort on the airport and other government initiatives, much to the chagrin of critical civic...

Unknown Baby Refuse-dumped In Awka Metropolis

By Ndu Chris Nwannah, ATM Guest WriterIt was a horrible sight as an unknown baby was found dumped in a dumpster at Okpuno within the Awka Metropolis. The situation created panic among people, while some others, especially women bemoaned,...
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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...