PLANNING AWKA CITY –LEARNING FROM ROME BY FRANCIS OKOYE

I was privileged to visit Rome in 2015 from the 8th of May, 2015 to the 14th of May, 2015, and made several critical observations which can be of use in the planning of and development of Awka Capital. This can be incorporated in the master plan of Awka and other cities in the South-East.

1. ROADS AND TRANSPORT Rail line connects the city surrounding to the center. The roads were wide enough to allow parking on both sides of the road. On the road parking portions marked out, they are specific

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HOW EVERY SECTOR CAN HELP END T.B by Francis Okoye

Dr. Sunil Khaparde, Deputy Director General ,Ministry of Health and Family welfare, India recently gave a lecture in the SDM health justice lecture series on inter-sectoral response to end TB, which shows how every sector can help end TB
The SDM Health Justice Lecture is a series of online lecturers talks, exploring inter sectoral solution for specific health problems, named after the mother of Prof. Dr. Rama Kant.
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Bank of Industry reveals… HOW SOUTH EAST CAN BE BETTER DEVELOPED

By FRANCIS OKOYE

Experts from the Bank of Industry, have made revelations of how the South East can be better developed, at the BOI – South East Customer Engagement Forum 2017, held at the Beautiful Gate Hotels, Awka.

Bank of industry,Nigeria

At the event, Mr chike Nwaebe, MD/CEO, Renewal Consulting, spoke on the challenges faced by MSME and way out, an empirical analysis of South East Nigeria MSME’s.

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NIGERIA IS A GRAVE YARD FOR ABANDONED AND UNCOMPLETED INFRASTRUCTURE

HON OSELOKA OBAZE
HON OSELOKA OBAZE

-OSELOKA. H OBAZE by francis okoye

A 3 times secretary to state government of Anambra state, author ,seasoned administrator and former gubernational candidate in Anambra State, Hon Mr. oseloka H. Obaze has described Nigeria as a grave yard for abandoned and uncompleted infrastructure.

He said this while presenting a paper titled infrastructural development: A panacea for economic and social well being at the Nigeria institute of Architects (NIA) Anambra state chapter

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Unmasking campus cultists

•DSS unlocks secret code, reveals how to identify members

By Jet Stanley Madu

Few days ago, 40 students of the College of Health Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University (Unizik), Awka, Anambra State broke ties with darkness by renouncing their membership of different cult groups.

In the presence of the Vice Chancellor, Prof Joseph Ahaneku, Provost, College of Medicine, Prof A.M E Nwofor, the Registrar, Dr I.H Isidenu, and other dignitaries, the repentant students publicly

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EUROPEAN POLITICIANS TEAM UP TO ELIMINATE TB

BY FRANCIS OKOYE

While many of our politicians are busy doing one thousand and one things that can hardly impact on the people whom they are called to lead, politicians in Europe are doing something different, they have teamed up to eliminate TB from the countries they come from. Few months back, these politicians, who are members of the European parliament in Brussels, gathered together to organize a symposium innovate to eliminate tuberculosis. The event was co-organized by the TB

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ONOWU IGBONINE: LEADING THE IGBOS TO THE PROMISED LAND

ONOWU HON DR M N OZUA OKOYE JP
ONOWU HON DR M N OZUA OKOYE JP
ONOWU HON DR M N OZUA OKOYE AS A GUEST OF NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT IN SPAIN FOR NIGERIA  INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION IN 2014 IN SPAIN
ONOWU HON DR M N OZUA OKOYE AS A GUEST OF NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT IN SPAIN FOR NIGERIA INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION IN 2014 IN SPAIN
ONOWU IGBONINE WITH EZE IGBO GBURUGBURU,LATE DIM CHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU
ONOWU IGBONINE WITH EZE IGBO GBURUGBURU,LATE DIM CHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU

BY FRANCIS OKOYE
Onowu Hon. Dr. M.N. Ozua Okoye the Traditional Prime Minister of Igbo Land / The Igbo Regent is a high chief who has embarked on a mission to lead the Igbo’s to the Promised Land.

Born on November 28th 1939 into the family of Igbuefi Ozua Okoye”ana agba agu mba” and Iyom Nwabugo Ozua Okoye in Ifite Awkuzu Village, Awkuzu in Oyi local Government Area. After primary school at St. James Central School Awkuzu, he enrolled in the institute of Continuing Education in England and

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AGAIN,KNIGHTS OF ST MULUMBA,ONITSHA EXTEND CHARITY VISIT TO ONITSHA PRISONS AND MOTHERLESS BABIES HOME

> knights 1 > > > By Ononye VC > > Again,Knights of St Mulumba,Onitsha Subordinate Council under the leadership of Bro (Engr) > Ikem Osanakpo(Grand Knight) have continued their Lenten Charity mission to the less privileged in the society to put smiles on their faces this Easter period. > This time around the Knights have spread their missionary work to the Onitsha prisons and Onitsha Motherless Babies Home where they delivered foodstuff and gift items worth

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World TB day 2016:ANOTHER TYPE OF KILLER TB ON THE INCREASE

BY FRANICS OKOYE

When Mr. Okoro (Not real name) contacted TB, he was taken to the hospital for treatment, but he did not return from the hospital again. All efforts by the doctors to save his life failed, and he died .Mr. Okoro is just one of the hundreds of thousands of people all over the world, that has been hit by this type of TB, which is called multi drug-resistant TB. The World Health organization (WHO

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V2P, JDPC PUTS AN END TO MARGINALIZATION OF WOMEN AND COMMUNITIES IN ANAMBRA STATE

BY FRANCIS OKOYE At the official close-out of V2P projects in Anambra state, it was revealed how the V2P, voice to the people programme run by the JDPC in Anambra State together with partners like Christian AID, Development in practice, CRC, UkAid, SAVI has put to an end marginalization of women and communities in Anambra State, in the past 3 years. The event which was held at Finotel Classy Hotel, Awka in Anambra State was graced by top government dignitaries including Prof. Solo

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GROUP TO BUILD STATE OF THE ART CANCER TREATMENT CENTER IN AWKA

A group, the Anambra State Association Women in U.S.A has revealed its plan to build and equip a state of the art cancer treatment centre in Anambra State to be located at Amaku Hospital Awka. Speaking to newsmen at St Charles Boromeo Specialist Hospital Onitsha, the coordinator of the group in Anambra State, Hon Mrs. Bridget Obi, a former commissioner for Women Affairs in Anambra State, said that the organization cares for men and women suffering from cancer. We come here every year to

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