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The man who saw tomorrow.

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  The man who saw tomorrow. C.DON ADINUBA. IHIALA & THE CAMPAIGN FOR NEW STATES Presentation by C. Don Adinuba to the Ihiala Progress Union Summit held on Saturday, June 30, 2012, at IPU Hall, Ihiala.   I feel privileged to be among those invited by the leadership of the Ihiala Progress Union to address the generality of our people on the campaign for at least one new state to be created in the Southeast geopolitical zone of Nigeria. I am really honoured.   Advocates of a new state want an Orlu State which will be known as either Njaba State or Urashi State. The envisaged state will compromise the present Orlu senatorial zone in Imo State plus the present Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State. This means that the creation of the state will entail a boundary adjustment. The very nature of boundary adjustment makes the campaign of an Orlu State which will include Ihiala exceedingly difficult.   The truth is that it is unlikely any of the 40 requests for new states will be suc

Trees Are Fundamental To Wildlife And Economy - Odimegwu

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  Trees Are Fundamental To Wildlife And Economy - Odimegwu  By Nkiru Nwagbo,  Anambra State Commissioner for Environment, Engineer Felix Odimegwu has affirmed that trees are fundamental to wildlife and our economy, as every element of nature plays a crucial role in maintaining the balance of our ecosystem, but none is more vital than the tree. The Commissioner stated this on Monday during the launching of Anambra State tree planting and urban forest action in Awka, the state capital. According to the Commissioner, "Trees are indispensable for the survival of all living beings.Thryy are the lungs of the Earth, serving as natural air filters and essential sources of oxygen. They act as natural air conditioners, providing habitat and protection for a multitude of species, including humans. "They provide fruits that feed humans, animals, and birds and are the primary source of raw materials for the paper and lumber industries. Additionally, they offer refuge and play areas for va

Boni Madubunyi (1933-2024), MFR: Embodiment of Success and Humility

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Boni Madubunyi (1933-2024), MFR: Embodiment of Success and Humility   By C. Don Adinuba Despite founding Nigeria’s most successful hydrocarbon geophysical consulting firm and contributing significantly to the development of the oil and gas sector, Boniface Madubunyi, who died at 90 on May 13th in London, was practically unknown to the Nigerian public. That’s the way he wanted it. Very few persons anywhere can be so successful and yet so self-effacing, almost monastic in their lifestyle. Madubunyi, an engineer trained at the University of Manchester in the early 1960s who was given the Member of the Federal Republic (MFR) national honour under the President Olusegun Obasanjo administration, set up a geophysical firm, Mabon Geophysical Surveys Ltd, that competes effectively with Western ones. Statoil of Norway, now Equinor, Shell, and Chevron to name and some others invested in Nigeria’s offshore in 1992 based on data and analyses from Mabon. Madubunyi was the first Nigerian person to ow

Unveiling the Power of Thin Films: Revolutionizing Semiconductor Technology for a Smarter Future - Asishana Onivefu

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  Unveiling the Power of Thin Films: Revolutionizing Semiconductor Technology for a Smarter Future - Asishana Onivefu Nkiru Nwagbo Awka Semiconductors have fundamentally transformed the world, powering advancements in electronics, automotive technology, medical equipment, security systems, and numerous other smart devices. One of the critical components in the fabrication of semiconductor devices is the thin film. These films are integral to a wide array of industrial applications, including solar cells, transistors, sensors, LEDs, contact metallization, and more. Their role is indispensable in ensuring the efficiency and functionality of modern electronic devices. Thin films are composed of one or more layers and play a pivotal role in semiconductor device fabrication. We found out that a Nigerian, Asishana, who is a researcher at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Delaware, is making significant strides in this field. His work focuses on the passivation

Awka security summit: Ozigbo blames Soludo for inability to curb violent killings in Awka

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  Awka security summit: Ozigbo blames Soludo for inability to curb violent killings in Awka . Former Governorship Candidate of Labour party  in Anambra State Valentine Ozigbo has expressed displeasure over state government inability to curb the increasing spate of violent killings in Awka the  capital city.  Ozigbo gave this hint during the Awka security summit organized by the lawmaker representing Awka South Constituency 1 in the Anambra State house of Assembly, Mr Henry Mbachu. He (Ozigbo) urged the state government to see security as priority, insisting that those who will walk on a tarred road will be alive to witness social amenities.  According to him "If you want to solve any problem, identifying the problem is already half the solution, when you simply deal with the symptoms and not the root cause that means you have failed in solving the problem. Today we have gathered in Awka because of the incessant banditry, kidnapping, killing, cultism that has taken lives, statistic

Facilitate Release Of Suspected Cultist and Face Ex-communication, Ozo Nwakalor to Ndi Ozo Awka.

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Facilitate Release Of Suspected Cultist And Face Ex-communication, Ozo Nwakalor to Ndi Ozo Awka. Nkiru Nwagbo The Ozo title holders in Awka Anambra State have passed a decree that any Ozo title holder who bail a cultist or make call to set him free shall be be ex-communicated, and, de-titled as Ozo. Ozo title holders who are the custodian of culture made the prounncement at a security summit convened by the member representing Awka 1 constituency at the Anambra state House of Assembly, Hon. Nigeria-Henry Mbachu on Wednesday. The secretary of the Ozo title holders in Awka Ozo Ndu Nwakalor who spoke on behalf of Ndi Ozo stated that they have decreed henceforth that any of their members who facilitated bail from security custody for any criminal suspects would be ex-communicated, and, de-titled as Ozo. According to him,this is part of the solution to solving the cultism and cult related killings in the town. Recalled that cult related activities have resulted in the killing of over 34 you

Soludo Gets Standing Ovation As Champion Newspaper Governor of The Year Award.

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  Soludo Gets Standing Ovation As Champion Newspaper Governor of The Year Award. By Christian ABURIME  The Eko Hotel and Suite, Convention Center in Lagos was filled to the brim Saturday, May 25, 2024 when Governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, CFR, received the Champion Group of Newspapers man of the Year award on infrastructure and rural development  The award which was received on his behalf by the Deputy Governor, Dr Onyekachukwu Ibezim was presented by the former Governor of Cross River State, Mr Donald Duke. While presenting the Award, the former Cross River Governor, Mr Donald Duke said emphatically that "the history of our country Nigeria in modern time cannot be complete without the sufficient mention of Prof Soludo" Mr Duke commended the sterling performances of Governor Soludo in the area of infrastructural and rural development alluding to the fact that Governor Soludo has changed the entire landscape of Anambra State into one 'big construction site' with infra

Rev Itam assumes office as Commissioner of Police Anambra State.

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  Rev Itam assumes office as Commissioner of Police Anambra State . NKIRU NWAGBO,  Nnaghe Obono Itam has assumed office as the new Commissioner of Police in Anambra following the statutory retirement of CP Aderemi Adeoye on 1st May, 2024.  According to the statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the Command SP Ikenga Tochukwu, noted that the new CP assumed duty yesterday being 13th may 2024. The statement affirmed that It am is an ordained Reverend of Foundation Faith  Church, Salem Family Worldwide. According to the statement" CP Obono Nnaghe Itam was born on 16th June 1967 in Yakkur LGA of Cross River State. He joined the Nigeria Police Force in 18th May 1992 as a cadet Assistant Superintendent at the Nigeria Police Academy Annex Kaduna.  CP Obono Nnaghe Itam holds a BSc in Sociology and Anthropology from the University of Calabar and a Master's degree in International Relations from the University of Port Harcourt. "Throughout his career, CP Obono Nnaghe It

Police in Anambra recovers three more bodies of boat mishap victims.

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  Police in Anambra recovers three more bodies of boat mishap victims. NKIRU NWAGBO Marine Police of Anambra State Command has recovered bodies of the three remaining victims of the unfortunate boat accident involving a movie cast. In a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, Anambra State Command, SP Tochukwu Ikenga noted that two of the bodies were recovered on 11th April, 2024 while the last was washed in by the tide yesterday's morning . Ikenga said that all the bodies have been deposited in hospital mortuary in Asaba while the President of the Guild of Actors and Actresses has been notified of the recovery. Furthermore, he said although the accident happened within the jurisdiction of Anambra State Command, insisting that issues relating to release of bodies of the accident victims for a decent burial  are to be handled by Delta State Police Command. "The Commissioner of Police CP Aderemi Adeoye commiserate with family, friends and fans of the actors who

CP Adeoye Consoles Families of Boat Mishap and AGN

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CP Adeoye Consoles Families of Boat Mishap and AGN By Nkiru Nwagbo. The Commissioner of Police in Anambra State, CP Aderemi Adeoye, has extended his heartfelt condolences to the families of actors who lost their lives as a result of a Boat Accident which occured on the River Niger in the afternoon  of Wednesday,  10th April, 2024.  The boat, one of two that conveyed the crew to a film location in Anambra West LGA of Anambra  State, was returning to Asaba, where it took off from when the accident happened.  On being notified of the capsize, Anambra Command Marine Police deployed for rescue operations and successfully rescued six actors and one actress from the water.  Two others who were unconscious  were also pulled out with the aid of fishermen and conveyed to the Delta  State Command Marine Police Jetty where other members of the crew who travelled in the first boat were waiting and handed over to the President of the Actors Guild for conveyance to the Hospital while the rescue team