Monthly Archives: December 2016

Birthday Greetings to Nigeria’s Father of Democracy

On Sunday, November 20, the immediate past president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, clocked 59 years of existence on earth. His friends and all those who appreciated his enormous sacrifice for the survival of the country’s democracy all felicitated with him. Like many Nigerians and those from outside who saluted the courage of Jonathan, we join in celebrating with him and ...

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Ensuring Free Traffic Flow this Yuletide

Anambra is reputed as the state with the best road network in Nigeria – thanks to the efforts of successive governments in the state. But despite this acclaim, road users go through nightmares during festive periods due to increased traffic. It is worse if there are no traffic officials to control traffic. The recent past festive periods readily attest to ...

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Meaning and History of Christmas

DIRECTIONS Of all the feasts throughout the year the celebration of Christmas Day and Christmas Eve are the most popular of all, both for children and for adults. There are more traditions and customs associated with Christmas in all Christian countries than with any other feast. It is true, of course, that the logical culmination of Advent is attained with ...

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The Super Falcons Embarrassment

It is no longer news that Nigeria’s female national soccer team, the Super Falcons, are champions of women’s football in Africa for the eight time. They achieved that feat in Cameroon barely two weeks ago, beating the host nation 1-0. What is however news is that rather than spoil the girls with gifts as has been the norm all these ...

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Fr Chetanna Holds Survival Thanksgiving/Book Launch

Fr Chukwuneke was among three Catholic priests attacked by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Akachime, Nsukka LGA of Enugu State, on September 26 this year on their way from a condolence visit. Fr Chukwuneke who was behind the wheels, was left with a bullet wound in the head, while another priest, Fr Jude Ezeokana, sustained injuries after their car fell into ...

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Curbing the Rising Menace of Robbers in Anambra

Anambra State is reputed as one of the safest states in the country. The decrease in the number of high profile crimes lends credence to this assertion. However, the reported and unreported incidences of crime lately are threatening the peace of the state once more. Just last week, a man believed to be an aide to oil magnet, Arthur Eze, ...

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