Monthly Archives: July 2017

Long Vacation: Challenge before Parents

The holidays are here again and it is that time of the year when parents are saddled with the burden of finding different ways to keep their children and wards busy till they resume for the new school session. The idea of keeping these children busy varies from family to family. For some parents, the option of holiday lessons readily ...

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Prayer That Moves God

In my reflection of last Sunday on prayer, I shared an experience of a prayer session in a bus travelling to Lagos. It would be recommended that you read the story in Fides Newspaper Sunday 23/7/17 page 22. It is a typical prayer we usually hear either before a commercial bus takes off or during the journey. I mentioned that ...

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Okorocha and Anambra Election

Last weekend, the governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, was credited with a statement capable of further worsening relations between him and the governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano. According to reports, Okorocha had vowed to deploy every arsenal within his reach to unseat the Anambra State governor. Speaking through the speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Okorocha ...

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Mind the Company You Keep, Dame Okowa Advises Women

By Sunny A. Ijomah As the Diocese of Asaba Anglican Communion held its 42nd Annual Diocesan Women Conference of the Mother’s Union and Women’s Guild, the wife of Delta State Governor, Dame Edith Okowa, has called on women to be mindful of the company they keep. Dame Okowa, who made the call at the weekend at the Holy Trinity Anglican ...

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Awka Can Still be Better

For long, Awka, the capital city of Anambra State, had looked anything but like a capital city, despite attempts by previous regimes to change her outlook. While it can be argued that previous regimes had tried their best to give her a new look, those attempts paled into insignificance when compared to the material and human resource base of the ...

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Curbing the Menace of Heavy Duty Containers

Among the most common accidents in the country today are those involving heavy duty vehicles carrying containers. Everywhere in the country today are tales of containers falling off trailers and crushing people in vehicles or even those passing by. The most recent case was the one that happened in Asaba, Delta State, when a container fell off a trailer and ...

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