Monthly Archives: March 2018

CMO Awka Diocese Holds 2018 Annual Retreat

The Catholic Men Organization (CMO) OF Awka Diocese from 23rd -24th February, 2018 held their annual retreat at CMO, Plaza, St. Patrick’s Cathedral Awka, Awka South L.G.A Anambra State. The retreat which took a great shape had its theme as; ‘Fathers, Priests and Shepherds of the Family’. Declaring the retreat open, the president of CMO Awka Diocese, Br.William Akwuba (OOSB.JP), ...

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Resolution by the Diocesan and Religious Directors of Communications

Resolution by the Diocesan and  Religious Directors of Communications of the Catholic Church in Nigeria,  issued at the end of their First Plenary Meeting, held at Eziafakaego   Garden Resort, Nnokwa, Onitsha Archdiocese, 5–7 March, 2018 Proclaiming the Truth as an Indispensable Tool for Peace-Journalism and Panacea to Fake News in Nigeria   1. Preamble We, the Diocesan and Religious Directors ...

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Oh Bishops of Nigeria: On Bended Knees

By Professor A. AMADI-AZUOGU To: All the Catholic Bishops of Nigeria c/o His Excellency, Bishop Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji, Apostolic Administrator of Ahiara Diocese and Vice President CBCN COPY: His Eminence, Pietro Cardinal Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State His Eminence, Fernando Cardinal Filoni, Prefect of Propaganda Fide His Excellency, Archbishop Antonio Guido Filipazzi, Head of the Nigerian Legation The Catholic Secretariat, ...

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Curbing Domestic Violence

In recent times, there has been a rise in the level of violence in different parts of our country. It has come in various forms and magnitudes and has given us a name not unrelated to barbarism on the international stage. Perhaps the worst form of violence is the one that occurs in domestic settings like in marriages or co-habitation. ...

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Demolition Exercise

As I was returning from early morning pastoral ministry few days ago, I came across a very fat woman undergoing strenuous morning physical exercise. Sweat was running down her body like flood. Abruptly, I marched on my car’s break and alighted from the car. I ran up gently to the sweating fat woman and asked, “Madam, good morning. Why are ...

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Diary of a Streetwalker

Dear Diary, I hate to be called a streetwalker. I hate to accept that I walk my way through the streets to make a living. I also hate to know that I am a disgrace to womanhood. It makes my heart skip to know that a day shall come when I will be no more and no one will know ...

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Killing a Child that Calls you Daddy

Exactly a week ago, on Saturday, precisely, I had a good time at a friend’s wedding. I returned from the wedding feeling so good but exhausted. The groom was Francis Okoye. He is the PA to my spiritual father, Rev Fr Emmanuel Obimma, popularly known as Fr Ebube Muo Nso. His wedding was so groovy that I enjoyed every minute ...

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Nwafor Orizu Holds 37th Matriculation

Nwafor Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe (NOCEN) last Tuesday held its 37th matriculation ceremony of the college for the 2017/2018 academic session. Delivering her address, the provost of NOCEN, Dr. Mrs. Cordelia Ego Uzoezie, congratulated the matriculating students, describing matriculation as an important ceremony in the life of every tertiary institution all over the world. Dr. Uzoezie said it was ...

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Obiano Opens Olam Company Fish and Poultry Feeds

A global Agri-business Giant, Olams Company (Crown Flour Mill) has opened its distributing outlet, Oasis farms and Agro Services Limited, at Aroma Junction, Awka. Olam grows, sources, trades and processes food and industrial raw materials across 16 product platforms. The agro based shop located at Lamb of God Plaza, Aroma, Awka, was commissioned by Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State ...

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Emenaka Flags-Off 2018 Free Medical Outreach

General Hospital, Umueri, in Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra State, was a beehive of activities recently as the member representing Anambra East State Constituency in the Anambra State House of Assembly, who is also the House Committee Chairman on Budget and Appropriation, Hon. (Pharm.) Obinna Chris Emenaka, flagged off his Annual Free Medical Outreach, with over one thousand ...

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