Monthly Archives: May 2018

How a Country Should Not Treat Her Citizen

The duty of any government, among others, is to protect her citizenry. In civilised climes, this is perhaps, the most important. For this reason, some governments have gone to war in defence of their citizens. When a citizen dies, the entire nation in such a civilised clime, mourns and identifies with the deceased and the family. This attitude tends to ...

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Tears from an Innocent Soul

When the news of the two priests, Frs Joseph Gor and Felix Tyolaha, from St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Ayar-Mbalom, in Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue state, who were bloodily murdered by suspected Fulani Herdsmen in Benue States went on air, the whole world especially the Catholic faithful thought that the windows of the Mercy of God had been ...

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Environmental Defaulters to Face 2-Week Imprisonment

In a renewed drive to give Anambra State a new look, the Anambra State Government will go tough on those who deface the environment by having them imprisoned for two weeks plus a payment of ten thousand naira fine, reports Jude Atupulazi. Addressing journalists at a maiden media briefing in his office, the state Commissioner for Environment, Arc Mike Okonkwo, ...

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Court of Appeal Judgment: Umeh Wins

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has declined to sack Senator Victor Umeh as the lawmaker representing Anambra Central Senatorial District. Speaking to Fides in a telephone chat, Senator Umeh said the latest judgement had cleared the road for him, noting that he was now more than ready to fix a date for a Thanksgiving Outing as well ...

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Why Jerome Udoji Secretariat was Blacked Out

The mood at Jerome Udoji Workers’ Secretariat, Awka, is one of depression, anger and discomfort. This is no thanks to the three week old power outage that has hit the engine room of the Government of Anambra State. Offices with open windows and doors that are ajar to let in air, are now a common feature of the secretariat that ...

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Anambra Police Command Throws Weight behind IGP

The Anambra State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has thrown its weight behind the embattled Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, who was recently tagged an enemy of democracy by the Nigerian Senate for refusing to honour their invitations. The Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr Garba Umar, made the stand of the command known during a press ...

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IPOB Vows to Occupy Awka, Monday

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have vowed to invade and occupy Awka on Sunday evening and stay till Monday evening. The group said it would occupy Awka from various states of the Southeast and South South to ensure that the proposed Ohaneze Summit in Awka, where the group is billed to discuss the restructuring of Nigeria was disrupted. The ...

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