Opinion

Monthly Archives: July 2018

UNIZIK Students Protest Colleague’s Death

By Ikeugonna Eleke Students of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, have protested the death of one of their colleagues, Mr Francis Madubuobi, a final year student of Department of Applied Microbiology and Brewing, who slumped and died while playing a game of basketball with his friends in the university premises. The students blamed his death on what they called the poor ...

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Ibezi Bags Fellow & Partner of Ethical Leadership Award

By Jude Atupulazi An industrialist and upcoming politician, Mr Ifeanyi Chukwu Ibezi, has been honoured with an award of Fellow and Partner of Ethical Leadership by the Vice Chancellor of University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) and the Advisory Board of Strategic Contacts, Ethics and Publications (STRACEP) of the university. The event which took place last Wednesday at Alexandra Hall, UNN, ...

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Awka Diocesan Priests Increase by 10

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba Thirteen new priests have been added to the Awka Catholic Diocese. The priests were ordained, July 21, at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Awka, by the Bishop of the Diocese, Most Rev Dr. Paulinus Ezeokafor, in a well-attended Holy Mass. Out of the 13 new priests, 10 were ordained for the Catholic Diocese of Awka, 2 for the Society ...

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UNIZIK Students Protest Colleague’s Death

By Ikeugonna Eleke Students of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, have protested the death of one of their colleagues, Mr Francis Madubuobi, a final year student of Department of Applied Microbiology and Brewing, who slumped and died while playing a game of basketball with his friends in the university premises. The students blamed his death on what they called the poor ...

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Former Pro Football Player Prepares to Take Final Vows as a Nun

Every single vocation story is different, but Sr. Rita Clare (Anne) Yoches is probably one of the more unusual. Sr. Rita Clare, who this month will profess final vows with the Franciscan Sisters T.O.R. of Penance of the Sorrowful Mother, was a four-time national champion professional football player prior to entering the convent. Yes, that’s American football. (She was a ...

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Ekiti Election, the Morning After

By Uche Amunike The Ekiti State elections have come and gone and Mr Kayode Fayemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) emerged winner with a total of 197,459 votes as against those of his opponent, Prof Olusola Eleka, of the People’s Democratic Party(PDP), who polled 178, 121 votes. It was an election that heated up the polity and kept Nigerians ...

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Nothing Goes For Nothing

By Okpunobi Amarachi Having heard from both the defending consul and the prosecuting consul and having discussed with the members of the jury, perusing through the case, Mr. Marlow, sergeant Jonas, Mr. Somadina Brown, Mrs. Tina Lace, Mr. David Rjack and young Dr. Hilary have been proven beyond reasonable doubt with evidence, as drug barons. They were guilty of drug ...

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The Jungle in the Justice

By Uche Amunike I was heartbroken a couple of days ago when I watched a video clip of two women who stole money from a shop being humiliated by an angry mob. They were stripped of their clothes and beaten up by young men who happily recorded a video clip of their near nude state. They were slapped around and ...

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JDPC Makes Case for Institution of Constituency Offices

By Chioma Ndife The Justice Development and Peace Caritas, Awka Diocese, has challenged the non-institution of constituency office by House of Assembly members at the headquarters of their various constituencies across Anambra State. The group challenged the house members and stressed the need for the establishment of such offices during a one day capacity training workshop on Effective Communication and ...

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