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Monthly Archives: July 2018

Football Gives Me Joy- Coach Ezeokafor

By Uche Enem Coach Donatus Uchechukwu Ezeokafor spent 18 years during his active football days in Nigeria. He is from Umuoka Kindred in Nduana village of Aguluzigbo. He was born 10th April and had most of football experiences in Delta state where he spent 17 years before coming down to Anambra State for grass root development in sports. He derives ...

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Aguata 2: Ezeokafor offers Self for Credible Representation

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba Ahead of the 2019 General Elections, an Oraeri, Aguata Local Government Area-born reliable leader, Comrade Emma Ezeokafor has offered himself for credible representation of the Aguata II Constituency, Anambra State House of Assembly on the platform of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA). Comrade Ezeokafor, who made his intention known to APGA stalwarts at the party secretariat, Aguata ...

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Herdsmen’s Killings: Rights Group Wants CAN Disbanded

By Ikeugonna Eleke An Onitsha rights group, International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law (Intersociety), has called for the disbandment of the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), for failing Christians in the country. The group which was reacting to the proposed peaceful protest by the Christians over the recent wave of massacre of its ...

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Traders Shut Down Anambra Govt House

Protesting traders from the commercial hub of Onitsha on Tuesday brought government activities in the Anambra Government House to a momentary halt as they stormed the seat of government over alleged imposition of leadership on them by government agents, Ikeugonna Eleke reports. The traders, who came in their numbers carrying placards with inscriptions to depict their grouse, accused the State ...

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Awka Diocese Bids Farewell to Frs. Azolibe, Okonkwo

The atmosphere was filled with mixed feelings of sadness over their great loss and gratitude to God for lives spent in ideal service to God and humanity, as the Catholic Diocese of Awka, last Monday, July 9, at the priests’ cemetery, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Awka, interred two of her priests, Rev Fr. Christopher Chukwudiebere Azolibe and Rev Fr. Hyacinth Belonwu ...

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ASUU President Lays Foundation Stone

By Abuchi Onwumelu The national president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, recently laid the foundation stone of a multi-million naira secretariat complex of Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU) Branch. Laying the foundation stone, Prof. Ogunyemi extolled the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Joseph Ahaneku, for providing a conducive environment for the NAU Branch of ...

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Triple Celebration at AUSTICA: Climax Action, First Holy Communion, Birthday

By Princess Chinecherem Efobi AUSTICA Memorial College Nanka, in Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State, was a beehive of activities on Sunday July 1, 2018, as over twelve secondary schools gathered for a tripartite set of events. AUSTICA College marked her Young Catholic Students (YCS) Climax Action day, First Holy Communion was given to candidates, as well as ...

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Social Democratic Party Flags off Registration Exercise

By Uche Amunike The Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Anambra State has flagged off a massive registration exercise in preparation for the forthcoming presidential election in 2019. Speaking to Fides during the fag off of the exercise in Abagana, Njikoka LGA, the state chairman of the party, Hon Charles Nwazojie, enjoined all the ward chairmen to carry out a massive ...

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ZANZIBAR

By Uche Amunike It was taught when I was growing up that holidays are a very vital part of life. Even ordinary weekends during my childhood were well utilized in my home. In those days, we never spent Sundays at home. It was like a routine. On Saturdays, my parents took us to the Federal Palace Hotel in Victoria Island, ...

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Ripples of Okada Ban in Anambra

By Jude Atupulazi The recent ban of commercial cyclists in Awka and Onitsha is no longer news. It has long sunk into the inner recesses of everyone’s mind, even though that decision had received mixed reactions from the populace. Nevertheless, that ban is now on. The problem presently lies in the impact that decision has made in the immediate society ...

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