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Monthly Archives: July 2018

Aurick Foundation Unveils Young Authors

By Amarachi Okpunobi Following the change of name for the organization, Aurick Foundation, formerly known as Youngauthors Foundation, in a press briefing at Prof. Kenneth Dike State E-Library on Saturday, June 23, 2018 unveiled their plan for their annual Young Authors Conference. The conference which is scheduled to hold at Marble Arch Hotel, Awka, on Saturday 14th July 2018 will ...

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Anambra’s No 1 Fire Fighter

By Uche Amunike I had been planning paying a visit to my dear friend, the Hon Commissioner for Information and Enlightenment, C Don Adinuba, for a while now. So, on this chilly Tuesday, I decided to pay him that long expected visit. When I got to his office, we talked about everything that had to do with work, the state, ...

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Borehole Drillers Urged to Imbibe Professionalism

By Mercy Hill The Anambra State Chapter of Borehole Drillers Association of Nigeria, BODAN, commemorated her official inauguration, swearing in of newly elected state executive, as well as the rededication of patrons and patronesses, June 29, in Awka. The event had in attendance government officials, traditional rulers, the clergy and other representatives from various agencies. Speaking during his address of ...

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Okafor Shares Experiences at Rotary Convention

By Jude Atupulazi A Federal House hopeful for Aguata Federal Constituency, Engr Dom Okafor, has shared his experiences at the just concluded Global Training for Leaders Convention by Rotary International in Toronto, Canada. The former President of Rotary Club, Port Harcourt and Assistant Governor of District 9140, said he was part of the training which focused on making the world, ...

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Emeneka Takes 3rd Phase of Free Medical Outreach

By Abuchi Onwumelu Umuoba Anam Community, Anambra East Council Area, was agog over the weekend as the member representing Anambra East Constituency in the State Assembly, Honourable Obinna Emeneka, rendered free medical services to the people of the area. The exercise which was the Third Phase of Hon. Emeneka’s Free Medical Outreach Programme, took place at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church ...

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Oby Ezekwesili and the Rest of Us

By Jude Atupulazi On Tuesday, June 26, former education minister and one of Nigeria’s most outspoken citizens, Dr Mrs Oby Ezekwesili, staged a solo protest march to the seat of power at Aso Rock. She was protesting the gruesome killings in Plateau State which claimed up to 200 lives. Although she was not allowed to enter the Villa, she was ...

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Pope Francis: Fear Sin, Not Death

Catholics have no reason to fear death, because Christ the Lord has power over death; instead, they should fear sin, which hardens and kills the soul, Pope Francis said Sunday. “Jesus is the Lord, and before Him, physical death is like sleep: there is no reason to despair. There is a different thing that is the death to be afraid ...

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Why Cardinals Have Ranks

Pope Francis made an unexpected change Tuesday in the structure of the College of Cardinals, adding some curial officials to the rank of “cardinal bishops,” the highest rank within the college. The College of Cardinals is structured in three orders, or ranks: the order of “cardinal deacons,” the order of “cardinal priests,” and the order of “cardinal bishops.” There are ...

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Fr Ichie Organizes Send off Lunch for Fr Francis Okoye

By Princess Chinecherem Efobi Fr Boniface Ezeoke popularly known as Fr ‘Ichie’ on Sunday, June 24, 2018 organized a Thank You Lunch for Fr Francis Okoye, the immediate past manager of St Michael’s Model Secondary School Nimo at St Theresa’s Parish, Ichida. Fr Okoye led in the Holy Mass. The congregation prayed for his success in his further studies abroad.

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