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Monthly Archives: August 2018

Brazilian Church Bells Ring as Court Considers Decriminalizing Abortion

Catholic churches throughout Brazil rang their bells at 3 p.m Thursday to sound a warning regarding the possible decriminalization of abortion in the country. The Aug. 2 initiative took place on the eve of a Supreme Federal Court hearing which was to consider the constitutionality of Brazil’s current law governing abortion. Abortion is permitted only in cases of rape, risk ...

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Obiano’s Media Aide Found Dead in His Room

A media aide to the Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, Mr. Randie Chima, has been reported dead. Chima who was Senior Special Assistant to Obiano on Television Documentary, was found dead in his room at Nwakpodulu Avenue, Awka, the Anambra State capital. Chima, a media personality it was gathered, was last seen on Friday evening “hale and hearty”, where ...

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Aniunoh Organizes Holiday Lesson for Over 900 Students

…..Budgets 10Million for Payment of Tuition Fees, Feeding Allowances By Abuchi Onwumelu The member representing Onitsha South I Constituency in the Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon. Patrick Paddy Aniunoh, has flagged off a one month free holiday lesson for over 900 students of the constituency, to enhance their academic pursuit. The holiday lesson which would hold at Urban Girls’ ...

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What a Survey Found About Non-Churchgoing Catholics

A new survey on motives of U.S. church goers and non-churchgoers reveals that a significant percentage of Catholics who don’t go to church claim to practice their faith “in other ways,” a report from the Pew Research Center says. Among those who attend religious services a few times a year or less, 37 percent said, one very important reason why ...

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No Kanu, No Peace, IPOB Tells Ohaneze, Governors

By Ikeugonna The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has said it would not accept any peace deal with the Southeast governors or Ohaneze Ndigbo until the brother groups pressure the Federal Government into producing IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu. The group made the statement days after its leadership met with foremost constitutional lawyer, Prof Ben Nwabueze and the leadership of Ohaneze ...

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Engr Dom Okafor Welcomes Mrs Obiano to Aguata

By Jude Atupulazi A frontline aspirant for Aguata Federal Constituency and the CEO of JOCARO GROUP, Engr Dom Okafor, has expressed joy at the visit of Anambra’s First Lady, Chief Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano, to Aguata Local Government Area last Wednesday in continuation of her tour of local government areas across Anambra state to reach out to the less privileged. In ...

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How to Go to Heaven…the Story of Joe Blackson

By Jude Atupulazi In the midst of too much unhappiness in Nigeria, something happened that restored some hope in humanity. That thing happened in Rivers State. It is the story of a certain Joe Blackson, a young man and father of two who gave his life in order to save victims of a boat mishap. How did it happen? Recently, ...

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Emma Ezeokafor Bags Meritorious Service Award

….Advocates for Proper Child Formation By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba Catholic Laity Council of Nigeria (CLCNAD) and an APGA aspirant for Aguata II Constituency Election, 2019, Comrade Emma Ezeokafor was on Saturday, August 4, 2018, honoured with Distinguished Meritorious Service Award by the Catholic Laity Council of Akpu Deanery, Awka Catholic Diocese. The honour which was conferred on him, on the occasion ...

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