Monthly Archives: September 2018

Family Of Six Burnt In Gas Explosion

By Sunny A. Ijomah A couple and their four children on Tuesday night, were reportedly burnt in a gas explosion in their residence at No 30 Izundu Road, Abubo Nnewichi in Nnewi North LGA of Anambra State. The incident which occurred at about 6.15pm, was said to have emanated from a cooking gas cylinder which ignited fire in their 3-bed ...

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Atani Community Celebrates New Yam Festival

By Sunny A. Ijomah Igbo culture and tradition were displayed at Atani in Ogbaru Local Government Area when the traditional ruler of the town, Igwe Augustine Azuka Ngoddy and the entire community celebrated their 2018 Okpotu (New Yam) festival. The ceremony which took place at the Igwe palace of the town had all the villages in attendance with different cultural ...

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Grow and Eat more Banana for your Good Health and Reduce Hospital Bills

By Livinus Nnebedum Botanical name of Banana in Agric Science is Musa Specie. It is grown commercially in West Indies, Central America and Cameroon. Banana tolerate low temperature, well distributed rainfall and well-drained fertile soul. It does well in subtropical and humid lowland of the tropics including Nigeria. Propagation is vegetative from suckers or bits. Suckers are small banana plants ...

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It’s the Turn of Umuona for Aguata 11 State Constituency – Chief Onyema

By Jude Atupulazi The Anambra State House of Assembly aspirant for Aguata 11 State Constituency, Chief Kevin Onyema, is adamant that the ticket for the state assembly seat be given to Umuona Community where he hails from. In this short interview with Fides, Onyema who is aspiring on the platform of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, tells Fides Editor-in-chief, Jude ...

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2019: Nnaka Declares for Orumba State House of Assembly Rep.

…Discloses Agro-Tech Plans for Youths to Stakeholders By Chioma Ndife Former Councillor of Ogboji Ward, and CEO Anestan Global Services Nigeria Limited, Hon. Stanislaus Anene Nnaka has declared his intention to represent the people of Orumba South in the Anambra State House of Assembly. Hon. Nnaka made this known at Umunze, in Orumba South LGA of Anambra State when he ...

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Teneo Intelligence: Buhari Could Lose In 2019 As Osun Election Indicates

. . . ‘Osun poll outcome indicates Buhari could lose in 2019’ A New York-based analysis firm, Teneo Intelligence, has said the outcome of the Osun governorship election is an indication that President Muhammadu Buhari could lose in 2019. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) secured the highest votes in the poll which the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared inconclusive. ...

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St John’s Parish, Umuokpu, Holds Reception for Anambra Quiz Rep

By Chioma Ndife St. John’s Catholic Church, Umuokpu, last Sunday, received one of her parishioners, Joy Omeyi, aged 12, who was the leader of the Anambra delegation at the recently concluded National Primary School Quiz Competition held in Katsina State. Fides gathered that Joy Omeyi, a pupil of Unity Primary School, Umuokpu, who under the supervision of St. John’s Parish, ...

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Beware of God’s Wrath, Do not Sell, Buy Votes – Bishop Ezeokafor Warns

…Berates Nigerian Govt over Marginalization of Christians By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba Ahead of party primaries and the 2019 general elections, the Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev Paulinus Chukwuemeka Ezeokafor, has warned party faithful and the Nigerian electorate not to indulge in buying and/or selling of votes, lest they incur the wrath of God. Bishop Ezeokafor, who gave the warning ...

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Laity Council Awka Diocese Honours Dom Okafor, Ikenna Okafor, Ikem Odumodu, 3 Others as Patrons

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba An Igboukwu, Aguata L.G.A. –born notable philanthropist and a front line aspirant for Aguata Federal Constituency seat in the 2019 general elections under the umbrella of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Engr. Dom Okafor, KSM, was last Saturday, September 15, installed as Patron of the Catholic Laity Council of Nigeria, Awka Diocese (CLCNAD) by the Catholic Bishop ...

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Public or Private Sector, all Service to the Nation

By Peter Nwasike A one-time President of America, John Kennedy (1960-1963) once, admonished Americans to “Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.” But the philosophy of John Kennedy was not limited to public service as a politician, but to also private service as an entrepreneur. While those in public service ...

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